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‘Fortnite’ Will Host A July 4 Conversation On Race Featuring Killer Mike, Jemele Hill, And Lil Baby

Fortnite is nothing short of a cultural phenomenon, and in recent months its impact has on that culture has gone far beyond just gaming. As the title evolves and grows it has turned from a genre-defining battle royale game into something much more, hosting movie trailers for massive movies such as the latest Star Wars […]

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‘Hamilton’ Apparently Has A Subtle Derek Jeter Easter Egg In It

Independence Day weekend will perhaps be spend more indoors this year for a variety of reasons, as COVID-19 cases surging across the American south has seen some locales dialing back plans to ease lockdown restrictions and travel plans severely diminished compares to past celebrations. One positive for the holiday for many theater buffs was the […]

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Even Harry Potter Fan Sites Have Publicly Denounced J.K. Rowling Over Her Anti-Trans Comments

The controversy surrounding J.K. Rowling’s anti-trans remarks is showing no signs of slowing down. Nearly a month later, the author is still facing intense criticism for her incendiary views on sex and gender on Twitter, and now, it’s coming from the Harry Potter fan community that once revered Rowling for creating the magical literary world. […]

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‘Gamemaster’ Explores The Board Games That Have Made It Big And Designers Hoping To Follow Suit

The tabletop industry has exploded in recent years, and life in quarantine has made games more popular than ever. But the competition to get to market is as fierce as ever, and the Gamemaster documentary out next week shows just how much work it takes to make it big in a crowded industry. “We’re in […]

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Gucci Mane Has Partnered With Atlantic For His Own Record Label, The New 1017

Last month, there were rumblings that Gucci Mane was growing dissatisfied with his label, Atlantic Records. Those rumblings were started by Mane himself, as he referred to Atlantic as “polite racist” and asked his followers if he should “go independent.” However, that situation seems to have been resolved, as he tweeted an apology earlier this […]

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Weekend Preview: A Double Dose Of ‘Hamilton’ And More Highlights Than The Founding Fathers Could Handle

If nothing below suits your sensibilities, check out our guide to What You Should Watch On Streaming Right Now. Hamilton (Disney+, Friday) — After a bumped-up release date, the cinematic version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s original Broadway production (which nearly broke the Tony Award record and fetched a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy, and an Olivier Award […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Believes Black Lives Matter Protests Are ‘Part Two Of The Civil Rights Movement’

Like many of her peers in music, Megan Thee Stallion has been a vocal supporter of the Black Lives Matter protests that have sprung up in the wake of George Floyd’s death over the past month-plus. Megan has reiterated her endorsement of the movement in a new NME cover story, in which she calls BLM […]

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Report: Washington’s NFL Franchise Will ‘Likely’ Change Its Name After Announcing A ‘Thorough Review’

For years, individuals and groups alike have argued that Washington’s NFL team should change its name, arguing the name used since 1933 is offensive to Native Americans. The franchise has pushed back at every turn, but following a number of threats from corporate sponsors, it appears the team is preparing to make some sort of […]

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Apps And Resources You Can Use To Find Black-Owned Businesses To Support

Though the trending hashtags have shifted since last month, the protests that have broken out across the country calling for racial justice and accountability with regards to police violence have continued on. Unless you’re marching or following on social media, it’s easy to forget that people are still out in the streets daily, standing up […]

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Daryl Dixon Rides A Motorcycle On ‘The Walking Dead’ For A Very Comical Reason

Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton have had a number of couples on their show over the course of the series, including Jensen Ackles and his wife, Danneel, who shared a story about introducing Jeffrey and Hilarie; Garret Dillahunt and Michelle Hurd, who spoke about how they met; and former The Walking Dead star Sonequa […]

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Tory Lanez And Kevin Gates Rev Their Engines On ‘Convertible Burt’

