“It Makes Women Clean:” Kenyan Women Speak Out On Skin Lightening Injections

- By Bossip Staff

Controversy has always surrounded the practice of skin-lightening, but not enough to hinder its popularity in various communities around the world. On River Road in Nairobi — a crowded marketplace with a reputation for black market transactions and bribed law enforcement — a beauty fad has taken Kenya’s elite by storm. Expensive injections of topical skin-lightening cream has become wildly popular in the Kenyan capital.

[Madamenoire]


Celebrities With Gay Parents

Actor Robert De Niro has had a long and illustrious career in Hollywood for decades. While he has been very guarded about his private life, the Meet The Parents star recently opened up about how his father Robert De Niro Sr. struggled with his homosexuality. An upcoming documentary titled Remembering The Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr. explores the life and work of the painter and sculptor.

[Madamenoire]


T.I. ft. Young Thug – “About The Money” [Video]

T.I.’s promising Young Thug-assisted single “About The Money” released a few weeks ago, only to be overshadowed by the Hustle Gang rapper’s near scuffle with Floyd Mayweather and the events that followed. But after some time to regroup, the Atlanta twosome return in a proper visual for the cut. The Kang co-directed the colorful treatment with Kennedy Rothchild.

[HipHopWired]


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