Obasi Shaw wrote the album, titled Liminal Minds in a year. It was awarded the second highest grade in the department - summa cum laude minus.
Each song is told from a different character’s perspective, a format inspired by Geoffrey Chaucer’s seminal 14th century piece, The Canterbury Tales, and focuses on black identity in America.
Michel’le the one-time R&B star (1989’s “No More Lies”) but it took the Lifetime movie “Surviving Compton” for her to realize it. She dated Dr. Dre in the early 1990s, as he and N.W.A. turned into superstars (they had a son in 1991) and later married Death Row Records mogul Suge Knight, with whom she had a daughter in 2002 (they divorced in 2005).
The South Carolina Film Institute will host the first annual South Carolina Film Festival on Monday September 5th. This festival will be the first of its kind to be held on-line at WWW.FB.COM/SCFILMTV. The festival will screen 8 films from filmmakers in and around the Carolinas and Georgia. “We believe filmmakers can achieve maximum exposure […]
Few artists were as authentic as Pimp C. Born Chad Butler, the rapper and producer earned his stripes with an unfiltered approach to music that, alongside Bun B as UGK, transformed the Port Arthur representative into an underground king. It’s why, eight years after his untimely death, he is still viewed as one of the most […]
The trailer to Miles Ahead opens with Don Cheadle’s interpretation of Miles Davis making only one demand: “If you’re going to tell the story, come with some attitude, man.” With the film’s first trailer finally being released to the public, as seen below, it looks like Cheadle’s directorial debut has attitude, and plenty to spare. […]
Netflix and Hulu are ok when you want to watch mainstream movies and series, but where do you go when you want to see independent films and series featuring Black people from the whole diaspora? Right now, you don’t have too many options. But kweliTV wants to change that. kweliTV is a streaming service like […]
Finally, a rap anthem that almost every normal everyday millennial can relate to! A song about paying of student loans that is a BANGER! New Orleans rapper Dee-1 graduated college and was teaching middle school in Baton Rouge until he signed a major label record contract with RCA’s Inspiration imprint and made it big. Guess […]