Digital Features

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LL Cool J reflects on Aretha Franklin’s legacy and talks giving back to his Queens hometown

In wake of the death of “The Queen of Soul,” Rapper LL Cool J opens up in an interview about Aretha Franklin and discusses the importance of hosting his annual basketball camp in his hometown of Queens, New York.

 
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“You’ve Got Mail” Turns 20: Tour the film’s iconic locations across NYC

In honor of the classic film celebrating two decades, we spoke to local residents about the cultural phenomenon and a store clerk who reveals that Tom Hanks revisited the store years later.

 
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Jay-Z’s Mom Reveals The Rapper Comes From A Legacy of HBCU Graduates

In an ESSENCE exclusive, the entrepreneur and mother of the multi-million-dollar music mogul also opens up about fulfilling the dreams of hundreds of underserved students by helping send them to college.