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Last Night In NYC: Netflix Hosts Intimate Dinner With The Cast & Crew of Marvel’s Luke Cage

Last Night in the heart of Harlem at Ginny’s Supper Club located in the Red Rooster, Netflix hosted an intimate dinner featuring the cast and crew of their upcoming Netflix series Luke Cage.

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New York press and tastemakers filled the room, mixed and mingle with the cast while enjoying complimentary glasses of wine. Notable guests included Touré, Bevy Smith, Shannon Lanier (Arise360) , Chuck Creekmur (AllhipHop.com), Blogxilla and Brittany Lewis (Global Grind), Danielle Young (The Root), Gia Peppers,Alvin Blanco (Hip-Hop Wired) ,Hip-Hop Gamer (Hot 97) , Shamika Sanders (Hello Beautiful), SFPL’s own Rae Holliday, Gabriel Williams and Bernard Beanz Smalls & many more.

Cast and crew of the show in attendance included, showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker, score composers Ali Shaheed, Adrian Shaheed, Alfre Woodard, Mahershala Ali, Simone Missick and Theo Rossi.

Guests and the cast were treated to a three-course meal before the q&a with the cast moderated by Jasmine Simpkins (Hip-Hop Hollywood). To get things started Ali Shaheed and Adrian Younge spoke about the impressive hip-hop heavy score behind the show and even played an exclusive track from the show featuring Method Man.

The cast of the show then joined them to get the Q&A session started about the show. What was clear and very evident in the room was the excitement for Marvel’s first black superhero show. Among other topics touched on were as mentioned above the show’s hip-hop influenced score, the neighborhood of Harlem being its own character in the show, each of the shows characters themselves and more.

It was an amazing night and we were definitely honored to be in the building to be a part of such an important event in television. We got a chance to see the show in advance and broke down why we loved the show, and we are quite confident you will too.

For more photos from the night hit the gallery below and remember to watch Luke Cage when it premieres on Netflix September 30th, 12:01 am PT!

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PHOTOS: Oluwaseye & Johnny Nunez | Shoutout: Allied Moxy/ Chardae J

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By Bernard Smalls (@PhotosByBeanz)

Photographer, Entertainment Editor for Stuff Fly People Like, Tech/Video Games Writer for Hip-Hop Wired and Men's Lifestyle & Pop Culture Writer iOne Digital.

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