Leon Thomas III contemplated whether or not to put “My Will” on his debut album, Electric Dusk, out now on Ty Dolla $ign’s EZMNY Records/Motown Records. The “really deep record,” as Thomas describes to Rated R&B, is a melancholy confessional where he languishes in a state of desolation. He sings about feeling defeated and shares
Jessica Nwokike, formerly of the R&B duo VanJess and now known as AMAKA, has released her debut solo EP, Oasis. The six-song set includes the previously shared songs “Cruisin’,” “Leave it Behind” and the title track. All the material was produced by Kaytranada, who previously collaborated and produced for VanJess. The former track was released
By ReShonda Tate, Houston Defender Alpha Kappa Alpha, the first Black Greek sorority, founded in 1908, continues to make history. Now, the organization has created their very own credit union, “For Members Only.” The FMO credit union is the first Black-owned, women-led, sorority-based digital banking financial institution in the history of the United States. “Everyone
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, email@example.com Businesses across the globe in a variety of industries are trying to find their place in a world with artificial intelligence. In 2016, The White House cited a statistic from Oxford University researchers that estimated that 9 to 47 percent of jobs could be threatened by AI. However
By Jake Offenhartz, Patrick Orsagos and Renata Brito The Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Aissata Sall was scrolling through WhatsApp in May when she first learned about the new route to the United States. For Ibrahima Sow, the discovery came on TikTok a few weeks later. By the time their paths crossed at the tidy
By Andrew DaltonAP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Aug. 18 revived lawsuits from two men who allege Michael Jackson sexually abused them for years when they were boys. A three-judge panel from California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal found that the lawsuits of Wade Robson and James Safechuck should
Gen. Hun Manet is expected to guide a generational shift in Cambodian politics, taking over for his father Hun Sen, one of the world’s longest-ruling prime ministers.
Nurses, doctors and workers of all kinds are seeking to escape the country’s economic turmoil, an issue that has become a central theme in the election scheduled for Wednesday.
Polish authorities have issued dire warnings that the Suwalki Gap, on Poland’s northern border between Russia and Belarus, is under threat. Locals say that is just election-related fear-mongering.
In the face of regional and domestic objections, the country plans to proceed with a discharge at Fukushima that will eventually reach more than a million tons of water.