the proud family a culture classic

Culture Classics – The Proud Family

  This week’s #CultureClassic is the cartoon The Proud Family which premiered this week in 2001.   The Proud Family was a rare cartoon because it followed the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl trying to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. The show was funny but also had heart thanks to…

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Culture Classics – New York Undercover

    Before there was The Wire. Before Luke Cage or Power there was New York Undercover. The OG gritty street crime drama. Debuting in 1994 the show starred Malik Yoba and Michael DeLorenzo as undercover NYPD officers (making history as the first police drama to star two people of color) solving crimes and being dope doing…

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Culture Classics I Scenario Video

  Every Thursday we like to take it back and give you a Culture Classic. A clip from a film/TV show or a music video from back in the day that reps The Culture to the fullest!   What happens when you combine two of the greatest hip-hop collectives of all-time at the height of…

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Culture Classics I Best Of In Living Color

  In Living Color is one of the shows that can truly boast that it influenced the industry and shifted The Culture. The stars it created and the influence it had on other television shows simply cannot be denied and you can read our article about Keenan Ivory Wayans for more evidence.   And since…

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Culture Classics I A Different World

  This week in #CultureClassics we get deep with a clip from A Different World, Season 5 Episode 14, “Cats in the Cradle”. The episodes finds Stars Dwayne and Ron caught up in a dispute with some wealthy fans at a football that quickly turns contentious and racial. One of the most powerful episodes in…

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Culture Classics I Me, Myself, And I

  This week in #CultureClassics we have the classic video for De La Soul’s classic record “Me, Myself, and I”. With a classic Parliament Funkadelic sample it’s a celebration of individuality in The Culture and hip hop’s embodiment of the classic Shakespear quote; “This above all; to thine own self be true.”     Written…

Culture Classics I House Party Dance Scene

  This week in our #CultureClassics series we have the classic house party scene from the classic flick House Party.The battle-of-the-sexex dance-off featuring some of The Culture’s favorites including Kid N Play, Tisha Campbell, A.J. Johnson, and Full Force. A fun throwback to a fun time in music and The Culture. Plus what 80’s and 90’s babies…

Culture Classics I Blade Trailer

  Every Thursday we like to take it back and give you a #CultureClassic. A clip from a film/TV show or a music video from back in the day that reps The Culture to the fullest!   For Comic Con week we have to take it back to the OG epic black super hero film.…