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The Review: Hidden Figures

August 23, 2018 @ 12:02 pm

Based on the true life story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, Hidden Figures is a film that shows the contribution of these women to NASA in the 1960s. We review the movie on this episode. 

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The Review: Melanin by Sauti Sol featuring Patoranking

August 21, 2018 @ 12:27 pm

Sauti Sol featured Patoranking on their hit song, Melanin, off their LP Afrikan Sauce – a continuation of the Live and Die in Afrika theme. Listen to our review of the song here. 

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The Review: Girls Trip

August 16, 2018 @ 12:52 pm

On this episode, we review Girls Trip directed by Malcolm D. Lee, produced by Will Packer and starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish

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Re-Introducing Shades of Us: The Review

August 14, 2018 @ 12:13 pm

After months away with no new episodes, we are back with a bang and ready to start dishing new reviews of music and movies, and we are adding a new element to the podcast. Listen here to fine out more. 

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The Review: The Bridge by Kunle Afolayan

December 28, 2017 @ 12:34 pm

Produced by Lasun Ray and directed by Kunle Afolayan, The Bridge is a film about tribal prejudice and inter-marriage.

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The Review: Put It On Me by Ja Rule featuring Lil Mo and Vita

December 26, 2017 @ 8:36 am

A review of Ja Rule's 2000 love song, Put It on Me, featuring Lil Mo and Vita.

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Credit: Put It On Me - Ja Rule featuring Lil Mo and Vita

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The Review: D.N.A by Kendrick Lamar

December 19, 2017 @ 11:36 am

We take a look at the second song on Kendrick Lamar's Damn on this episode of #TheReview.

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The Review: Potato Potahto

December 14, 2017 @ 9:25 am

Starring OC Ukeje, Joselyn Dumas, Joke Silva, Kemi 'Lala' Akindoju, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Chris Attoh and more, Potato Potahto is a film about a divorced couple who, bent on flexing their egos, decide to share the house that once was their matrimonial home.

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The Review: Superman by Cassper Nyovest featuring Tsepo Tshola

December 12, 2017 @ 10:34 am

On Superman, Cassper Nyovest talks about fatherhood and why it is important to appreciate fathers more. He features music legend, Tsepo Tshola, on this ode to his father and all fathers in the world. We review the song on #TheReview here. 

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The Review: Dear White People

December 7, 2017 @ 10:48 am

Dear White People is a movie written, produced and directed by Justin Simien. We reviewed the movie on this episode of #TheReview. 

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