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CULTURE CLASSICS – Beyonce “Crazy In Love”

#RunTheCulture With the legendary creator for The Culture Beyonce dropping a new documentary and live album Homecoming,we’re going back to her first solo hit, the #CultureClassic “Crazy in Love”. In 2003 Beyoncé finally went solo. And in what would become typical Beyonce fashion, she went big. Beyoncé’s incredibly highly anticipated debut solo studio album Dangerously in Love was lead…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Boyz N The Hood

#RunTheCulture For today’s #CultureClassic we’re going back to the genesis of hip-hop meeting Hollywood with the OG that started it all, Boyz N The Hood. Boyz N The Hood was the 1991 film written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut, and starring big names at the time and future prominent creators for The Culture including Ice Cube, Cuba…

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CULTURE CALSSICS – “Rhythm Nation” Janet Jackson

#RunTheCulture For Today’s #CultureClassic we honor the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame’s newest inductee and one of the true legendary creators for The Culture, the one-and-only Janet Jackson and her hit song and video “Rhythm Nation“. The song was the second single from Janet’s fourth studio album Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 which was released in 1989. It was written…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Get Out

#RunTheCulture With A-List creator for The Culture Jordan Peele’s new film Us dropping this week, we’re taking a look at his first major motion picture. The breakout hit and instant horror #CultureClassic Get Out. Get Out is a satirical horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele in his directorial debut. It stars Black Panther’s Daniel Kaluuya as a young black…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – “PSA” JAY-Z

#RunTheCulture This week in our #CultureClassics series we take a look at The greatest interlude in hip-hop history “PSA” from all-time great creator for The Culture, Jay-Z. Interludes, a staple of hip-hop in the 90’s and early 2000’s. Sometimes freestyles. sometimes partial songs, sometimes comedic skits, every rapper had several per album. From Biggie to…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Family Matters

#RunTheCulture This week we take a look at one of black TV’s unsung #CultureClassics, the 90’s family sitcom, Family Matters. Family Matters was a TV comedy that launched on ABC and was a major component of it’s iconic TGIF block of shows and ran from 1989 to 1998. The series revolves around the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Roots: Next Generations

#RunTheCulture In this edition of #CultureClassics we take a look at the sequel to one of the biggest TV events in the history of The Culture, Roots: Next Generations. Debuting this week in 1979, Roots: NG was the follow-up to Roots from legendary writer and creator for The Culture Alex Haley. It continues the fictionalized…