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The Review: When the Bough Breaks

May 7, 2020 @ 11:38 am

When the Bough Breaks is a Drama/Psychological Thriller directed by Jon Cassar and starring Morris chestnut and Regina Hall. We review this movie on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review.

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Credit: When the Bough Breaks

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The Review: Coffee by Kelly Rowland

May 7, 2020 @ 11:30 am

"Coffee" is a song recorded by American singer Kelly Rowland. It released on April 17, 2020 by Rowland's own label KTR Records and Roc Nation's Equity Distribution. We review the song on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review.

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Credit: Coffee by Kelly Rowland

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The Review: 4th Republic

May 1, 2020 @ 8:20 pm

‘4th Republic’ is a thrilling political procedural that chronicles Nigeria’s political and electoral system in the last two decades. We discuss the movie on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review.

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Credit: 4th Republic

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The Review: SMA by Nasty C Featuring Rowlene

April 30, 2020 @ 2:32 pm

Off his Strings ad Blings album, Nasty C narrates a story of love gone cold in SMA featuring Rowlene. We discuss this song on this episode of Shades of Us; The Review.

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Credit: SMA by Nasty C Featuring Rowlene

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The Review: Not Loving You by Mary J. Blige

April 14, 2020 @ 5:16 pm

In 2014, Mary J. Blige released "Not Loving You" from her album, The London Sessions. We review the song on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review. 

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Credit: Not Loving You - Mary J. Blige

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The Review: Higher by Rihanna

March 31, 2020 @ 3:36 pm

"Higher" is a song recorded by Rihanna for her eighth studio album, Anti (2016). We review the song on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review.

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Credit: Rihanna - Higher

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The Review: Sweet Design by Double A Featuring Y10

October 23, 2019 @ 11:46 am

We bring you our review of Sweet Design by Double A off his third solo mixtape, Project Z. On this Song, he features Y10 and tells us why he thinks Hip Hop needs a revival. Download the full mixtape here

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Credit: Adedamola Adegoke aka Double A

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The Review: Cater 2 U by Destiny’s Child

September 10, 2019 @ 1:06 pm

In 2005, Destiny's Child released Cater 2 U as the fourth and final singled from their fourth studio album, Destiny Fulfilled. Are the lyrics of the song still relevant in today's world? Ramatu Ada Ochekliye discusses the song on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review. 

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Credit: Cater 2 U by Destiny's Child

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The Review: Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready) by Alicia Keys

August 13, 2019 @ 1:10 pm

We go all the way back to when Alicia Keys wrote a song as an ode to doing the unthinkable when you are in love. The song is off her fourth studio album, The Element of Freedom, which was released in 2009. 

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Credit: Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready) by Alicia Keys

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The Review: Juice by Lizzo

June 4, 2019 @ 9:36 am

Lizzo is an American singer, rapper and presenter. On this episode of Shades of Us: The Review, we discuss Juice, her lead single from her third and debut major-label studio album, Cuz I Love You

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