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This Tiffany Haddish Interview With Jimmy Kimmel Has the Internet In Stitches

'Girl's Trip' star Tiffany Haddish appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and the interview is a must-watch.

DIASPORA—Girl's Trip star Tiffany Haddish appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and the interview is a must-watch.


Aside from being a talented actor and comedian, the LA-native—whose late father was Eritrean—is also a notably skilled storyteller. She shares a hilarious anecdote about taking Will Smith and her Girl's Trip co-star Jada Pinkett Smith on a Groupon swamp tour while high.

Of course, the Smiths had no clue what a Groupon was, but it seems like they had a blast nonetheless. Even Will and Jada just want to be "regular people" sometimes.

Watch the full clip below.

For more on Haddish, watch her very candid Breakfast Club interview from last month, where she discusses her childhood, her come up, meeting her father for the first time and more.

Girl's Trip opens today!

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Tiffany Haddish and Carmen Ejogo Have Joined the Cast of Netflix's 'Madam C.J. Walker' Limited Series

The series is set to premiere on the streaming platform in 2020.

A limited series following the story of black haircare maven Madam C.J. Walker from Netfilx is in the works, Deadline reports.

The show will portray, Sarah Breedlove, known as Madam C.J. Walker as the mogul who "overcame hostile turn-of-the-century America, epic rivalries, tumultuous marriages and family challenges to become America's first black, self-made female millionaire." Octavia Spencer will be taking on the lead role along with being one of the executive producers of the series.

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Tiffany Haddish's New Stand-Up Special Giving Rising Comedians a Platform To Shine Premieres on Netflix Very Soon

"Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready" will highlight six comedians specially curated by the "Girls Trip" star.

Tiffany Haddish continues to pay it forward with an upcoming comedy special that's premiering on Netflix very soon.

Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready is a six-episode, half-hour comedy special highlighting six comedians specially curated by the Eritrean-American comedy star, Deadline reports.

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Merry-Lynn. Photo courtesy of the artist.

You Need This Merry-Lynn EP In Your Life

Interview: Rising R&B newcomer Merry-Lynn's Petrichor EP is a breath of fresh air.

Iyere-Eke Merrylynn Ehinomen, also known as Merry-Lynn, is a rising singer and songwriter based in Abuja, Nigeria. She recently released her debut EP, Petrichor, which presents a masterful blend of reggae and R&B with a modern twist across its six tracks.

Drawing you in with its resonant bass line and alluring vocals, EP opener "Skin," is a major head-bopper. Merry-Lynn pours her heart out over the rippling guitar chords singing "When you gonna call me baby?/ Or don't you think about me lately?" Before you know it you're midway through the sultry and euphoric cut, "Temptation," and fully locked-in to this musical experience.

In "Boy Tears" the young singer, who was born in 1997, graces us with vivid lyricism and audacious delivery as she rhymes "too" and "fooled," enriching each line with subtle nuance. She also enlists Nigerian hitmaker King Perryy on the melancholic heartbreak tune "911"—a remixed version of the original track that was released earlier in the year

Merry-Lynn's decision to work exclusively with Nigerian producer Veen on the project seemingly enabled her to truly experiment and find the distinctive sound that sets her apart from the crowd. Emotionally rich and enlightened, this tape is a smooth sonic ride for any lover of good music. There's no doubt that, with Petrichor, Merry-Lynn has delivered a reliably-solid debut.

We got to know the R&B newcomer a little bit more in a recent interview below.

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Tiwa Savage "Owo Mi Da" cover.

Tiwa Savage Drops Two New Songs 'Owo Mi Da' & 'Attention'

The Nigerian star has shared two new bangers—"Owo Mi Da" and "Attention"—a day early due to leaks.

Tiwa Savage has returned with not-one-but-two new singles, "Owo Mi Da" and "Attention."

While the tracks were originally slated to drop tomorrow, Wednesday, the Nigerian superstar rushed released them due to leaks. "You guys couldn't wait na so my songs don leak o .... FUCK IT OUT NOW," Tiwa wrote on her social pages.

The addictive and upbeat "Owo Mi Da" was co-written by fellow Nigerian hitmaker Olamide and produced by Pheelz.

Video: Tiwa Savage On Female Artists Having to Work Twice As Hard

The smoother "Attention" is a song aimed at a man who isn't taking enough notice of his woman. " I guarantee all the ladies will know the lyrics to this one word for word," Tiwa wrote about the track. It was produced by Blaqjerzee.

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