Entertainment News About Harriett ... and the Negro Hollywood Road Show
The dramatized biopic Harriet was released on November 1, 2019, unleashing a torrent of cancel culture commentary on social media. Three days later, Floyd Webb, Chicago’s filmophile extraordinaire coined the term “the bi-annual Upset Negro Roadshow Complaining about Hollywood” in his review of the movie.
Updated Dec 4, 2019 - 12:09:22 PM
Entertainment News Top 10 Politically Conscious Rap Albums of 2017
Black music has been a vessel for political consciousness throughout our entire history in this strange land. From the cries of freedom carried in the field songs of our enslaved forefathers, to jazz, soul, gospel and even the funk, Black music has always expressed not only our thirst for liberation, but also the conditions of our oppression.
Updated Feb 1, 2018 - 2:38:05 PM
Entertainment News ‘Reality music’ with a message
“Footprints on the Moon” is the new album by three-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Raheem DeVaughn and multifaceted wordsmith and actor Wes Felton. The duo performs under the moniker, “The CrossRhodes.”
Updated Jan 11, 2018 - 9:33:14 AM
Entertainment News Grammy-award winning rap artist continues to give back
Chancelor Bennett, also known as “Chance the Rapper,” announced his next move to help fund Chicago Public Schools (CPS) at the Harold Washington Cultural Center. In addition to raising over $2 million through SocialWorks, 20 schools will receive grant funds Chance raised six months ago in partnership with Ingenuity.
Updated Sep 20, 2017 - 1:55:10 PM