Phonte and 9th Wonder talk about Love #LLFDP

Phonte and 9th (great to see them hanging, by the way) in a candid conversation about the L word. No not “lesbians” (Scott Pilgrim reference) the OTHER “L” word… LOVE. Check it out.

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Common Performs at the White House (2011)

After all that hoopla this is what Common performed at the White House this week. Well they say there is no such thing as bad publicity, so thank you media storm, you helped to accentuate another talented artist. Video of the entire evening below.

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Blame It on Black Male Pathology: Why Bella Gonzalez Can’t Just Have a Fatty

During this weekend’s main event, Showtime Pay-Per-View sandwiched eight rounds of anti-climactic boxing between two spectacular events.  If you watched the fight, you saw them: in round 3, Manny Pacquiao hit Shane Mosley with a beautiful straight left that put him on the canvas, and drew the obligatory “Ohhhhh!” from the guys with whom I…

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Bill Maher on President Obama’s Best Week Ever. Hilarious.

“Barack Obama is one Efficient, Steely-Nerved, Multitasking, Black Ninja, Gangsta President.”

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Interviews with the Cast of “Jumping the Broom”

Danai Maraire goes up close and personal with the cast of Jumping the Broom, Sony Pictures new film with TD Jakes and Tracey Edmonds Producing and Salim Akil directing.

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Phylicia Rashad Shopping for Chicago Jazz at Amoeba

Phylicia Rashad is making her Los Angeles directorial debut with the Ebony Repertory Theatre’s production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play “A RAISIN IN THE SUN.” While in town she stopped by one of MY favorite haunts, Amoeba Record Store, to pick up some 1950’s Chicago Jazz.

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Happy Mother’s Day from Dead-Prez – The Beauty Within

Dead Prez “The Beauty Within” is dedicated to the natural beauty of women of color. These brothers are about activism on all levels, this time pushing hard for self-esteem. Be sure to be on the lookout for Dead-Prez on tour in your area, and check them out at DeadPrez.com.

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Jill Scott Live in NYC

This week I had one of the best days ever. I conducted a great interview with Prodigy of Mobb Deep, caught up with my partner Ali Muhammad of 21 Hustle who was covering a red carpet event at Webster Hall, Had dinner with Light and friends at a macrobiotic spot, and then caught up with…

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