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Black Thought, Snoop & Slug Buy Out Theater Screenings For Sorry To Bother You

Boots Riley’s directorial debut, Sorry To Bother You is in theaters now. Collaborators and peers from Boots’ Rap career have become major supporters of the film in different ways. Black

Warren G’s Documentary Trailer Shows How The G-Funk Era Is Forever (Video)

Nearly a year and a half ago, Warren G’s G-Funk documentary made waves at the 2017 South By Southwest Film Festival. A partnership with filmmaker Karam Gill, the movie examines

A New Film Will Show The Conspiracy & Cover Up Of Who Shot Biggie (Video)

Yesterday (May 21), The Notorious B.I.G. would have turned 46 years old. Due to violence and tragedy, that never got to happen. On March 9, 1997, 24-year-old Christopher Wallace was

The Coup’s Boots Riley’s Debut Film Looks Like It May Be 2018’s Breakout Movie (Video)

For 25 years, Boots Riley has injected satire into his social, political, and racial commentary into the music of The Coup. In a celebrated catalog, songs like “5 Million Ways

Roxanne Shanté’s Biopic Trailer Shows A True Survivor In The Rap Game (Video)

In just over one month, Roxanne, Roxanne will be available to the public via Netflix. On March 23, the film produced by Pharrell Williams and Forest Whitaker will tell the

Master P’s Documentary Tells The Real Story Of No Limit. Here’s The Trailer (Video)

In March of 1998, No Limit Records purchased the contract of Snoop Dogg from Death Row Records. It was a landmark move in a time when veteran Hip-Hop stars like

Donald Glover’s “Atlanta” Returns In March. Here Is The Latest Trailer (Video)

UPDATE #2: A second trailer to Atlanta Season 2 (aka “Robbin Season”) has been released to the public by FX. This one stars Donald Glover. The 30-second music-bedded video shows

The Trailer For “Black Panther” Previews A Revolution In Superhero Films (Video)

The first full trailer for the highly-anticipated Black Panther has been released, and miraculously all seems right in the world, if only for two minutes and change. The trailer for

Weldon Irvine Influenced Black Star, KRS-One, JAY-Z, Common & Q-Tip. His Story Is Being Told (Video)

Best-known perhaps as the songwriter of the unofficial Civil Rights anthem, “To Be Young, Gifted and Black” (popularized by Nina Simone), the late Weldon Irvine bridged the generations as a

J. Cole Is Executive Producing A Rather Unique Coming Of Age Documentary (Video)

J. Cole has written many songs about growing up in North Carolina and later moving to New York City as an adult. Cole, who was born in Germany, is gifted

The Wire Creator’s Next Series Takes A Bite Out Of The Rotten Apple (Video)

Writer/director David Simon has been praised for portraying authentic environments. With The Wire, he transported millions of living-rooms to a Baltimore, Maryland grid they may never otherwise see, let alone understand.

Teasers For The Tupac Movie Have Been Really Good. The Official Trailer Is GREAT (Video)

Tupac Shakur’s life story is coming to theaters in less than 10 weeks. The film, All Eyez On Me will chronicle the rise and fall of one of Hip-Hop’s immortal

Kurupt Is Celebrated In The Latest Episode Of Unsung. Watch A Sneak Preview (Video)

Kurupt has an extensive 25-year career. The Los Angeles, California-by way of-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MC has released six solo albums, dating back to the ’90s. An array of major and independent

Questlove & Yasiin Bey Praise Bad Brains’ H.R. In An Upcoming Documentary (Video)

Since the late 1970s, Bad Brains changed the face of Punk Rock music. The Washington, D.C. collective was an all-Black band that blended the hard sounds of early Punk with

Michel’le’s Biopic Shows Her Being Abused By Dr. Dre & Her Relationship With Suge Knight (Video)

Despite its commercial success and critical acclaim, N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton also drew criticism for some of the misogyny seen in the film, as well as that which was

Tupac’s Latest All Eyez On Me Trailer Shows A Fast Life At Full Speed (Video)

Today (September 13) marks exactly 20 years since the death of Tupac Shakur. As his theatrical biopic gears up for screenings, an expanded, second trailer to All Eyez On Me

