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Lena Waithe’s ‘Twenties’ Comedy Gets Pilot Order from TBS

Emmy Award-winning writer and actress Lena Waithe will be pretty busy this year and we’re here for all of it. Her phenomenal Showtime series The Chi was recently renewed for a second season and her Hillman Grad Productions comedy Twenties just received a pilot order from TBS. The script, originally written by Waithe in 2009,…

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“Atlanta’s” Official Season 2 Trailer Kicks Off the Countdown to ‘Robbin’ Season’

Our clocks were already ticking for March 1st when we first heard news that the second season of Donald Glover‘s Atlanta would premiere then. That said, it should come as no surprise that restlessness is peaking with the arrival of the first full trailer for the countrified drama that is “Robbin’ Season.” Watch the season 2…

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Will Smith Celebrates Jaden’s 100,000,000 Spotify Streams with “Icon” Spoof

Will Smith broke the Internet when he joined Instagram in December and he’s been fully committed to embracing use of the network. Since, fans have been raving about the Hollywood legend’s necessary presence on the social platform for everything from inspiration to good laughs. Having always been a proud father, he carved out a special…

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Marsai Martin to Executive Produce and Star in Universal’s ‘Little’

At just 13 years old, Marsai Martin already deserve a Hollywood Walk of Fame star and she’s just getting started. After stealing everyone’s hearts as Diane Johnson on ABC’s black-ish, fans have been keeping up with the budding starlet’s interviews and red carpet appearances where her purest star quality as a young, hopeful, promising Black…

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Miss Whack: Rap’s Newest and Truest Weirdo

Rapper Tierra Whack’s music and aesthetic present a very clear picture of who she is and where she wants to seat herself in this industry. Her ebullient and effervescent style of rapping–energetic and snarky–mirrors her very personality. On the phone her voice bubbles over with mirth and her thoughts, though a mile a minute, stick…

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An ‘Atlanta’ “Robbin Season” Promo Clip Has Surfaced

Atlanta is back in six weeks after a temporary delay in recording due to Donald Glover‘s busy schedule and we’ve been happy about it since we first heard. A promo clip for the show’s “Robbin Season” has surfaced and it’s looking like we’re in for more of the drama and #TrapLife that we loved from…

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Harlem Designer Dapper Dan Discusses Fashion, Style and Society at the MoMA

The iconic Harlem couturier, Daniel Day, better known as Dapper Dan, shared his thoughts and knowledge on topics that transcend fashion and hit on themes concerning cultural appropriation, technology and society at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on Tuesday, January 9th. This discussion with the designer, known for remixing luxury logos…

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The cast of Living Single: Queen Latifah, Kim Fields, Erika Alexander and Kim Coles. (Photo by Deborah Feingold/Corbis via Getty Images)

Living Single Is Coming To Hulu

For years, many have wondered where Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is on streaming services, why we could not find Martin on Netflix or Hulu, and why on earth no streaming service has picked up Girlfriends. But, in these uncertain days, nostalgia is back. If you want to know what the Tanner family from Full House…

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Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’ Returns March 1st

Winter 2018 is doing amazing with our television lineup so far. And after just barely making it without Atlanta for a whole year, Donald Glover‘s FX comedy series will return March 1st. Last month, rumors were swirling about the exact date after a post from Lakeith Stanfield‘s Instagram (which was later deleted) but we can…

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ICYMI: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Cast Covers TIME Magazine

Honestly, what a time?! As fellow book lovers we understand how hard it is waiting for Ava DuVernay and Disney‘s live action A Wrinkle in Time film to make its theater debut, but we’ve got something really amazing to celebrate in the meantime. There are four phenomenal women gracing the cover of Time Magazine’s latest…

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Issa Rae & HBO to Develop New Shows with Young, Black and Queer Characters

The Issa Rae empire continues to grow as she does everything but back down from her trailblazing HBO takeover. The premium cable network has picked up not one, but two new series where the TV producer and actress will make way for multidimensional African-American characters; Sweet Life – a Windsor Hills-set drama looking at the lives of affluent black…

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ICYMI: Oprah Winfrey is the First Black Woman to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award

As Golden Globe season approaches, we’re reminded of just how much catching up the entertainment industry has to do. But on the bright side, Oprah Winfrey breaks another ceiling as she will be the first Black woman to receive the Golden Globe’s prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award. Joining the ranks of Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep,…

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