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Michael Rapaport Reveals Tupac, Leo & More Were Part Of The Original “Higher Learning” Cast (Video)

Michael Rapaport's acting career goes back nearly 30 years. In an array of roles, one of his most memorable is that of 1995's Higher Learning. In the John Singleton film about college and diversity, Rapaport played "Remy," a student who transforms into a skinhead. However, that role was first attached... Read more

Juice Turns 25 Years Old. This Collection Shows Why It’s Still Hard As Steel (Video)

Twenty five years ago today (January 17, 1992), Ernest R. Dickerson's directorial debut film Juice hit theaters. Starring Omar Epps and Tupac Shakur (in addition to Samuel L. Jackson), the film adapted a classic story-line of deception, betrayal, and greed within a circle of friends. For Shakur, a trained actor,... Read more

Fifteen Years Later, Love & Basketball Still Endures (Lifestyle)

Fifteen years ago this month, Gina Prince-Bythewood made her directorial debut with Love & Basketball. Starring Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps, the film became a quintessential love story for an entire generation of fans unused to seeing faces of color in this context on the silver screen. The Shadow League... Read more

Watch Marlon Wayans Give a Gut-Wrenching Portrayal of Richard Pryor (Video)

Last week, Mike Epps had one of the realest conversations in recent memory, with Sway, about the ruthlessness of the comedy business. As part of the discussion, he also touched on his portrayal of Richard Pryor in the upcoming biopic about the tortured comedic genius, directed by Lee Daniels (Precious,... Read more

Omar Epps Might Need To Come With That Album! Domingo Unleashes A 1995 Joint (Audio)

Last year, Heads got a fast reminder that in addition to longtime acting chops, Omar Epps can spit. The star of Juice, Higher Learning, and TV's "House" presented a 2004 compilation, The Get Back. However, the Brooklyn, New Yorker never let his rhyme skills get dusty, evident alongside Saigon and... Read more

Here’s a Look Back at the Week’s Best Videos in Hip-Hop (8/10/14) (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought new music videos from Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Spesh & Kool G Rap, Dom Kennedy, Lil Boosie, Saigon, Jeezy, Mick Jenkins, Rick Ross and more, Souls of Mischief discussing their new album, a Dipset reunion with Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Hell Rell, as well... Read more

Saigon, Papoose & Omar Epps Look To The Skies To Make A Sinner’s Prayer (Video)

In the mid-2000s, two of Hip-Hop's most poised New York City voices were Saigon and Papoose. Both thriving acts of the height of mixtape culture, these MCs embodied a direct lineage to some of Rap's greatest voices, with a street-savvy approach that attracted fans during the reign of crews like... Read more

Saigon, Papoose & Omar Epps Make Some Food for Thought on Sinner’s Prayer (Audio)

Saigon, Papoose and Omar Epps (yep, the "Juice" man...) do some heavy reflecting on "Sinner's Prayer." They touch on everything from the progress (or lack thereof) of the State of the Union since President Obama took office, to propaganda in the news, to the need to uplift others. This is... Read more