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Foxy Brown Interview On “The Monique Show” (by J. Tinsley)

Posted by T. Adeyemi on May 13, 2010

Let me find out Mo’Nique is becoming the late-night Oprah with all these emotional scenes. She still has a way to go before she can think about even mentioning Oprah with her show, but this was a rather dope piece. The Academy Award winner recently had Foxy Brown on her show, joined by the original Foxy Brown, the timeless beautiful Pam Grier

Truthfully, I haven’t listened to a Foxy Brown record in years. I really haven’t felt the need to, but I will say this was good television for about six minutes – even though the actual interview doesn’t start until about two minutes in. (Rapper) Foxy speaks about the inspiration (actress) Foxy had on her life and career and even went so far to refer to her as a “second mother.” (Actress) Foxy even gave (rapper) Foxy permission to use the iconic name when she first entered the rap game. I’m just glad she didn’t go with “Sheba Baby.” Read the rest of this entry »

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A Golden Night for Mo’Nique

Posted by T. Adeyemi on January 18, 2010

Oh What a night, a Precious night indeed. Last evening marked the running of the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards.  On the eve of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s. birthday, it seemed almost fitting that African-Americans were able to share in another small triumph. Mo’Nique truly seemed grateful when they called her name as the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture by an actress was announced.

Mo’Nique who played Mary Jones, Precious’s unemployed and mentally, physically, & sexually abusive mother thanked all of her cast mates. Mo’Nique also gave a very specific and moving statement when she said, “I celebrate this award with all of the Precious’s, with all of the Mary’s. I celebrate this award with everyone that has ever been touched. It’s now time to tell, and it’s okay.” By far, Mo’Nique’s most poignant moment of her acceptance speech.

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