Tag: distribution

Chris Rock lands Jay Z, Kanye West as coproducers on new film ‘Top Five’

Chris Rock’s new film, the romantic comedy Top Five, is generating tremendous buzz at the Toronto Film Festival and he’s landed some big name co-producers for the project. Hip-hop superstars Jay Z and Kanye West are among the co-producers for the project, with Paramount Pictures having obtained distribution rights for the movie after inking a $12 million deal with Rock’s company.

Black record label brought the Beatles to America, not Ed Sullivan

For all of the attention that the Ed Sullivan appearance garnered, it wasn’t America’s very first introduction to the Beatles. The first American record label to jump on the group’s potential was a small, black-owned label based in Chicago.

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