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How Black Panther Went from the Page to the Screen
Black Panther is one of the most interesting characters in the Marvel Universe. First appearing in Fantastic Four #52 (July 1966), Black Panther is the first black superhero in mainstream American comic books. Not only is Black Panther a superhero, but he is also the king of the African nation,... Read more
Pam Grier Hosts Leading Ladies Takeover Triple Feature on Bounce
On Saturday, January 6th, legendary actress Pam Grier will host an evening of action-oriented, women-kicking-butt movies on Bounce in anticipation of the new motion picture Proud Mary, starring Taraji P. Henson.  Bounce’s Leading Ladies Takeover kicks off at 9:00 p.m. with Baby Boy, starring Henson in her big screen debut. Jennifer Lopez, as a U.S. Marshall, in Out... Read more
Anita Baker Makes 2018 Great with Farewell Concert Series
Last year, Anita Baker announced her retirement from the music business. After 30 years in the game, eight Grammy Awards, seven albums and six world tours, it was well-deserved. However, as a fan, I was deeply saddened by the news. Baker’s music will always have a special place in... Read more
Check Out IhsAn Bilal’s New Video “Too Late”
Earlier this month IhsAn Bilal released her latest album, IhsAnity. The L.A.-based singer has just dropped “Too Late,” her first video from the album. Directed by Briana Monet, the video also features actor David K. Sommerville.  Visit to IhsAnBilalMuzik.com for upcoming show dates and other announcements from the artist. Tweet us @mochamanstyle or... Read more
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
Sneak Peek from Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
The Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the best superhero movies of all times. It is irreverent, quirky, and action-packed. The sequel is schedule to be released on 05/05/17 and we are excited to share a sneak peek from Marvel Studios’ GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2. Tweet us @mochamanstyle or leave a... Read more
De La Soul Teams Up With Usher on New Song “Greyhounds”
When De La Soul first stepped on the scene, music fans were impressed by their quirky, thought-provoking brand of hip-hop. Over the years, they have continued to create music that is entertaining and engaging. Their latest release, “Greyhounds,” from their upcoming album, and the Anonymous Nobody… “We were taking a break... Read more
The Roots Release, “Bittersweet,” Music You Can Taste
“I started as a trendsetter and I’m still one” – Black Thought, The Roots The Roots are hip-hop pioneers. Not only have are they the premier hip-hop house band, but they are also risk-takers who aren’t afraid to try new things. Their latest release, “Bittersweet,” is multi-sensorial song that... Read more
Director Justin Tipping’s Feature Film KICKS is Shockingly Raw and Remarkable
In director Justin Tipping’s feature debut film KICKS, 15-year-old Brandon longs for a pair of the freshest sneakers that money can buy; assuming that merely having them on his feet will help him escape the reality of being poor, neglected by the opposite sex, and picked on by everyone. After... Read more
According to Run-D.M.C.’s Darryl McDaniels, “99% of rap out now is bad demos”
“There is so much bad stuff out that people think bad is good now” – Darryl McDaniels of Run-D.M.C. Darrell McDaniels is one of hip-hop’s pioneers. His group Run-D.M.C. ruled the airwaves in the 80s and influenced a generation of rappers. Recently, McDaniels sat down with SiriusXM host John Fugelsang to... Read more