"For me, it goes back to the widely quoted Nina Simone, who said: 'It’s the duty of the artist to reflect these times,'" she says.
"When the world doesn’t offer you a seat at the table, you can build your own,” said Perry of the honor.
During an interview at his Gargamel Studios, the dancehall artist recalls meeting reggae icon Bob Marley as a young man.
The actress took to social media with an empowering message about beauty.
ICYMI: The rapper and legend is still an entire mood.
The "WAP" rapper shared some personal beauty gems with ESSENCE.
Next time you're shopping for new foundation, try this before you buy.
Jamie Foxx and Queen Latifah are part of the team producing the important film.
"Working with Oakley is a full-circle moment," WNBA star Diamond DeShields tells ESSENCE.
The beauty influencer's new lifestyle brand is finally here and it's an entire mood.
The designer chats with ESSENCE Associate Editor Nandi Howard about the advancement of Black Fashion.
The rapper says rumors about her marriage will be addressed in her forthcoming album.
Watch out, beauty influencers, Megan is coming for your crown.
The music artist just added a new title to her resume.
We're getting ours immediately.
Steven G. Calabresi wants Congress to take action after his alarming assertion.