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Dec 5, 2017

LeBron James’ I Promise School Chronicled in New Docu-Series

LeBron James new school in Akron Ohio will be the subject of a docu-series.

Oct 26, 2017

Harvey Weinstein Bullied Everyone – Except Hip-Hop Mogul Damon Dash

Damon Dash breaks down his interactions with the infamous Harvey Weinstein.

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Sep 26, 2017

This Love & Hip Hop Star Just Earned A Business Degree

A cast member of Love & Hip Hop" who was frequently embroiled in beef, is off the show and pursuing her education.

Sep 14, 2017

Mike Epps Explains How Being An “Unsuccessful Thug” Helped His Career

Comedian Mike Epps explains how he almost made the wrong career choice, and what led him to become famous.

Aug 16, 2017

Eminem Explores The Brutal World Of Battling Rapping With “Bodied”

Slim Shady has turned his focus to making a new rap battle film appropriately named "Bodied."

Aug 13, 2017

50 Cent Barks At Writing Staff On New Show: “Y’all Have To Do Better Than This!”

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.

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Aug 11, 2017

New Documentary ‘Step’ Chronicles The Lives Of Three Baltimore High School Seniors

A new documentary, "Step", is coming soon that showcases the life of three Baltimore high school seniors.

Why Detroit Exploded In The Summer Of 1967

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 Speaks On Motherhood, and Drug Use

Joseline Hernandez recently opened up about her past drug use, and motherhood…

Aug 5, 2017

Wesley Snipes New Book Is An Urban, Supernatural, Thriller

Actor Wesley Snipes has a new book out, and writing it was much harder than the actor thought…

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Jul 29, 2017

How Public Feuds On Social Media And Reality TV Play Out In Court

Shontavia Johnson Professor of Intellectual Property Law, at Drake University breaks down social media behavior and how it translates to the courts

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Jul 24, 2017

Better Be Hungry If You Want Rick Ross To Notice You

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."

Jul 22, 2017

Will Smith Enjoyed Being A Racist In His New Movie “Bright”

Will Smith new movie "Bright" may be about aliens, but the movie makes a statement about racism too.

Jan 27, 2016

Internet Legend Kim Dotcom Shows Off Rapping Ability And His New Money

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.”

Jan 22, 2016

Screw Race, Hollywood and The Real World. Megadeth And Blair Underwood Unite In Virtual Reality

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...

Jan 19, 2016

The Oscars Really Gave The Middle Fingers To Hip-Hop This Year Too

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.

Jan 14, 2016

Take A Ride With Kevin Hart and Ice Cube

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.

Jan 13, 2016

Kendrick Lamar: “Black-Ish” Is “Alright” With Him

Kendrick Lamar gave the TV sitcom "Black-Ish" a huge co-sign this week...

Dec 7, 2015

A REAL Lucious Lyon is Coming: Baby Names Inspired By “Empire” Are Skyrocketing

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.

Nov 20, 2015

Robert De Niro Gets “Shitty” With Queen Latifah In College Spoof “Dirty Grandpa”

"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.

Nov 19, 2015

DJ SKEE + Los Angeles Film School Students = A Dope Season 2 Of SKEE TV

Each week, Hip-Hop music is represented to the fullest on television, thanks to Scott Kearny, aka DJ SKEE, and his ...

Oct 8, 2015

Indiana U Professor Of Music Takes The Mystery Out Of Hip-Hop With Film Series

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.

Sep 25, 2015

The Numbers Are In and “Empire” Is Crushing Everything In Sight

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.

Sep 14, 2015

“Empire” Switches Up The Fashion For Season 2. Here’s Where You Can Cop the Look

The brains running the business for "Empire" are taking the brand in a new direction this fall. Into Sak's Fifth Avenue.

Sep 3, 2015

Ice-T and Ice Cube Never Wanted To Go Hollywood…Now Their Movies Are Being Honored

The year 2015 will go down in the books as the year Gangsta Rap had it's revenge on the silver screen.

Sep 1, 2015

Netflix Hopes New Series ‘Narcos’ Is Addictive; Five Things To Know

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.

Sep 1, 2015

Sorry…Snoop Dogg Says No Dogg Pound Sequel For “Straight Outta Compton”

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.

Aug 14, 2015

Xzibit Identified With N.W.A. Because He Was In The Streets

Xzibit discusses Gangsta rap and how he's lucky to make a career out of his lifestyle...thanks to N.W.A!

Aug 14, 2015

DJ Quik Explains How N.W.A. Impacted The City of Compton

DJ Quik breaks down exactly what made N.W.A. resonate with so many people...

Jul 21, 2015

Daniel Radcliffe Singing Real Slim Shady

Daniel Radcliffe and his girlfriend recite some Eminem at a pub in the U.K...

Jul 17, 2015

T.I. Breaks Down The Difference Between The Film and Music Businesses

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!

Jul 5, 2015

Listen: Dr. Dre Explains How Ice Cube’s Experience With Hollywood Led To The “N.W.A.” Movie

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.

Jun 4, 2015

Pharell Exports “Dope” and Hip-Hop Culture To Cannes, France

Pharrell Williams and Forest Whitaker have invested their money in "Dope" and judging by the buzz, they are going to come up.

Feb 9, 2015

African-American Film Pioneers, Racism And The True Origins Of The Movie Business

Did you know that African-American's were HEAVILY involved in the film biz BEFORE those stankin' Jim Crow laws?

Jan 21, 2015

Who Will Pass? USC Project Will Give Hollywood Companies A Report Card For Diversity

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.