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Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:06 AM
:rolleyes:

Rocketta
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:15 AM
why the eyes?

I haven't seen it yet....not last season either. :tears:

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:17 AM
Well it's on right now...maybe I'm judging...but when is BET gonna step it up? They need to take it Morehouse and Spelman to show smart intelligent college students...:D

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:19 AM
One chick wants to be a video chick and she is in college...Thats why I love and respect spelman women...:D

Rocketta
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:37 AM
Well it's on right now...maybe I'm judging...but when is BET gonna step it up? They need to take it Morehouse and Spelman to show smart intelligent college students...:D
:tape:

Where are they taping anyway?

:lol: about the girl who wants to be a video chick.....*shakes head*

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:44 AM
Langston University in PA...The ebonics is killing me...the person who did the sound was terrible because all you hear is ebonics echo...:tape:

Knizzle
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:45 AM
The ebonics is killing me...
:lol: Must be rubbing off on you too.

Rocketta
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:53 AM
Langston University in PA...The ebonics is killing me...the person who did the sound was terrible because all you hear is ebonics echo...:tape:
:haha:

Ok, true story!

I went to North Carolina State University as y'all all probably know. Go Wolfpack! Anyway, that's in Raleigh, NC. I was at one of the private bookstores selling my books back and I was behind these two girls who went to school at Shaw University, also in Raleigh. Omg, they were talking about one of their professors and they were saying things like, "He be doing this" and "He be doing that", and "I be this a way"......Oh I was so embarrassed. I wanted to run from the place cause I know they all thought we went to the same school. :tape: I was never so annoyed at ebonics in my life....I'm much more tolerant of it now....as I think I have a better perspective on how and why it is but back then...........................:o :o :o :o :o

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:55 AM
:haha:

Ok, true story!

I went to North Carolina State University as y'all all probably know. Go Wolfpack! Anyway, that's in Raleigh, NC. I was at one of the private bookstores selling my books back and I was behind these two girls who went to school at Shaw University, also in Raleigh. Omg, they were talking about one of their professors and they were saying things like, "He be doing this" and "He be doing that", and "I be this a way"......Oh I was so embarrassed. I wanted to run from the place cause I know they all thought we went to the same school. :tape: I was never so annoyed at ebonics in my life....I'm much more tolerant of it now....as I think I have a better perspective on how and why it is but back then...........................:o :o :o :o :o
:haha: :haha: I went to school in Atlanta and Morris Brown is a stone's throw away...:tape:

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 02:09 AM
It's like a bad accident...I cant look away...:tape:

harloo
Feb 4th, 2005, 02:36 AM
Where did they find these people? They are ghetto as hell, it should be a good watch though because you don't need to be intelligent at all to be on reality tv.:lol:

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 03:32 AM
Well, better Spelman and Morehouse or even Clark Atlanta, Howard or Hampton...This is just crazy...I am a big supporter of black colleges but some really should close...sorry...:mad:

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 03:34 AM
And did you see the single mother at the club dancing on the floor and make one ass cheeck jump? Shameful...:o People, I went to a black college and that is not what we are about...I love Morehouse and thank god that I got the real experience...:D

Rocketta
Feb 4th, 2005, 03:35 AM
And did you see the single mother at the club dancing on the floor and make one ass cheeck jump? Shameful...:o People, I went to a black college and that is not what we are about...I love Morehouse and thank god that I got the real experience...:D
Well I didn't go to a predominately black college! :D


....................but I know a lot of people who did. ;)

Black Mamba.
Feb 4th, 2005, 04:34 AM
I watched some of last season and the first two episodes of this season and everytime I watch I get mad because these people perpetuate the negative stereotypes of African Americans. Such as we're all loud, mean, impatient, ignorant and violent. My friend goes to an HBCU and I was going to go to Morehouse and I know all HBCU's aren't trashy and bootleg like this. Sometimes I watch this show and shake my head in disgust because I go to a predominantly white school and some of the people there assume that college hill is an accurate representation of how Black folks are.

