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Ava DuVernay To Pay Homage to Central Park Five in New Netflix Series

All praises due to the Ava. The amazing director of Academy-Nominatied films Selma and 13th, Ava Duvernay has shared on social media that she is partering with Netflix for a five-episode series special on the Central Park Five. This follows her previous partnership with the streaming company for 13th, and is slated to be released sometime in 2019.…

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Watch the First Official Trailer for Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” Netflix Adaption

When we first heard the news that Spike Lee‘s She’s Gotta Have It would be adapted into a Netflix series, we were delighted to learn that he, along with his wife and business partner Tonya Lewis Lee, would direct the now classic’s revival. Since the series’ official first look has finally landed, we’re even more…

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Dave Chappelle Talks Friendship With Prince, Leaving The ‘Chappelle Show’, & New Netflix Series on ‘CBS This Morning’

Dave Chappelle is as known for his privacy as his humor. After leaving the acclaimed Chappelle Show, he has only granted interviews on a case by case basis, preferring to live a relatively quiet life with his family. But recently, he’s been slowly coming back onto stages across America and soon he’ll be back on…

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Watch Netflix’s Electrifying Trailer For ‘The Get Down’ Pt. II

Ahead of it’s highly anticipated release date of April 7th, 2017, Netflix has released a thrilling new trailer for what will be Part II of it’s hit series, The Get Down. Last season introduced viewers to an all-star cast and to what life, music and love created uptown in the Bronx during the lively times…

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Dave Chappelle Returns with Two Comedy Specials on Netflix This Month

  Two specials. One event. Dave Chappelle returns March 21, only on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/xiSv0SVVDV — Netflix US (@netflix) March 2, 2017 Netflix shared a teaser for two of the three Dave Chappelle comedy specials coming to the world’s leading subscription service this month. After announcing his comeback last November, fans are ready for his return as…

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The First Teaser for Netflix’s Adaption of ‘Dear White People’ is Here

Last year in May when we learned the future classic film Dear White People would be adapted into a Netflix series, we were elated. The 2012 Sundance sensation based on a satirical, ivy league experience from the perspective of people of color was an absolute hit and our very first introduction to some of our…

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Watch the Trailer for the Barack Obama Biopic ‘Barry’

On December 16th, Netflix will debut their Barack Obama biopic Barry. And with less than two months before he and the best first family this nation has ever had leave the White House, the trailer (released yesterday) is right on time. Delving into “…a pivotal year in the life of the future 44th President of…

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Are The Musical Geniuses Behind Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’

It should come as no surprise that Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad are the musical geniuses behind the hit series Luke Cage on Netflix.We often forget the importance of music when it comes to some of our favorite shows. The background noise we hear is often carefully curated and developed to create a masterful…

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Netflix and Spike Lee Are Working On A ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Series

Spike Lee is a multi-generational icon for his many contributions to Black film and art. Yesterday, the news broke that his ’86 small screen debut She’s Gotta Have It would become a Netflix series and Spike fans everywhere are rejoicing. Originally shot in ’85 on the independent filmmaker’s minuscule budget, the story follows a twenty-something…

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‘The Get Down’ Soundtrack Sizzles With “Ball Of Confusion” Cover By Leon Bridges

The complete Deluxe Version soundtrack for Netflix’s The Get Down has officially been released. Containing 24 skillfully curated new and old school jams from Donna Summer, The Fatback Band, Jaden Smith, Raury, Janelle Monáe, Miguel and many more, the album sizzles with a playful 70’s theme. One of our favorite tracks is The Temptations’ “Ball of Confusion”…

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Audio: Janelle Monáe, “Hum Along & Dance (Gotta Get Down)”

Word on the street is that the upcoming Netflix original series The Get Down is sure to be a hit, and with Janelle Monáe’s world premiere of “Hum Along & Dance (Gotta Get Down),” we’re believing the hype. Recently, Monáe shared the track on Beats 1 Radio with Ebro Darden. She credits her musical sampling and inspiration to…

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Smokey Robinson To Produce Motown Inspired Netflix Series

The Motown Sound has long become a part of the American musical canon, and Smokey Robinson is a major part of that. If you’ve ever found yourself singing “The Way You Do The Things You Do” or “My Girl” by The Temptations or “Who’s Loving You” by The Jackson 5, you’re singing the words devised…

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