A New Film Shows The Fight To Keep Banksy’s Graffiti Alive & Free (Video)

Guerilla street artist Banksy has become a popular culture phenomenon. His art is subversive, often socially and politically-motivated, and done without any intention of sale or personal profile. By definition,

Another Scarface Remake Is Planned For The Near Future

February 1, 2017 UPDATE: Approaching six months after Antoine Fuqua was first attached to the latest remake of the film Scarface, the director has stepped away from the project. Variety

The Extended First Look At Marvel’s Luke Cage Series Is Bulletproof (Video)

Since the announcement that Marvel would be creating a series based on its character, Luke Cage, excitement for it has only grown. The show, about the hero with impenetrable skin

A New Series About Hip-Hop’s Birth Just Got Even Realer With Nas Writing All Its Rhymes (Video)

Over the years, there have been a number of films that have shown the early days of Hip-Hop. Style Wars, Wildstyle, Beat Street, Krush Groove and others all have had

All Eyez Can Watch A Trailer To Tupac Shakur’s Biopic (Video)

After years of development, the Tupac Shakur biopic is completed. Today (June 16) would have been the music and film star’s 45th birthday. In conjunction, All Eyez On Me unveils

Nobody Beats The Biz Markie. This Documentary Trailer Shows Why (Video)

For more than 30 years, Biz Markie has been a Hip-Hop multi-threat like no other. The Long Island, New Yorker raps, DJ’s, produces, dances, acts, and sings. While the B-I-Z

QBert, DJ Premier, Jazzy Jeff Speak On Evolution & Pressures Of DJs In Doc Trailer (Video)

Films like 2001’s Scratch have covered the role of DJs in Hip-Hop music’s genesis. However, the artist who uses turntables and mixers to create, alter, and present music live spans

Chasing The Cat Makes Key & Peele Gangsta In Their First Feature Film (Video)

When word broke that Key & Peele was ending after its fifth season last year, fans were dismayed. The outrageous sketch comedy show had filled a void that had been

Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq Comedy Stars Dave Chappelle, Wesley Snipes & More. See The Trailer (Video)

Spike Lee is fast at work in his first film in more than a year. Following 2014’s Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus, the heralded Brooklyn, New York filmmaker is using

Hip-Hop Gave Syl Johnson’s Career New Life. A Film Featuring RZA Shows It (Video)

From Wu-Tang Clan, to De La Soul, to Kanye West, Syl Johnson’s music has permeated the Hip-Hop consciousness through sampling. However, many audiences—new and old—are not hip to the 79

Narcos Supplies the Raw Power & Grit of the Purest Form of Hip-Hop (Video)

Since Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five’s seminal 1982 song, “The Message,” Hip-Hop, in its purest form has been a window into worlds otherwise unseen. It was that raw and

Kevin Hart & Ice Cube Are Going For Another Ride and It’s a Wild One (Video)

After the blockbuster success of their movie Ride Along, the sequel to Kevin Hart and Ice Cube’s buddy/cop movie was fast-tracked. Ride Along 2 is set to hit theaters in

Quentin Tarantino & Sam Jackson Are Re-Teaming For The Hateful Eight (Video)

Today (August 12), filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has released the trailer for his eighth studio film, The Hateful Eight. Set in the 1800s, the Western stars leading men Samuel L. Jackson

This Extended Season 6 Trailer Is a Must Watch For Walking Dead Fans (Video)

Comic-Con 2015 is in full swing in San Diego and with it comes a host of epic announcements and trailers. Today brought an extended look at the next season of

Eminem Helps Signal The Return Of Epic Blockbuster Visuals, But Can All Enjoy? (Video)

Eminem has released a 30-second trailer for his “Phenomenal” video. Part music video, part short-film, the moment alludes to its place as the latest big budget, high concept visual from

Method Man is Releasing His First Solo Album in 9 Years This Summer (Video)

Why should Ghostface Killah and Raekwon have all the fun? After watching his Wu-brethren release solo albums over the last 12 months, Method Man is getting in on the action

In A 1-Minute Trailer, True Detective: Season 2 Gives Goosebumps (Video)

In the opening days of 2014, HBO’s “True Detective” came, and rocked worlds with its circular storytelling, gripping suspense, and commanding performances by Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson (who also

