BY VANESSA JAMES Photo: Essence Magazine When I think about how soca music makes me feel, I beam from the inside. Charge it to my Trinidadian roots, but whenever a big “chune” plays (old or new) my eyes close, hands go up, head tilts back and my waistline sways to the rhythm. For me and millions of other soca fans worldwide, no other genre of music exudes the euphoria that soca does. The up-tempo groovy beats—a modern twist to its forefather calypso—instantly elevate any moo
Written By Brittany Miller Photo: People Rihanna is officially a mom! The Fenty Beauty founder gave birth to her first child, a baby boy, with rapper boyfriend A$AP Rocky, Page Six can confirm. The newborn was born May 13 in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. Page Six broke the news of Rihanna’s pregnancy in late January after photos emerged of the singer, 34, proudly displaying her baby bump as she went for a stroll with Rocky, 33, in Harlem. A month before the big reveal, Rih
Written By Keith Reed White House press secretary Jen Psaki talks about incoming press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre during a press briefing at the White House, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Washington.Photo: Evan Vucci (AP) Karine Jean-Pierre, who last year became the first Black woman in three decades to address the media from the White House briefing room, will soon take over that role full-time as the Biden Administration’s press secretary.
Jean-Pierre will succeed outgoing