Black Panther’ Stars Share Black Pride With Enthusiastic Apollo Theater Audience

Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Atlantic national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates and what seemed like 1,500 of their closest friends gathered in the Apollo theater last night to discuss Black Panther and its social implications. The panel was presented in collaboration with The Atlantic and Afropunk. Globally, the film has made over $700 million, but what makes…

A Breakdown of Every New York City Platinum Hip-Hop

It was F. Scott Fitzgerald who so poignantly said, “The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and beauty in the world.” And what could possibly be more beautiful than breaking down the most platinum albums in hip-hop…

Jessie Owens and Race

o Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. Race is an enthralling film about courage, determination,…

The Get Down

We dare you to watch the just-released trailer for The Get Down and not refute the timeworn adage that describes the ’70s as “the decade that fashion forgot.” Ten years in the making, this musical drama charts the birth of hip-hop and disco as it developed in bedrooms, clubs, and on the graffitied streets and…