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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.

As we come up on the anniversary of Prince‘s death, many people around the world are still mourning the icon’s untimely passing. In a week that is sure to be filled with purple-themed parties, we at Global Grind recall some of the best tributes following the passing of the GOAT — as well as the […]

Prince might be gone, but his music will live on forever.

Earlier this week, the world mourned the death of legendary and groundbreaking artist Prince. His passing shocked millions of fans, but the legacy left behind will carry on forever. During his career, the multi-dimensional artist starred in the high-grossing film, Purple Rain. If you are a fan of the rock musical drama, you’re in luck. AMC Theaters […]

With the heartbreaking news of Prince’s untimely death, we began looking back at the iconic singer’s influence and ability to shift not only music culture, but America’s perception of beauty and sexuality. In the early 1980s, Prince introduced the world to his protégée Denise “Vanity” Matthews, who he touted as the “female version” of himself. Soon […]

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This year’s Urbanworld Film Festival is right around the corner, and they have so many good things in store this year. From fireside chats to a “Purple Rain” sing-a-long, it has everything you need. Check out what’s going on at the festival below. Fireside Chat with Issa Rae   Best known for her hit web-series, […]

Produced and arranged by Prince Rodgers Nelson. That kind of liner note only hits a generation once, and since 1984’s sleeper soundtrack, “Purple Rain,” they’re few and far between.  By every law of music and time, Prince is bonafide rock royalty. But in the summer of 1984, Prince was just a “Kid,” gearing up for his […]

On August 3, 1983, Prince played a benefit concert at First Avenue, the Minneapolis club he would immortalize a year later in his film Purple Rain.  That same night, Prince debuted several new songs that would appear on the soundtrack to that film. When the Purple Rain album was released, three of the performances from […]

A Prince tribute act by the name of Purple Reign have become the first cover band to play live, fresh from the boob tube, on none other than David Letterman’s late night talk show.