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2 Dope Queens Returns to HBO – The Color Brief January 10

2 Dope Queens Returns to HBO – The Color Brief January 10

This February, 2 Dope Queens will return to HBO for 4 additional comedy specials. 

The comedy duo, better known as Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, will bring back their famous banter, offer showcases for their favorite comedians, and interview special celebrity guests like Janet Mock, Lizzo, and Lupita Nyong’o.  

2 Dope Queens first began as a podcast in 2016 and made the move to HBO last February.  The podcast’s final episode was released in November and featured an extensive interview with former First Lady Michelle Obama.

The new run of specials will air Friday nights at 11/10c on HBO.

In other news…

SNL’s Michael Che is chipping in to help with New York City’s public housing crisis.  The writer and Weekend Update host has organized a comedy benefit show, taking place in the Big Apple this Friday night.  The show’s proceeds, along with a corresponding online fundraiser, will go to the Fund for Public Housing, a nonprofit that helps residents placed by the New York City Housing Authority.  

Prolific rapper Future announced his newest album, The WIZRD.  The rumored 20-song project is set to drop January 18 and is led by his new single and video, “Jumpin’ on a Jet”.

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Frank Ocean Graces the Cover of GQ – The Color Brief January 11

Frank Ocean Graces the Cover of GQ – The Color Brief January 11

Jordan Peele’s Us Set to Open SXSW – The Color Brief January 9

Jordan Peele’s Us Set to Open SXSW – The Color Brief January 9