You've probably heard her soulful voice on Chance The Rapper and The Social Experiment's Surf album and Chicago newcomer Towkio's "Heaven Only Knows," but there's more to Eryn Allen Kane than background vocals and guest features.


A Chicago woman, partly inspired by Spike Lee's anticipated and controversial film Chiraq, has decided to curb gang and gun violence in her community by implementing a sex strike until the killings end.

Spike Lee’s upcoming Chiraq is highly anticipated, and to whet our appetites, the first film trailer has been released. Based off the Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, Chiraq follows Lysistrata (played by Survivor’s Remorse‘s Teyonah Parris), who gets a band of women together to withhold sex from their men after a child is murdered in Chicago. In true Spike fashion, […]


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday, Spike Lee will receive an honorary Academy Award for his work.

Spike Lee has made quite an impact on New York City culture with his extensive film success, and now he has reached another milestone. The director announced that Mayor De Blasio has decided to rename Stuyvesant Avenue, between Lexington and Quincy, ‘Do The Right Thing Way,’ in honor of his classic movie, effective August 10th. […]

DMX just can’t seem to catch a break, as he has been sentenced to 6 months in jail for failure to pay child support. The Ruff Ryders MC was arrested last month in NYC just before performing at Radio City Music Hall, and has been sent to a jail in Buffalo, NY. DMX reportedly had […]

Amazon Studios has been the rumored sponsor for Spike Lee‘s newest movie Chi-Raq for quite some time now, and today, they spilled the beans to THR that the company is indeed backing the awards-qualifying film. Lee and Amazon originally planned to premiere Chi-Raq at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, but they’re so hype about it, they’re now hoping to squeeze […]

After months of speculation, Bruce Jenner‘s interview with Diane Sawyer was finally confirmed this week and now the first promo has been released. The clip offers little insight into what Bruce will say, but it is suspected the former Olympian-turned-Kardashian star will open up about his transition into a woman. The highly anticipated interview will air on […]

Taraji P. Henson will be hosting SNL on April 11 and if you can hardly wait, newly released Empire–inspired promos should hold you over in the meantime. In the clips, Henson shows off her comedic side and her sassy on-screen character, Cookie, shines through in the best way possible: a face slap. Check out the […]