by James Hill
February 9, 2016
It’s possible that you’re one of the few people who missed out on the 47th NAACP Image Awards. Just like you may be one of seven people who has yet to see Beyonce’s “Formation” video. No worries, we picked the top four moments you HAD to see to talk, tweet and post about. Be sure to watch the 48th NAACP Image Awards LIVE February 11 9/8c.
4. STRAIGHT OUTTA HOLLYWOOD: When the smoke cleared, Anthony Anderson and other nominees emerged in Jherri Curl wigs, dookie chains and black jeans to give N.W.A., and black artists in general, the shout out they so richly deserved this year.
3. ANTHONY FIRES SHOTS AT STACEY DASH: Oof! We knew this was coming but somehow we still weren’t ready. Still rocking his gangsta gold, Anderson threw extreme shade at the “Clueless” actress who recently criticized organizations like the NAACP and BET for having black-centered award shows.
2. SANAA ACCEPTS AWARD, THANKS GOD FOR SEXY CO-WORKERS: It’s not enough that Sanaa looked scrumptious sauntering up to get her award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for “The Perfect Guy,” but she had MORE than a little to say about working with Morris Chestnut and Michael Ealy.
1. JOHN LEGEND DROPS KNOWLEDGE: Sure, the man can sang but when he took the mic to accept his award — It. Got. Real.