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:46 PM
Tracey and Baby Face Edmonds should be ashamed of themselves...:mad:

Hot 92 Jamz
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:51 PM
Langston University in PA...The ebonics is killing me...the person who did the sound was terrible because all you hear is ebonics echo...:tape:

Langston University is actually in Oklahoma. Here is a press release from Edmonds Entertainment:

BET Goes Back to Class With the Return of College Hill, Television's First-Ever Black Dramatic Reality Series
Tuesday January 25, 10:20 pm ET
Sophomore Season of Series Depicting Black College Life with Eight Co-eds at Oklahoma's Langston University Premieres January 27


WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- BET goes back to class with a sophomore season of COLLEGE HILL, launching its 13-week run on the network in the "Wild, Wild West" of the Oklahoma plains at Langston University. COLLEGE HILL bows with a special one-hour series premiere on Thursday, January 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. It's a new cast of eight, but with the same saucy, volatile mix of eclectic personalities and on-and off-campus hi jinx that marked its break-out debut last season. COLLEGE HILL's January 2004 debut earned the distinction as BET's highest-rated series premiere in the network's 25-year history with a 1.4 audience rating (1.4 million viewers). On the new 2005 season of COLLEGE HILL, the network's cameras are there 24/7 to catch all of the action from classroom to chaos.
This time around, BET and Edmonds Entertainment flipped the script with an off-campus housing arrangement -- the cast mates share a luxurious Western-themed ranch in the middle of nowhere, and whenever they get together sparks fly. Last year's popularity inspired producers to take a new approach that would keep the show fresh, and the new rural, off-campus setting will surely lend this season its own unique flavor. From "baby mama drama" and streaking naked through the house, to steamy Jacuzzi scenes and late-night antics that occur behind closed doors, COLLEGE HILL is a no-holds barred, uncensored look at the experiences, triumphs and growing pains of eight college co-eds.

"We are very proud of having the only Black reality show on TV. This year, we show all aspects of the students' lives: the classroom struggles and triumphs as well as party times," said Stephen Hill, BET Senior Vice President of Music Programming and Talent. "The first night they were together was enough for three or four episodes. The personalities in this show are hilarious, touching, motivating ... and just down right ornery. Housing the students off campus gave us a lot of flexibility, and allowed the students a lot of leeway in their, um, activities."

Edmonds Entertainment Group, famed producers of the multiple award-winning drama television series SOUL FOOD, partnered again with BET to produce the second season of the COLLEGE HILL. Tracey Edmonds, President and CEO of Edmonds Entertainment and executive producer for COLLEGE HILL, says that viewers can look forward to an intriguing new season.

"We are thrilled to return with our second season of COLLEGE HILL and I hope viewers will find this installment to be even more provocative and compelling than our debut season," says Edmonds. "We assembled an amazingly eclectic cast who truly delivered raw, uncensored behavior which made nearly every chapter that unfolded intriguing and often shocking. We also believe that there is something for everyone this season on COLLEGE HILL with alums reminiscing about those carefree, formative years; current students relating to the struggles and triumphs; and prospective students eagerly anticipating the independence and fun that comes along with college life."

BET is supporting the show premiere with a substantial multi-media advertising and marketing campaign. The strategy includes heavy rotation of promotional spots on BET; television spots on the UPN network; radio ads in 30 major markets; a poster campaign and ads in the campus newspapers of several historically Black colleges and universities; and ads in bus shelters in seven markets.

The COLLEGE HILL cast members aren't household names -- just yet. But by the time the series concludes, each will have left indelible marks on the show, and maybe on each other. Comprising the cast will be (listed only by first names; hometown in parenthesis):

Brittani (Oklahoma City); Sophomore - Radiology Major
Profile: The Flirt. Brittani is full of life, cheerful, animated, and
"bi-polar." Brittani and cast mate Israel recently broke up and she
claims she no longer has any feelings for him. As a matter of fact, she
would be perfectly fine if he fell off the face of the earth and doesn't
mind saying so ... often.

