HipHopWired Featured Video

Over the years, mainstream media and pop culture created a stigma that looks down upon being intelligent. In today’s society “being cool” is actually the opposite of being intelligent, and essentially certain entertainers “dumb down” their intelligence for ratings and record sales.

Dumb It Down exposes the entertainment industry for forcing prominent African-American celebrities to tone down their intelligence in order to maintain relevance.

You can view the full documentary now on MadameNoireTV (MNTV).

MadameNoire TV is the perfect on-the-go entertainment for women of color, offering unlimited access to exclusive content, controversial documentaries, original films and much more, instantly! Priced at $3.99/month with no ads,start your free trial today.

Join us on Twitter to discuss “dumbing it down” on Wednesday, June 24 at 1pm ET. Use the hashtag #dumbitdown