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The Review: Please Me by Cardi B and Bruno Mars

The Review: Please Me by Cardi B and Bruno Mars

March 5, 2019

In their second song together, Cardi B and Bruno Mars deliver a sensual song titled, Please Me. We discuss the song on this Shades of Us: The Review episode. 

 

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The Review: Violent Crimes by Kanye West

The Review: Violent Crimes by Kanye West

January 15, 2019

On this episode of Shades of Us: The Review, we discuss Violent Crimes by Kanye West off his 2018 album, Ye

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The Review: Oyi by 2baba featuring HI Idibia

The Review: Oyi by 2baba featuring HI Idibia

January 8, 2019

A review of 2baba's 2019 single, Oyi. In this one, he features his brother, HI Idibia. 

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The Review: Can’t Be Broken by Lil Wayne

The Review: Can’t Be Broken by Lil Wayne

November 13, 2018

On this episode of The Review, we look at Lil Wayne's Can't Be Broken off his 2018 album, Tha Carter V. This was a request from Mbaidom Isaac Ibrahim from Yola, Nigeria. 

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The Review: Miss Independent by Neyo

The Review: Miss Independent by Neyo

October 2, 2018

We review Miss Independent, the second single off Neyo's album, Year of the Gentleman, on this episode of The Review

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The Review: Black Panther

The Review: Black Panther

September 20, 2018

On this episode of The Review, we discuss Marvel's Black Panther directed by Ryan Coogler. Listen to this episode for more and share your views with us in the comment section. 

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The Review: Ye! by Burna Boy

The Review: Ye! by Burna Boy

September 18, 2018

On this episode of The Review, we look at Burna Boy's 'Ye!' off his 2018 album, Outside. Listen to the episode here and share your views in the comment section. 

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The Review: Chun Li by Nicki Minaj

The Review: Chun Li by Nicki Minaj

September 11, 2018

On The Review today, we discuss Nicki Minaj's "Chun Li" off her 2018 album, Queen

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The Review: Hidden Figures

The Review: Hidden Figures

August 23, 2018

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

The Review: Melanin by Sauti Sol featuring Patoranking

August 21, 2018

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

The Review: Girls Trip

August 16, 2018

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

Re-Introducing Shades of Us: The Review

August 14, 2018

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

The Review: The Bridge by Kunle Afolayan

December 28, 2017

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

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

December 26, 2017

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

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The Review: D.N.A by Kendrick Lamar

The Review: D.N.A by Kendrick Lamar

December 19, 2017

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

The Review: Potato Potahto

December 14, 2017

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

The Review: Superman by Cassper Nyovest featuring Tsepo Tshola

December 12, 2017

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

The Review: Dear White People

December 7, 2017

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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The Review: Safe By M.I ft Djinee

The Review: Safe By M.I ft Djinee

December 5, 2017

A review of M.I Abaga's 2008 hit single, Safe, featuring Djinee. 

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The Review: Love on the Brain by Rihanna

The Review: Love on the Brain by Rihanna

November 29, 2017

A Review of Rihanna's Love on he Brain off her 8th Studio Album, Anti. 

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