Nafiys (Newark, New Jersey): Junior - Elementary Education Major
Profile: The Baller. Nafiys has a "big city" mentality and the
adjustment to the quiet pace of Langston, Oklahoma has taken some getting
used to. At 6' 8", he is a star player on the Langston basketball team
and quite popular with the ladies. The strong and silent type, Nafiys
typically sits back and watches his roommates in amusement.

Stacey (Bakersfield, CA): Freshman - Special Education Major
Profile: The Rumpshaka. Stacey claims to be an aspiring "video chick,"
and will proudly shake her stuff upon request. She is considered the
party girl of the group and is known to "keep it real" at all costs and
on all levels.

Coti (Oklahoma City): Sophomore - Biology
Profile: The Cheerleader. Coti is a former champion football player but
is now on scholarship as a member of the cheerleading squad. Coti
appears to be the peacemaker of the group and is constantly reminding
everyone of two key facts: his GPA is higher than everyone else's and
that he is a man's man!

Peaches (Lawton, OK); Senior - Biology and Chemistry double Major
Profile: The Baby's Mama. Peaches is a single mother and often brings
her two-year-old daughter with her to classes. Her mission is to become
a doctor and provide a wonderful life for her daughter. She'll do
whatever it takes, including utilizing her "assets" to pay her way
through school.

Israel (Pawnee, OK); Sophomore - Business Management
Profile: The Pretty Boy. Israel is a legacy - both his father and
grandfather graduated from Langston. He is labeled a "player" because of
his good looks and because he's on the football team. Israel and cast
mate Brittani recently broke up and Israel claims to have "moved on."
Yet, he and Brittani can never seem to hold a normal conversation without
bickering.

Jon (San Jose, CA); Junior - Information Science and Biology double Major
Profile: The Freak. Described by some of his cast mates as a
know-it-all, buck wild pest who tries too hard to get attention and to
score with women, Jon finds fault in anyone who isn't as open-minded as
he is -- which is just about everyone.

Tanisha (Omaha, NE); Senior - Music Education
Profile: The Good Girl. Tanisha's aspiration in life is to become a
minister of the gospel and lead souls to Christ. Her most prized
possession is her relationship with the Lord and her ideal mate is a real
man of God because the word "boyfriend" is not in the Bible.

Edmonds says that the experience of filming a reality show at a historically Black college has given her -- and BET viewers who did not attend an HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) -- an opportunity to vicariously experience Black college life. Edmonds Entertainment and BET sought diversity in tabbing the eight cast members, selecting the final cast from over 1,000 applicants of the school's 3,500 student body members. The show's producers think the mix is just right and are banking on this diversity of personalities to keep the show and its plot intriguing from week to week.

"We have eight really dynamic, colorful, interesting, uninhibited, articulate students in our cast," says Edmonds. "A lot of the students that attend HBCUs are first generation college students and have pulled through a lot of struggles to get a college degree. I'm really touched with the honesty of the students. They're less guarded ... they're honest about their experiences, about things they're dealing with in their lives. This season will definitely be different - to see African-American students living in a rural environment is an experience and a vision in itself. "

Cam'ron Giles
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:55 PM
Langston University is actually in Oklahoma.
OK, I think I was thinking of Lincoln in PA...:o

Hot 92 Jamz
Feb 4th, 2005, 01:56 PM
The ebonics is killing me...the person who did the sound was terrible because all you hear is ebonics echo...:tape:

Generally speaking, I find this comment confusing because if it was the other extreme, where the featured "College Hill" students were all articulate then some people would say they were “too white” and they would complain that the show wasn’t entertaining.

To me, that was the reality of “Making The Band”. Most people knew it was “ghetto” but they loved every minute of it AND wanted them to act as “ghetto” as possible.

I guess it's simply a no-win situation.