[video] Kong: Skull Island (starring Samuel L. Jackson, Eazy E, and Dr. Dre)

Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell  who played Dr. Dre and Eazy-E respectively,in the smash hit Straight Outta Compton star alongside  Samuel L. Jackson in yet another reboot of King Kong. Coming from the producers of Godzilla, most people in the Youtube comments believe this is the set up movie for King Kong vs. Godzilla. Guess we will have to see if this is any good first.

Afeni Shakur mother of Tupac Shakur dies at age 69

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Another icon of the black community has passed away. Producers of the upcoming Tupac biopic are definitely going to press the gas with getting this into the theaters with the untimely passing of Afeni.


via Daily News

Afeni Shakur Davis, mother of late rap legend Tupac Shakur who was the subject of one of his most iconic songs and who oversaw his posthumous legacy, has died. She was 69 years old.

Marin County deputies responded to Shakur’s home in Sausalito, Calif., Monday night after she suffered a possible cardiac arrest, the sheriff’s office said Tuesday morning. She was taken to a local hospital and died just before 10:30 p.m.

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[video] NOISEY Bompton: Kendrick’s Compton and Dinner with Lil L (Part 2)

Compton, California, is known for launching the rap careers of stars like Kendrick Lamar, and music provides a promising avenue out of the community’s cycle of violence. In the second of six segments of Noisey Bompton, we spend a day with Kendrick’s childhood friend Lil L, who’s pursuing his own musical ambitions. L’s grandma invites us over for a gumbo dinner and shares her experiences as a mother and grandmother who’s lived in Compton since 1965. Then we head to one of the West Side’s many hole-in-the-wall studios, where L gets to work recording with his friend Earl Swavey and producer Larry Jayy.