Hollywood

Oct 19, 2018

Art Is Imitating Life For “Empire” Star Rekkhan

Rapper Rekkhan has gained fame as an actor on the hit TV show Empire, but he has a buzzing rap career in real-life.

Oct 11, 2018

Tyler Perry Shows Students How To Make A Career With Content

Tyler Perry is goimg to give students the game, and celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Oct 1, 2018

This Is How To Break Your Addiction To Donald Trump

Here is some tips to keep you from short circuiting thanks to all this Trump nonsense.

Aug 20, 2018

A Public Relations Degree Takes Howard Alum To Hollywood

Landrie Hatcher is putting his Public Relations degree to work for him in Hollywood.

May 21, 2018

The Concept Of Entertainment: What Role Does It Play In Your Life?

Most people look at the concept of being entertained as something we do in our spare time. But there's more to it than that according to a new study.

Mar 26, 2018

Why Public Enemy’s Song About TV Addiction Is More Relevant Today Than Ever

Public Enemy's classic 1988 song "Channel Zero" has more meaning today than when it first came out.

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Mar 16, 2018

“Atlanta” Season 2, Episode 3: The Songs You Need To Know

Donald Glover curates some of the best Hip-Hop during each episode of his hit series, "Atlanta." Check out this week's dopest tracks!

This Is Why “Black Panther” Will Inspire More Women In STEM Fields

A business professor from the University of Maryland explains how "Black Panther" is inspiring young African American girls.

Black Panther Roars. Are We Listening?

Marvel’s had big hits before. But this feels like something different.

Meet The Swedish Producer Who Went To Africa To Score “Black Panther” Movie

Director Ryan Coogler tapped his go-to composer Ludwig Göransson to come up With "Black Panther" music.

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.

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Oct 26, 2017

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

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

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.

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.

Aug 5, 2017

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.

Aug 5, 2017

Joseline Hernandez Speaks On Motherhood, and Drug Use

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

Jul 30, 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…

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

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.