Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and James Earl Jones Lead All-Star Cast of Disney’s Live-Action “The Lion King”
I must admit that I haven’t been a fan of Disney’s turning animated films into live action films. However, the Jon Favreau directed “The Jungle Book” won me over. Although the movie was beautifully shot, what made me really enjoy the film was the cast – Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba, and Giancarlo Esposito.... Read more
Spike Lee and Bill T. Jones to be Honored at Second Biennial American Portrait Gala
On November 19, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will hold its second biennial American Portrait Gala to honor individuals who have made an impact on the nation’s shared history, development and culture. Among the honorees are film director, producer, writer and actor Spike Lee and artistic director, choreographer and... Read more
Desi Valentine Returns with New Single, “My Worst Enemy”
I first saw Desi Valentine at an Audra Day concert. I initially dismissed him as another marginally talented opening act standing between me and Andra. Boy, was I wrong! When Valentine started singing, I knew he was something special. His powerful voice and thoughtful lyrics immediately drew me in. I felt... Read more
Purple Reign Celebrates Prince’s Music and Memory
Prince may longer be with us, but his music will always endure. To keep Prince’s memory alive, the Tropicana Las Vegas has announced the residency of Purple Reign, the world’s #1 Prince tribute starring Jason Tenner. Purple Reign: The Prince Tribute Show, seamlessly re-creates the blistering performances and raw energy of... Read more
Wu-Tang Drops New Album and Performs “My Only One”
Wu-Tang is back on the scene with a new album, The Saga Continues. Ghostface Killah, RZA, Cappadonna and DJ Mathematics perform joined Steven Latorre and The Roots to perform “My Only One” on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Tweet us @mochamanstyle or leave a comment on our Facebook Page to share... Read more
Chadwick Boseman Showcases Black Excellence in New “Black Panther” Trailer
Black Panther has always been a badass. In his first comic book appearance, he singlehandedly defeated the Fantastic Four. Over the years, the Black Panther comic books had their ups and downs. The series finally found its footing when Reginald Hudlin took over as writer and it became even... Read more
Wyclef Jean Explains Why It’s Important to Protect Hip-Hop Culture
On the latest edition of SiriusXM’s “Artist Confidential” series, rapper, musician, and producer Wyclef Jean spoke about the importance of protecting hip-hop culture. He also discussed his latest album, Carnival III: Fall and Rise of a Refugee, which features contributions from Emeli Sandé, Supah Mario, The Knocks, Lunch Money... Read more
Prophets of Rage Shine a Light on Homelessness in Performance of “Living on the 110”
You drive by see the family camped out By the underpass You got your blinders on You want to hit the gas Prophets of Rage combines the sonic firepower of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill. In this video, the supergroup performs “Living on the 110,”... Read more
“Trip to Spain” is a Clever Movie About the Perils and Joys of Middle Age
Trip to Spain is the third movie in a trilogy of films, directed by Michael Winterbottom, about the exquisite travels of stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon who play fictional versions of themselves in the movie. The film begins with Coogan’s inviting Brydon to a boondoggle through the Spanish... Read more
The Hitman’s Bodyguard Movie Review: Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds are the Only Reason to Watch
When we first meet Ryan Reynolds character, Michael Bryce, in The Hitman’s Bodyguard, he is living the high life. He’s an AAA-rated bodyguard at the top of his career. He lives in a beautifully designed home, drives a Jag, and is in a relationship with the woman of his... Read more