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Will Smith
Willard Carroll Smith Jr.[2] (born September 25, 1968)[3] is an American actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter. In April 2007, Newsweek
Newsweek
called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood".[4] Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards
and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards. In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular NBC
NBC
television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which ran for six seasons until 1996. After the series ended, Smith transitioned from television to film, and has gone on to star in numerous blockbuster films
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1987 In Music
NorwayBy genrecountryheavy metal hip hop jazzBy topicList of albums releasedList of years in music (table)... 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 ...1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990..
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Forbes
Forbes
Forbes
(/fɔːrbz/) is an American business magazine. Published bi-weekly, it features original articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics. Forbes
Forbes
also reports on related subjects such as technology, communications, science, politics, and law. Its headquarters is located in Jersey City, New Jersey. Primary competitors in the national business magazine category include Fortune and Bloomberg Businessweek. The magazine is well known for its lists and rankings, including of the richest Americans (the Forbes
Forbes
400), of the world's top companies (the Forbes
Forbes
Global 2000), and The World's Billionaires. The motto of Forbes
Forbes
magazine is "The Capitalist Tool". Its chair and editor-in-chief is Steve Forbes, and its CEO is Mike Perlis
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Academy Awards
MoonlightBest Picture The Shape of WaterThe Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars,[1] are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The sculpture was created by George Stanley.[2] The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, are overseen by AMPAS.[3][4] The awards ceremony was first broadcast on radio in 1930 and televised for the first time in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries and can be streamed live online.[5] The Academy Awards ceremony is the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony
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Grammy Award
"Hello"Record of the Year "24K Magic"A Grammy Award
Grammy Award
(stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy
The Recording Academy
to recognize achievement in the mainly English-language music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest
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Sample (music)
Sample
Sample
or samples may refer to:Contents1 Base meaning 2 People 3 Places 4 Transport 5 Music 6 See alsoBase meaning[edit] Sample
Sample
(statistics), a subset of a population
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NBC
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The network is headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza
30 Rockefeller Plaza
in New York City, with additional major offices near Los Angeles
Los Angeles
(at 10 Universal City Plaza), and Chicago
Chicago
(at the NBC
NBC
Tower). The network is part of the Big Three television networks. NBC
NBC
is sometimes referred to as the "Peacock Network", in reference to its stylized peacock logo, introduced in 1956 to promote the company's innovations in early color broadcasting
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San Diego Comic-Con International
Coordinates: 32°42′22.60″N 117°09′42.63″W / 32.7062778°N 117.1618417°W / 32.7062778; -117.1618417 San Diego
San Diego
Comic-Con InternationalStatus ActiveGenre Multi-genreVenue San Diego Convention Center
San Diego Convention Center
(main) Downtown
Downtown
San Diego
San Diego
(various)Location(s) San Diego, California, U.S.Country United StatesInaugurated March 21, 1970; 48 years ago (1970-03-21) (as Golden State Comic Book
Comic Book
Convention)Attendance Around 167,000 in 2015 [1]Organized by Comic-Con InternationalFiling status Non-profitWebsitewww.comic-con.org San Diego
San Diego
Comic-Con International is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually in San Diego, California, United States
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Blockbuster (entertainment)
A blockbuster is a work of entertainment – especially a feature film, but also applied to other media – which is highly popular and financially successful. The term has also come to refer to any large-budget production intended for "blockbuster" status, aimed at mass markets with associated merchandising, sometimes on a scale that meant the financial fortunes of a film studio or a distributor could depend on it.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] The term began to appear in the American press in the early 1940s,[1] referring to aerial bombs capable of destroying a whole block of buildings.[2] It came to be applied to movies as a metaphor, indicating something successful on a dramatic scale. Successful films such as Quo Vadis, The Ten Commandments, Gone with the Wind, and Ben-Hur, were called "blockbusters" based purely on the amount of money earned at the box office
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Hype Man
A hype man, in hip hop music and rapping, is a backup rapper and/or singer who supports the primary rappers with exclamations and interjections and who attempts to increase the audience's excitement with call-and-response chants.[1][2] Music writer Mickey Hess expands the term as follows: "a hype man is a figure who plays a central but supporting role within a group, making his own interventions, generally aimed at hyping up the crowd while also drawing attention to the words of the MC".[3] Discussing the role of the hype man in the book How to Rap, Royce da 5'9" describes how a hype man can contribute to a live performance: "a lot of my verses [can] be so constant with the flow [that] I'd need somebody to help me."[4] Lateef has stated, "You're gonna have to have somebody say something somewhere to give you a breath..
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SAT
The SAT
SAT
(/ˌɛsˌeɪˈtiː/ ess-ay-TEE) is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. Introduced in 1926, its name and scoring have changed several times; originally called the Scholastic Aptitude Test, it was later called the Scholastic Assessment Test, then the SAT
SAT
I: Reasoning Test, then the SAT Reasoning Test, and now, simply the SAT. The SAT
SAT
is owned, developed, and published by the College
College
Board, a private, non-profit organization in the United States. It is administered on behalf of the College Board
College Board
by the Educational Testing Service,[3] which until recently developed the SAT
SAT
as well.[4] The test is intended to assess students' readiness for college
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Turntablist
Turntablism
Turntablism
is the art of manipulating sounds and creating new music, sound effects, mixes and other creative sounds and beats, typically by using two or more turntables and a cross fader-equipped DJ mixer. The mixer is plugged into a PA system
PA system
for live events and/or broadcasting equipment (if the DJ is performing on radio, TV or Internet radio) so that a wider audience can hear the turntablist's music. Turntablists manipulate records on a turntable by moving the record with their hand to cue the stylus to exact points on a record, and by touching or moving the platter or record to stop, slow down, speed up or, spin the record backwards, or moving the turntable platter back and forth (the popular rhythmic "scratching" effect which is a key part of hip hop music), all while using a DJ mixer's crossfader control and the mixer's gain and equalization controls to adjust the sound and level of each turntable
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Affirmative Action In The United States
Affirmative action in the United States
United States
is a set of laws, policies, guidelines, and administrative practices "intended to end and correct the effects of a specific form of discrimination."[1] These include government-mandated, government-sanctioned, and voluntary private programs that tend to focus on access to education and employment, specifically granting special consideration to historically excluded groups such as racial minorities or women.[1][2] The impe
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I Dream Of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
is an American fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie and Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman
as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries. Produced by Screen Gems, the show originally aired from September 18, 1965 to May 26, 1970 with new episodes, and through September 1970 with season repeats, on NBC
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Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
(/ˌpɛnsɪlˈveɪniə/ ( listen); Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian Mountains
run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware
Delaware
to the southeast, Maryland
Maryland
to the south, West Virginia
West Virginia
to the southwest, Ohio
Ohio
to the west, Lake Erie
Lake Erie
and the Canadian province of Ontario
Ontario
to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey
New Jersey
to the east. Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
is the 33rd-largest, the 5th-most populous, and the 9th-most densely populated of the 50 United States
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Baptist
Baptists
Baptists
are Christians
Christians
distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling). Baptist churches also generally subscribe to the tenets of soul competency/liberty, salvation through faith alone, scripture alone as the rule of faith and practice, and the autonomy of the local congregation
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