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Yola Talks Standing for Herself, Being Musically Genre-Fluid, and Playing the Legendary Sister Rosetta Tharpe in New Elvis Film

In today’s blog post, I share my interview with six-time Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Yola. The British singer talks about standing for herself, what it means to be musically genre-fluid, and playing the legendary Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Lurhmann’s new Elvis biopic. It’s hard to imagine anyone would ever discourage the amazingly talented singer …

Culture Interviews

Dame Dash Shares His Thoughts on the Astroworld Tragedy, Sean Diddy Combs, PTSD, & Health

Entertainment journalist Allison Kugel talks with entrepreneur Damon “Dame” Dash and fiancée Raquel “Rocky” Horn. The couple discuss family life, their plant-based lifestyle, and their personal relationship. In the second half of the interview, Dame shares his thoughts on Astroworld, Sean Diddy Combs, PTSD, health, and cannabis. This post may contain affiliate links. At no …

Entertainment Interviews

Filmmaker Aizzah Fatima Talks Making the First Muslim-American RomCom

In this celebrity interview, entertainment journalist Allison Kugel talks with filmmaker and actress Aizzah Fatima about Aizzah’s new film Americanish— the first Muslim-American rom-com! By Allison Kugel Pakistani-American filmmaker and actress, Aizzah Fatima, has managed to do what many before her could not. She turned her intimate stage play, Dirty Paki Lingerie, a monologue-driven piece …