Spike Lee has been directing critically-acclaimed films for over 30 years. Last night, he finally won his first competitive Academy Award, for his work adapting the screenplay of “BlacKkKlansman.” “BlacKkKlansman” recounts the true story of two police detectives who infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan. It was nominated for six awards, including Best Directing, Best Picture and Best … Continue reading SPIKE LEE WINS OSCAR – BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY FOR BLACKKKLANSMAN
MULTIHOP features “VR Revolution (curated by Sidney ‘Sidlocks’ Mehu for ImageNation) Join us as we take over the entire lobby of the Apollo Theater with innovative virtual reality content exploring the Black experience.
Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, said the arrest and detention of Abraham-Joseph is “an absolute travesty.” “In addition to being a successful recording artist, 21 deserves to be reunited with his children immediately,” Jay-Z said this week in a statement on his official Facebook account. #sidlocks #jayz #21savage #uk #deporation #ice #thewall
50 seems to be putting his money where his mouth is — he posted a video burning a Gucci shirt and says he’s donating all of his Gucci to the homeless because he won’t wear the brand anymore.
Rapper 21 Savage was released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The rapper, whose birth name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, is a citizen of the United Kingdom who entered the United States legally in July 2005 and failed to depart under the terms of a nonimmigrant visa, ICE spokesman Bryan Cox said. His visa expired in July … Continue reading 21SAVAGE FREE FROM ICE DETENTION (Still Faces Deportation)
“My skills and experience could add enough to make it feel fresh and worth it, but not so much so that it would wash away nostalgia,” #sidlocks #multihop #multihoptv #willsmith #aladdin
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Netflix show Trigger Warning With Killer Mike, the rapper-turned-public personality goes to extreme lengths to shed light on systemic issues, often leading him to off-the-wall solutions, from creating educational porn to founding a sovereign nation within the US. I really enjoy the fact that we came to Netflix with a good idea, and they had the faith … Continue reading Watch Killer Mike’s Netflix series “Trigger Warning With Killer Mike”
Cardi B has made history as the first female solo artist to win Best Rap Album at the Grammys, for her debut, Invasion of Privacy. Lauryn Hill was the last woman to win the award (over 20 years ago), with the Fugees; Cardi, you’ll recall, was also the first female rapper to have a No. 1 song since … Continue reading Cardi B Makes Grammy History With Best Rap Album
Philadelphia rapper Freeway, who has been battling kidney failure for years, finally received a transplant. Freeway, whose real name is Leslie Pridgen, told fans doctors had finally found a healthy kidney donor for him and he was in a Baltimore hospital awaiting the operation. A member of the rap group State Property, Freeway was on … Continue reading Rapper Freeway’s Successful Kidney Transplant