It is a truth universally acknowledged that old white men can—generally—say reprehensible things without suffering meaningful consequences. Such is the case with Bill Maher who, on his Friday show, performed a modicum amount of remorse for dropping the n-word last week and will now resume life as usual.
Some delightful news: Ice Cube is teaming up with Disney and Tommy Kail, the Tony-award winning director of Hamilton for a “modern and musical” take on that old chestnut, Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.
After 10 years, Pacey Witter—pardon, Joshua Jackson—is single. The 38-year-old actor and Diane Kruger, 40, have ended their decade-long romantic partnership.
Straight Outta Compton was one of the top 20 highest-grossing films of 2015 and a lot of that had to do with its marketing. Promotion for the movie was damn near everywhere, including Facebook. But as it turns out, white users saw an entirely different trailer for the film than black and Latino users.
Straight Outta Compton was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. This is notable not only because it’s the critical and commercial hit’s only Oscar nomination, but because it means the film’s only representatives at the ceremony will be white. When the words “Straight Outta Compton” are uttered by…
While reviews for the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton have been fairly positive, one prevailing critique is that the narrative conveniently leaves out Dr. Dre’s abusive past. In a recent interview, his ex-fiancée—R&B singer Michel’le—states the obvious in explaining the reason that storyline was neglected.
In John Singleton’s seminal 1991 film Boyz N the Hood, neighborhood girl Shalika (Regina King) and Doughboy (Ice Cube) share the following exchange:
In today’s Tweet Beat, a message from Ice Cube, Olivia Wilde has a brilliant idea and Dennis Rodman is very popular on Facebook.
As a California girl, I grew up in the shadow of NWA even though I was absolutely not allowed to listen to Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy E, MC Ren and Yella outside of my headphones. Now the group's biopic Straight Outta Compton is on the way, starring Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson Jr. playing his father, and from the…
In today's Tweet Beat, apparently the joke is on you for making fun of Jaden Smith's grammar, relatedly, Shia LaBeouf tweets some words and Ice Cube wants you to vote.
Since ESPN’s 2014 Body Issue debuted this week with baseball player Prince Fielder on the cover bare bellied and thick, #huskytwitter was born to celebrate the healthier male form. I approved … until I saw a sad list of “Husky Men I Shouldn’t Overlook” which included many knockoffs.
Alas, MTV hath done Ice Cube a great disservice. Mr. Cube believes that he and Kevin Hart should have won "Best Onscreen Duo" at last night's MTV Movie Awards for their work in Ride Along, which is a movie about two guys and one of them is worried and the other one has a car. But instead, Cube and Hart were cruelly…
On last night's The O'Reilly Factor, contributor Bernie Goldberg confused the iconic rappers Ice T and Ice Cube, a gaff that becomes extra embarrassing when you realize Goldberg once spent and afternoon in Ice Cube's company. O'Reilly was quick to correct the slip, saying, "I'm a brother, man. You can't be doing…
A supplement company claims its hoodia ice cubes will help you lose weight. Allow us to propose a few alternatives.
As previously mentioned, in a time when publications are shutting down left and right, there's a new kid on the newsstand: The Most!, a gossip rag from the peeps at Vibe. We checked it out… and we learned a lot!