Grass is Greener
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It is April, and I pity the fool who doesn’t know about Strong Black Lead. Why regular binge when you can blackety-black binge?

It’s that time again—wake up, wake up, wake up. It’s the first of the month, and though it’s April Fool’s Day, this new Netflix lineup ain’t a joke.

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On April 2, Kevin Hart is debuting another stand-up special called Irresponsible (how timely, given his actions of late):

Per Netflix’s press release:

Kevin Hart brings his sold-out comedy tour, Kevin Hart: Irresponsible, to a global audience for his first original Netflix standup special. The one-hour special was filmed in front of a sold-out live audience of over 15,000 people at the O2 Arena in London, England. Hart touches upon his friends, family, travel, ... and a year filled with Irresponsible behavior.

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Lakeith Stanfield and DeWanda Wise will be starring in the Netflix original rom-com, Someone Great:

Per Netflix’s press release:

Aspiring music journalist Jenny (Gina Rodriguez) has just landed her dream job at an iconic magazine and is about to move to San Francisco. Rather than do long distance, her boyfriend of nine years (Lakeith Stanfield) decides to call it quits. To nurse her broken heart, Jenny gathers up her two best friends Erin (DeWanda Wise) and Blair (Brittany Snow) for one outrageous last adventure in New York City. From writer/director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (creator of MTV’s Sweet/Vicious) Someone Great is a hilarious and heartfelt story of friendship, love, and what it means to let go of your twenties and enter adulthood.

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Naturally, Grass is Greener will be debuting on the popular streaming platform on the infamous April 20 (also known as 420).

Per Netflix’s press release:

It lit up jazz and hip-hop — and ignited a war on drugs steeped in racial injustice. Experts explore America’s complicated relationship with weed.

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In case you missed it, Netflix will be featuring Beyoncé beating up the white woman who “took [her] child” in Obsessed, Will Smith sobbing over that damn dog (which also made me cry, ugh) in I Am Legend, and an extended version of The Hateful Eight, starring Samuel L. Jackson.

Unfortunately, you have to give two fingers to Idris being a sexy detective in Luther: Series 1-4, Jennifer Hudson screaming over an ugly Louis Vuitton bag in Sex and the City: The Movie, and the best movie title ever, Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood.

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‘Til next month, fam.