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    Updated on Aug 9, 2019. Posted on Aug 9, 2019

    12 Moments Of Black Excellence You Might Have Missed This Week

    Hot girl summer, fall, winter, and spring!

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    1. Megan Thee Stallion did the damn thing! She dropped her single, "Hot Girl Summer."

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    The single features Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign and is guarenteed to get us through the rest of the summer.

    2. Meg Thee Stallion also graced the cover of Paper magazine this month.

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    I want this framed and up on my wall.

    3. YouTube makeup guru Alissa Ashley did the makeup for MTS's cover shoot.

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    The talent is unparalleled.

    4. Fenty Beauty dropped its newest launch: Pro Filt'r Hydration Foundation.

    5. Zendaya and Labrinth dropped their single, "All For Us," this week, which played during the Euphoria season finale.

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    On repeat all day, every day.

    6. Atlanta was renewed for Season 4.

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    The hit show was renewed before the Season 3 premiere. It's because it's THAT GOOD.

    7. Mariah Carey announced she'll be singing the theme song for ABC's Mixed-ish.

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    "As a biracial woman in the entertainment industry," Carey said in a statement, "there was no way I did not want to be a part of Mixed-ish, especially after seeing the pilot, which I loved. I could not be more honored and proud to be writing and performing ‘In the Mix’ for Kenya and the show.” This is so beautiful. Can't wait to hear this song!

    8. Kiki Layne joined the cast of Coming to America 2.

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    The If Beale Street Could Talk star will play the daughter of Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy's character). Can't wait to see KiKi kill it in this role!

    9. Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin, Jharrel Jerome, Byron Bowers, and Lorraine Toussaint joined the cast of Concrete Cowboys.

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    The film is based off the novel Ghetto Cowboy which follows the Fletcher Street Stables, a black urban horseman community that provided safety and security in Philly for over 100 years. Wowza, this sounds like a film I don't wanna miss!

    10. Queen Latifah joined the cast of the upcoming live concert version of The Little Mermaid.

    11. YouTube makeup guru Jackie Aina dropped her eye shadow palette collab with Anastasia Beverly Hills.

    12. Last, but not least, Tyler Mitchell announced his portrait of Beyoncé will be added to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection.

    Oh Mylanta. What a week it has been! Tune in next week for more excellence.

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