Did anyone else stay up last night to watch Beyoncé kill Stage One at Coachella 2018 powered by Youtube. 

Queen Bee makes history once again for being the first African-American women to headline the multi-day mega music fest. And the second women ever to headline this event after Lady Gaga. 


Bey went with the Southern Style, Historical Black Colleges Universities, Stadium vibe. With her iconic backup dancers still in formation. Beyoncé brought out her girl group Destinys Child to harmonize “Say My Name” and hubby Jay Z even made an appearance to perform Deju Vu. And baby sister Solange came by to do a soul sister tow step to “Get Me Bodied”


Although she has yet to release any new music, the singer did announce last month the two will be doing a part II of On The Run. The world tour will kick off in Cardiff, UK on June 6 and comes to Cleveland, OH on July 25.

Check in at YouTube.com to see your favorite artist hit the stage for day 3!

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As always, Hip-Hop is  just in time for spring with the new bangers! Cardi B released her first album titled ‘ Invasion of Privacy’ went gold less than 24 hours of hitting the market. Mama Bardi no stranger to the charts, as she’s currently trending on Apple Music. —head over to website for more —

Rich The Kidd also dropped his debut album “The World is Yours” with appearances from Future, Chris Brown, Swae Lee, and plenty more. (already have track nine and ten on repeat!!). The album reached #2 on Billboard 200, selling 57,000 plus units its first week

Logic is back with his seventh mixtape “Bobby Tarantino II”. The track list features big name artist like Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean. Logic can also be found this summer serving up conscious verses this upcoming year as he’s set for a 32 city North American tour and headlining Soundfest 2018.

Drake’s single “Nice for What” has everyone wondering where’s the album at though? The Young Money/OVO SOUNDS artist is known for sampling throwback tracks and adding his own spice to it. On this song he added a mix of his sleek-crafted lyrics with New Orleans bounce over Lauryn Hill’s 1998 “Ex-Factor”. Drizzy’s new music video has appearances from Hollywood’s leading and legendary babes such as Issa Rae, Letitia Wright, Emma Stone, and Michelle Rodriguez.



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Former Elephnt Room panelist, Melissa Butler (@melissarbutler) is in the business of diversity amongst women, being unapologetic, and not letting what appears to be rejection to stand in the way of pursuing a dreams. The CEO of ‘The Lip Bar’ (@thelipbar) launched in 2012 and has since expanded her non animal-tested-holistic cosmetic brand in 44 select Target stores in Atlanta, Metro DMV Area, Chicago, Philadelphia, Charlotte, New York, Dallas, and St. Louis.

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Celebrities & influencers spotted at The Lip Bar:

Ellarie Noel - YouTube beauty vlogger & COVERGIRL Collective member

Jessica Lewis -  ‘Lewis Love and Family’ Vlogger & Natural Hair Enthusiast

Yandy Smith Harris - Media Mogul

Mimi Faust - TV Personality & Interior Designer

Adrienne Moore - Orange is The New Black Actress

Dej Loaf - Recording Artist

Tiffany Haddish - Actress / Stand Up Comedian

Yvonne Orji - Molly on HBO’s INSECURE

Deborah Joy Winans - Charity Greenleaf Satterlee on OWN’s GREENLEAF

June Ambrose - Author, Costume Designer, & Creative Director

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