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Happy Birthday: 15 Hip Hop Songs That Name Drops Nia Long

Happy Birthday: 15 Hip Hop Songs That Name Drops Nia Long

Nia Long is etched in Hip Hop culture, not only for her 20 year acting resume, but for her timeless beauty as well. She has been name dropped in a countless number of songs since the 1990s. But can you blame these rappers? Nia Long turned 49 today and she looks just as good as […]

Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long, Anthony Mackie to Star in ‘The Banker’

Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long, Anthony Mackie to Star in 'The Banker'

Director, George Nolfi has cast Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Nicholas Hoult, and Nia Long to star in The Banker, a reality-based dramatization that Nolfi wrote with Nicole Levy. Romulus Entertainment is financing the film, with Brad Feinstein of Romulus (Fences, Beatriz at Dinner) producing. The Banker is about two African American business people, Bernard […]

Spike Lee, Nia Long, Rev Run & More Recreate ‘A Great Day In Harlem’ Photo

Spike Lee, Nia Long, Rev Run & More Recreate 'A Great Day In Harlem' Photo

Netflix took a moment to use their platform for more than just entertainment. Digging deeper, the streaming service took a minute and 30 seconds to create a powerful message, celebrating and honoring creatives of color who star in their films and shows. The company called on 47 actors, directors and creators such as Spike Lee, […]

15 Hip Hop Songs Nia Long is Mentioned in

15 Hip Hop Songs Nia Long is Mentioned in

Nia Long is a timeless Hip Hop muse. She is consistently name dropped in songs since the 1990s. But can you blame these rappers? The actress turned 47 today and she looks just as good as she did in her film debut in Boyz n the Hood.  In 1993, A Tribe Called Quest’s late, great […]

ASAP Ferg Brings Back Trap Lord Tuesdays By Dropping Four New Songs [Listen]

ASAP Ferg is officially back and he has let fans know by reinstating Trap Lord Tuesday series to bless fans with new music. On Tuesday (June 13), Ferg premiered three new songs on his official SoundCloud page. The first being an ode to legendary iconic beauty Nia Long, with a title track of the same name. The HighDefRazjah produced track features […]

Nia Long Lands Role In Roxanne Shante Biopic

Hip Hop’s own Roxanne Shante is set to have her very own biopic co-produced by Forrest Whitaker. After Nia Long‘s ABC comedy, Uncle Buck, was cancelled earlier this month, she landed a role in Roxanne, Roxanne as Shante’s mother. Shante’s biopic, Roxanne, Roxanne follows the journey of the 14-year-old emcee’s life from when she released her response track, “Roxanne’s […]

[Interview] Mike Epps Gets Real About Life, Playing Richard Pryor & More

Beyoncé ain’t the only one who knows how to make lemonade from lemons. Comedian Mike Epps certainly knows a thing or two about prevailing over obstacles, writing his own rules and staying true to himself in Hollyweird. From feature films to now lead character on ABC’s family comedy Uncle Buck, Epps is on fire. During […]

Women Crush Wednesday: A Salute To Nia Long

Nitara Carrlyn Long better known as Nia Long is one of our favorite actresses. Long has been in the game for over 20 long years (and counting). She’s a three-time NAACP Image Award winner. Her first notable role on the big screen was as Brandi in Boyz N The Hood. Long also co-directed Ashanti’s “Baby” video. Let’s not forget […]

Mike Epps And Wife Mechelle File For Divorce

Comedian Mike Epps is known for bringing the funny, but his recent decision wasn’t a laughing matter. According to TMZ, Epps has decided to throw in the towel on his marriage of 10 years to wife, Mechelle. According to reports, Mike filed the divorce papers Tuesday [January 26] in L.A. superior court. Although there are no reports on the […]

Top 5 Roles Nia Long Played

Nitara Carrlyn Long, or better known as, Nia Long, is one of our favorite black actresses. She has been in the game for over 20 long years (and counting). She is a three-time NAACP Image Award winner. Her first notable role on the big screen was as Brandi in Boyz N the Hood. Long also […]