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Comedy: Brian Simpson Speaks On Why He Doesn’t Help Find “Lost” Dogs & How Racism Is Like Herpes (Video)

You just can’t handle the fact that he chose the streets!

Comedian Brian Simpson comes on and “does a tight 5” for David Spade’s show on Comedy Central. Hilarious!!

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Sports: Ex-Raider Marshawn Lynch To Be Co-Founder Of The Oakland Panthers Indoor Football Franchise (Video)

Ah. So Beast Mode is called it a career and is officially retired (again). Now he can get into football (wait what??!)! However, he will NOT be going to Vegas with the Raiders franchise. Marshawn Lynch is getting into Indoor Football!

Don Ford reports on Indoor Football League franchise founded in part by NFL great and Oakland native Marshawn Lynch.
– KPIX CBS SF Bay Area

And how dope it is that Lynch’s new team is named in honor of the Black Panthers important players in the history of Oakland, the United States and the world as we know it!

Hit the jump to check out the press conference for the Oakland Panthers joining the Indoor Football League.

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Issa Rae Flossed Like A ‘Bawse’ Receiving Her Latest Award & Speaks On Her New Show (Video)

Look. Issa and all her sexy silly silky milky chocolaty ‘Awkwardness’ has ALWAYS done it for ME (don’t know about you, don’t care right now)! Mm mm MM!!

Issa Rae shares updates on Insecure’s Season 4, explains why she chose not to humble her Women In Film Emerging Entrepreneur Award acceptance speech and reveals some A-list cameos expected on her new HBO series, Black Lady Sketch Show.
– The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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The Real Story Behind Why Aaron McGruder Left “The Boondocks” (Video)

Real talk… Aaron McGruder leaving the Cartoon Network series “The Boondocks” left the show to die a slow painful death. But whyyyyy though? Here’s why.

Good content on the matter; going all the way back to the roots of “The Boondocks” in comic strip form.

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2019 SDCC Teasers For All The DC Series, Including One For The Final Season Of “Arrow” (Series Trailers)

Now you know that San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) was loaded down with trailers; all the trailers anyone could watch. Maybe more than anyone could stand. But now that I found this epic batch of DC streaming/TV teasers, what I cannot stand is the waiting!

(Of course, I could add an Epix subscription to my cable package and get started watching that “Pennyworth” series. Hmmm…)

If you’ve missed or want to rewatch all the DC TV trailers from Comic-Con 2019, you can catch up here with this compilation of everything. Trailers include The Flash Season 6, Supergirl Season 5, Arrow’s Final Season, Black Lightning Season 3, the Batwoman series premiere, the upcoming Harley Quinn series starring Kaley Cuoco, Krypton Season 2’s origin story of iconic Superman villain Doomsday, and the new Alfred Pennyworth series coming soon.
– TV Promos

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Jimmy Fallon Challenges Nicki Minaj To Freestyle On ‘Wheel of Freestyle’ (Video)

Daaayummm! I wish I could get thick-a-licious Nicki to hold my mic like that. Watch how she ‘plays’ with Jimmy… The J, The I, The M, The M, The Y! Hahaa!

Nicki Minaj gets a little naughty when Jimmy challenges her to work random words she’s never seen before into a freestyle a rap on the spot.
– The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Edible arrangement. Damn right, Nicki. Hold that mic. And I’ll nibble that fruit. YES!

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Jimmy Fallon & Nicki Minaj And Their Unforgettable Night At Red Lobster (Video)

Hey. I ain’t mad at Jimmy… at all! Don’t know if it was Fallon’s first time going to Red Lobster, but if it was, this looked like a hella fun way to go. Break bread with sexy Nicki and let her break that Red Lobster cherry. And in the tightest cherry red leather pants, too. Mm mm mm!

Jimmy has never tried Red Lobster before, so former employee Nicki Minaj shows him how to experience the restaurant and serve customers the right way.
– The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Oh yeah, ‘the service’ was something else!

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Issa Rae Pays Tribute To Denzel Washington (Video)

Every man… THE man and that man! I heard that Issa. But no cap, YOU are that woman! And sis, you and that dress are a match made to light my FIRE! Respek on the name Denzel Washington for certain. But can I get a “HAVE MERCY!” for our sexy speaker Issa Rae?

Issa Rae talks about Denzel Washington at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute on June 6, 2019 at the Dolby Theatre. The AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO DENZEL WASHINGTON aired on Thursday, June 20, at 10:00 PM (ET/PT) on TNT. Sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will also air the special in October 2019, during a night of programming dedicated to Washington’s work.
– American Film Institute

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Connie Orlando Speaks On Her Career Path To BET Programming & Bringing Viewers Back To The Network (Video)

Daaaaamn! Connie is sexy AF though! Couldn’t say that about BET’s “The Boogeyman” back in the day (haha). The BET Awards getting Regina Hall to host was a good look, as was the Exonerated Five as special guests (spoiler alert, I guess).

