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America has unwittingly discovered a way to dissect, deconstruct and destroy the images of Black icons: damning documentaries. “Leaving Neverland” and “Surviving R. Kelly” docu-series’ have each been able to accomplish in one day what decades of multiple media reports, multimillion-dollar trials and scores of witness testimonies failed to do: repulse the public. The harrowing…

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Nearly 10 years after his untimely death, Michael Jackson is on trial again. The alleged transgressions of one of the greatest talents to ever walk the Earth is being examined in HBO’s two-part documentary, Leaving Neverland. The documentary mostly focuses on accusations from Wade Robson and James Safechuck who claim Jackson sexually molested them at separate times when…

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The Jackson family is claiming Michael Jackson was “naive” about children but wasn’t an abuser. The late King of Pop’s siblings, Tito, Marlon, and Jackie Jackson, and his nephew Taj have addressed the controversial “Leaving Neverland” documentary, which features allegations from Wade Robson and James Safechuck that Jackson sexually abused them as children. Tito’s son Taj, 45, has claimed that the family does not…

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The upcoming HBO airing of the salacious two-part documentary Leaving Neverland has hit a legal roadblock by the estate of Michael Jackson. The film details old and new allegations against the King of Pop and his alleged molestation of young boys. Now lawyers for the Jackson estate are citing a 1992 agreement with HBO and has hit…

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Urbanites are experiencing a myriad of emotions regarding yet another explosive and damning documentary filled with dispiriting tales of alleged pedophilia perpetrated by an all-time great entertainer. HBO films have just produced a trailer for its two-part documentary on the late legendary Michael Jackson who is accused of being a serial sexual abuser of children. The…

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While the eyes of the world continue to be fixated on the fallout surrounding the “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary, executive producer dream hampton has already signed on for a compelling new project with HBO. The film, “It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It,” which was announced via her Twitter account, is a documentary filmed and produced through the eyes…

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The HBO series “Who is America” starring the irreverent comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has caused politicians to resign and Trump supporters to dress in drag. But this past weekend, Cohen had an unsuspecting guest, NFL legend O.J. Simpson. The encounter segment was noteworthy because unlike Cohen’s prior guests, Simpson was not falling for any of the comedian’s…

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Drake is headed back to television and, no, it’s not for a “Degrassi” reboot. This time, the Canadian rapper will be taking a seat in a producer’s chair. He is set to be one of the executive producers of the new HBO drama “Euphoria.” Much like his former teenage drama series, “Euphoria” follows a group of high…

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Premium cable network HBO has been hosting its summer event series, Mixtapes and Roller Skates, in several markets. The four-city roller disco tour, featuring music inspired by the network’s upcoming series, made a stop at the legendary Cascade Family Skating rink in southwest Atlanta on Thursday, July 26. Guests 21 and older enjoyed food, beverages…

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Daphnique Springs is a multi-talented actress, writer, and comedian, who is making her mark in the Los Angeles comedy scene. As an actress, she has appeared on “How I Met Your Mother” (CBS), “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC), and “The Comedy Get Down” (BET). When it comes to comedy, Springs pulls personal experiences to create an intelligent,…

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Jeremiah Clarke has had an interesting life leading up to his decision to pursue acting as a full-time career. He grew up Neptune Township, New Jersey, and took a stab at playing professional football before being injured; he went on to become the youngest policeman to make sergeant on the force in the history of…

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Tiffany Haddish can be forgiven for trampling over a few names while reading the Oscar nominations in Hollywood the other day. If anything, it shined more of the deserving spotlight in her direction. So while while comedienne Mo’Nique remains embroiled in a controversial protest of Nexflix, this fast-rising star Haddish has scored yet another serious come…

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On Jan. 19, HBO hosted a VIP winter soiree in Park City to celebrate the release of the new “2 DOPE QUEENS” four-part special on HBO, based on the hit comedy podcast. The special, debuting on February 2, will consist of four hour-long themed specials. At the event, stars Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson introduced the show’s…

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