I expected a lot of “afterschool special” moments filled with exposition about #blacklivesmatter and white privilege. There was some of that. But there was also a realness in the writing and a sincerity in the actors’ deliveries that kept me fully present and invested in the characters, the plot, and the film’s message. Continue reading “Movie Review: The Hate U Give” »
In a time when intolerance is normalized, I get why Warner Bros. is pushing this feature so hard. It’s a cartoon about Yetis discovering that their world is a lie. Humans exist, the fire snail is actually a ball of gas called the Sun, and their little world above the clouds is just
Over the President’s Day weekend, Common and Ice Cube kicked off promotion for the latest installment of the BARBERSHOP franchise, BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT! Continue reading “ICE CUBE AND COMMON HOST A SPECIAL, ADVANCED SCREENING OF BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT!” »
One lucky fan had the time of her life at Common’s show in Detroit Tuesday night and let us tell you, WE ARE JEALOUS OVER HERE! Common brought the young lady on stage to serenade her with one of his jams. As she sang along, Common comes over, hangs on her shoulder, kisses her cheek. Apparently homegirl was startled and take her chances by turning her head just enough to get a few kisses in on the lips. Yes ladies, we feel the hurt too! The encounter was caught on tape so check it out below as we gather our senses.
Common is out promoting Selma, the historic film he stars in that shares Martin Luther King’s story during the civil rights era. ‘Glory’ is featured on the movie soundtrack has already been nominated for a Golden-Globe. Common invited his G.O.O.D. Music labelmate John Legend to accompany him by piano. The performance was amazing to say the least. Check it out below.
After the release of his album, Common is hitting the road with Jay Electronica opening up for him. The two collaborated on on Common’s ‘Kingdom Remix’ and are about to tear up these venues kicking things of on Nov. 21 in Las Vegas, NV and concluding in New York, NY on Dec.10. Continue reading “Common & Jay Electronica Announce Tour Together” »
Two-time Grammy award winner will release his tenth album entitled Nobody’s Smiling July 22. His lead single. ‘Kingdom’ featuring Vince Staples is out now. Continue reading “Common’s Nobody’s Smiling Album” »