Brown Sugar

Today in Hip-Hop History: D’Angelo Drops Debut ‘Brown Sugar’ LP 24 Years Ago


On this date in 1995, Richmond, Virginia native and neo-soul trailblazer Michael Eugene Archer a.k.a. D’Angelo released his debut album Brown Sugar on EMI Records. This landmark project boasted production from the likes of A Tribe Called Quest’s DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Kedar Massenburg, Bob Power, and Tony Toni Tone’s Raphael Saadiq, however, the majority […]

#NationalScreenwritersDay Let’s Celebrate the Writers of 15 Hip-Hop Movies We Love


Today, January 5, marks the 2nd annual celebration of National Screenwriter’s Day. National Screenwriter’s Day recognizes the tremendous talent and efforts of the writers behind the big screen films we love and cherish. According to Hal Croasnum, creator of National Screenwriter’s Day and President of ScreenwritingU, the holiday tackles more than shedding the spotlight on […]

Idris Elba Auditioned For A Role in ‘Brown Sugar’, Wants to Drop An EP

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The 2002 romantic comedy film Brown Sugar starring Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan would’ve had a slightly different cast if Idris Elba got his way at the audition. The actor told the reigning Voice of New York Angie Martinez that he auditioned for a role in Brown Sugar but the role was given to Boris Kodjoe. Not #BrownSugar ? "@boriskodjoe got that […]

Rainy Day Romance Movies

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Although it’s summer, many of us will still fall victim to a rainy day or two. You’ve possibly seen at least a couple of these movies, but they’re just as good the 2nd, 3rd or 4th time around… Here’s a list of a few classic movies, perfect for your day in!   Advertisement Love & […]