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Story of the Real Roxanne Shanté Comes to Life via Netflix March 23rd 2018

For those of us who are old enough to miss the ‘good ole days’ of Hip Hop then Roxanne Roxanne could be the nostalgic fix we need. After debuting successfully at last year’s Sundance festival Roxanne Roxanne has landed. The series based on female rapper MC Lolita “Roxanne Shanté” Gooden of the Juice Crew shows the highs and lows of what it was like navigating the male-dominated space of Hip Hop during the ’80s as a young black woman. The synopsis is as follows –  “In the early 1980s, the most feared battle MC in Queens, New York, was...

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100% #OutOf100: At last, Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” Brings Afrofuturism Home!

Whichever date you choose to see the Ryan Coogler-directed Black Panther, remember it. Because, even if it’s in only some small way, you won’t leave the movie theatre the same as you arrived. For over a year now, we have been calling Black Panther not just a black superhero movie, but a super black hero movie, for good reason. When we heard that this iconic superhero from the Marvel comic book universe (MCU) was to be brought to the big screen, we worried that it might be yet another case of an African story being told through the white...

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EMANCIPATION OF EXPRESSIONISM A hip-hop dance film from Boy Blue Entertainment directed by Danny Boyle

Emancipation of Expressionism is ground-breaking as for the first time in UK mainstream education hip-hop is included alongside its contemporary peers; each section is a scene, a moment in life and the whole work is a journey. Kenrick uses structured freestyle, which invites specialist dancers to create their own movement, in relation to the vision of the piece.

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