Wendell Pierce and Dominic West reflect on 20th anniversary of ‘The Wire’

Wendell Pierce (Bunk Moreland) and Dominic West (Jimmy McNulty) reflect on the 20th anniversary of the critically acclaimed HBO series “The Wire.” Find out what they said about what the show meant to the culture. “The Wire” is streaming on HBO Max and available to purchase on  Blu-ray, DVD and Digital.

Idris Elba was the weed man to celebs

The Sonic the Hedgehog 2 star Idris Elba is “not proud of” helping himself earn a living by selling weed to certain high-profile clients after relocating to Hollywood. Elba sold weed to Dave Chappelle to support himself during the early days of his acting career in Hollywood. While on the “The Jess Cagle Show” on […]

Michael K. Williams’ cause of death determined

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Actor Michael K. Williams’ cause of death has been determined to be a fatal drug overdose. The New York City medical examiner office ruled that Williams, 54, died from “acute intoxication by the combined effects of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin, and cocaine.” The local police have also ruled his death an accident. This news comes a […]

Akon says the rich and famous have more ‘issues’ than the poor

Akon believes the rich and famous have “more issues” than poor people. The “Lonely” hitmaker believes the loss of Michael K. Williams — who was found dead at his home from an apparent drug overdose on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at 54 — is yet another example of what the “facade of success” can do […]

‘The Wire’ star Michael K. Williams’ facial scar changed his career

Beloved thespian Michael K. Williams was a popular dancer in music videos before he became a breakout star in the award-winning HBO series “The Wire.” But a fight at a bar in Queens, New York, that nearly ended his life, wound up transforming it. Williams had such skills as a dancer that he was chosen […]

50 Cent ripped for using Michael K. Williams’ death to promote ‘Raising Kanan’

Fans ripped into 50 Cent for using the tragic death of “The Wire” star Michael K. Williams to promote his own cable TV show. Curtis Jackson III was called “insensitive” and cold-blooded opportunist, among other things, when just hours after Williams died in New York, 50 Cent tried to capitalize off Williams’ death by getting fans […]

‘The Wire’ star Michael K. Williams found dead in his NYC apartment

Actor Michael K. Williams, who soared to national fame from his gripping role in the epic cable series “The Wire,” has been reportedly found dead in his New York apartment on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021. He was 54 years old. According to the New York Post, which broke the story, Williams was found in the […]

Idris Elba announces he has tested positive for the coronavirus (video)

Idris Elba, a favorite Hollywood leading man for millions of female urbanites, is the latest celebrity to announce that he has contracted the coronavirus that is sweeping the globe. Elba, 47, took to his Twitter account on Monday morning, March 16, 2020, to give a sobering update on his social media platform. He wrote on […]

Cadillac and ABFF Honors celebrated excellence in Hollywood at 4th annual event

The American Black Film Festival Honors is an annual awards ceremony saluting excellence in the film and television industry. The show celebrates Black culture by recognizing individuals who have made distinguished contributions to American entertainment through their work, as well as those who champion diversity and inclusion in Hollywood. With the theme of “A Celebration […]

Tray Chaney discusses his role on the best season of ‘Saints & Sinners’

Hungry and prepared are two words which best describe multihyphenate, Tray Chaney. Currently, the actor and voice-over artist appearing on Bounce TV’s hit drama, “Saints & Sinners,” is also a hip-hop artist, entrepreneur, and author. The Washington D.C. native who resides in Atlanta is unafraid to grind while seeking opportunities at all levels. Chaney’s first-ever […]

Actor Tray Chaney discusses life after ‘The Wire’

“The Wire” debuted on HBO June 2, 2002. Tray Chaney was hired to be in the pilot for a non speaking part, which turned into him being one of the last ones standing at the March 9, 2008, finale. Ten years later, the married father of two continues to build his craft as a renaissance man […]

Michael B Jordan thought career was over at 14

Michael B Jordan thought his career was over at 14. The Black Panther actor was thrilled to land a role in season one of “The Wire,” alongside Idris Elba and Dominic West, when he was just a teenager but was devastated when his character Wallace was killed off after just 12 episodes. He told The Times, “[Creator] […]

‘The Wire’ actor Reg E. Cathey dies at 59

Esteemed actor Reg E. Cathey died at his home in New York on Friday. The veteran star was 59. In 2015, Cathey won an Emmy Award and was a three-time nominee for Outstanding Guest Actor on the hit political drama “House of Cards,” where he played Freddy Hayes—the owner of a BBQ restaurant. Cathey was the […]

Idris Elba was inspired to act by this person

The British star made a name for himself on the TV drama series “Luther” in the U.K., but has gone onto global acclaim after starring in movies including Stark Trek Beyond and Thor, and he owes it all to the Hollywood screen legend.

Wendell Pierce’s arrest was bizarre, says witness

Details over the recent arrest of actor Wendell Pierce in Atlanta have emerged and a bizarre story is unfolding. The popular New Orleans native and star of the hit HBO series “The Wire” was arrested by police after a bizarre and violent physical confrontation with a woman at an Atlanta hotel this past weekend. Initial reports […]

Wendell Pierce jailed for allegedly slapping woman who supports Bernie Sanders

Actor Wendell Pierce of HBO’s “The Wire,” “Tremé,” and Confirmation is known for being vocal when it comes to social issues and politics. However, he may have taken things a bit too far while attempting to stand up for Hillary Clinton. Allegedly, Pierce was in Atlanta when he struck up a conversation with a man […]