September 27, 2016

Entertainment

The Official “Queen Sugar” Discussion Thread

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The Empire Returns!

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Saturday Open Thread: Iconic Hip Hop Moments In History

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Good Morning POU! "The South got somethin’ to say" At the 1995 Source Awards, the second year of the infamous awards show honoring rap artists, young Atlanta rappers Outkast, Andre 3000 and Big Boi, won the Best New Rap Group Award. Instead … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Iconic Hip Hop Moments In History

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Young Jeezy's "My President" was the anthem of the 2008 presidential election. The song captured the enthusiasm of a gaggle of young Barack Obama supporters, and elevated Jeezy to semi-prophet status, as he recorded the track long before Obama … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Iconic Hip Hop Moments In History

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Who would have thunk it.....the stuffy Oscars would not only nominate a dirty south/crunk song for Original Song of the Year, but the song would win. At the 78th Academy Awards in 2006, Three 6 Mafia would perform their nominated song … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Iconic Hip Hop Moments In History

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Few images capture the 1980s quite as accurately as that of Run-D.M.C. crouching in front of the Eiffel Tower. Group members Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell are dressed in unison. Each wears a … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Iconic Hip Hop Moments In History

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The 1989 Grammy boycott by Hip Hop In 1989, Fresh Prince and Jazzy Jeff won the very first Grammy for Best Rap Performance. However, the win was not televised. Perhaps the higher ups couldn’t imagine people wanting to see rappers being … [Read more...]