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Tony Awards 2016: ‘Hamilton’ Breaks Records, ‘Eclipsed’ and ‘The Color Purple’ Among Nominees

 

The nominees for Tony Awards 2016 have been unveiled and as expected the Broadway blockbuster that has redefined the scope of what is required to be a national institution – Hamilton – came out on top.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s historical musical garnered a whopping 16 noms – including Best Musical, Best Actor in Musical for both Miranda and Leslie Odom Jr., Best Actress in a Leading Role for Phillipa Soo and Best Actress in a Featured Role for Renee Elise Goldsberry.

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BET’s Black Girls Rock! 2016: Rihanna, Lauryn Hill and a Posse of Dopeness

Another year, another opportunity to celebrate the awesomeness that was created by respected and formidable DJ Beverly Bond – the woman behind Black Girls Rock! The establishment that was founded in 2006 – with a mission seeped in encouraging impressionable girls of color to actively challenge the stereotypes by striving for unrelenting greatness.

Host Tracee Ellis Ross commanding the stage

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Danai Gurira From ‘Walking Dead’ Joins ‘All Eyez On Me’ as Tupac’s Mother

The Tupac Shakur biopic – All Eyez On Me – is slowly taking shape as casting is currently underway and almost compeleted.
It has been confirmed that actress and playwright Danai Gurira from The Walking Dead whose Broadway-bound play – Eclipsed, also stars Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o – will play Tupac’s mother – Afeni Shakur.

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Trendy Film Report: Andrew Dosunmu’s Mother of George is Laced With Good Intentions

 

Andrew Dosunmu’s newest offering, Mother of George, is a testament to his background as a former creative director and fashion photographer for design house Yves Saint Laurent. The visual tones and kinetic sound bites generate enough endurance to keep the viewer in tuned and somewhat devoted to this culturally driven vehicle.

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