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Black Folks Won Halloween 2017 With These Incredible Costumes

These folk took Halloween to the next level this year with this standout costumes.

Halloween might be over, but that doesn't mean we can't still revel in all of the outstanding costumes we saw this year—and there were many.

We were overwhelmed with the amount of clever, well-executed costumes that crossed our timelines over the past week. It seems as though every year, costumes get grander and more creative, and we're here for it. We're already thinking of ways that we can step our game up and perhaps "win" Halloween next year, like these folks did.

Below are some photos of the standout costumes from celebs and folks that tagged us on Instagram, and some corny commentary to go with them. Enjoy!


Mans is definitely not hot in this Big Shaq costume.

Jackie Aina and her boo can serve us up some "Good Burger" any day of the week

She's giving us the "Sweetest Taboo" with this classic Sade costume.

This genius costume, captures how much we all love Fenty Beauty

There must be some African Clovers in the atmosphere.

We have a serious "Love Jones" for this couple and their black love films-inspired costume.

This person got hella "breative" with this Insecure "bostume" (be sure to click through )

We wanna "rock with Solange all night" in this glowing MJ-inspired ensemble.

This Fresh Prince is our only sunshine.

Duckie Thot as a historically accurate Cleopatra

Evelyn from The Internets as Wednesday Adams' sister Black Friday, has us spooked out in the best way possible

We'd travel the world on a magic carpet with this stunning Princess Jasmine.

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When you're still not willing to let go of "Chewing Gum"

This Frieda Khalo deserves endless self-portraits.

You gotta love the Carters.

We want to paint with all the colors of the wind with this spot-on Pocahontas


This one just speaks for itself, honestly.



This adorable child "reclaiming her candy" as Aunty Maxine is simply everything.

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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