E! host Giuliana Rancic issued a public apology for her offensive comments about actress Zendaya Coleman’s faux locs hairstyle.
“The Hangover 3 is the ultimate backward engineering,” says its director Todd Phillips. Hip-Hop Wired got some interesting and sometimes rap-related intel about the creation of the latest (and allegedly last) film from the comedy franchise via its stars and behind the scenes players.
Tyler, the Creator isn’t new to controversy. But it seems like the blowback over his Mountain Dew ad, which was pulled after protests that it was racist, even took him by surprise.
Clearly, anyone can start a petition on Change.org. Shawty Lo, whose controversial All My Babies’ Mamas was cancelled by Oxygen before it could get started, is fighting to have his reality show saved.
Sheila Johnson may have co-founded BET, but that doesn’t mean that she’s immune from criticizing the cable network. Johnson, ex-wife of founder Bob Johnson, gave her critique of the changes the network has gone through since being sold to Viacom. During a speech for the Conversations and Encounters program at the Carmel Art and Film […]
Black people and fried chicken is an unshakable stereotype that has gone into overdrive thanks to the countless commercials linking us to our alleged Kryptonite. Mary J. Blige made the world to let out a collective sigh, when she appeared in a Burger King commercial about a chicken wrap—which has since been pulled. Blige belted out […]
While February served as Black History Month and a time for Black American’s to celebrate their history, there have been many instances recently that show how much farther the country has to go before racism is eradicated. Students rallied together last Friday in protest of a noose that was hanging in a campus library at […]