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Justin Timberlake Gets Called Out For Cultural Appropriation Following BET Awards

Justin Timberlake comments on the black struggle-7Justin Timberlake just got a hard lesson on why staying in one’s lane can prove beneficial when it comes to certain topics. On Sunday night, actor Jesse Williams gave a moving speech on race during the BET Awards. In response, Justin tweeted that he felt “#inspired” by Jesse’s message. What was meant as a supportive message landed him in some hot water.
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Adele Faces Off Against Beyoncé And Rihanna At 2016 BET Awards

BET Award nomineesThe nominees for the 2016 BET Awards have been announced. This year’s nominations include a few surprises along with a number of mainstays. Drake leads the pack with a total of nine nominations. He’s followed by Beyoncé and Rihanna, both of whom races up five. Adele is nominated for “Best Female R&B/Pop Artist,” her first-ever BET Awards nod.

Other nominees include The Weeknd, Alessia Cara, Willow Smith and Amandla Stenberg.

The awards aren’t slated to air until June 26, but take a look at more of the nominations below. Check out the full list here.

(Photo credit: Gayetyco Twitter account)

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