Director Spike Lee is taking yet another stand against police brutality, this time in remembrance of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father of six who died after being held in an illegal chokehold by NYPD officers. Lee, who previously released a video mash-up of an iconic police brutality scene from Do The Right Thing with Garner’s death, […]

Film director Spike Lee doesn’t only have game when it comes to creating provocative and innovative films, he also has game when it comes to street style. The Do The Right Thing director’s iconic ‘90s style is interestingly original and now, New Era – the brand that created the retro red Yankees cap for Spike during the 1996 World Series game […]

An internal New York Police Department report obtained by the New York Daily News states that the Staten Island man who died of a chokehold while under arrest last week didn’t appear to be in “great distress.” That same memo also failed to mention the chokehold at all. One officer, Sgt. Kizzy Adonis, said Garner’s […]

Tomorrow, tons of Brooklynites will head to a block party in Bed-Stuy to celebrate the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest movies of all time: Spike Lee’s monumental Do the Right Thing. Written, directed, and starring a young Spike Lee, Do the Right Thing tells the story of a majority black Brooklyn neighborhood full of tension. […]

As you probably already know, the 2014 World Cup kicks off today in Brazil. Soda giant Pepsi is heavily involved with the festivities. Earlier this week, the company put out a compilation album, featuring acts like Rita Ora, Janelle Monae, Santigold and more. One of the artists on the album is our girl Kelly Rowland, who […]

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Spike Lee’s classic film Crooklyn. In 1994, the “Carmichaels” became the fictional hip-hop family a generation of African-Americans would quote for years to come. Unlike other notable fictional black families like the Cosbys or the Winslows, this Brooklyn-based family was far from perfect. Between fighting with the neighbors, chasing dying […]

Dear Mama. In honor of Mother’s Day, Eminem released the video for his introspective track “Headlights,” featuring fun.’s Nate Ruess. The Spike Lee-directed music video is shot from the perspective of Eminem’s mother, Debbie Mathers, and features actual childhood pictures of Eminem growing up on 8 Mile. Spike Lee spoke about the music video, stating: […]

Eminem recently revealed that Spike Lee was on set of his music video for “Headlights,” which also features Fun.’s lead singer Nate Reuss. The Marshall Mathers LP 2 rapper shared the news on his Instagram account, posting a photo with the legendary movie director. Could Spike Lee be directing the new visual? [AllHipHop] Bow Wow is finally […]

Let’s go back. Matter of fact, lets go way back! Back to a time when we didn’t get daily pictures of our favorite celebrities via Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Everything about celebrities today is very common place and unsurprising, unfortunately. Whether it’s that booty picture from Kim Kardashian, some Thim Slick flicks of Nicki Minaj or  100 pictures of […]