Top 10 Rappers Turned Actors


Published on June 12th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

This list consists of reputable rappers who were able to turn their rapping careers into successful television and movie careers. The bigger the impact the rapper has made in the television and movie industry, the higher he/she ranked on the list. So, without further ado, here’s my list of the “Top 10 Rappers Turned Actors.” Let the Top 10 debate begin! VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Best Black Sports Movies


Published on June 7th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

After reviewing several sports movies, I was finally able to come up with my top ten best. The movies I chose are well-acted and directed and have all the elements that create good drama; love, competition, passion, and glory. So, without further ado, here’s my Top 10 Best Black Sports Movies of all time. Let the top 10 debate begin! VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Funniest African American Movies


Published on May 31st 2010 by Leon Shepherd

This list contains the Top 10 funniest African-American comedy movies of all time. Consideration for this list consists of three factors: (A) The movie has to be very funny. (B) The movie has to have a predominately African American cast or an African American starring in the lead role. And (C), The movie must not portray any negative images of African Americans. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Actors Who Started in Soaps


Published on May 18th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

There have been numerous actors & actresses who have gotten their start in soap operas. Below, you will find my list of the Top 10 African American actors & actresses who started in soaps. The order of the list is based upon three factors: VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Reasons to Remember Lena Horne


Published on May 12th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was a singer, actress, dancer and civil rights activist. The iconic singer and actress’s career spanned six decades, helping to break down racial barriers for women of color in Hollywood. Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of sixteen, VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 TV Moms


Published on May 10th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

As we all know, mothers teach, touch, and shape the lives of those who have been blessed to encounter their unconditional love. As I reminisced about TV shows of the past, I realized that there have been some wonderful portrayal’s African-American mothers on TV. Due to this fact, I decided to do a Top 10 list featuring some of these wonderful portrayals.  VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Female One-Hit Wonders


Published on May 3rd 2010 by Leon Shepherd

This top ten list features the top 10 black female one-hit wonders of all time.  A one-hit wonder is a recording artist who has a big hit, but fails to achieve another successful recording, or is just never heard from again. Well, in addition to being a one-hit wonder, the criteria for making this list was based on record sales, VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 African American Movies of All Time


Published on April 25th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

With so many great African American movies to choose from, it wasn’t easy coming up with ten favorites. The ten that I chose as my favorites, are movies with plenty of drama, realism, and great acting. These are movies that I could watch over and over again, and still enjoy them as if I were watching them for the very first time. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 TV Show Theme Songs


Published on April 21st 2010 by Leon Shepherd

There have been many Black TV shows that have had popular and catchy theme songs. Below I’ve listed my top ten favorite TV show theme songs of all time. My choices were not based on how good the show was, nor were they based on the longevity of the show. My choices were based solely on how catchy, upbeat, and memorable the theme songs were. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Athletes Turned Actors


Published on April 18th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Many have tried but only a handful of professional athletes have been able to make the crossover into a successful acting career. This list showcases ten of the numerous athletes who have tried their hand at making the crossover to acting. As you will see, some were more successful than others. VIEW THIS LIST…

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