Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge talk scoring ‘Luke Cage’ and hip-hop

“Luke Cage” has taken the world of streaming by storm. The Black superhero created in 1972 has been resurrected in 2016. The television series created by Cheo Hodari Coker based on the Marvel comic is arresting in its visual display. Sonically it has succeeded in capturing the essence of the lead character, his supporting cast, […]

‘Black Dynamite’ Spoofs Michael Jackson: Twitter Reacts

When the movie Black Dynamite premiered at Sundance in 2009, Spike Lee and other prominent black filmmakers believed the film could usher in a new era for blacks on the big screen. The film, which was a parody of the blaxploitation era, opened to good reviews, but it only received a two-week theatrical release nationwide. […]

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