Daily Archives: December 18, 2018

Esperanza Spalding & John Legend Perform Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas On The Voice

John Legend and Esperanza Spalding perform “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” for The Voice Live Finale, Part 2. Their jazzy arrangement gets uplifted by a solo from trombone player Jeffery Miller. 

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Danielle Brooks Of Orange Is The New Black To Host 11th Season Of AfroPop

Danielle Brooks, who stars on the Netflix show Orange Is The New Black, is hosting the 11th season of AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. Brooks is known for playing the character Taystee in Orange Is The New Black and Sofia in the Broadway production of The Color Purple. The 11th season will premiere January 21st on the WORLD Channel with films about Miriam Makeba (Mama Africa), men’s fashion in South Africa (Dressed Like Kings), Black LGBTQ identity (black enuf*) and more. There will be new episodes every Monday through February 18th. 

 

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Watch: Black Eyed Peas-BACK 2 HIPHOP Feat. Nas Official Video

The Black Eyed Peas worked with Pasha Shapiro on their video for “BACK 2 HIPHOP” featuring Nas. The trio appear in a series of fast-moving animated scenes and Nas is depicted as an Egyptian Pharoah like his I AM… album cover. The group’s MASTERS OF THE SUN VOL. 1  is their strongest project since Monkey Business and one of the best albums of 2018. 

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