John Singleton

Today in Hip-Hop History: John Singleton’s ‘Higher Learning’ Released in Theaters 26 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, the John Singleton-directed movie Higher Learning debuted in theaters across America courtesy of Sony/Columba Pictures. Starring Ice Cube, Tyra Banks, Omar Epps and Michael Rapaport, Higher Learning follows three college freshman from totally different backgrounds and show how they co-exist, in peace and in war, on campus. Larry Fishburne, who […]

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 […]

John Singleton Receives “Your Script Produced!” Lifetime Achievement Award, Daughter Justice Singleton to Accept

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Late Academy Award-nominated filmmaker John Singleton will receive the Your Script Produced! Lifetime Achievement Award Fri., Nov. 8, at the Season 1 Awards Dinner at Bombay Palace in Beverly Hills. The screenwriter and director’s daughter Justice Singleton will accept the award on his behalf. The ceremony honors feature and television works and its creators and […]

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 […]

John Singleton’s Family Reportedly Hired Private Investigator Due to Suspicion

John Singleton's Family Reportedly Hired Private Investigator Due to Suspicion

The family of John Singleton reportedly hired a private investigator to look into events leading up to his death. TMZ reports that the iconic director’s children believe there’s “more to the story” because the moments leading up to his hospitalization are unaccounted for. The family is unclear how John Singleton arrived to the hospital in […]

[WATCH] ‘Snowfall’ Season 3 Trailer Released

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Serious business. Serious money. Serious power. Season 3 of FX’s hit drug-drama Snowfall returns on July 10th and the official trailer has been released. The series follows the stories of several characters whose lives are fated to intersect: 19-year-old drug dealer Franklin Saint, Mexican luchador Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata, CIA operative Teddy McDonald, and a Mexican crime boss’s niece, Lucia Villanueva. […]

John Singleton is Still Alive Fighting for His Life Despite Reports

John Singleton is Still Alive Fighting for his Life Despite Reports

Despite reports of the contrary, John Singleton is still alive and fighting for his life at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a stroke about a week ago. A spokesperson for the director told Newsweek that reports of his passing is “inaccurate.” FOX4 reported that the iconic helmsman passed away after allegedly falling into a […]

John Singleton Receives His Own Day in LA

John Singleton Receives his Own Day in LA

Los Angeles is celebrating the legacy of John Singleton by honoring him with his own day. Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr. has officially declared May 21, 2019, as “John Singleton Day.” “There is not enough that can be said about John Singleton and the profound impact he made in his 51 […]

‘Snowfall’ to Return to FX For A Third Season

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After much speculation, the summer will be even hotter on the small screen. It has been announced that Snowfall Season 3 is returning this summer to FX on July 10. The hit drama will take viewers back in time to the 1980s, in Los Angeles, during the time in which the pervasive force of crack […]

Family and Friends Gather to Celebrate the Life of John Singleton

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A host of family, friends, celebrities, and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Tarij P. Henson, Stevie Wonder gathered to celebrate the life of director John Singleton. Others who were present to pay their last respects to the fallen director were Black Panther director Ryan Coogler and the film’s Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth Carter, Straight Outta […]

Taraji P. Henson Skipped Met Gala to Attend John Singleton’s Funeral

Taraji P. Henson Skipped Met Gala to Attend John Singleton's Funeral

Yesterday was Met Gala Monday and we had the opportunity to see our favorite celebrities represent their camps through fashion. Unfortunately, Taraji P. Henson didn’t grace the carpet with her presence, but she had a perfect reason. The actress took to Instagram to reveal that she “had to bury my dear sweet friend John Singleton” […]

John Singleton’s Outdated Will Leaves $35 Million Estate to His First Born

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John Singleton’s family is conflicted over his $35 million estate. The late director is survived by his seven children, however, when he originally wrote his will in 1993 he only had his first born child, Justice. In other words, the other six children aren’t included in the will. John’s mother, Sheila Ward-Johnson, filed the document […]

President Barack Obama Pays Homage to the Late John Singleton

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While we still mourn the passing of an icon in John Singleton, many have expressed their condolences and honor his tribute to the culture. Former President Barack Obama was one of many fans and celebrities to offer his condolences on social media and remember Singleton’s tremendous legacy and contributions to film. Singleton’s contributions to film undoubtedly opened the […]

Director John Singleton Dies at Age 51

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After premature reports of his passing, it has been confirmed director John Singleton has died Monday (April 29) after being taken off life support by his family. Singleton suffered from a stroke almost two weeks ago, which hospitalized him. The New York Times reports a statement from the family of Singleton was released on Monday […]

John Singleton in a Coma After Suffering Major Stroke

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Film director, John Singleton is in a coma after suffering from a major stoke, now his family is in the process of appointing a conservatorship to speak on his behalf. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ,  John’s mom, Shelia Ward, is asking a judge to appoint her temporary conservator because he is “unable to […]

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