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I’m The New 2Pac! A List Of Artists Who’ve Compared Themselves To The Late Rapper

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I’m The New 2Pac! A List Of Artists Who’ve Compared Themselves To The Late Rapper

Source: Thaddaeus McAdams / Getty It seems a rapper’s career isn’t complete until they’ve compared themselves to 2Pac. T.I. was the latest artist to align himself with the deceased rapper. On Wednesday, Tip posted a collage of pictures of himself on Instagram and captioned the post: “Any way you slice it… I’m the very best…

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Before They Were Famous: Lupita Nyong’o & Winston Duke Boast Credentials From Yale, Sitcoms & The Music Video World

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Before They Were Famous: Lupita Nyong’o & Winston Duke Boast Credentials From Yale, Sitcoms & The Music Video World

Source: Daniel Boczarski / Getty With less than two weeks until its premiere date, the horror flick Us is already making a name for itself in the movie world. [embedded content] The Jordan Peele-directed flick already screened at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas on Friday, and critics are showering it with praise….

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Beyond Hip Hop: Rapsody Talks Acting Goals, Tomboy Style & The Tardy Tenacity Of Ms. Lauryn Hill

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Beyond Hip Hop: Rapsody Talks Acting Goals, Tomboy Style & The Tardy Tenacity Of Ms. Lauryn Hill

Source: @photosbynae / iOne Digital As one of North Carolina’s top-tier M.C.’s, Rapsody has created a comfortable space for herself in the rap game. With her lauded album Laila’s Wisdom under her belt, along with celebrated mixtapes and memorable features with folks like Kendrick Lamar, Rapsody is now looking to take on other endeavors. This…

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They Went There: ‘SNL’ Accurately Spoofs R. Kelly’s Hysterical Gayle King Interview [Video]

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They Went There: ‘SNL’ Accurately Spoofs R. Kelly’s Hysterical Gayle King Interview [Video]

[embedded content] SNL Spoofs R.Kelly Interview Many parodies of R. Kelly‘s emotional interview with Gayle King have been made already, but SNL’s spoof was certainly one worth watching. Kenan Thompson took on the role of Kelly while Leslie Jones hilariously played Gayle in the show’s opening skit and they didn’t miss a beat. But that…

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What Are Thoooose: 12 Fashion Brands Only The Hood Remembers

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What Are Thoooose: 12 Fashion Brands Only The Hood Remembers

Source: Guy D’Alema/FX / Guy D’Alema/FX Before Fashion Nova changed the game with fly, affordable clothing, there were clothing lines and fashion brands that made sure folks always looked their best — but on a budget. Brands like FUBU, which literally stands for For Us By Us, were specifically designed to give Black folks their…

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Angela Bassett Teams Up With Ford To Celebrate Black Culture In New TV Spots

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Angela Bassett Teams Up With Ford To Celebrate Black Culture In New TV Spots

[embedded content] Ford Releases Two Ads Featuring The “Black Panther” Star Angela Bassett has partnered with the Ford Motor Co. for two commercials that celebrate the African-American experience. The ads, “Built Ford Proud: We Lead” and “Ode to the Builders,” is narrated by Bassett and feature African-American families and Ford employees along with imagery like…

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