Jasmine Stewart, aged 12, wins MasterChef Jr. trophy and $100,000 grand prize
News

Jasmine Stewart, aged 12, wins MasterChef Jr. trophy and $100,000 grand prize

JASMINE STEWART has been crowned the new MasterChef Junior champion. The 12-year-old from Atlanta took home the prestigious MasterChef trophy as well as a $100,000 grand prize. “This is the biggest moment of my entire life. Who would ever think a little girl from Milton, Ga., would ever win MasterChef Junior?” Jasmine said. Jasmine was … Continue reading

Solange writes open letter to teenage self for Teen Vogue: ‘There will be fear. A lot of it. There will be triumph. A lot of it’
News

Solange writes open letter to teenage self for Teen Vogue: ‘There will be fear. A lot of it. There will be triumph. A lot of it’

SOLANGE KNOWLES covers this month’s Teen Vogue and in the issue, instead of an interview, the singer wrote an open letter to her teenage self. In the touching and powerful letter, the now 30-year-old looks back on her many phases, such as becoming a mother to her son Julez at 17 – marking that year … Continue reading

Stormzy ‘donates £9,000 to Harvard student’s crowdfunding campaign’
News

Stormzy ‘donates £9,000 to Harvard student’s crowdfunding campaign’

BRITISH RAPPER Stormzy has helped a Harvard student raise the £12,000 she needed to cover the cost of her masters. The chart-topping wordsmith donated £9,000 to Fiona Asiedu’s crowdfunding campaign for her course in Human Development and Psychology at the prestigious institution. The campaign was brought to Stormzy’s attention after a friend of Fiona’s asked … Continue reading

Janelle Monae receives honorary degree from Dillard University, tells graduates: ‘Choose freedom over fear’
News

Janelle Monae receives honorary degree from Dillard University, tells graduates: ‘Choose freedom over fear’

JANELLE MONÁE was presented with an honorary degree at Dillard University yesterday (May 13). The singer and actress also delivered the commencement speech where she gave graduates her three secrets to life. “No. 1, the importance of being gracious. No. 2, the importance of being proud. No. 3, the importance of choosing freedom over fear,” … Continue reading

Nicki Minaj offers to pay tuition fees for fans if they can prove they got straight A’s
News

Nicki Minaj offers to pay tuition fees for fans if they can prove they got straight A’s

NICKI MINAJ has offered to pay the college tuition fees for her fans if they can prove they got straight A’s. After announcing the news on Twitter, her followers began sending her screengrabs of report cards and stories of their financial troubles. The rapper was happy to answer pleas from $1,000 (£770) to $6,000 (£4600) … Continue reading