De La Soul Hit $110K Kickstarter Goal For New LP Under 24 Hours
De La Soul hasn’t released an album in 11 years but has teased several projects and one-offs during that period. It appears that for fans the wait is over as The Plugs are going the Kickstarter route to crowdfund the production of the trio’s eighth studio recording.
Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Raises $1 Million
Fans of LeVar Burton‘s long-running PBS show Reading Rainbow rejoiced Wednesday morning when the host and actor launched a $1 million Kickstarter campaign to expand upon its extended educational app. Within hours, those fans showed love with their wallets by helping Burton reach his goal and the money is continuing to pour in even now.
Suge Knight Accused Of Being Government Informant In New Tupac & The Notorious B.I.G. Doc [VIDEO]
While we have yet to get all the facts on who killed both Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G., there is another theory being thrown in the ring. This time it is coming from former “friends” of Suge Knight.
Rah Digga Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Newark Dance Center [VIDEO]
Rah Digga has long cemented her position as one of the best female rappers of all time, rising to prominence as part of New Jersey crew, The Outsidaz and Busta Rhymes‘ Flipmode Squad. Shifting gears somewhat, Digga has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds for a community dance center in her native Newark.
Spike Lee Hits $1.3 Million Kickstarter Goal, Thanks Supporters [VIDEO]
Filmmaker Spike Lee reached his Kickstarter fundraising milestone earlier today (August 16). In just 26 days, the Brooklyn native was able to raise $1.3 million for an upcoming film project.
Spike Lee Keeps It Funky About Gentrification & The “Christopher Columbus Syndrome” [VIDEO]
When you think Brooklyn, you’ll eventually think Spike Lee. The renowned filmmaker always pays homage to his native borough and is keenly aware of the gentrification that seems to push out the very people that made it the place to be day after day.
Spike Lee On J. Cole & The Illuminati [VIDEO]
Spike Lee has always been a Hip-Hop favorite, whether its his films or working with the likes of Gang Starr and Public Enemy. The Brooklyn native also has a healthy dose of respect for the new generation of MCs; particularly J. Cole.
Spike Lee Launches Kickstarter Page To Raise $1.25 Million For His New Film [VIDEO]
Spike Lee wants to make an indy film and he’s turning to the public to help fund the venture. Like in the case of Veronica Mars fans who donated a cool $5 million to bring the defunct T.V. show to the silver screen, the Brooklyn native has started his own Kickstarter fundraising page.