He’s Back…Terminator Genisys is Coming Next Summer. Here’s the Trailer (Video)

Certain films have penetrated Hip-Hop on such a level that they have become part of the fabric. This is true of movies ranging from Good Fellas to Superfly to Five

Take a Look at a Trailer for Nas Documentary Time is Illmatic (Video)

Earlier this year, Time is Illmatic, a documentary looking at the making of Nas’ landmark album Illmatic premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. Now, the world gets a taste of the

There’s a New Spider-Man in Town and He’s Voiced By Childish Gambino (Video)

Back in 2010 there was a high profile social media campaign to have Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) cast as the new Spider-Man. The campaign caught the attention of Marvel

Get Ready for The Simpsons vs. The Family Guy (Video)

Fisticuffs fly when Homer meets Peter. The Family Guy’s Griffin family are making a trip this fall to Springfield where they meet and spend some extended time with The Simpsons–enough

It’s Official. Iron Mike Tyson is a Super Hero Courtesy of Adult Swim (Video)

In addition to the return of Aaron McGruder via his new Black Jesus series, Adult Swim is launching a show featuring Iron Mike Tyson. Mike Tyson Mysteries will portray Tyson

Aaron McGruder’s Coming Back, But Not to the Boondock’s. Get Ready for Black Jesus (Video)

Leave it to Aaron McGruder to make his return to TV a project that makes The Boondocks look like a kiddie show. The creator of one of the most controversial

Here’s a Look at the First Trailer for Andre 3000’s Turn as Jimi Hendrix (Video)

All is By My Side, the film featuring Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, hits theaters on 9/26. Here’s a look at the first official trailer for the film. Check out

Is Joe Budden Risking His Career by Battling Hollow Da Don? (Video)

On July 12, Joe Budden will step out of the booth and into battle with Hollow Da Don. Though Budden is undoubtedly one of the more skilled MCs in the

What’s the Biggest Way the Internet Has Changed Hip-Hop? (Video)

The final installment of BET’s 4-part Hip-Hop documentary, The Message, discusses how the digital revolution transformed Hip-Hop. Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill, Mac Miller and many of

Here’s Another Timeless Blend of Marvin Gaye & Yasiin Bey (pka Mos Def) (Audio & Video)

Earlier this year, Amerigo Gazaway released Inner City Travelin’ Man, one of the better projects of the year. The album blended the music and vocals of Marvin Gaye and Yasiin

A Feature Length Nas Documentary is Coming to Theaters. Here’s a Look at the Trailer (Video)

In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of Illmatic, a feature-length documentary is coming to theaters. The film will document not only the album and its impact, but also Nas’ journey

The Boondocks Is Back, But Will It Be the Same Without Aaron McGruder? (Video)

The Boondocks makes its return to Adult Swim on 4/21, but this will be the first season that was not under the stewardship of franchise creator, Aaron McGruder. Do you

Big K.R.I.T. Ends the WeekOfKRIT with a Special Announcement. A New Album is Coming (Video)

Throughout the week, Big K.R.I.T. has treated fans to new music each day. He concludes the WeekofKRIT with a special announcement: he has a new album coming later this year.

How Will Andre 3000 Fare as Jimi Hendrix? Watch This 1st Look and Weigh In (Video)

The Hip-Hop and Rock worlds have been abuzz since it was announced Andre 3000 would take on the role of Jimi Hendrix in the film “All is By My Side.”

On the Eve of OXYMORON’s Release, Here’s a Look at Schoolboy Q’s Journey (Video)

Schoolboy Q’s OXYMORON album hits stores on 2/25. To celebrate the milestone, TDE has released a short video chronicling a bit of Q’s journey to this moment. Check it out

When Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes Get Together Magic Happens. Here’s Why They’re Still Leaders of the True School (Video)

Tomorrow (12/12), Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes will be releasing their joint mixtape, The Abstract & The Dragon. Busta Rhymes has put together an amazing montage of concert and interview footage

Watch the Trailer for Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Directed by Spike Lee (Video)

Mike Tyson has been one of the most complicated and polarizing figures in sports…ever. His story is rags to riches to rags and ultimately, redemption. Iron Mike was the subject