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From the ‘Zola’ movie trailer to Lil Nas X’s controversial video, here’s what’s been going on in the world this week!


A selfie of Amerie with a bookshelf behind her.
A selfie of Amerie with a bookshelf behind her.
Photo courtesy of Amerie.


Seattle’s Tina Bell is forgotten no more

Black and white photo of Tina Bell performing.
Black and white photo of Tina Bell performing.
Tina Bell. Photos courtesy of Scotty Ledgerwood.


Charm’s dances supercharged Super Bowl halftime and the Grammys. Now? She has her own music.

Stylish photo of Charm La’Donna wearing sunglasses and a cool denim outfit, taken from a lower angle.
Stylish photo of Charm La’Donna wearing sunglasses and a cool denim outfit, taken from a lower angle.
Photo courtesy of Rolexx.


A new generation of Black womxn are making music ‘like they used to do’

VanJess performing with mood lighting live with a Spotify logo in neon at the back. They are singing into their microphones and gesturing at each other.
VanJess performing with mood lighting live with a Spotify logo in neon at the back. They are singing into their microphones and gesturing at each other.
VanJess perform during the Spotify House Of Are & Be Late Night Jam Session With Raphael Saadiq on July 06, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Spotify


The ZORA Interview

Rowland’s New EP ‘K’ Releases Today, Plus She’s Not Rushing the ‘Snap Back’ Body After Birth of Baby Noah

Photo of Kelly Rowland with a logo that says “THE ZORA EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW” on the right.
Photo of Kelly Rowland with a logo that says “THE ZORA EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW” on the right.
Illustration by Dennis Huynh for ZORA. Photo courtesy of Kelly Rowland.


Creating a repository of jams helps us sustain meaningful relationships

Black woman listening to music on headphones at home.
Black woman listening to music on headphones at home.
Photo: Westend61/Getty Images


Hearing her words, and her voice, makes the resonance that much deeper and the storytelling that much richer


Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan perform during the Super Bowl LV Pregame at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TW


Whitney Houston sings the national anthem before the start of Super Bowl XXV on January 27, 1991.

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