Jamie Foxx may be a triple threat with his acting, comedic and singing skills, but like most he struggled before finally reaching the top. Sherri Shephard recently stopped by “PEOPLE in the 90s” podcast and revealed that the Django star still owes her $50 from when he was down and out. “He might deny it […]
Actress Daniele Watts made headlines last week after she posted on her Facebook page that she was wrongfully detained and handcuffed by police in Studio City after they assumed she was a prostitute just for kissing her boyfriend. But photos and audio have been obtained by TMZ that seem to show another story.
Happy 65th birthday to Samuel Jackson! Samuel Jackson is one of Hollywood’s most respected black actors and has been in the game since 1972. The Morehouse College graduate initially wanted to be a marine biologist, but after joining a local acting group to earn extra credit points for a class, Jackson found an interest in […]
About 3,000 vacation partiers are making their last preparations to board the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage 2013, a 1,000-foot vast cruise vessel that will set sail to Nassau, Bahamas and San Juan, Puerto Rico and a private island beginning from the Miami port on April 7, 2013. With an endless supply of entertainment and games […]
Kelly Rowland looked amazing as she interviewed Django‘s Jamie Foxx on the red carpet at the 2013 Oscars. What could have been a quick an easy interview, Foxx left Rowland embarrassed with her hand in her face. We wonder if Jamie ever got to finish his sentence.
Since Denzel Washington and Halle Berry won Oscars for Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively, in 2001, Jamie Foxx, Don Cheadle, Jennifer Hudson, Morgan Freeman, Forest Whitaker and Octavia Spencer have also been awarded the gold statuette. African Americans have also been recognized in music, sound mixing and documentary as well. But in spite of […]
Both Nas and Talib Kweli shared their perspectives on Quentin Tarantino’s slavery-meet-Western film, “Django Unchained”
Legendary comedian Dick Gregory exploded on filmmaker Spike Lee for having the audacity to criticize the movie Django without going to see the slavery-based film by Quentin Tarantino. Gregory then bashes Lee for some of the films he’s made in the past. Gregory praised Tarantino for making the motion picture epic that stars Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio and […]
Kerry Washington is on fire. The golden goddess of Hollywood is the star of an addicting weekly TV series — the first African American to lead in a prime time series in 20 years — in the intriguing “Scandal,” and she is the star of a slavery-era epic, Django opposite Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio, […]
Kerry Washington has had a year born from a dream. She is the star of the top-rated, critically-acclaimed weekly drama “Scandal” produced and conceived by Shonda Rhimes. And she stars in the box office smash Django Unchained about a former slave (Jamie Foxx) who works to free his wife and slave (Kerry Washington) from a […]
Overstatement and hand-wringing have become the go-to responses when black-themed art and entertainment are discussed. We throw hyperbolic bombs at anything we deem detrimental.
From 007 to Santa and the gang, and sexy pilot Denzel Washington to the 16th president of the United States, the holidays are rolling with blockbuster hits. Not sure which buzz-worthy title to support this holiday season? Check out rolling out‘s Holiday Movie Guide for all the goodies!
It has been almost 20 years since Common released his debut album, yet he continues to treat his fans to new and deeper insights into why he is, and will remain, a cultural icon. And it just keeps getting better. Common has had so much success of late, that 2011 might as well just be […]
Will Smith out, Jamie Foxx in? Rumors have been swirling over the last few months that veteran actor Will Smith would play the lead role in Quentin Tarantino’s new slavery-themed, spaghetti Western homage, Django Unchained. And although many were intrigued by the thought of Smith acting in the controversial film, sources are now claiming that […]