While 2020 only produced one project that he admitted was not his best effort, 2020 has been one hell of a year for Tory Lanez. The Toronto act kicked off the year saving the world from quarantine boredom with his Quarantine Radio show via Instagram Live. While the activities that took place on the livestream […]

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Zhu Joins Tinashe And Ms. Banks For An Enchanting Remix Of ‘Die A Little Bit’

Following years of disappointment and dissatisfaction with her former label, Tinashe broke free and claimed her independence in 2019 and quickly began to lay the foundation for her fourth album. Nine months later, backed by managerial support from Roc Nation, she delivered her fourth album Songs For You with help from 6lack, G-Eazy, and more. […]

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Pop Smoke Arrives With ‘The Woo’ Alongside 50 Cent And Roddy Ricch On His Posthumous Debut Album

It was less than five months ago that the hip-hop community took a huge blow as Pop Smoke was tragically murdered in the wee hours of the morning. Murdered in his Los Angeles home, his death arrived just days after he shared the deluxe version of his Meet The Woo 2 mixtape. His death was […]

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The Super-Catchy Bops Of ‘Eurovision Song Contest,’ Ranked

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga, may be a comedy starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams as an Icelandic pop duo with dreams of dominating on the global stage, but the bops in this quirky musical romp are no joke. From EDM anthems about volcanic guardians to innuendo-laced folk songs and sentimental ballads […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Hosting An All-Star Watch Party When ‘Hamilton’ Hits Disney+

It was once the hottest ticket not only on Broadway but in any town in which it toured — then theaters shut down due to a pandemic that won’t go away anytime soon. But at least the minds behind Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s beloved historical show, had the foresight to prepare a Plan B: On Friday, […]

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Kumail Nanjani Says He’s ‘Come To Hate’ His Shirtless Ab Photos That Went Viral

Late last year, Kumail Nanjiani shocked and amazed the internet by dropping two photos of the new version of himself. Best known for comedies like Silicon Valley and The Big Sick, he’d been cast as a Marvel superhero for Marvel’s forthcoming The Eternals, and he really leaned into it, working out, eating healthy, and, in […]

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Bartenders Name The Best Blended Whiskeys For Mixing Summer Cocktails

If you’re a fan of whiskey, you probably really dig seeing the words “single malt” on the label of a bottle. This means the bottle is a malt whiskey (or whisky) that comes from a single distillery. The Macallan, Glenfiddich, Glenlivet — single malt expressions from those brands have long inspired a very particular pleasure […]

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Henry Cavill Opens Up About His Slight Frustration About Rumors That He’s Returning As Superman

Back in January, Henry Cavill made it very clear to Men’s Health that he’s “not given up on the role” of Superman despite reports claiming that Warner Bros. is moving on from his portrayal of the iconic character following Ben Affleck’s decision to exit the role of Batman. So you’d just assume that the latest […]

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Lil Durk Drag Races With Gunna In His Luxurious ‘Gucci Gucci’ Video

Gunna has low-key been everywhere this year, popping up in almost enough of his contemporaries’ songs and videos in 2020 to drop an hour-long tape of just guest verses. One of those songs, Lil Durk’s “Gucci Gucci” from Just Cause Y’all Waited 2 receives a surreal video today which finds the two rappers doing some […]

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Marvel Comics Just Made A Major Move With Two Sci-Fi Classics

When Disney purchased Star Wars from George Lucas in 2013, it was only a matter of time until the comic book rights jumped from its longtime home at Dark Horse Comics to the Disney-owned Marvel Comics. And, now, we’re watching history repeat itself, but with two big time sci-fi properties instead of one. With an […]

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College Students In Alabama Are Apparently Throwing COVID-19 Parties Complete With Cash Prizes

If someone invites you to a “COVID-19 party,” you need to run. Seriously. And believe it or not, that little absurdist nugget of practical advice might actually prove useful to you in the coming days. Because CNN reports that students in the state of Alabama — primarily in the Tuscaloosa area, home to the University […]

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