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Monthly Archives March 2015

Gimme Five: Things We Love About Lee Daniels’ Empire

Okay, so we know this post is long overdue, but we were so caught up with all of the drama on Empire that we forgot to weigh in on it. So, without further ado, here is a round-up of the five things Blindie loves about Lee Daniels’ Empire, besides the obvious -like Cookie, and Gabourey Sidibe’s character saying her mom is white which is why her name is Becky: 1 – The portrayal of an African American family business! Yes, they’re dysfunctional, lying and cheating, but isn’t that typical of a successful family business. Sure the business was started with
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Prince’s Awesomeness is Confirmed In His High School Basketball Photo!

This high school basketball photo of Prince Roger Nelson recently resurfaced and went viral after a Minnesota Star Tribune reporter discovered the clipping in their archives and posted it to Twitter. There are so many great things about the article and photo -the afro, the sly smile, the satin shorts….but the best thing is that these four things have been proven to us: 1 – Even before “Purple Rain” made Prince a music icon, he was holding court -in high school! 2 – Charlie Murphy and his hilarious Chappelle Show skit, where he recounts playing ball with Prince (in heels)
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Monthly Archives March 2015

Gimme Five: Things We Love About Lee Daniels’ Empire

Okay, so we know this post is long overdue, but we were so caught up with all of the drama on Empire that we forgot to weigh in on it. So, without further ado, here is a round-up of the five things Blindie loves about Lee Daniels’ Empire, besides the obvious -like Cookie, and Gabourey Sidibe’s character saying her mom is white which is why her name is Becky: 1 – The portrayal of an African American family business! Yes, they’re dysfunctional, lying and cheating, but isn’t that typical of a successful family business. Sure the business was started with
Read More

Prince’s Awesomeness is Confirmed In His High School Basketball Photo!

This high school basketball photo of Prince Roger Nelson recently resurfaced and went viral after a Minnesota Star Tribune reporter discovered the clipping in their archives and posted it to Twitter. There are so many great things about the article and photo -the afro, the sly smile, the satin shorts….but the best thing is that these four things have been proven to us: 1 – Even before “Purple Rain” made Prince a music icon, he was holding court -in high school! 2 – Charlie Murphy and his hilarious Chappelle Show skit, where he recounts playing ball with Prince (in heels)
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