Category: Entertainment

Remembering A Classic "A Motown Christmas" 1

Remembering A Classic “A Motown Christmas”

Wow! I remember those Christmas mornings of waking up seeing presents under the Christmas tree, inhaling aromas of breakfast, pecan pies, mac & cheese and unconsciously singing along to the Motown Christmas soundtrack. My Mother’s favorite song is “Silent Night” by the Tempations. This soundtrack undeniably has so many good songs on it. I must admit, […]

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Michelle Obama and Oprah Talk Criticism 3

Michelle Obama and Oprah Talk Criticism

You can watch a clip from the interview below and on the OWN YouTube channel.

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Hip Hop Evolution on Netflix 4

Hip Hop Evolution on Netflix

This article will be short and mostly to the point. I am currently watching Hip Hop Evolution on Netflix, yes Im what the youngins call an “Old Head” lol. I am writing this article for all young people, especially aspiring hip hop artists. If you guess are interested in learning about the history of hip […]

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Soundtrack Sunday “Friday” 5

Soundtrack Sunday “Friday”

Friday is the soundtrack album for the 1995 comedy film, Friday. It was released on April 11, 1995, on CD and cassette through Priority Records and consisted of hip hop and R&B music. Soundtrack List Please leave your comments on your thoughts about this soundtrack Friday Ice Cube Ice Cube 3:51 2 Keep Their Heads […]

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Bounce TV’s "Brown Sugar" Streaming Service 6

Bounce TV’s “Brown Sugar” Streaming Service

Bounce TV is taking it back to the old school. Bounce TV’s new subscription-based streaming service for 1970s Blaxploitation films. Described as “Netflix, only Blacker” by spokeswoman Pam Grier, Brown Sugar is home to hundreds of unedited and commercial-free cult classics, such as Foxy Brown, Uptown Saturday Night, Shaft, The Original Gangstas, Super Fly, Cooley High, […]

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Dave Chappelle Inks Deal With Netflix 7

Dave Chappelle Inks Deal With Netflix

  Dave Chappelle’s new deal with streaming giant Netflix to stream three of his comedy specials is reportedly worth $60 million. The three specials include two from his personal archives, while the third will include material from his most recent tour. The deal marks his first comedy specials in 12 years. “Dave was offered $20 million a […]

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Omarosa says friends turned backs on her for supporting Trump 8

Omarosa says friends turned backs on her for supporting Trump

  Omarosa Manigault, who was called to be the director of Donald Trump’s African-American outreach, says that her black friends abandoned her because of her support for Trump. “I was called every single racial slur in the book that you could direct towards an African-American by African-Americans,” the tearful Omarosa told ABC News’ “20/20.” She went […]

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What We Can Learn From Allen Iverson's HOF Speech 9

What We Can Learn From Allen Iverson’s HOF Speech

  As I sat on my couch, watching Allen Iverson’s Hall of Fame speech. I honestly felt his emotions and sincerity in his HOF speech. Of course no one is perfect, but there are a lot of positives that can come out off Allen Iverson’s journey that we all can learn from. Here are some […]

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Soundtrack Sunday “The Wood” 10

Soundtrack Sunday “The Wood”

The Wood is a 1999 coming of age film, written by Rick Famuyiwa and Todd Boyd. Famuyiwa also directed the film, which stars Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones, and Taye Diggs. Soundtrack List Please leave your comments on your thoughts about this soundtrack 1. “Neck ov da Woods” (Mystikal & OutKast) Earthtone III 4:06 2. […]

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Soundtrack Sunday "Love & Basketball" 11

Soundtrack Sunday “Love & Basketball”

Love & Basketball is the original soundtrack to the 2000 film, Love & Basketball. It was released on April 18, 2000 through Overbrook Records and Interscope Records, and mostly consisted of contemporary R&B, with some hip hop. Soundtrack List Please leave your comments on your thoughts about this soundtrack “I’ll Go” — Donell Jones – […]

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Floyd Mayweather "All Lives Matter" 12

Floyd Mayweather “All Lives Matter”

Pretty boy Floyd is up to his antics again. Speaking for the first time, Mayweather  finally expressed is opinion on racial tensions in america. “I’m here to say all lives matter. A lot of times we get stuck, and we are followers. You hear one person say, ‘Black lives matter’ or ‘blue lives matter’… all […]

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Martin’ Star Tommy Ford Has Passed at 52 13

Martin’ Star Tommy Ford Has Passed at 52

Thomas Mikal Ford, best known for his role as “Tommy” in the hit 90s sitcom Martin has died. He was 52. TMZ first reported Ford’s passing Wednesday afternoon. A public relations firm purportedly representing Ford confirmed the news on Twitter: This evening at 4:50PM surrounded by family and close friends @BigTommyFord transitioned from this life to life eternal. #tommyford #RIP — […]

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"Luke Cage" Star Mike Colter Denounces Criticism Over Marriage To A White Woman 14

