Meet OWN’S Newest “First Lady” Lynn Whitfield
It is truly hard to believe it has been almost thirty years since I first laid eyes on Lynn Whitfield. I was a second grader strolling through our revered “Encyclopedia Britannica,” trying to decide what famous African-American I would be doing my Black History project on. Then, there came... Read more
Affordable London Wedding Ideas
Affordable London Wedding Ideas London can be very exciting and romantic, making it the city perfect for wedding receptions. The moment you start planning a London wedding, you will realize that the city offers so much. Venues, caterers, decorators and a wide range of other wedding-related services are yours... Read more
Michelle Obama Stole The Show At The D.N.C.
Written by. Chalise Macklin The Democratic National Convention kicked off last night at the Pennsylvania Convention Center with speakers reassuring Americans that the country is not in as much trouble and danger as Donald Trump and some fellow Republicans would have one to believe during the Republican National Convention.... Read more
Kontrol Beauty Giveaway: Snap a Selfie for a Chance to Win Creme Of Nature Hair Products Galore!
When it comes to haircare, Creme of Nature doesn’t mess around. The Creme of Nature brand includes a wide range of product choices to help you achieve the look you want in the healthiest, most nourishing way possible. Explore their full product offering to best suit your needs: That’s why we... Read more
“Being” Betty Idol!
Reality TV plays a major part in the way we view things and while watching shows like Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, the images displayed are nothing short of unpredictable and full of bonafide hot messes. However, us as fans, haters, or simply just viewers sometimes forget that the... Read more
Life of a Young Innovator; J.J. Green
They say that everyday a star is born but what exactly makes someone a star? Is it having an undeniable talent, is it an insatiable penchant for more, or is it an undying love for what they do and what makes them happy? Meet actor J.J. Green, a native... Read more
In true comedian fashion, Amy Schumer treats Vogue cover as a joke, literally
A-list comedian, Amy Schumer, snagged Vogue’s July cover. Schumer photo shoot was shot at Central Park and at the comedy club where she got her first start. The photos give you old Hollywood vide and Schumer looks amazing. In honor of Schumer’s Vogue cover, Vogue editor-in-chief does stand-up! Schumer... Read more
Kontrol Exclusive: Benjamin Patterson Discuss OWN’s Greenleaf, Working With Oprah, & Being a New Daddy
Actor, Benjamin Patterson, is a rising star with a plethora of talents under his belt. From acting, being a DJ, modeling, and even photography, Patterson commits to excelling in every aspect of his life and is dedicated to honing each one of his crafts. Born and raised in Oakland,... Read more
#KontrolKonversations Ricco Barrino Talks His Hit Record “California”, His Musical Influences and More
Singer/songwriter, Ricco Barrino, grew up in North Carolina with musical influences such as Prince, Al Green, The Temptations and Marvin Gaye just to name a few. Today, he is noted as one of the greatest vocalists of our time. Ricco began his musical career with songwriting and recently decided... Read more