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17 Celebrities Only Black People Know

Halle Berry and Denzel Washington aren't the only celebrities out there!

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This is the tweet by @AyyThereDelilah that started it the #CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow hashtag. Shortly, took Twitter by storm.

1. The cast of The Five Heartbeats.

All of these ppl #CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow

2. Bobb'e J Thompson aka the token badass little kid.

#CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow the Baddest fcking kid in America. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

3. It was only a matter of time until someone addressed the origin of "Bye Felicia."

#CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow because white people think "bye felicia" is just a random phrase πŸ˜‚

4. Alexis Fields who was featured in more shows than Lil Wayne was on songs in 2008.

She was in EVERYTHING in the mid to late 90's... #CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow

5. Similar to the run Rick Gonzalez had in the early '00s.

#celebritiesonlyblackpeopleknow Rick Gonzalez the puerto rican dude in all black movies from like 2000 to 2005 lol

6. Likening Monica Calhoun's role in The Players Club to Draya from Basketball Wives: LA.

Proof your hoeness can be erased. #celebritiesonlyblackpeopleknow

7. Jenifer Lewis and Loretta Devine aka our TV mothers.

The 2 women who mothered our entire race #CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow

8. One-third of Free Style Unity, T.

#CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow T from the parkers lmao

9. Noting the difference between Wesley Jonathan and Nick Cannon, and Kym Whitley and JackΓ©e Harry.

Most common Mix-Ups in Black TV History: Wesley & Nick/ Kym & Jackee #CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow

Very understandable mistake though.

10. Gospel music legends Rance Allen, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin, and Marvin Sapp.

#CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow Gospel Singer Edition (clearly if you don't know gospel you won't know)

11. Hilarious brothers Jerod and Jamal Mixon.

They be on the screen for 30 secs and it be the funniest part of the whole movie #CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow

12. The most painful loss so far, the on-screen deaths of G-Baby and Lil Saint.

#CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow the 2 most painful childhood deaths in urban cinematic history

13. You can't forget everyone's favorite Uncle Charlie Wilson.

Everyone's Uncle. #CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow


She's yelling at somebody for no reason in every movie #CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow

15. The new kid at your school, Mike from North Carolina.

#CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow "Mike from North Carolina"

16. The good guy that always lived in Q's shadow, Hakeem. And the player in Mr. Hightower's music class, Romeo.

#CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow 1 time for "Hakeem" & "Romeo" though RIP

17. And finally, BET Comic View's very own, Gary Owen.

#CelebritiesOnlyBlackPeopleKnow πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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