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The debate over which Michael Jackson album is better, Off The Wall or Thriller, is eternal. The creation of the former is the subject of a new, Spike Lee helmed Showtime documentary, Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown To Off the Wall.

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As the people of Chicago demand call for mayor Rahm Emanuel’s head on a platter, Spike Lee is fighting his own battle with the critics of his latest film, Chiraq.

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It’s fascinating the amount of criticism that Spike Lee has received since the first trailer for Chi-Raq debuted. Granted, Lee hasn’t put together the greatest string of films of his 30-plus years in the industry lately.

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Ever since Spike Lee revealed the title to his film, Chi-Raq, and especially since the release of its trailer, Chicago artists haven’t been pleased. One person on that list is King Louie, who just dropped a video for a cut called “F*ck Spike Lee.”

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Spike Lee received an honorary Oscar this weekend and took the moment to address a major issue within the industry. Lee was among three special recipients at the Academy’s annual Governors Awards in Hollywood.

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Spike Lee appeared on ABC’s Windy City Live this morning in Chicago to discuss his forthcoming film Chi-Raq. The interview was at times combative, with Lee making some statements that won’t win him any friends in the Chi. 

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Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq trailer was released a few days ago and it’s safe to say that the negative reactions far outweighed the curious and insightful ones. The city of Chicago’s violence woes is an issue that hasn’t touched citizens of the United States in some form or fashion and juxtaposing or even transfixing the topic […]

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It would be safe to say that Spike Lee’s Chi-raq trailer isn’t what people were expecting. The reviews have been mixed, but Rhymefest thinks Lee “exploited” the people of his home city by making the film into an adaptation of Lysistrata, the Greek play where women withheld sex to end war.

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The plot of Spike Lee‘s forthcoming film Chi-Raq probably isn’t the first thing you expected off the strength of its title. Nevertheless, the movie’s trailer will surely have you interested thanks to engaging dialogue, wild cameos, Black Power feminists and some gunplay. 

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Mars Blackmon stays winning. Today (Oct. 28), Jordan Brand and Spike Lee dropped their latest collaborative shoe, the Jordan Spike Forty.

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As the 2014-2016 NBA season comes to an end, basketball junkies have the choice of either allowing the WNBA or video games to tide them over. Since statistics tells us the majority will opt for the latter, both EA and 2K Sports is getting the jump on the rollout for their respective big league winners […]

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With or without Kanye West, Spike Lee’s upcoming movie for Chiraq is proceeding as planned, which has plenty of citizens living in the Windy City up in arms over the title.