“The Help” – It Needs Some Help. Movie Review by Johnny Jones

America. Home of the first lady of the most powerful nation in the world, a woman that happens to be a Black. Also home of arguably the most influential woman in the world. Coincidentally, another Black woman. Yes, America is also where you will find the obsession of one of the most despised dictators in…

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On Ice Cube: Gangster Rapper. Disney Producer. Dad. Who Defines “Real”?

I was watching Ice Cube’s Behind the Music the other day, and had a few things cross my mind. Let me start here: I’m an N.W.A. apologist. I purchased and really liked the first two tapes, “N.W.A. and the Posse“ and “Straight Outta Compton“. I had seen political hip-hop artists, but I don’t think I…

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Brandon Young “Done Fi Dem” feat. Messiah. #Hip-Hop. HBCU Alum

This video deserves replay by hip-hop heads. In the vein of greats like Brand Nubian, Brandon Young and crew skillfully find the balance of honesty and entertaining with “Done Fi Dem.” The visuals communicate the feel of the song with no gratuitous imagery. This is a modern-day throw back to a greater era of hip…

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Interviews: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard on “The Help” Movie

Atta Girl Correspondent Shawn Edwards went one on one with the cast of the highly anticipated summer film based on the Popular book, “The Help.”

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“BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE.” Phife Dawg Interview on the A Tribe Called Quest Documentary

Danai Maraire, of attagirlentertainment.com sits down with Phife Dawg of Tribe Called Qwest for the new documentary by Michael Rappaport “Beats Rhymes & Life.”

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“SummerTime Anthem” – Eric Roberson feat Chubb Rock

We love pushing our people. Singer, songwriter Eric Roberson is definitely one of our favorite friends on that list. “It’s the hottest day of the year. You can do nothing, you can move something, or you can jam to this “SummerTime Anthem.” The “SummerTime Anthem” is a special single for the summer from Eric Roberson…

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The Unauthorized Biography of Oprah Winfrey

In a word, Shaun Boothe’s series of unauthorized documentaries are dope. With today’s open access to media production, anyone can broadcast anything they want into the public reach. The result can be sensory overload of mindless drivel. As the old adage goes, however, there is always room at the top. Shaun Boothe’s work is proof…

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The Power of Being Authentic – Karmin

“Do You.” It’s a message that means nothing more than be your authentic self, and play YOUR role in the big picture. I love seeing examples of people who find ways to show the world their talent, and work hard at it. It becomes just a matter of time before their passion and time investment…

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