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Tommy Davidson Speaks On His Personal Fashion, Former Personal Assisstant Diddy, And Past With ‘In Living Color’ (Video)

One of the coolest, and funniest. Tommy Davidson is on with ‘the answers’ Sway! Well, some of them (ha).

Tommy Davidson Remembering Diddy As His Assistant and Crazy “In Living Color” Stories
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Jamie Foxx And Snoop Dogg Freestyle A Collabo Jam On Air On The Spot (Video)

Up in the morning with Jamie and Snoop… what’chu wanna dooooo? Hot damn if this ain’t some dope sh!t. Fire one up, if you partake in such. But by all means, please lay back in the cut and press play above. You will be rewarded!

Sway In The Morning and The Citizens won with this one.

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Marvin “Krondon” Jones III Speaks On Starring In ‘Black Lightning’ And His Rap Career (Video)

Been really into the latest addition to The CW’s #DareToDefy lineup, “Black Lightning.” Dope from all angles. And a word on casting: When ‘Scooter’ from “Living Single” (shout to the homie @65phenom aka BigDee for that non-trivial bit of TV trivia) is the hero… AND your main bad guy is KRNDN aka Krondon (of Strong Arm Steady)… AND you have Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil at the helm… your show is Black af and lit as ‘Lightning!’

*needle scratches record*

But waaait. Krondon is on TV as the villain?? Doooope! Watch him speak on that and other stuff in this interview.

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Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Consequence Speak On ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ Being Snubbed By The Grammys (Video)

Could you file this in the ‘butthurt’ folder? You could, but that is an egregious oversimplification. Come on. Not even a ‘nomination’ for their last album? Whether or not you agree, ATCQ should at least be heard on this. Sway thought so…

Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Consequence of A Tribe Called Quest, stop by to talk about their last video and their collaboration with Billionaire Boys Club. They ended up getting into the Grammy’s Snub of their last album and what that meant.
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Snubbed By The Grammys, But The Tribe’s Quest Goes On (Video)

Hmm… a lotta business being spoken of in this clip. Might want to pay attention to how you hustle to maintain. Tribe’s got a name folks recognize. But don’t think them dropping their last album means they’re ready for rest. Naaaaah, son. Recognize!

Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Consequence of A Tribe Called Quest, stop by to talk about their last video and their collaboration with Billionaire Boys Club. They ended up getting into the Grammy’s Snub of their last album and what that meant.
Sway’s Universe

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Mad Skillz Is Turning The Tables, And Kicking The Rhymes, At The Same Time! (Video)

Okay. Please excuse me in advance. Late pass like a mugg, but yoooo this throwback clip I had not seen before now is sooo DOPE! Skillz goes IN on this clip – emceeing AND deejaying!

Mad Skillz dropped by ‘Sway in the Morning’ two days in a row, and blessed us with two live freestyles. Watch above…
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Nipsey Hussle Talking And Taking “Victory Lap” For A Spin (Video)

Neighborhood Nip is nothing like other rap ninjas! Watch and hear him tell you how.

Nipsey Hussle Breaks Down “Victory Lap” & Working with Kendrick Lamar, Cee-Lo, Puff & More.
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“Victory Lap” is out now. Strong!

NIPSEY HUSSLE – VICTORY LAP (ALBUM)

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Town Hall With The “Black Panther” Stars (Video)

By now, you know opening weekend for “Black Panther” was epic! Sway, Heather, and Tracy get into all kinds of topics related by the movie and relevant to us. Wakanda Forever!

And Lupita and Danai for as long as they want. Whew! So beautiful.

(That said, Let it be known that Heather and Tracy G have been on my ‘Can Get It’ list for a long time! Just being polite to company.)

The cast of the highly anticipated Black Panther movie stopped by Sway In The Morning to talk about how the making of this epic film. Director Ryan Coogler was joined by Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Lupita Nyong’o (Okoye), Danai Gurira (Nakia) and Michael B. Jordan (Erik Killmonger).
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Check Out This “Sway In The Morning Jam Session” (Video)

Man. The Grammys are coming up. We should do something special.

Damn right, Sway. Good call. So you got Lupe Fiasco, Rapsody, Fred The Godson, Chris Rivers, Oswin Benjamin… and Anthony Hamilton… AND Robert Glasper?

Okay. We’re listening. With an anticipation of epic dopeness!!

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Dee-1 Speaks On His New Album, His Career & Life Thus Far, And Kills It On The “Five Fingers Of Death” Challenge (Video)

Sway started off by saying, “God is great.” Truth! And Dee-1, on that mic, not too shabby. Gotta recognize that. If not now, after you watch dude SNAP on the “Five Fingers Of Death” freestyle segment of this interview, you will!

But don’t skip past the interview. Compelling content. Dee-1 talks about how a male executive ‘tried him’ (e.g. tried to make him do sexual favors). Now that is way past Industry Rule #4080 sh!t there.

Good to see Dee-1 make it through. Still standing. On God, and His Word.

Salute!

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Gabrielle Union Speaks On Sexual Freedom, Her Book, And Husband Dwyane Wade Reuniting With Lebron James (Video)

Daaaamn, Gab! Started flipping your “fun switch” at 5? Trolling for Black men in the Yay Area in later years? Telling the young ladies to demand that good ‘gina gobbling AND azz-eating from these men out here (because reciprocity)? You wild out here like that?!

