The Oscars Decoded: The Black Winners Who Often Get Overlooked

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THREE 6 MAFIA

After nearly a 19-year gap, rappers/producers Juicy J and DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia, along with Frayser Boy, added on to the collection of African American artists to win an Oscar in the music category. Their 2005 crossover hit, β€œIt’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp,” which was featured on the independent film, Hustle & Flow, gave them the distinction of being the first hip-hop artists to earn an Oscar.

THREE 6 MAFIA

After nearly a 19-year gap, rappers/producers Juicy J and DJ Paul of Three…

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