Slim Shady has turned his focus to making a new rap battle film appropriately named "Bodied."
In a recent promo video for 50 Cent's new show, "50 Central" on BET Network, he snapped on his writing staff for giving him bad suggestions.
A new documentary, "Step", is coming soon that showcases the life of three Baltimore high school seniors.
While Detroit grew geographically to accommodate newcomers, most blacks were confined to four districts in the city until about 1960. Venturing into other neighborhoods came at a considerable risk.
Joseline Hernandez recently opened up about her past drug use, and motherhood…
Actor Wesley Snipes has a new book out, and writing it was much harder than the actor thought…
Shontavia Johnson Professor of Intellectual Property Law, at Drake University breaks down social media behavior and how it translates to the courts
Rapper Rick Ross hopes to discover a new crop of emcees with his new show "Signed." Rapper Rick Ross hopes to discover a new crop of emcees with his new show "Signed."
Will Smith new movie "Bright" may be about aliens, but the movie makes a statement about racism too.
Megaupload.com founder Kim Dotcom may be in international legal trouble, but that hasn't stopped the Internet legend from balling out. You would never be able to recognize that the 42-year-old Internet entrepreneur was "broke” in his new video "Good Life.”
While the debate about race in Hollywood is raging thanks to the Oscars whiteness again this year, two unlikely collaborators are doing something about it. In what seems to be an unlikely pairing, veteran actor/director Blair Underwood is teaming with hard-core rock band Megadeth to push the limits of film, using virtual reality...
The Oscar’s snub of "Straight Outta Compton” about rap group N.W.A and the failure to nominate rapper Will Smith for his role in “Concussion” has once again brought up the question of racism in Hollywood. The Academy went three for three by completely ignoring the year’s biggest song, “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth.
Take two of America's most popular actor/writer/producers, one a stadium-packing comedian, the other a global rap phenomenon, team them up for a rapid-fire cop comedy and what do you get? When "Ride Along" costs $20 million to make and earns $140 million, you get a sequel.
Kendrick Lamar gave the TV sitcom "Black-Ish" a huge co-sign this week...
Baby names inspired by characters on the Fox drama about a New York hip-hop mogul and his family are growing in popularity, according to babycenter.com, an online parenting resource.
"Dirty Grandpa" centers around a guy named Jason Kelly (Efron) who is about to get married. Right before his wedding. Jason gets tricked into going on a road trip with his obscene, Army veteran grandfather Dick, who just buried his wife. Although she's not in the film, rapper/actress Queen Latifah will surely benefit from the marketing of "Dirty Grandpa," although she might be less than flattered.
Each week, Hip-Hop music is represented to the fullest on television, thanks to Scott Kearny, aka DJ SKEE, and his ...
A music theory professor at Indiana University is exploring the complexities of Hip-Hop culture through the Jacob School of Music. It is the first time a film series of this sort has been presented at IU Cinema, the campus’ movie theater.
Empire: is back and riding high on the ratings charts. The second season of the hip-hop music-driven Lyon family saga averaged 16 million viewers when it premiered at 9 p.m. Wednesday.
The brains running the business for "Empire" are taking the brand in a new direction this fall. Into Sak's Fifth Avenue.
The year 2015 will go down in the books as the year Gangsta Rap had it's revenge on the silver screen.
The next series being offered by Netflix will be "Narcos." Here are five things you need to know when deciding if you want to watch the series.
Snoop Dogg says there's no "Straight Outta Compton" sequel in the works. Check out his response on the red carpet during the 2015 BMI Awards in Los Angeles last weekend.
Game is from Compton.
Xzibit discusses Gangsta rap and how he's lucky to make a career out of his lifestyle...thanks to N.W.A!
DJ Quik breaks down exactly what made N.W.A. resonate with so many people...
Daniel Radcliffe and his girlfriend recite some Eminem at a pub in the U.K...
T.I. is one of the few rappers who has managed to transition from a career in music, to the big screen, with success. Take a look at this interview where he explains the difference between both industries!
Listen to Dr. Dre discuss the upcoming movie “Straight Outta Compton,” which centers around the group and the making of their landmark 1988 album of the same title. According to Dre, if it were not for the experience Ice Cube has as a filmmaker, the movie about the group would never have seen the light of day.
Pharrell Williams and Forest Whitaker have invested their money in "Dope" and judging by the buzz, they are going to come up.
Did you know that African-American's were HEAVILY involved in the film biz BEFORE those stankin' Jim Crow laws?
The fallout over the Oscar's snub of "Selma" continues. The USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is launching a new report card to grade companies in Hollywood for diversity.