Okay, women’s liberation for real. FREEDOM… sexual and otherwise! Well, go ‘head Being Mary Jane on ’em then *wink*

(That ain’t all. Just some “juicy” bits to lure you in. Actually a very thoughtful interview. Balanced. Talking to a grown woman.)

You. WANT. To. Watch this whole interview! It goes down (everyone does, watch)!

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Watch The Return Of Marshawn Lynch To Pro Football And To His Home Town (Documentary)

A man among boys… an apropos description for the kid from Oakland who would become the man known as Beast Mode! Watch the Sway-narrated mini-documentary on Marshawn Lynch, who has now come full circle. Home to play in the Bay Area!

#BeastModeIsHome #RaiderNation

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Jon ‘Bones’ Jones Speaks On Defeating Daniel Cormier Again, Being The Champ Again And His Future (Video)

Great two-parter from mixed martial artist and champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones. Passing out respect to the likes of Anderson Silva and heated (understatement: Jones said he wanted to KILL him at one point) rival Daniel Cormier. Real talk about the reality of competing in MMA. Plus the meme game on Cormier is brutally disrespectful!

Called out Brock Lesnar, did you, Jon? Okay, make that happen. Wonder how that will play after this upcoming Mayweather vs. McGregor event.

Keep going after the jump (Part 2).

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Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks On “Girl’s Trip,” Relationships, Tupac, And Diversity In Hollywood (Video)

Jada Pinkett Smith’s book could be lit… VERY! Details on her movie “Girl’s Trip,” her relationship with Tupac Shakur, her drug dealing days… yep! She talks about it some in this interview, but is careful not to tell all.

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Comedian Michael Blackson Talks About Roasting People Online, Wanting Women To ‘Cut The Grass’ And More (Video)

Do we even have to tell you that Michael Blackson is a straight up FOOL? Hope not. But maybe you need reminding, so take a couple of deep breaths and get into his latest appearance on Sway In The Morning. HILARIOUS!

The one and only, Michael Blackson is back at it! The comedian recently stopped by Sway In The Morning where he stopped to chop it up about what he has been up to these days. The hilarious interview finds Michael opening up about his relationship with Dave Chappelle, his growth in the game, and his collection of chains.
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Zoe Saldana Gives Advice And Inspiration To People Chasing Dreams, Speaks On “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2” And More (Video)

I would like to play, like an Earthling… to all y’all directors out there…

Acting goals. Haha! Zoe Saldana shares her passion for people helping people who are fighting to make it, about her experiences with regard to Afro-Latinos and culture, the prevalence of sexism in the film industry, on her film “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2.” Some good ‘preaching’ in here (advice, inspiration).

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Ishawna Speaks On Her Career, “Equal Rights” And More (Video)

Fair warning: You are going to fall for Ishawna’s voice almost as fast as her fineness. Interesting talk about her being where from where so many other Dancehall greats are from, her coming up and her uniqueness in the genre. Of course, Sway and Ishawna had to get into all the dirty and the ‘dutty’ in her hit “Equal Rights” (hot). All kinds of great convo. Watch!

(Oh, Ishawna! The one Jah Prince interviewed back in the day. She mighty fine and stayed on the grind. That’s maaahd!

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Ashley Graham Tells Us “What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like” (Video)

Right from the start, I gotta ask: She’s shot nude??? A LOT??? Where the footage at, Ashley? Please! After the interview? Okay…

Ashley Graham came by Sway in the Morning to talk about her new book, “A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like” and opens up about growing up curvy, drugs and accepting her body.
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Yes, Ashley’s life has been a wild ride, rife with challenges and complexity. Several revelations and messages in here. Definitely worth clicking play, so y’all do that… while I go looking for them nudes.

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Karyn Parsons Talks A Bit About Her Sweet Blackberry Foundation, Being Close To ‘The Fresh Prince’ & Cast And Her Life Since Being ‘Hilary Banks’ (Video)

Maaaan, Karyn Parsons was and IS that kind of fine that makes you wanna cuss out loud and call a friend over to celebrate her hotness with you. But you don’t cuss, you don’t call out… You stay put and stare, engaged, not even sure how you’d react if she gave you convo; let alone “a shot.” Yes, gentlemen and ladies, you would so wanna ‘cuff’ Karyn. Even now that cuffing season is over. Even more so after you watch this interview.

You’ll remember today’s guest from her role as Hilary Banks from the popular NBC sitcom, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” Today, actress and writer Karyn Parsons is the founder and president of Sweet Blackberry, a foundation that aims to teach children stories of African American achievement. Parsons stopped by ‘Sway in the Morning’ to tell us all about her Sweet Blackberry initiative, being a mom, and her acting career.
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Oh, sooo Karyn is already married with children and making moves to benefit all our children. Wow, bittersweet. Know what though: She is so wonderful and worthwhile, you gotta still wish her well. Great interview. Worth the watch!

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Kool G Rap Speaks On What Motivates Him, The State Of Hip-Hop And More (Video)

Sway laid it on thick in the intro, but deservedly so. Kool G Rap is a Hip-Hop legend and OG. Above, watch Sway, Heather B, and Tracy G chat up G Rap about what brought him back to the rap game, how he sees the game today, how beef gets addressed then vs. now, ghost writers and more.

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