A lot has changed since 2014. On June 23, 2014, the last episode of The Boondocks aired on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. Less than two months later…Ferguson happened. The uprising that occurred in the Missouri city showed the outrage people felt after another unarmed Black person, Michael Brown, was killed by the police. This time, however, people were […]
g Donald Glover has the hottest new comedy on TV with FX’s Atlanta, but his breakthrough from token Black friend to primetime titan didn’t come overnight. Glover’s first success came as a member of the Derrick Comedy YouTube trio. The sketch troupe was made up of three nerdy friends who uploaded skits that played to the lowest common denominator of America’s […]
Before she was making headlines on daytime television, Wendy Williams spent years growing a loyal fan base doing radio out of New York. A lot of the popular catchphrases and inside jokes that now get tossed around on her nationally syndicated television show were born from her days of gossip and hot topic discussions on […]
I met Sterling in the lobby bar at the famed Beverly Hilton to chat about his new role, family, and the peculiar way his career has played out.
Donald Glover, also known as the rapper Childish Gambino, has long supplemented his rap career with writing for television. Last seen as half of the fan-favorite comedy duo “Troy & Abed” on NBC’s Community, it’s been a while since he’s graced our TV screens. This past weekend, however, the first episode of Gambino’s own show, […]
Viceland is making moves into the late night realm by adding new original series to its lineup. According to reports, the A&E-owned cable network will break into the late-night landscape with daily talk show Desus & Mero, set to premiere in October. Desus and Mero come to Viceland from their podcast The Bodega Boys and web show Desus […]
More than a decade after the demise of Roc-A-Fella Records, fans still want to know what happened to the legendary label that brought about such an abrupt end. The Roc was one of the most successful labels of its time, launching the careers of one of the biggest rappers to ever do it—co-founder Jay Z. But many […]