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TEN BEST MUSICAL EVENTS OF THE YEAR

Very few albums I liked all the way through this year, but here’s my favorites of what did come out. 1. CHILDISH GAMBINO – THIS IS AMERICA Song big, video bigger. The “Atlanta” creative team are unstoppable. 2. BLACK PANTHER SOUNDTRACK All the Stars by SZA is a great record,…

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TOP TEN LIFE MOMENTS FOR 2018

I think everyone should make a top ten list of their favorite moments of the year. It makes you realize you got more done than you remembered, and keeps your focus on positive things. Doesn’t matter if they are large or small, the point is they are good memories to…

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TOP TEN TRAGIC LOSSES THIS YEAR

We lost a lot of great people this year. Here’s a few of many who meant a lot to me. 1. STAN LEE He actually got the acclaim and applause he deserved. He built the modern comic industry which became a serious business and creative template that influenced generations. Among…

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The Hudlin 100 2018

Every year I make ten lists of ten things. This is one of them. NEW CHRISTMAS JAMS FOR YOUR HOLIDAY PLAYLIST THE GRINCH – INSPIRED BY ALBUM The songs in the original cartoon are great, so I didn’t expect this album to be able to match it. But Tyler, the…

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Ten Most Influential Movies On Me

BLACK ORPHEUS If pressed on my favorite movie, or favorite “black” film, I name this masterpiece. The beauty of the people, the music, the city and rural locations, and the power of the story….when I was a kid I watched it everyday for a week when it aired on PBS….

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TOP TEN MOMENTS OF 2017

10. SCREENING BURNING SANDS AT SUNDANCE Backing a first-time filmmaker is an act of faith. You can read their script, watch their short films (if they have them), you can hear their pitch. But you have to believe in their ability to manage a set, to protect and execute their vision,…

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BEST MUSIC OF 2016

The Hudlin 100 are ten lists of ten, chronicling the most interesting things of the year. This list is the best music of 2016. MAXWELL Master balladeer made an uptempo album that didn’t rely on hip hop or EDM beats to keep it moving. But of course, there are plenty of…

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TOP TEN LIFE MOMENTS OF 2016

10. PRODUCING THE OSCARS I got to work with amazing artists in front and behind the camera to make a show that was beautiful to look at, better paced than it had been in years, and took the controversy of #OscarsSoWhite and made the blackest Oscars ever – both in…

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TOP TEN HEROES OF THE YEAR

This top ten list features the people I most admire and who made a real difference in 2016. THE PROTESTORS AT STANDING ROCK The Native Americans this country has brutalized for centuries continue to protect the Earth, and finally the soldiers show up to protect them, for a change. LIN-MANUEL…

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FAVORITE TV SHOWS 2016

The Hudlin 100 are ten lists of ten, chronicling the most interesting things of the year. This list is the best tv shows of 2016. TV in 2016 was so good, I couldn’t see it all. I dream of TV vacations to locations with large screen TVs so I can…

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THE TOP TEN PROTEST SONGS, UPLIFT SONGS, FIGHTING ANTHEMS

In these angry times, everyone needs a mixtape to get pumped up and express their political passions. Here’s some of my favorites. MARVIN GAYE – WHAT’S GOING ON The title track from the ultimate perfect album in this category PUBLIC ENEMY – FIGHT THE POWER Also BRING THE NOISE, DON’T…

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FAVORITE MOVIES 2015

The Hudlin 100 is an ongoing list of the ten best things of the year. This list is the ten best movies of the 2015, except it’s more than ten, because these lists usually get published in December or January which doesn’t give you time to see all the movies….

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