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100 of the greatest songs by women in hip hop

It opens with Erykah Badu rhyming over a beatbox from Rahzel, and closes with Missy Elliot threatening to slap you right across your melon. We’ve put together a 100-deep playlist for this month’s Hip Hop and R&B Retrospective, celebrating women in rap by spotlighting some of our favourites from the 80’s (Roxanne Shante, Queen Latifah,…

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Film Review: Girls Trip (USA, 2017) is a hilarious time thanks to an energetically raunchy script

Director Malcolm D. Lee is a filmmaker whose work has been quite the mixed bag. While he has strong pieces of work like the action/comedy cult hit Undercover Brother, The Best Man films and the criminally underseen coming-of-age Roll Bounce, he also has terrible pieces of work (which is one way to put it) like Welcome…

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First Lady Michelle Obama delivers keynote address at SXSW with Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott and more!

Wednesday morning saw hundreds of SXSW attendees pour into Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Centre to be present for First Lady Michelle Obama‘s special keynote address. Focusing on the Let Girls Learn initiative, the First Lady was joined by Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Sophia Bush and Diane Warren for the session, the latter three also involved in the making of…

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