Will Smith and Queen Latifah Join Forces to Produce Hip Hop ‘Romeo and Juliet’ for Netflix

Will Smith and Queen Latifah are reportedly teaming up to produce a Hip Hop Romeo and Juliet for Netflix. The Hollywood Reporter says the movie is described as a twist to the William Shakespeare classic set against “the urban rhythms of New York.” The story follows “a young waitress from the streets of Brooklyn and […]

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Exclusive: The Cast of Netflix’s ‘See You Yesterday’ Break Down How They Intertwined Black Culture Into a Sci-Fi Flick

Spike Lee has another joint for us, and this one takes us into the world of sci-fi with a cast of strong Black leads and a setting that takes place in the heart of Brooklyn. Starting today, we urge you all to expand your minds, explore the impossible and get into Netflix’s newest time traveling […]

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50 Cent Goes Off On Lord Jamar From Brand Nubian

The one thing I think we can all agree on when it comes down to 50 Cent is that he will come for you even if you didn’t send for him. The latest person to fall victim to 50 Cent is Brand Nubian member Lord Jamar. In an interview with RapMatic, Lord Jamar dissed Eminem […]

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Michelle Obama Will Be the Key Note Speaker at This Year’s Essence Festival

From becoming best selling author, for her memoir Becoming to going on a  worldwide book tour, Michelle Obama has been very busy since leaving the White House. Now our Forever First Lady will be dropping gems as the keynote speaker for the 25th Essence Festival. In a statement Essence Communications CEO Michelle Ebanks said: “We […]

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The ‘Shaft’ Soundtrack to be Re-released as a Deluxe Issue

Craft Recordings has announced a new deluxe reissue of Isaac Hayes’ Grammy Award-winning album Shaft. Set for a June 14th street date and limited to 5,000 copies worldwide, the two-CD collection will offer the newly remastered, classic soundtrack—originally released in 1971—plus all of the original music from the film, which did not appear on the […]

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