New Orleans

In New Orleans, Leah Chase‘s name was synonymous with her famed Dooky Chase restaurant. With being a civil rights activist who housed hundreds of individuals in the movement right above her kitchen. A matriarch with a warm smile and affection for anyone who came her way, Chase was seen as a mentor and most importantly, a […]

It’s going down in N’awlins this July at the 2018 ESSENCE Festival!  The festival’s concert series is taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. New additions to the lineup include: Ledisi, Serani, SWV (as part of Teddy Riley’s New Jack Swing Experience) Jussie Smollett; KeKe Wyatt (as […]

Now we know where Mardi Gras beads go to die….. Via | NY POST In New Orleans, the good times are rolling all the way down the drain. The city has pulled a whopping 46 tons of Mardi Gras beads from clogged catch basins in a massive cleanup effort that took four months, cost $7 […]

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Xscape will reunite for their first full-length live show in over 15 years at the 2017 Essence Festival on July 2nd at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. “We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the return of Xscape than in New Orleans with our fans at the world famous, Essence Festival,” the […]

During Stevie Wonder‘s Sunday (May 7th) appearance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, he had some choice words for President Trump — whom he referred to by his presidential number — “Mr. Number 45.” Billboard reported that before launching into “Higher Ground,” Wonder told the crowd: “We have a lot to do. How […]

Rodney James Hess, 36, was fatally shot by a Tennessee police official on Thursday.

The reality star and author says she is relieved that the alleged murderer was apprehended.

Antoine Edwards, 31, was booked and charged with second-degree murder in the July 31 shooting that claimed the lives of Joshua and Ryan "Rudy" Johnson.

A federal appeals court allows New Orleans to remove three prominently displayed Confederate monuments.

Mike Epps landed himself in jail after getting into a fight at a casino during All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. According to The Jasmine Brand, The victim claims that he was heading to the cash-out area before the altercation took place. He explained, “We kind of met right there in the middle and I recognized […]

She might be pregnant with twins, but that's not stopping Beyonce from enjoying the fun of New Orleans.