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“Straight Outta Compton,” “Creed,” and “Chi-Raq” win AAFCA awards

The The African-American Film Critics Association has published their list of award winners for 2015 and, to no one’s surprise, Straight Outta Compton took the top honor as best movie. Will Smith nabbed Best Actor for his buzzed about performance (he’s considered a lock for an Oscar nomination) for Concussion. Teyonah Parris got Best Actress for Chi-Raq chi-raq-1-credit-photo_by_parrish_lewis_-_courtesy_of_roadsibut she has about the same amount of Oscar buzz as I do, which is sadly none.

The AAFCA will hold its seventh annual awards on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The ceremony will also celebrate the 25th anniversary of Boyz N the Hood and New Jack City with an all-star tribute and concert celebrating the genre of Hip-Hop cinema.

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