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2021 Oscars Expected to be Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The coronavirus has had an impact on everything but could even reach as far as February 2021, pushing back the 93rd annual Academy Awards. Variety reports the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is thinking about postponing the award show. The show is set to air on February 28, 2021, but the definitive plans […]

Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ is Receiving the Oscars Sales Bump

So what Martin Scorcese took a little nap during Eminem’s Oscar performance? Slim Shady and “Lose Yourself” is running up the sales since the Sunday ceremony. The No. 1 Hot 100 single from the 8 Mile soundtrack was up 1,894% in sales with 4,000 downloads in the United States. The entire catalog of Shady’s singles […]

Spike Lee Honors Kobe Bryant on His Tux at 2020 Oscars

Spike Lee rocked a custom suit to the 2020 Oscars that paid tribute to Kobe Bryant. The famed director donned an all-purple suit with gold trimming and Kobe’s No. 24 on both lapels and the back. Spike was wearing Kobe 9 Lows on the feet, which was a signature shoe in Bryant’s Nike collection. The […]

The Oscar Goes to Tariq and Tasha St. Patrick; ‘Power’ Finale Had Several Leads Lying So Good to Set Up Ghost That They Should Receive Academy Awards

If you did not see the final episode of Power, the ending of the epic “Who Shot Ghost?” Season, then you did not see Jaime St. Patrick aka Ghost’s wife and son give award-winning acting performances when trying to set up others for the ultimate demise of the family’s patriarch. Tariq, masterfully played by Michael […]

Eminem Rocks the 2020 Oscars with a Chilling Live Rendition ‘Lose Yourself’

During an amazing segment looking at all the songs that have been nominated for Best Song for The Academy Awards, Hamilton director Lin-Manuel Miranda introduced a surprise performance by Eminem who performed his Academy Award-winning song, “Lose Yourself.” The audience was sprinkled with people who actually knew the song, but they emerged from their typical […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Five Memorable Moments of the Late Great Kobe Bryant

The world not only lost a sports legend in Kobe Bryant, but we all also lost a great humanitarian. Bryant created a wealth of memories, overcome a host of setbacks and reached a multitude of milestones during his 20-year NBA career. Here are key moments in the career of the five-time champion and 18-time All-Star. […]

Beyoncé and Pharrell Snubbed By The Oscars

Award shows can always be an exciting time for those who create over the year and are looking to be honored. Especially if you are nominated to win at the 2020 Oscars, but that excitement may fade away when things don’t go as planned. For artists, Beyoncé and Pharell, they may not be too fond […]

2019 Oscars Showcase Dazzling Display of Diversity

As the 2019 Oscars cap off a film season where competition was stiff and talent were plentiful, one thing is for certain- the success of the film industry over the past year is obviously due to a greater amount of racial, ethnic, gender, and lifestyle diversity than ever before. A Queen tribute performance kicked off […]

‘Black Panther’ to Return to Select Theaters for Free

'Black Panther' to Return to Select Theaters for Free

Disney-Marvel wants to celebrate the beginning of Black History Month by bringing Black Panther back to select theaters for a week. In addition to screening the flick February 1-7, the company is donating a $1.5 million grant to support the United Negro College Fund. “Black Panther is groundbreaking for many reasons, including the rich diversity of […]

Spike Lee Receives First ‘Best Director’ Oscar Nomination of His Career

Spike Lee on Hiring Women: 'I’ve Been Hiring Women ... Since Way Back in the '80s'

The nominations for the 2019 Academy Awards have been announced and for the first time in his career, Spike Lee can call himself an Oscar-nominated director. Crazy to believe right? Lee’s effort as Director of BlacKkKlansman notched the nomination and will line him up against Director of Vice, Adam Mckay, Roma’s Alfonso Cuaron, Cold War’s […]

Black Panther Leads Oscars With 7 Nominations

Black Panther Leads Oscars With 7 Nominations

Black Panther continues to make history over a year after its release because it was the first superhero flick to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars. The Marvel movie scored seven nominations. In addition to the Best Picture nod they were nominated for Original Score, Original Song (“All the Stars”), Costume Design, Production […]

Snoop Dogg Downs Oscars and Supports BET And Soul Train Awards

Snoop Dogg has never been the type to bite his tongue or hold his thoughts for anybody. He’s always felt comfortable expressing what’s on his mind, and after comedian-actor Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting the Oscars, Snoop gave it to the Academy. In an Instagram post, the multifaceted rapper, host and proud advocate for […]

Kevin Hart Set to Host 2019 Academy Awards

Kevin Hart to Use Cheating Scandal as Material in Upcoming Tour

Hollywood is gearing up for awards season and Kevin Hart will host its biggest night, the 2019 Academy Awards. The comedian shared the news on Instagram with his fans, signifying that he crossed a personal milestone off his bucket list. “I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to […]

John Legend Becomes First Black Man to Earn EGOT Status

John Legend Becomes First Black Man to Earn EGOT Status

John Legend made history twice last week. The singer and actor won an Emmy at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles, alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice for producing the best variety special winner, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. At 39, Legend is the youngest EGOT champ and furthermore […]

Lee Daniels Says Mo’Nique is Responsible for Blackballing Herself

Lee Daniels Says Mo'Nique is Responsible for Blackballing Herself

Lee Daniels is taking ownership for not reimbursing Dame Dash for the $2 million he loaned him to launch his directorial career, but he doesn’t want the world to get this situation confused with what happened during his fallout with Mo’Nique. The famed director says it’s time for Mo to ditch the tired narrative that Tyler […]

Kobe Becomes First Athlete To Win An Oscar, Lebron Send Congrats

Words by Nick Slay Kobe Bryant now adds an Oscar to his impressive collection of NBA Championships, Gold Medals, and sports awards. In a night full of milestones and historic firsts, Bryant’s win for, “Best Animated Short” was no different. The animated feature that is set to his memorable poem, “Dear Basketball,” was Bryant’s open […]