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What to Watch Guide – February

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FEBRUARY NEW RELEASES

There’s no denying Feb’s new releases are red hot and one we’re looking forward to most is ANT-MAN AND THE WASP. Pro tip, JONATHAN MAJORS’ name will soon be on everyone’s lips; the man is going to have the best year yet with "ANT-MAN", "CREED III", and starring in one of the most talked about films of Sundance, "MAGAZINE DREAMS".

  • BEL-AIR S2 (Peacock 2/23)
  • HARLEM S2 (Amazon Prime 2/3)
  • HELLO TOMORROW S1 (Apple TV+ 2/17)
  • SNOWFALL S6 (FX, Hulu 2/22)
  • THE PROUD FAMILY: LOUDER & PROUDER S2 (Disney+ 2/1)
  • WU-TANG: AN AMERICAN SAGA S3 (Hulu 2/15)
  • YOU S4 (Netflix 2/9)
  • FIGHT THE POWER: HOW HIP HOP CHANGED THE WORLD (PBS)
  • 80 FOR BRADY (Theatrical, 2/3)
  • ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA (Theatrical 2/17)
  • COCAINE BEAR (Theatrical 2/24)
  • KNOCK AT THE CABIN (Theatrical 2/3)
  • SHARPER (Theatrical, Apple TV+ 2/10)
  • SOMEBODY I USED TO KNOW (Amazon Prime 2/10)
  • YOUR PLACE OR MINE (Netflix 2/10)
Uncle Clifford

Essential BlACK CONTENT

We’re shouting it from the rooftops it’s BLACK HISTORY MONTH and we want to put our spotlight on diverse creators but also honor Black GENDER diversity! And there’s no better character to spotlight than UNCLE CLIFFORD in "P-VALLEY", a character who breaks gender norms with style and grace. Check out Uncle Clifford and more diverse storytelling with this essential content.

  • A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW (HBO Max) 
  • ATLANTA (FX/Hulu) 
  • THE BEST MAN (Peacock) 
  • THE BOONDOCKS (HBO Max) 
  • BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER (Disney+) 
  • GET OUT (Hulu) 
  • HIDDEN FIGURES (Disney+) 
  • I MAY DESTROY YOU (HBO Max) 
  • INSECURE (HBO Max) 
  • JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH (Hulu) 
  • MOONLIGHT (Hulu) 
  • NOPE (Peacock) 
  • P-VALLEY (Starz) 
  • TILL (Available to rent) 
  • WHEN THEY SEE US (Netflix) 
  • THE WOMAN KING (Netflix later this month) 
Lashanna Lynch

RISING BLACK TALENT

Keep your eyes out for this rising generation of Black talent that will impact our screens for years to come, whether in front of the cameras or behind.

  • AKELA COOPER (Writer) 
  • BLITZ BAZAWULE (Director) 
  • BRIAN TYREE HENRY (Actor) 
  • CHANNING GODFREY PEOPLES (Director) 
  • CHINOYE CHUKWU (Director) 
  • COCO JONES (Actor/Singer) 
  • DANIELLE DEADWYLER (Actor) 
  • ACOB ANDERSON (Actor)
  • JANICZA BRAVO (Director)
  • JEYMES SAMUEL (Writer/Director)
  • LASHANNA LYNCH (Actor)
  • MISHA GREEN (Writer/DIrector)
  • NIA DECOSTA (Director)
  • STEFANI ROBINSON (Writer)
Sunny War with her guitar

FEBRUARY'S BLACK MUSIC SCENE

New Music Releases

    • BRELAND – “For What It’s Worth (Acoustic)” (2/3)
    • Nia Archives – “Conveniency” (2/3)
    • Beenie Man – “Sail Out” (2/3)
    • GloRilla – “Internet Trolls” (2/3)
    • Fantastic Negrito “Grandfather Courage” (2/4)
    • Raye “My 21st Centure Blues” (2/4)
    • Sunny War “Anarchist Gospel” (2/4)
    • Young Fathers “Heavy Heavy” (2/4)

Music Documentaries

  • A Man Named Scott (2012, Amazon) 
  • The Apollo (2019, Hbo Max) 
  • Biggie “I Got A Story To Tell (2021, Netflix)
  • Hitsville: The Making Of Motown (2019, Paramount+/Showtime)
  • Jeen-Yuhs (2022, Netlfix) 
  • Live At So-Fi Stadium The Weeknd Concert Special (2/25, Hbo Max) 
  • Mary J. Blige’s My Life (2021, Amazon) 
  • Quincy (2018, Netflix)
  • Summer Of Soul (2021, Hulu) 
  • Twenty Feet From Stardom (2013, Hulu) 
  • What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015, Netflix) 

Special thanks to Payton Meade, Taylor Evans, and Franklin Roberson for their contributions to the What to Watch Guide – February.

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