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The Hollywood Reporter – July 12, 2019

‘Django Unchained’ Producer Reginald Hudlin to Direct Sports Drama for Disney+ (Exclusive) Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images Hudlin is also the co-creator of fan-favorite ‘Black Panther’ character Shuri. Reginald Hudlin, the Oscar-nominated Django Unchained producer who directed the Thurgood Marshall film Marshall, has signed on to helm an untitled Clemson sports drama for Disney+. The…

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CBS ONLINE – July 10, 2019

“‘He Didn’t Want You To Know Who He Was’: Director Reginald Hudlin On Netflix Documentary ‘The Black Godfather’ & Clarence Avant” by DJ Sixsmith. https://cbslocal.com/video/4121445-the-sit-down-reginald-hudlin/

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PRESENT COMPANY WITH KRISTA SMITH – June 28, 2019

Nicole Avant joins the show to discuss “The Black Godfather,” the documentary she produced about her father, the legendary music industry executive Clarence Avant. Avant talks about what it was like to grow up in a world where guests at her family home included Presidents of the United States and…

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WNYC – July 9, 2019

“All Of It: The Black Godfather” by Alison Stewart. https://www.wnyc.org/story/black-godfather/ Director, producer, and former president of entertainment for BET, Reginald Hudlin, discusses his new Netflix documentary “The Black Godfather.” The documentary profiles behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV, and politics, Clarence Avant.  

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REGGIE HUDLIN ON THE DL HUGHLEY SHOW

THE DL HUGHLEY SHOW – June 12, 2019 – “Here’s How Netflix’s ‘The Black Godfather’ Is A Tribute To Black Excellence” The DL Hughley Show – Here’s How Netflix’s ‘The Black Godfather’ Is A Tribute To Black Excellence

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Pharrell Reunites w/ Chad For New Track “Letter to My Godfather”

Posted by Dimas Sanfiorenzo Pharrell drops a new a smooth new track. On Friday, June 7th, Netflix released The Black Godfather, a new documentary about the life and times of influential music executive Clarence Avant. WATCH: Pharrell Discuss The Stigma Around Rap Music In Trailer For Black Thought & Questlove’s New Documentary Series…

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BILLBOARD – June 4, 2019 – “Clarence Avant Documentary ‘The Black Godfather’ Draws Star-Studded Audience to LA Premiere” by Gail Mitchell.

6/4/2019 by Gail Mitchell Quincy Jones, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Jimmy Kimmel & more attend screening of Netflix documentary, which debuts Friday. Industry audiences can often be a tough crowd. But if the overwhelmingly thumbs-up reaction to Netflix’s world premiere of The Black Godfather on Monday night is any indication, the documentary will have…

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KCRW – June 3, 2019 – Reginald Hudlin on ‘The Black Godfather’ & black filmmakers breaking through

You may have never heard of Clarence Avant, but this enigmatic manager, producer and record executive has touched the lives of a wide array of people you have heard of: Bill Withers, Hank Aaron, Barack Obama. In his new Netflix documentary ‘The Black Godfather,’ director Reginald Hudlin lines up all…

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LA Times – June 6, 2019 – Review: ‘The Black Godfather’ Clarence Avant and the art of wielding power with honor review: ‘The Black Godfather’ Clarence Avant and the art of wielding power with honor

By ROBERT ABELE JUN 06, 2019 | 8:40 AM If your currency as a documentary subject lay in the number of heavyweights taking time to sing your praises on camera with twinkles in each one’s eyes, then music industry executive Clarence Avant may be, like George Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the…

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Variety – June 4, 2019 – Film Review: ‘The Black Godfather’

Reginald Hudlin’s doc is an affectionate introduction to music power-broker Clarence Avant. By Andrew Barker With: Clarence Avant, Quincy Jones, Barack Obama, Sean Combs, Berry Gordy, Clive Davis, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Bill Clinton, Jamie Foxx, Bill Withers, Snoop Dogg, Lalo Schifrin, Kamala Harris, Jacqueline Avant, Nicole Avant, Alex Avant, Jerry…

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Jamie Foxx, Laura Dern & Chadwick Boseman Support ‘The Black Godfather’ Premiere!

Just Jared Jamie Foxx keeps it cool as he hits the carpet at the premiere of Netflix’s new documentary The Black Godfather held at Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot on Monday (June 3) in Hollywood. The 51-year-old actor was joined at the event by Chadwick Boseman, Laura Dern, Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney, Cedric the…

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THE PARAMOUNT THEATER IN HOLLYWOOD

This group of friends is just a sample of power players in attendance from Wall Street to Hollywood, everyone in this photo matters, whether you know their faces or not.

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