'Echoes,' Britain's longest running magazine for black music, began as the weekly publication 'Black Echoes' in 1976. This month, they celebrate their 40th anniversary, an impressive feat editor Chris Wells discussed with Digital Journal.
Hip hop legend Eminem, who has spent his entire professional career publicly dissing his mother Debbie Mathers, shocked the world last year when he released an apologetic song called "Headlights," featuring the vocals of Fun's Nate Ruess.
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The American Thanksgiving day holiday is traditionally an occasion when families come together before shopping on Black Friday to enjoy a good meal with the togetherness of television entertainment. This year, the ABC network is airing Spike Lee's Bad25.
In "Bad 25" director Spike Lee pays homage to the legacy of Michael Jackson's chart topping, multi-million selling album "Bad," 25 years after it first came out. The documentary premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
It would be easy to make a documentary about Michael Jackson's controversial career and personal life; but instead of widening the scope, Spike Lee perfectly examines the making of the iconic Bad album produced 25 years ago.
Movie lovers in Toronto will be able to get an early look at new films by Spike Lee, Paul Thomas Anderson and Brian De Palma this year. Today, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced some new titles that it has acquired for 2012.
'Bad' is finished and according to Spike Lee, the man who made the documentary on Michael Jackson and the making of his album of the same name, it's a rare look into Jackson and his art. This year marks the 25-year anniversary of the album.
Recently, Spike Lee retweeted what he thought was the home address of accused Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman. It turned out he was mistaken: the address belonged to an elderly couple unrelated to Zimmerman.
Clint Eastwood has rejected Spike Lee’s criticism over the fact Eastwood did not use black actors in his two films, “Flags of Our Fathers” and “Letters from Iwo Jima”. Eastwood says he didn’t because there were none.
"The more he opens his mouth, the more damage he does," Director Spike Lee said of Jeremiah Wright, the Chicago pastor who has been a thorn in the side of Democrat frontrunner Barack Obama. "It looks like he's being paid to keep talking."