J.J. Abrams, most recently known for directing Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is set to co-produce a television series about Michael Jackson with author Travis Smiley. The miniseries is said to be based on Travis Smiley’s book, Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson’s Last Days. The project is still in the early […]
Lin-Manuel Miranda, star of the hip-hop-inspired Broadway play Hamilton, brought his rhymes with him during a visit to the White House on Monday
Michael Jackson’s estate has agreed to sell its remaining stake in a lucrative music catalog to Sony Corp. for $750 million, the entities announced Monday. The agreement for Jackson’s half-share of the Sony/ATV Music Publishing catalog will give the company sole ownership of works by The Beatles, Bob Dylan and other hit making musicians, including […]
there’s a moment about one-third of the way through Spike Lee’s new documentary Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall in which the Jackson estate’s archivist pulls out a yellowed, frayed letter and reads aloud. Written after Michael and his brothers, collectively known as the Jackson 5, had left Motown and were recording […]
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After news that a White actor was cast to play Michael Jackson on a British TV comedy series surfaced this week, an old interview featuring the King of Pop himself has confirmed what we already knew: White actors shouldn’t portray Black people – period. It was announced Wednesday that Joseph Fiennes – of Shakespeare in Love and American Horror Story: […]
After Oprah took to Twitter to share a video detailing how she dropped 26 pounds using Weight Watchers while still eating bread daily, the company’s shares catapulted more than 20 percent, and rose to $13.29 per share.
This weekend, TV One will premiere LisaRaye McCoy‘s directorial debut with the made-for-TV film Skinned, which tackles a very sensitive topic within the African-American community. Skinned confronts colorism, pigmentocracy, and the outbreak of skin bleaching, as well as the use of lightening creams amongst many individuals in America and around the world. According to Black Enterprise and the […]
The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) announced Wednesday, December 16th, that Michael Jackson’s Thriller has become the first ever album to go multi-platinum 30 times in the United States. Jackson is the highest selling artist of all time with over 1 billion total sales worldwide. Thriller was released on November 30, 1982, and it spent […]
A private Christian university in Spokane is under fire after members of their soccer team dressed up in blackface to "honor" The Jackson 5
Michael Jackson spent the majority of his life entertaining audiences with his amazing voice and legendary dance moves. With 40 years of music as part…