“Luke Cage” Star Mike Colter Denounces Criticism Over Marriage To A White Woman

(Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) Mike Colter, the star of “Luke Cage” is fighting back criticism of his 16 year marriage to a white woman.  Colter stands by his interracial marriage to his wife Iva. Here is what he stated. “I love my [African-American] sisters. People always go, ‘Man that’s his type.’ If somebody caught a sista […]

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Gabrielle Union Files Lawsuit Against BET 15

Gabrielle Union Files Lawsuit Against BET

  The beautiful and talented “Being Mary Jane” star is suing the BET network. Union is filing a lawsuit against BET due to breach of a contractual agreement. Union states that BET is adding more episodes into one season with lesser pay. Via The Hollywood Reporter. Union’s lawsuit states that she’s currently signed on to do no more than […]

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Luke Cage Pays Tribute To Trayvon Martin With Signature Hoodie 16

Luke Cage Pays Tribute To Trayvon Martin With Signature Hoodie

Luke Cage is currently all the rage on Netflix these days. Hopefully there will be another season soon to come. Let’s commend Marvel, they have finally created the first black superhero, it’s been a long time coming. Actor Mark Colter who stars as Luke Cage expressed that the character’s original hoodie was a designer yellow […]

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Roxanne Shante Biopic set for 2017 17

Roxanne Shante Biopic set for 2017

I remember it like it was yesterday. The Juice Crew from Queens VS Boogie Down Productions from the South Bronx. One of hip hop’s infamous battles. Unleashed from the Juice Crew was this 14 year old fierce female MC by the name Roxanne Shante. Shante came out of the rap scene like a shooting star with […]

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Soundtrack Sunday “Poetic Justice" 18

Soundtrack Sunday “Poetic Justice”

Poetic Justice is a 1993 American romantic drama film starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur with Regina Kingand Joe Torry. It was written and directed by John Singleton. Soundtrack List Please leave your comments on your thoughts about this soundtrack The film was scored by musician Stanley Clarke. “Get It Up” – 4:25 (TLC) “Indo […]

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Common Praises Kaepernick, Trump Not Prepared To Be President 19

Common Praises Kaepernick, Trump Not Prepared To Be President

Common visited the view to discuss the Kaepernick controversy and the national political debate.While discussing Kaepernick, Common referred the San Francisco 49ers Quarterback to the Great Muhammad Ali. “I truly relate to what Colin Kaepernick is doing,” Common said. “He’s standing up for justice. He sees things going wrong in our country. I think we […]

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Soundtrack Sunday “New Jack City ” 20

Soundtrack Sunday “New Jack City ”

            New Jack City is the original soundtrack to the 1991 film New Jack City released by Giant Records through Reprise Records and distributed by Warner Bros. Records. Soundtrack List Please leave your comments on your thoughts about this soundtrack “New Jack Hustler (Nino’s Theme)” (Ice-T) 4:44 “I’m Dreamin’” (Christopher […]

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Rest In Peace Actor Bill Nunn, Passed at 63 21

Rest In Peace Actor Bill Nunn, Passed at 63

Acor Bill Nunn has passed away at the of 63. Nunn’s well known role was “Radio Raheem” in Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing”. Nunn acting debut was Spike Lee’s “School Daze”. His credits consist of Mo Better Blues, He Got Game, New Jack City, Spiderman Trilogy, Sister Act etc. Nunn passed away in his […]

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Emmys Mistakes Terrence Howard For Cuba Gooding Jr. 22

Emmys Mistakes Terrence Howard For Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba Gooding Jr. (left) and Terrence Howard (right) attend the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photos: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) Here we go again, that old cliche. All black people look alike right. Wow! The Emmys Twitter account screwed this one up. Right picture, wrong name. The Emmys Twitter account posted a picture of Terrence […]

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Soundtrack Sunday “Do the Right Thing” 23

Soundtrack Sunday “Do the Right Thing”

Soundtrack List Please leave your comments on your thoughts about this soundtrack 1. “Fight the Power” Public Enemy Hank Shocklee, Carl Ryder, Eric Sadler 5:23 2. “My Fantasy” Teddy Riley, Guy Teddy Riley, Gene Griffin 4:57 3. “Party Hearty” E.U. Kent Wood, JuJu House 4:43 4. “Can’t Stand It” Steel Pulse David R. Hinds, Sidney […]

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Ed Gordon Premiers New Show On the Bounce Network 24

Ed Gordon Premiers New Show On the Bounce Network

We are very happy to see Ed Gordon back on prime time television again. I loved his commentary on Bet Tonight with Ed Gordon, which aired from 2001 – 2002. Gordon will be premiering a news magazine show on Bounce TV. The first episode aired on Sept. 13. Gordon explained that the original series will cover investigative pieces, […]

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8 Funniest Black Standup Comedians 25

8 Funniest Black Standup Comedians

In no particular order Redd Foxx Known for stardom on “Sanford and Son”, Redd Foxx on stage act was very raunchy and over the top even way back in the 1950s and 1960s. Foxx performed on a lot of records. Loved him in the movie “Harlem Nights”. Robbin Harris Robbin Harris HBO special “One Night […]

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