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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.

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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.

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Director and film producer Spike Lee returns to the big screen this fall, tackling a revered Asian thriller that critics across the board called one of the best of all time. Oldboy, originally a South Korean film released in 2003, gets a remake from Mr. Lee and stars Josh Brolin as the protagonist. 

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It seems like the only thing the Miami Heat do harder than playing the game of basketball is partying. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and a number of their celebrity buddies (Spike Lee, Drake, etc.) celebrated their second championship in as many years by partying all weekend at Miami nightspots.

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The Miami Heat won their third NBA Championship tonight (June 20) and it was the second in a row for LeBron James. Right on cue, Nike Basketball drops a commercial featuring King James getting congratulatory messages from the likes of Spike Lee, Dr. Dre, Coach K and more.

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Perhaps no person outside of Michael Jordan himself has affected the narrative of the Air Jordan sneaker like Spike Lee‘s “Mars Blackmon.” His affectionate inquiries, chanting “Is it the shoes?” have been mimicked by brand aficionados for decades, outliving the character in the process.

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This secret didn’t last very long. NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan married his longtime girlfriend, model Yvette Prieto, in Florida this past Saturday (April 27). The event was star-studded, with plenty of NBA legends and celebrities on hand to help Jordan celebrate.

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Spread love is the Brooklyn way, and Skyzoo employs that mantra on “Spike Lee Was My Hero,” a track commemorating the infamous director’s legacy. Fellow videographer Alex Ghassan manned the camera to create a complimentary set of visuals, featuring scenes, posters, and more from a gamut of the Do the Right Thing director’s filmography.

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The fight between Spike Lee, and just about everybody else who supports Django Unchained, doesn’t appear to be fading, and now Jamie Foxx has entered the fray. Foxx, was overseas promoting the film’s release, and when asked of Lee’s comments on the film’s storyline, he concluded that the Brooklyn native is pretty much always on the attack.

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Even if you’re not a Los Angeles Clippers fan, it’s hard not to give credit to the team boasting the best record in the NBA.  The year has been exceptional for Chris Paul whose trade to the Lakers was blocked by NBA commissioner David Stern, sending  him the the L.A. team that has struggled in […]

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The NBA is getting its money’s worth when it comes to Spike Lee’s directing talents. The famed New York Knicks fans was behind the lens for another commercial in the NBA’s BIG campaign, this time starring Chris Paul along with Steve Nash and Earvin “Magic” Johnson.

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Controversy and slavery make for box office gold. Less than a month after its release, Django Unchained has reached the $100 million mark. The milestone keeps Django on pace to become director Quentin Tarantino’s most successful film, surpassing 2009’s Inglorious Bastards.