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Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Boyz N Da Hood’ Released in Theaters 29 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, John Singleton’s Boyz in the Hood hit theaters across the country and became an instant classic. This Oscar-nominated film starring Ice Cube and Cuba Gooding Jr. depicts the life of three friends in South Central Los Angeles and how they cope with the daily trials and tribulations that come with growing up […]

Happy 51st Birthday Ice Cube! Check Out His Top Five Gangsta Roles

Former NWA member Ice Cube was born June 15, 1969. He has set his own mark in gangsta rap music since leaving N.W.A in 89′ and has built a successful solo career in music and film. In celebration of his birthday, here are our 5 favorite gangsta roles played by Ice Cube in his substantial movie […]

Azealia Banks Begs Ice Cube to Intervene in Battle Over Music Royalties

Azealia Banks Begs Ice Cube to Intervene in Battle Over Music Royalties

Anytime Azealia Banks opens her mouth it’s controversy, but she’s just misunderstood. The Harlem rapper recently revealed her alleged affair with Dave Chappelle and expressed that Black men in the music industry don’t support her. “It’s a lot of tea that I be wanting to spill on y’all Black nggas, especially when y’all be seeing […]

The Revolution is Here and How Hip Hop Should Fill Its Role


The centuries of systemic racism in America that permeates every crevice of society has finally come to a head. The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis revealed the virtual knee to neck applied to people of color for eons. However, now that the energy is steered towards justice, the hip hop community has to evaluate […]

Ice Cube Cancels TV Appearance ‘I’m In No Mood To Tell America, Good Morning’


Following the death of George Floyd, Ice Cube called off his scheduled appearance on Good Morning America. Cube was scheduled to appear on Good Morning America, to discuss his Big 3 league, musical legacy, and the state of American society. Instead, Cube decided that America has failed us, and canceled his appearance. The legendary rapper/producer […]

Ice Cube Set to Star in Boxing Film ‘Flint Strong’


Ice Cube is headed to the boxing ring as he is set to start in Flint Strong. The film is an adaptation of the 2015 documentary T-Rex, Billboard reports. The Universal Pictures’ production will be the feature directorial debut for Rachel Morrison. She is a director of photography and worked on Black Panther. Morrison also […]

SONY Reportedly Greenlights ‘Anaconda’ Reboot

SONY Reportedly Greenlights 'Anaconda' Reboot

The 1997 horror film Anaconda is the latest classic to get the reboot treatment. Sony’s Columbia Pictures is developing the follow-up flick according to The Hollywood Reporter. Details surrounding the film are under wraps but they’ve recruited Evan Daugherty, to write the script. Daugherty worked on Snow White, Huntsman, and the Tomb Raider reboot. Advertisement […]

SOURCE SPORTS: BIG3 Lowers Minimum Playing Age and More Changes


Ice Cube’s BIG3 is getting ready for its fourth season and has announced some major changes. First, instead of calling the sport 3-on-3 basketball, it has been renamed FIREBALL3. The name change is in response to the Olympics adding 3-on-3 to the list of sports. “There are a lot of sports out there that require […]

Ice Cube, Marlon Wayans, Mike Epps and More Honor John Witherspoon


News of star actor and comedian John Witherspoon’s death rocked the Internet Wednesday (Oct. 30) morning. His family confirmed the news to Deadline. “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman […]

SOURCE SPORTS: BIG3 and Former NBA Player Andre Emmett Shot And Killed

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BIG3 baller and former NBA player Andre Emmett was murdered in his home city of Dallas on Monday, according to reports. Shams Charania was the first to officially report the news. Emmett turned 37 last month. According to the Dallas Police Department, two unknown suspects approached Emmett with a handgun and shot him as he attempted to […]

Ice Cube Explains How John Singleton Casted Him for ‘Boyz ‘N The Hood’

Ice Cube Explains How John Singleton Casted Him for 'Boyz 'N The Hood'

John Singleton sadly left us in April, but his legacy will live on forever through his classic movies and television shows. One of the late director’s timeless flicks is Boyz N The Hood starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Morris Chestnut. Cube appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and explained how John […]