Melvin Van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles, a true giant of Black cinema, has passed away. He was 89. Van Peebles is best known for 1971’s  Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, a cult classic film that he wrote, directed and self-financed and released independently. The groundbreaking film proved that a Black director could be successful and had an audience, […]

It appears that the VH1 biopic, “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” is still making some pretty dramatic waves. The subjects of the story have since been threatened by Ashley Reid, the daughter of L.A. Reid and Pebbles; and Pebbles, the former manager of TLC, has been traveling the talk show circuit in attempts at damage control […]

Tyler Perry has made the ultimate marketing connection for his upcoming film from Lionsgate, “Peeples.”  Fans of the Tom Joyner Morning Show can win a trip for four to the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion in Orlando, Florida this Labor Day Weekend by texting “Peeples” to  OhOhOh (646464). Just in time for Mother’s Day, “Peeples” […]