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Jordan Peele, Lupita Nyong’o Co-Sign the Electrifying Us Tribute We Never Knew We Needed 

Screenshot: mizzk.o (Instagram) While Jordan Peele spent his weekend breaking box office records with relative ease, dancer Kendra “K.O” Oyesanya spent hers breaking the internet—because why not? On Saturday, the Step Up: High Water actress sent social media into a frenzy with a mind-blowing dance routine she unleashed with the help of Antwon Keith Collier, […]

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Just When We Thought Us Couldn’t Get Any Eerier, Lupita Nyong’o Rocked Red Eyes at the UK Premiere

Lupita Nyong’o attends UK exclusive screening of ‘Us’ on March 14, 2019 in London, England.Photo: Jeff Spicer (Getty Images for Universal) Lupita Nyong’o takes her roles very seriously. The Oscar winner also likes to play—especially with fashion and makeup, so it’s no big surprise that she came up with a dramatic look for the London […]

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What About Us? 

UsScreenshot: Universal Pictures (YouTube) “What the fuck did I just watch?” If The Root’s delightfully crass language was allowed on TV spots, that would be my one-sentence review during the new promo trailer for opening weekend. And I wasn’t asking this question in a disparaging way—trust me, knowing Jordan Peele’s […]

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What’s Better Than the Academy Awards? The After-Party!

Gabrielle Union attends the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images) If the Academy Awards are the big finish to awards season, the Vanity Fair Oscar Party is the cherry on top. Despite claims to the […]

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Wakanda—for Hosting: The Academy May Go the Host-less Route, but Reportedly Wants The Avengers Cast to Help

Cast of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ attend the Los Angeles Global Premiere for Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War on April 23, 2018 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Rich Polk (Getty Images for Disney) It’s been a game of ping-pong ever since Kevin Hart announced he was hosting the Oscars, then dropped out once […]

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Once You See Jordan Peele’s Us Trailer, You’ll Never Hear ‘I Got 5 On It’ The Same Way Again 

Jordan Peele’s mind is something else, ya’ll. It was the afternoon of December 18, 2018 when a select few journalists convened at the Universal Studios lot to watch one of the most anticipated follow-up feature films ever: Peele’s new horror flick, Us. As provided to Entertainment Weekly: The story is […]

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Cardi B and the Women of Black Panther Lead EW’s ‘Entertainers of the Year’

(l & r) Cardi B; (center, clockwise from left) Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o and Angela BassettScreenshot: Entertainment Weekly A group of women warriors (each a star in her own right), and a self-propelled social media phenomenon who turned authenticity into a platinum-selling career, Cardi B and the women of Black […]

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I Am Women: Lupita Nyong’o Co-Stars in Calvin Klein’s Latest Fragrance Launch

Calvin Klein It’s been 13 years since Calvin Klein—who created still-recognizable zeitgeist scents like Obsession and Eternity—has released a new fragrance. But now under the helm of chief creative officer Raf Simons, the brand is returning to creating iconic scents with the July launch of a new scent, simply called “Women.” Simons joined Calvin Klein […]

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Nice or Next? Would You Bedazzle Your Face?

Cynthia Erivo attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) When Tony award-winning star Cynthia Erivo turned up at the 2018 Met Gala with jewels in place of her eyebrows, we admittedly raised […]

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