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  • Album Review - Ne-Yo 'Non-Fiction'

    Ne-Yo burst onto the R&B scene in 2006 with his debut album, 'In My Own Words' which spawned hits such as 'So Sick', 'When You're Mad', and 'Sexy Love'. He has since etched his way into contemporary R&B lovers hearts dropping album after album of unforgettable love songs. Today, his first album in 3 years, 'Non-Fiction', was released online and in-stores and we had the chance to check it before it hit iTunes.

  • Decade of the Gentleman: #Top10 Ne-Yo songs of all-time [Album Tracks Only]

    Singer/songwriter Ne-Yo has been an R&B force to be reckoned with for the past decade. We all know and love his hit singles, from 'So Sick' to 'Miss Independent' to 'Lazy Love'. In celebration of the release of Ne-Yo's new album, 'Non-Fiction', we decided to dig deep into his catalog and revisit some of the musical jewels that were never released as singles. An ode to the album track, if you will. Here are a few of our faves in no particular order...#Top10 Ne-Yo songs of all-time [Album Tracks Only]:

  • #WEW: Women Who Empower Us – Terry McMillan

    It’s Women Empowerment Wednesday and #EssenceFest alum and best-selling author, Terry McMillan is yet another woman that empowers us. Her strong, dynamic, female characters and relatable prose have empowered African-American women everywhere for years but the woman behind these characters is even more inspiring. Here are a few little known facts about Terry McMillan:

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  7. @essencefest: In celebration of Ne-Yo's new album, we took a stroll down memory lane and made a list of his best songs of all-time: http://t.co/BUKAFhLAOZ
  8. @essencefest: Ne-Yo's ,new album, 'Non-Fiction' hit stores today. Have you checked it out? We did! Here's what we thought: http://t.co/P74UaJCOVB

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