Back in August, Childish Gambino and Rihanna were spotted on what believed to be a movie set in Cuba. Recently during his 2018 Pharos Festival in New Zealand, Gambino shared the trailer for the upcoming film the two indeed are co-starring in a film, which is believed to be titled Guava Island. The trailer shows Gambino and Rihanna as a young couple […]
Leave it to the Internet to turn #FlashbackFriday into a potential movie pitch session. A three-year-old photo has been making its rounds on social media of Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna sitting pretty in the front row of a Paris fashion week. Twitter pitched an entire action-comedy story-line based on the gorgeous pic. See below: Even […]
Roxanne Shante, an early hip-hop pioneer from Queens, NY, rose to prominence in the mid-eighties.
Ed Lover got a visit from actors Stephen Henderson, Mykelti Williamson, and Jovan Adepo! They talk about their roles in the highly anticipated Denzel-Washington-directed film adaptation of “Fences,” which also stars Viola Davis. Mykelti talks about the work of August Wilson, the writer of the original “Fences” play, and why his words are so remarkable. […]
Janelle Monae talks about the “firecracker” of a woman she plays in “Hidden Figures,” Mary Jackson, the first black female engineer at NASA. Pharrell, who not only is the film’s producer, but is also in charge of music, highlights the difficulty of the mathematics problems they were computing, and the high stakes involved in getting […]
After Monie Love returned from her trip to Philadelphia, Ed Lover laments about the fact that she didn’t bring him a Philly Cheesestake, or even a “Rocky” poster. This divulges into a discussion about the legendary Rocky movie, with its countless sequels spanning almost four decades. Of course, as with any long-winded film series, you’re […]
In the absence of Ed Lover, “C’mon Son” morphs into Monie Love‘s “C’mon Mate.” She sounds off on all the ridiculousness that has plagued the headlines and information highways as of late. On today’s agenda is the film “Suicide Squad,” whose poor reviews appear to truly be a real reflection of the audience’s feelings, Bow […]
The Lonely Island, comprised of funny-men Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, exploded onto the scene with gut-busting comedy on SNL in 2005. They talk about the dozens of shorts they created together at the historic sketch comedy show. They also talk about being influenced by hip-hop in high school. What they studied in college, what […]
Ever since Scarlett Johansson was cast as the lead in Ghost In the Shell, fans have been less than happy.