Algee Smith stole our hearts as we watched him dance and sing as Ralph Tresvant in “The New Edition Story.” He’s currently in the movie “The Hate U Give,” where his character murdered by the police as his best friend watches from inside the car. Smith spoke about injustices many Black people face and even talked about his own experiences.
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He mentioned that he’s been harassed as well as racially profiled in his life. The purpose of this film is to show others what it’s like and make them view it from a different perspective. While working on this movie he’s also been making new music.
Smith believes his fans come from all generations. His focus is to do music as well as act and see’s himself as the modern day Will Smith. He would love to work on a new “I Robot” or “I Am Legend” movie. Smith feels so blessed to have all these opportunities and looks forward to what comes next for his career.
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Twitter Watched The New Edition Movie Together Like One Big Family
1. Black Boy Joy.
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The kids who played younger New Edition were AMAZING. What are they putting in the water? Those acting chops at like 13? Man!— Mark JP Hood (@MarkJPHood) January 25, 2017
2. Even NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg had to give credit where it’s due.Source: 2 of 8
3. Contract: a.k.a. $500 and a Betamax, to be exact.Source: 3 of 8
4. Grown folks music.
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Old heads getting ready for the New Edition movie tonight like pic.twitter.com/sxG9s0FZl5— Smeezy Tarantino (@Smeezy_904) January 25, 2017
5. Bobby wasn’t here for it.Source: 5 of 8
6. Our sentiments exactly.Source: 6 of 8
7. Single Black moms have always played their role, times two.
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Not one father in sight. Just strong Black mothers and Brooke Payne believing in New Edition's dream. Incredible. #NewEditionBET— NUFF (@nuffsaidny) January 25, 2017
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