The Wire’s Melvin Williams, AKA The Deacon, Dies At 73
Fans of The Wire should remember Melvin Williams, who played the serene, soft-spoken Deacon on the popular HBO program. Williams died Thursday in his home state of Maryland at the age of 73.
Jermaine Crawford On Life After The Wire & State Of R&B | Streets Is Talking [VIDEO]
Last December, HBO officially made The Wire a cultural pastime when it aired during a heavily nostalgic marathon.
Cutty From The Wire Barks On Racist NYC Train Passenger [VIDEO]
Freddie Gray’s death and the protests that followed drew the line between police and Black and brown civilians deeper in the sand. Those feelings of angst resonated throughout the country, as shown in this footage of actor Chad L. Coleman reacting angrily to racist comments said by a New York City train passenger.
15 Times The Wire Actors Appeared In Rap Videos
If you peeped Snoop Dogg’s No. 1 video for this past week’s The Wrap Up: Hip-Hop Wired’s Top 10 Videos of the Week, then you would have peeped the friendly assist he got from Felicia “Snoop” Pearson throughout the swaggy visual.
President Barack Obama Interviews The Wire’s David Simon [VIDEO]
President Barack Obama has made it known that he’s a big fan of HBO‘s cult classic crime series, The Wire. The president had the opportunity to interview the show’s creator David Simon in a one-on-one regarding America’s criminal justice system and needs for reform.
Detective McNulty From The Wire AKA Dominic West Has Bars? [VIDEO]
The Wire, HBO’s celebrated crime drama, has more staying power than a little bit due to the ongoing careers of some the show’s beloved characters. However, nothing could have prepared us to see Detective Jimmy McNulty, aka Dominic West, spitting bars in a cipher.
Wee-Bey Clears Rumors About The Wire Film & Sequel [VIDEO]
Shade 45’s Weekend Work recently sat with Hassan Johnson aka “Wee-Bey” from HBO series The Wire. Discussing the famed role and then some, the actor cleared up rumors about the alleged film adaptation that’s in
The Definitive List Of The Greatest The Wire Characters [Photos]
The Wire has become a pop culture phenomenon, an amazing feat considering the HBO crime show didn’t pull in big numbers when it aired. The tense drama that took place on the mean streets of Baltimore gave rise to a collection of characters that fans of the show still debate over to this day.
Where Are They Now? Cast Of HBO’s The Wire [Photos]
HBO recently announced that they are digitally remastering The Wire for a marathon this fall. So we deemed it appropiate to give a run-down on the happenings of the characters since the show ended in 2008. No tomorrow is promised in the world of acting but with a cadre as talented as this one, it […]
HBO Remastering The Wire For Upcoming Marathon
One of the best dramas to ever do it is getting a digital makeover for a special return.