News Bites – ESSENCE Hires White Fashion Editor, Lauryn Hill Returns with ‘Repercussions’ + More

“For the insider’s insider like myself, I’m planning to peep through the issue to see where it goes–but I won’t be buying it,” says fashion expert Najwa Moses on ESSENCE hiring a new white fashion editor. Agree? [Clutch]
A Lauryn Hill song “Repercussion” leaked last night… not sure if it’s new or old, but we’re excited. Listen below and download after the jump. [MissInfo]
BP chief executive Tony Hayward is stepping down. [Guardian]
What is Sissy Bounce? Just a bit of gender-bending hip-hop performed by a guy with rainbow hair. We’re already a fan. Just watch the video, it’s faster. [NYT]

US President Obama is stopping by “The View” on Thursday, set your DVRs! [CNN]

Download Lauryn’s “Repercussions” here.

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  • i wonder if messy mya is cool with big freedia. “cuz when we book, we book hard. let’s go!”

    re: essence, i’m still holding on, especially since i’ve long given up on ebony. i understand the controversy but i’m reserving my opinion until i see the new editor’s work. in the meantime, i hope someone else steps up and puts out a magazine for us, by us and owned by us.