Meet The Sigma Who Lost 162 Pounds (ProgressiveGreek.com)

Students go off to college to gain knowledge, but most end up gaining weight as well. According to a 2012 study by researchers at Auburn University, 70 percent of students packed on the pounds during their four-year college career. The University of Southern Mississippi alumnus Brandon Nabors can relate to those students. He gained over 100pounds while…

What We Learned From Meek Mill’s CRWN Interview (AllHipHop)

Meek Mill was all smiles and full of jokes as he sat down with Elliott Wilson for his CRWN Interview. In front of a crowd of a melting pot of 20 somethings at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre (July 2), the Dreamchasers general had a few reasons to be flaunting that pearly white smile. His…

TeeFLii Is On A Mission To Bring ‘Ratchetivity’ Back (VIBE)

“I’m just a lucky little camper from Los Angeles,” says TeeFLii, whose smash hit “24 Hours” rotates on FM dials around the clock and landed him a pen date with Rihanna for her upcoming LP. After three mixtapes and a joint effort with DJ Mustard, the South Central serenader has finally released his major label debut…

Review: Teyana Taylor’s Good Music Brings Greatness To NYC (VIBE)

When Teyana Taylor threw an ’80s Skateboard-themed bash for MTV’s My Super Sweet 16 in 2007, she was introduced to the world as Pharrell’s teen protege, signed to his Star Trak label, already home to The Clipse. The big-haired beauty (abs still in tact) would soon release her first mixtape, A Planet Called Harlem, which…

7 Couples Who Could Drop A Joint Album (VIBE)

Great joint albums are hard to come by. Artists talk them up, but rarely execute. Now hip-hop’s royal couple, Jay Z and Beyonce, are rumored to be on the run…to the studio to record an album together. The Internet has gone crazy over the rumor of a Bey Z album, but there are other romantic duos…

Review: Dru Hill Recalls Days Of R&B Past At NYC Showcase

Things done changed when it comes to R&B. A decade or two ago, you couldn’t go a minute without hearing a group like Destiny’s Child, Next or TLC on the airwaves. In the ’90s, quartets were prevalent, but after the mid-2000s they became a nostalgic memory. With Dru Hill as the special guest at SOB’s…

Dutch Masters: ‘Sisterhood of Hip Hop’ Hit the Ropes (VIBE Vixen)

“I think all of our mottos are ‘kiss my ass,’” says rapper Siya about her Sisterhood of Hip Hop cast.“We have a lot of kiss my ass moments.” Thanks to their reality show, which premiered on Oxygen earlier this month, we all get to sit back and watch these moments unfold as they try to navigate…

Review: Sevyn Streeter’s Star Power Shines At SOB’s (VIBE)

Sevyn Streeter shuffled in the background for quite some time. After a few girl group breakups and stiff record deals in the early 2000s, she became a highly sought-after songwriter, going on to scribe hits for artists like Ariana Grande, Estelle and her frequent collaborator/ label head Chris Brown. During her performance at S.O.B.’s on…