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.


Dice Raw presents a new weekly showcase for avant garde urban and alternative music, art and more is coming to New York City and it’s the hottest ticket in town! Old New York Live is making its debut this week and Dice Raw of The Roots is bringing back the legendary jam sessions to entertain […]


  Out of the 10.4 million Black males in the U.S. population, nearly 1.5 million are in prisons and jails, with another 3.5 million more on probation or parole or who have previously been on probation or parole. Not only do Black males make up nearly 75% of the total prison population, according to Michelle […]


  From The Drug War And Mass Incarceration By The Numbers Over four decades, American taxpayers have dished out $1 trillion on the “War on Drugs.” Nearly half of all prisoners in state prisons are locked up for non-violent crimes. The majority is Black prisoners who are incarcerated for drug crimes. Black kids are 10 […]

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  On the heels of his 2013 Grammy nomination for his contributions to The Roots album, Undun, Dice Raw is currently putting the finishing touches on a concept album entitled “Jimmie’s Back”, inspired by the New York Times bestselling book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness” by Michelle Alexander. […]

Philadelphia MCs Black Thought & Dice Raw of the Roots, Peedi Crakk, Ms Jade & Meek Millz were all on the set of Jill Scott’s new video “Shame.” In between takes, the Philly wordsmiths got together for an old school cypher.

Dice Raw, member and producer of Philadelphia Hip-Hop band The Roots and the Money Making Jam Boyz, is recovering from injuries he sustained in a serious car crash last Wednesday (January 5th). According to Dice, a young woman ran a red light while making a turn in North Philadelphia and smashed head-on into the rapper’s […]