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The friends, family and fans boxing legend Joe Frazier are in mourning after learning he is dead at the age of 67. Just days ago, it was revealed that he was suffering from liver cancer. Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Smokin’ Joe Frazier was best known for his legendary battles with Muhammad Ali, especially their […]
Ava DuVernay’s I Will Follow, one of the most critically claimed independent African-American films to have been released in years, has just received another salutation. Film critic Roger Ebert, in a glowing review, called it “…one of the best films I’ve seen about the loss of a loved one.” Watch Roger Ebert’s full review here […]
Forbes put out their list of the wealthiest people in Hip-Hop this week. Can you guess who made the list? 5 & 4: 50 Cent & Bryan “Birdman” Williams The top five starts out with a tie between G-Unit superstar 50 Cent and Cash Money mogul Birdman aka Baby at $100 million. 50 Cent made […]
Of course one of Hip-Hop music’s greatest break beats is a jazz record. “Take Me to the Mardi Gras” by Bob James originally appeared on the jazz fusion artist’s album Two, released in 1975. A pianist arranger and producer, James has numerous records in his catalog that have been raided by producers over the years, […]
Michael Jackson left behind an incredible amount of music, a lot of it not really known by the masses.
With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.
After more than a month of voting and sitcom upsets such as The Jeffersons and Good Times being voted out of the competition, we’re happy to announce the two Finalists in our Greatest Sitcom of All Time Competition: The Cosby Show and Martin. See Greatest Black Sitcom Bracket Challenge It was an easy road for […]
Despite the rough nature of his sport, Muhammad Ali was one of the smoothest persons ever to walk the Earth. His poetic verse and well-considered metaphors came out a time during the 1960s when boxers were better known for punching than speaking. But Muhammad Ali did speak, and spoke intelligently – in a loud, boisterous […]
Urban celebs Anthony Mackie, Rosario Dawson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx, etc. attended the LG Cinema 3D HDTV Gift Lounge where they experienced the LG’s hot new TV and all its effects! ‘Here is a highlight from the night: “Though Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson were both sporting sunglasses when they showed up to […]
Jennifer Hudson, Gabrielle Union, Kimora Lee, Lauren London, Tia and Tamera, Angela Bassett, Nicole Ari Parker and many more classy ladies came out for 4th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. Tia Mowry Hardrict was pictured with her sister Tamera holding her baby bump. Jennifer Hudson as photo’s holding baby David Jr. She was honored […]
Hip hop producers are known for digging deep in the crates for the records they use to create the songs we all know and love. No genre is immune from being sampled! Here are some songs you might know that have sampled Afrobeat records! Missy Elliott “Whatcha Gon’ Do” Taken from Missy’s 2001 album, Miss […]
As a noted surgeon and scientist, Charles Drew was responsible for creating the technology to store blood for long periods of time. His lifelong concern for the necessary transport and storage of blood and plasma made him a pioneer in his field and a valued scientist in world history. Drew saved thousands of soldiers’ lives […]