Articles tagged bet

Their Mics Still Sound Nice: BET Puts Ladies First

Do women rappers have to shake it in our faces in order to get us to listen? As this doc. notes some, like Salt 'N' Pepa do it with sassiness and sex appeal "...you know, if I was a book, I would sell / 'cause every curve on my body got a story to tell".

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15 Mar 2009 // 5:00 AM

‘Harlem Heights’ aims higher

Lamar Ballard was back home in Hutchinson, Kan., introducing his girlfriend to friends and family, when the call came from New York. “We’ve heard

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After coming under intense scrutiny for being nothing more than a showcase for music videos that some people consider demeaning, BET is in the midst

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//Mixed media
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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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