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Brooklyn Decker Gains Her Acting Chops with the Netflix Hit Grace and Frankie

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Brooklyn Decker Gains Her Acting Chops with the Netflix Hit, Grace and Frankie
By Allison Kugel Images credit: Courtesy of Netflix


Few models have seamlessly made the transition to the silver screen and television assuccessfully as Brooklyn Decker. Brooklyn leapt from the cover ofSports Illustrated’sSwimsuit Issue (the Oscars of swimsuit modeling) onto the big screen in 2011’s hit rom-com, Just Go With It. Aside from her classic slow-mo emergence from the Hawaiian sea in a swimsuit, reminiscent of the classic film, 10 starring Bo Derek, she held her own opposite comedic heavyweights Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. Hollywood took notice, subsequently casting her in 2012’sBattleship, alongside Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna and Liam Neeson. Next up was the ensemble comedy What to Expect When You’re Expecting(based on the mega-bestselling mom-to-be tome) alongside a bevy of A-list actresses, including: Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Banks, Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick. Decker fa…

Legend and Hip Hop Icon Chuck D discusses new book [Exclusive Interview]

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Legend and Hip Hop Icon Chuck D discusses new book [Interview]
“This Day In Rap And Hip-Hop History”
Interviewed and written by Aaron Robinson (Editor)


It has been more than forty years ago since Hip Hop was created, and yet today continues to evolve. Hip Hop lovers and those who know or want to learn about its history can read about it in one of the most influential lyricists of our time, Chuck D, new book “This Day In Rap and Hip-Hop History.“

Iconic rapper, Chuck D, is the leader of the ground-breaking Hip Hop group Public Enemy, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013. Chuck D helped pave the way for political, social, and culturally conscious Hip Hop. Also, when it comes to the genre, albums such as, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back and Fear of a Black Planet are some of the most critically acclaimed works from the group.

I had the honor to interview the teacher himself, Chuck D, who recently released his new book “This Day In Rap and Hip-Hop History.…