We take a peek into the life of rapper/actor Common as he tackles TV, music and film, treads lightly in the romance arena and fights to save his hometown from incessant violence.
Latest In Ferguson: AG Eric Holder Orders Additional Autopsy Of Michael Brown and More - UPTOWN Magazine
The Justice Department has ordered an additional autopsy in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old shot by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson.
A New Orleans officer shot Armand Bennett in the head Monday during a traffic stop, but the NOPD didn’t report the shooting for two days.
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2014 MTV Movie Awards: The Best of the Red Carpet [PHOTOS]
UPTOWN has put together the best of the best. Including makeup, hair and style tips to get your look red carpet ready.
See more here: http://uptownmagazine.com/2014/04/2014-mtv-movie-awards-best-red-carpet/
“Let Me Show You My Islands”
Meet French-born model and Guadeloupe Islands Ambassador, Willy Monfret. Take a look at the gorgeous islands and what they have to offer. France’s longtime secret hideaway is now yours to explore.
Start planning your next trip!
Read more here: http://uptownmagazine.com/2014/02/guadeloupe-lifes-a-beach/
Oakland Teen Akintunde Ahmad Earns 5.0 GPA, Accepted To Yale, Brown & Columbia [Video]
Rastafari teen Akintunde Ahmad has a college acceptance list longer than your grocery list, and he’s silencing critics with his high SAT and AP scores.
Watch the video here at UPTOWN: http://uptownmagazine.com/2014/04/oaklands-akintunde-ahmad-earns-5-0-gpa-accepted-yale-brown-columbia/
The Distinguished Gentleman: Derek “Fonzworth Bentley” Watkins is Taking Over
UPTOWN is celebrating 10 great years!
Fonzworth Bentley talks about his cover feature on the first UPTOWN issue, and what he’s up to now.
5 People We Would Want To Replace David Letterman
Unfortunately, CBS is the most traditional of the networks with the oldest, whitest audience, so it is unlikely that they will take this opportunity to diversify. However, we came up with a list of people that (although highly unlikely) we wouldn’t mind seeing in Letterman’s seat.
Lupita Nyong’o Nabs Lancôme Beauty Deal
Lupita and her beauty are grabbing the attention of everyone and now she is the newest brand ambassadress of the Lancôme.
“I am particularly proud to represent its unique vision for women and the idea that beauty should not be dictated, but should instead be an expression of a woman’s freedom to be herself.”
Model Chanel Iman and A$AP Rocky Engaged
Both have made statements in the fashion world, now they are ready to make one down the aisle.
Read the story here: http://uptownmagazine.com/2014/04/model-chanel-iman-asap-rocky-engaged/