Matthew A. Cherry is no stranger to award shows.

The former NFL player, producer, director, Oscar winner, and my personal “tweet-it-and-receive-it” goals achiever spoke with The Root on the red carpet of this year’s NAACP Image Awards about the importance of showing love to black folks, attending Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Gold Party, and more in the video above.


Check it out and be amazed by both his moisturized locs and his blackest moment since winning an Academy Award for his animated short, Hair Love.

Jessica Moulite is a Video Producer for The Root. She loves telling stories people often times can't tell themselves—and Oprah. She's probably watching Black 90s reruns.

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