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It’s Beyonce or bust for Issa and her girlfriends as they head to Coachella. After what’s been an interesting buildup and letdown with Issa and Daniel and now Issa and Nathan and Molly’s persistent work issues, the ladies needed a break. And with Beyonce on the line?!? #letsgo But ain’t no way this crew wasn’t going…

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Atlanta Season 2, Episode 11 | ‘Crabs in a Barrel’ If I were to describe this episode in one word, it would be savagery. All season, Earn has struggled with being a successful manager for Al — especially in episode nine, “North of the Border,” when Earn books Al to perform for free at a […]

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Season 2, Episode 9 | “North of the Border” | April 26 This rule is so underrated / Keep your family and your business completely separated. — The Notorious B.I.G., “10 Crack Commandments” (1997) Well, it finally happened. It finally happened. In a divorce that’s been building all season, Earn and Alfred (Paper Boi) are […]

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Season 2, Episode 8 | “Woods” | April 19 In 1996, Tupac Shakur, in the most prolific — and final — year of his life, said, “Everybody’s at war with different things. I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.” That sums up Alfred, aka Paper Boi (in Atlanta’s second season), nearly to a T. […]

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Season 2, Episodes 5 and 6 | Barbershop and Teddy Perkins | March 29 and April 5 Atlanta is an amazing summation of parts when it manages to feature all of its main characters (or at least the majority of them). But it can absolutely carry itself during its solo episodes — the last three […]

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Season 2, Episode 10 — The Quad: Fledgling There’s good news and bad news that comes with the latest episode of The Quad. The good news? The writers were able to create unique storylines filled with cliffhangers and enough drama to keep loyal followers coming back for more. The bad news? This episode marks the […]

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Atlanta, Atlanta Recap, Barber, Barbershop, Black Men, Entertainment, Opinion, recap, TheGrio Originals -

Black men everywhere can relate to the barbershop struggle. If you have ever frequented a Black barbershop, the latest episode of Atlanta will hit home. Plus, its just a funny episode.

The post ‘Atlanta’ Recap: Season 2, Episode 5, ‘Barbershop’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Season 2, Episode 9 — The Quad: Holler If You Hear Me With only one episode of The Quad left this season, the chaos at Georgia A&M University has fans hoping for a third season. There are intertwining plotlines to keep a close eye on this episode, beginning with Eva and Sydney Fletcher’s complicated relationship. […]

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Season 2, Episode 8 — The Quad: The Beautiful Struggle Alas! After two weeks of waiting to see whether coach Eugene Hardwick met his demise, a call to Eva Fletcher confirms that Hardwick is physically OK. After a shooting at his home, which left one burglar dead, Hardwick and his wife are at the police […]

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Season 2, Episode 3 Money Bag Shawty “This town run off stuntin’ on people.” — Paper Boi Family, it’s time. We have to have an honest discussion about Earn and his inept (and at times hilarious) spending habits. Of Earn, Darius and Paper Boi, Earn is the easiest target. He believes no one respects him; […]

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Season 2, Episode 7 — The Quad: Middle Passage There’s been so much conflict and betrayal in recent episodes that fans might have forgotten about coach Eugene Hardwick’s off-campus drama. In the opener of this episode, Hardwick is seated at a poker table, joined by the goons who have come to collect the money from […]

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Atlanta, Donald Glover, Entertainment, Hip Hop, News, Opinions, Paper Boi, recap, Sportin Waves, TheGrio Originals -

In this second episode of Season 2 of Atlanta, we get a peek into Paper Boi's rap career frustration and we learn a lot more about couch surfer Tracy.

The post ‘Atlanta’ Recap: Season 2, Episode, 2 Sportin’ Waves appeared first on theGrio.

