Man listen. I usually don’t get hyped about awards shows, but then things like this happen –

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And can we get into Kendrick Lamar’s performance of Alright? That powerful performance was a bold message that I could literally feel through the screen.

I also really dug how Jidenna kept the  activist tone alive with his use of the iconic 1960’s protest posters that Boldly proclaimed “I AM A MAN.” I see you, Jidenna.

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Oh yes, the ladies of the red carpet did their thing too.

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And remind this fly teen who designed her own bomb prom dress? Well she did it again for Actress Naturi Naughton. Girl is doing big things!

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