• ‘Half & Half' Is 20: See The Cast Then And Now

    9 days ago - By Essence

    By Okla Jones · Updated September 23, 2022 Today, the sitcom Half & Half celebrates so years since its debut on September 23, 2002. The show focused on the lives of two paternal half-sisters in San Francisco who were estranged throughout their childhood, and are finally developing a close relationship. During its four seasons, the series was one of the most popular programs on UPN. HALF AND HALF, 2002, : Valarie Pettiford, Essence Atkins, Rachel True, : Telma Hopkins, Chico Benymon Half & Half tells the story of Mona and DeeDee Thorne after they move into the same Bay-area apartment. Mona...
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  • I Need Two Pair: Nelly Is Crediting His Cultural Influence For Air Force Ones Price Increase

    I Need Two Pair: Nelly Is Crediting His Cultural Influence For Air Force Ones Price Increase

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    By Jasmine Browley · Updated September 23, 2022 Nelly rapped “I need two pair” in his 2002 hit Air Force Ones, which declared his love for the classic Nike shoe. Now nearly 20 years later it's being reported that he believes his song is the reason for significant uptick in popularity and price of the classic piece of footwear. “Everybody that got Nike shoe deals need to be thanking us right now,” he said in an interview with Complex's Sneaker Shopping series. “We opened Nike's eyes to a lot of that. At that time, they weren't doing it. They were basically on some ‘they're gon' win...
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