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Megan Thee Stallion has dropped her new song, “Girls in the Hood,” which samples late rapper Eazy-E. The 25-year-old rapper’s new tune puts a spin on the star’s 1987 hit track “Boyz-N-The-Hood” and is her fourth release of the year. In a series of Instagram posts to celebrate the single’s release, she wrote: “GIRLS IN…

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The prosecution’s case against Cuba Gooding Jr. has become considerably more troublesome for the Oscar-winning actor as it includes graphic accusations and more than a dozen alleged victims. Up to 14 women have reportedly made statements against Gooding, according to the legal documents obtained by Page Six, as prosecutors try to prove a pattern of…

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The public memorial for the late, legendary movie director John Singleton has been announced. The family notified the media that the idolized filmmaker will be memorialized at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Singleton’s alma mater. According to TMZ, the Singelton family will hold the public memorial at Southern Cal on May 21, 2019,…

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We were told that transcendent director John Singleton died of a massive stroke at the famed Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. What we did not know was that the death on the birth certificate, obtained by TMZ, showed that the Boyz N the Hood writer and director had passed away on April 28, 2019,…

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EXCLUSIVE: John Singleton hanging out outside the NAACP after party in Los Angeles. (Photo credit: JD Pht Bx & MCGM / Splash News)

John Singleton’s will has been filed in court, and the beneficiary of his estate has been named. The 51-year-old filmmaker — who made history as the first African American and youngest person to be nominated for the Best Director Oscar in 1992 for Boyz N the Hood — had his life support turned off earlier this…

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The entertainment world stopped in its tracks after media reports that Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton had been hospitalized. Singleton, the youngest director ever to be nominated for an Oscar for his classic debut film Boyz N the Hood, reportedly suffered a stroke, family members conveyed to TMZ. According to the Associated Press, Singleton family said he suffered a…

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Legendary actor Laurence Fishburne is ready to pull the plug on the marriage to his longtime wife Gina Torres. The “Black-ish” and Ride Along star and his wife of 15 years called it quits last year, but the actor officially filed for divorce on Thursday, TMZ reported. Torres, 48, who starred on “Suits,” said in…

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Black Hollywood is a term affectionately used to describe actors and actresses who have conquered Hollywood, proved their acting ability, and remain a treasure to the Black community. While White America is often clueless when it comes to acknowledging urban talent, there are several stars who have created illustrious careers focusing mainly on the blockbuster phenomenon that…

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Following the mega-success of Straight Outta Compton, a film about the rise of ’90s gansta rap group N.W.A., the African American Film Critics Association is preparing to honor hip-hop’s contribution to cinema with an all-star celebration during their annual award ceremony. The AAFCA, considered the largest Black film critics’ organization worldwide, will honor the 25th anniversary of…

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Morris Chesnut, when you hear his name you think tall, dark, sexy Lance from The Best Man. He recently took his acting skills in a different direction starring in Kick-Ass 2, a comedy in theaters August 16. Inspired by the first Kick-Ass film, other people don masks and beecome crimefighters.  Chestnut, unlike many of the other new characters added, won’t be kicking any…

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South Central Los Angeles used to be easily dismissed – if it was thought about at all – as a vast economic and cultural wasteland, littered with minorities, madness and mindless violence. That all changed when a 23-year-old first-time director named John Singleton debuted Boyz-N-the-Hood in the summer of 1991. Singleton, a Spike Lee protege,…

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For those who came up through the years with Ice Cube and have followed his multi-pronged career, you’d be lying if you thought that he’d wind up where he is today, especially after starting out barking for folks to “F— Tha Police” as a teenager with the seminal rap group NWA. The brother with one…

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