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The 16 dope Women featured in Drake’s “Nice for What”

 Directed by 22-year-old Toronto-native Karena Evans, Drake’s “Nice for What” seems set to be the female empowerment anthem of the year. It’s directed by the first woman to win Canada’s Prism Prize’s Lipsett Award. It samples a woman. It

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IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW: Lupita/Rihanna Movie, #Ctrl, and More

1. Twitter has made a fantasy become reality with a movie starring Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna. It all started with a Tumblr post from two years ago of Rihanna and Lupita at a Miu Miu fashion show in 2014. The

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Donald Glover and Issa Rae Sit With ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ for an ‘Epic Conversation on Creativity’

Just in time for awards season! Issa Rae–the champion and creator of HBO’s Insecure–and Donald Glover of Atlanta, shared seats at the roundtable with Jon Favreau (Swingers, Iron Man, Elf, The Jungle Book), Lin Miranda (Hamilton, Moana) and Damien Chazelle

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HBO’s Insecure Has One of the Best Soundtracks, Check it Out Today!

HBO’s new comedy Insecure is worth watching for so many reasons — including creator and star Issa Rae’s wholehearted performance and hilarious dissection of the unfortunate realities of everyday racism. With every episode, another aspect of the show sets itself

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Everyone Is Talking About the Season Finale of HBO’s ‘Insecure’

The first season of Issa Rae‘s excellent HBO series Insecure came to its Twitter-shocking conclusion Sunday, putting the fate of (SPOILER ALERT?) Lawrence (Jay Ellis) and Issa’s rocky relationship into jeopardy. The fact that “Broken as Fuck” included the revelation

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Woman Crushin’ It Wednesday: Issa Rae

We’ve chosen actress, writer and show runner extraordinaire, Issa Rae, as our WCW this week. Rae has worked her way from a popular YouTube web series, The Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl, to landing her own show on HBO,

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WATCH: Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ Comedy Mini-Series Teaser Trailer

HBO has fi-nuh-ly released a first look into Issa Rae‘s upcoming mini-series, Insecure. And let me tell you, it’s brilliance and hilarity are refreshing. Somewhat filling a pocket Sex And The City left, and creating a fresh narrative for women of

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