Connie Orlando Talks BET Programming, BET Awards + More
– Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM

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Rakim Speaks With Scott Van Pelt On His Hip-Hop Career (Video)

YES! They put that Rakim interview up. Caught this on ESPN late night last week.

Legendary rapper Rakim joins Scott Van Pelt to discuss his iconic music career.
– ESPN

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Johnny Gill Speaks On His Career Separately & As Part Of New Edition (Video)

I mean, he did have a hit and did some work BEFORE the N.E. folks.

Johnny Gill Reveals Why He Never Felt A Part of New Edition.
– TV One

That said, I agree with DL… I would never have guessed any of this before this sit-down. Very interesting!

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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Is On Top Of The Problems With The Increasing Popularity Of ‘Everest’ (Video)

Didn’t really think about it until last night’s “Last Week Tonight”… but Everest has become… well, passe. Wow.

Climbing Mount Everest has become dangerously popular. John Oliver explains why.
– Last Week Tonight

‘Fecal time bomb’ though. Eeewwww!

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Jon Stewart & First Responders Testify Before Congress To Fight For Continued Funding (Video)

Dear famous people: THIS is how you use your platform! Stand up for those who stood tall and ran toward the danger we tried to escape… for ours and our families’ & friends’ sake.

Jon Stewart was not the only one to get a standing ovation in a House hearing room today. 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez got a standing ovation too, the day before his 69th chemotherapy treatment.
– MSNBC

Grab a tissue. You’ll cry. And the tears (of pride, sorrow, righteous anger) will be heated.

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Roy Wood Jr. Asks: How Racist Is Boston? (Video)

HA! Of all people to send to ask the question. Roy does know his racism (talking about it in his stand-ups, esp. his experiences coming up in Alabama). Let’s see what he finds out.

Roy Wood Jr. visits Boston to find out why it has a reputation as one of the most racist cities in America.
– The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

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Morgan Freeman. Actor, Hollywood ‘God’ & Budding Beekeeper (Video)

The bees will not DARE sting Morgan Freeman. He’s feeding them that good sugar water!

Plus, the ‘buzz’ is (groan) that people treat him like a god. Ha! Honey bees want Morgan Freeman on their side for certain. Cool dude. They will get to know that about him… and he does not take himself too seriously. I remember folks making a big thing of him falling asleep during a movie promo interview (we posted that on here).

Jimmy talks to Morgan Freeman about his new hobby and what Morgan thinks about impressions of him.
– The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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Sports: Magic Johnson Explains Why He Left The Los Angeles Lakers (Video)

Soooo, Lebron and Lonzo had their say on here. Now let’s hear from the man (and about the departure) they were talking about, shall we?

Magic Johnson explains that he wanted to fire Luke Walton, but Los Angeles Lakers executive Tim Harris wanted to retain him and identifies Lakers GM Rob Pelinka as the “backstabber.”
– ESPN

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James Corden Welcomes Céline Dion To ‘Carpool Karaoke’ (Video)

I have to believe Céline Dion has the most fun spirit, I mean that “Ashes” video she did for “Deadpool 2” alone, right? But that is also a beautiful song, like most all her work.

Well, put the fabulous, fun, uber-talent in a ‘Carpool Karaoke’ why dont’cha, James. I am here for it!

James Corden heads to Las Vegas for a Carpool Karaoke made for CBS primetime and calls on Céline Dion to help him get through town. In addition to singing her classics, Céline proves she has a song for any moment, James teaches Céline “Baby Shark” and the two give away pairs of Céline’s precious shoes. And stay for a Titanic-sized end to their afternoon together.
– The Late Late Show with James Corden

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CELINE DION – ASHES (EARLIER POST)

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‘Tasha’ & ‘Tommy’ Are Back To Speak On Season 6 Of “Power” (Video)

Wait, WHAT??!! This is the LAST season of “Power” though? Maaaan, nooooo! Well, at least there will be spin-offs according to Joseph and Naturi [with her SEXY azz].

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Wu-Tang Clan Members Speak On The Upcoming Documentary & Things We Need To ‘Fall Back’ On (Video)

Got almost the whole dang Wu-Tang Clan to bring da m*thaph**kin ruckus… and the wisdom!! Cool sit down with the vets and Ari. Enjoy.

In a very special “takeover edition” of Fallback Friday, members of the legendary Hip-Hop group, Wu-Tang ClanRZA, Ghostface Killah, U-God, Inspectah Deck, Cappadonna and Masta Killa – join MSNBC’s Ari Melber for a wide-ranging interview, covering topics like gun violence, racism and bigotry, the subliminal “war” in Hip-Hop culture between “young heads” and “old heads” and more.
– MSNBC

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Open Mike Eagle x Phonte – “Woke As Me” (Prod. By Bionik) [Video]

Proper combo of silliness and superb lyricism. The wordsmithing and witticism from Phonte and Open Mike Eagle come through on this. Good look for Comedy Central and for Hip-Hop!

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