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Season 2, episode 2 | “Sportin’ Waves” | March 8 While last week’s premiere benefited from Katt Williams’ cameo as Earn’s Uncle Willie, this week’s installment, “Sportin’ Waves,” is a return to multiple storylines. Yet, like the previous episode, this week’s begins with a jack move and Paper Boi is the victim. Not only do […]

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Atlanta, Atlanta Recap, Donald Glover, Entertainment, FX, Katt Williams, News, recap -

Here's a recap of Atlanta's premiere episode for the second season. If this first episode is any indication (with its perfectly executed fans can be rest assured that "Robbin' Season" is going to be a good one.

The post ‘Atlanta’ Recap: Season 2, Episode 1 ‘The Alligator Man’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Season 2, Episode 5 — The Quad: Native Son After a week of waiting for a new episode, The Quad is back! And with a new episode, new drama unfolds. That’s what we’ve been waiting for, right? The episode begins with what’s presumably Bryce Richardson still dreaming of being a member of Sigma Mu Kappa […]

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Season 2, episode 3 — The Quad: My Bondage and My Freedom The campus of Georgia A&M University has been transformed into a war zone. Well, at least in Eva Fletcher’s mind. The battle is on to keep GAMU an independent school as debt continues to mount. In the first scene, which sets the tone […]

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@Amazon was selling WHAT?(!) Why does this keep happening? Here’s your 60 second recap of the one story you gotta know this Wednesday from @theGrio HQ.

The post PM News Update: Amazon had WHAT on their website? appeared first on theGrio.

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Amara La Negra, evening, government shut down, Idris Elba, Jeannette Epps, News, recap, TheGrio, Top Stories, Video -

Ahhh 2018… This year is turning out to be just as eventful (well, maybe almost) as 2017.  We’ve got government shut downs, radio interview shut downs and black women shutting it down all at once… Have you been able to keep up? Check out this 60-second video recap of the top and trending evening news […]

The post Top Evening Stories: Government Shut Down Ends, Amara La Negra defends Afro-Latinos and Idris says 007- could be a black woman? appeared first on theGrio.

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  Looking for a quick recap of the news of the day? Check out theGrio’s video update with today’s top news stories and trending topics. Hit us up in the comments with your reactions to the news, and check back later for the evening news brief!  

The post Today’s Top Stories: Harriet Tubman Statue Disrespect, Trump’s (Dis)Approval Ratings, and Cardi Defends her man (WATCH) appeared first on theGrio.

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Marcus Matthews fills in for Reese Waters to recap all of the craziness from the latest episode of the hip-hop drama.

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Reese Waters reacts to Granny Lyon offering to cap Boo Boo Kitty, Hakeem turns 21 and Lucious puts his dad’s do-rag on to hand out sage advice to his seed. Our correspondent will try to bottle up the recent drama in a two-minute recap.

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Reese Waters has questions about Hakeem’s wardrobe choices and Lucious’ ability to rock the mic and tries to maintain his composure over Nia Long’s treatment. Peep his attempt to make sense of 44 minutes of drama with a two-minute recap.

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Our favorite drama-filled black family is back and bigger than ever as Lucious gets some help from Remy Ma, rehab has been very good to Jamal and Cookie is channeling her inner-Beyoncé. Reese Waters is back chomping at the bit to review the first episode of the spring season.

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Fox, Lee Daniels, Queen Latifah, Recap, Star, Television -

So many of us have that one white friend (or friends) who make us wonder whether they could’ve been black in a past life. Cultured, woke, however you want to call it, this person sticks out, but fits in. Star — the star of the new Lee Daniels-directed Fox series Star, which premiered Wednesday night […]

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All 27 black characters who have ever appeared on ‘The Walking Dead’ — ranked

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Atlanta, Recap, Television -

We’ve all lost something after the turn up. It’s only a matter of if the lost item turns up. For example, last week I was at a club celebrating Halloweekend when I saw a long-lost friend and we started jumping because Jump Around started playing. In the midst of the craziness, I lost my phone […]

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Atlanta, Comedy, Donald Glover, Recap, Television -

Before I start, I just want to state that this was the funniest Atlanta episode of the season so far. It was so hilarious, smart and all over the place at the same time. The first thing I noticed was the TV show Paper Boi was on was being featured on the Black American Network. […]

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