A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

Somewhere on the outskirts of New York a hip-hop moment twenty years in the making is about to commence. It’s the kind of frosty, January night that inspired the uncompromising verses and beats that defined an era: “Escuchela La ciudad respirando….” In one part of town a leader of hip-hop’s new school, 9th Wonder, is holding a […]

Grammy-nominated producer, label exec and rapper Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie knows a thing or two about competition between MCs. The onetime leader of Bad Boy Records Hitmen production team had a front row seat to some of hip-hop’s biggest sparring matches and all-out brawls. Not only did he witness two of the greatest to ever rap–Jay […]