Tag Archives: Black

Black Keys Collaborator Richard Swift Dies at 41

Richard Swift, who’d been the touring bassist with the Black Keys since 2014, has died at the age of 41, band leader Dan Auerbach confirmed. Swift, a multi-instrumentalist, had been a member of the Shins and Auerbach’s side project the Arcs, and also a studio owner, producer and film-maker. “Today the world lost one of the

A black police officer infiltrates the KKK in Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman: Watch the first trailer

A movie that teams iconic writer/director Spike Lee with Get Out producers Jordan Peele and Josh Blum is worth consideration based on filmmaking talent alone. When you hear the story behind the resulting movie, BlacKkKlansman, and check out its newly released trailer, though, they’ll be no question why it’s one of our can’t-miss-films of the summer. BlacKkKlansman is based

Black Panther writer questions whether Iron Man would be as successful if released today

Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man Today, Black Panther’s global box office crossed the one-billion dollar mark. In doing so, the Marvel super hero epic became the 33rd movie to gross one-billion worldwide and, already, it’s the ninth-highest release in US history. Much of the film’s success is attributed to its diverse

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) announces new Black Star album with Talib Kweli and Madlib

One of hip-hop’s most celebrated collaborations may be in for a 2018 revival. During a surprise appearance at a Madlib DJ set in Denver on Saturday evening, Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) revealed that he and Talib Kweli have plans for a new Black Star album this year. This September will mark the 20th anniversary

Black Sabbath's Bill Ward Hospitalized with Heart Problems

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has been hospitalized after suffering unspecified heart problems, and as a result has been forced to cancel an upcoming United States tour with his new group Day of Errors. Happily, Ward reports that he is “OK and in good recovery at this time.” However, the seven December west coast

Dwayne Johnson clowns Tyrese’s Black Rose album in expletive filled rant: Watch

Whoa, easy now big fella! Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Tyrese Gibson have been going back-and-forth in the press about Johnson’s planned Fast and the Furious spinoff, which Gibson called “selfish” and “fucked up” as it will delay the release of Furious 9 until 2020. Yesterday Gibson spoke with TMZ about his issues with the

The First City in USA to have a Black Mayor

by Mixtribe Photograph The Very first City in USA to have a Black Mayor Atlanta the most populous city of the state of Georgia and is the capital. As the state capital, It is the internet site of most of Georgias state government. The Georgia State Capitol constructing, is found downtown and homes the offices