Month: May 2020

The New #TGIF: Ranking Our Childhoods

Last week, some well-intended soul ranked classic Black sitcoms. My friend Jamal Jimoh and I had multiple issues with the ranking, so we decided to hop on IG live to discuss/revise the list, and invited friends to join us. In the process, we realized there were several more aspects of Black TV and film that

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Ghetto Fabulous: Andre Harrell Created a Culture of Black Excellence (Billboard)

The night Andre Harrell died, I DM’d my editor at Billboard to tell him that whatever they were going to do for Dre, I was raising my hand. I knew a slew of outlets’ headers would read “… who discovered Sean Combs,” and Dre’s impact was so much bigger than that; larger and farther reaching

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