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Comedian and Chris Rock protege W. Kamau Bell is taking his 'Totally Biased' show on a stand-up tour this summer!
"The tour is a prelude to the September unveiling of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell as a nightly strip on the new channel, FXX.
The Totally Biased Stand Up Tour will feature standup performance by Bell and a rotating lineup of comics from the Totally Biased writing team, followed by audience Q&As with the performers following each show. Comics…
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South African comedian Trevor Noah is currently in the US with his "Born A Crime" show. Why "Born A Crime"? Because he was born to a Black mother and a White father during apartheid. Kick off your weekend laughing your ass off with some of his videos. Trevor Noah is in New York at Culture Project through June 8 (tickets …Continue
We've teamed up with Live Unchained to share with you the excellent interview they did with Artist Shantell Martin. Her story is powerful…
Added by Eye Candy on May 13, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments
We were super impressed and intrigued by the paintings from community member Kida Roka. She shared these pieces with us, so we're sharing them with you! Check her out!…Continue
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Dope movie 'An Oversimplification of her Beauty' is opening around the US. Don't miss it guys!
Started 4/26 – New York, NY
- Cinema Village
Showtimes: 1:05p 2:45p 4:25p 6:05p 7:50p 9:30p
Q&A with Terence Nance hosted by Tambay Obenson, Sat 4/27 at 7:50pm.
- Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Lincoln Center
Showtimes: Varied. See …
Added by Eye Candy on May 3, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Best of luck! Variety reports that infamous "Awkward Black Girl" web series creator Issa Rae will co-host a talk show similar to 'The View' with Angela Burt-Murray, Erin Jackson, Rene Syler and Malinda Williams. The show, 'Exhale', will launch in June on Magic Johnson’s cable network…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on May 1, 2013 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Hello to all the men and women out there it’s FANBOYYY PRESIDENT with another pumping movie review. This weekend I checked out the new Michael Bay film “Pain and Gain” and I must say this two hour film was phenomenal. Now the synopsis is a trio of bodybuilders played by Mark…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on April 29, 2013 at 2:47pm — No Comments
Talk about "Nights over Egypt"!! First things, first. It's HIGHLY illegal to climb the pyramids at Giza. They are one of the 7 wonders of the world, not a jungle gym. but some crazy Russian photographers waited out guards at nightfall for nearly 4 hours, and toyed with the…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on April 26, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments
AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY is directed by Terence Nance, and presented by Jay-Z and Wyatt Cenac. It features music from artists like Janelle Monae and Flying Lotus. Since its premiere at last year's…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on April 26, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Afropunk Festival alum Reggie Watts teamed up with Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim for a (not always safe for work!) Youtube channel: JASH. Some of the outrageous videos are posted below. We already told you about Watts' new satire of "mainstream" music 'If You're F*cking, You're F*cking' (which "should help clarify…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on April 24, 2013 at 8:49am — No Comments
By: Kodachi for AFROPUNK
Next month will be the 12th annual Black Comics Convention on May 18th in Philadelphia, PA, time to get stoked! This one day comic book convention will…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on April 22, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s FANBOYYYYY PRESIDENT. What’s going on my fellow movie goers?. I was treated to an advance movie screening of “Oblivion” courtesy of mymoviescreenings.com last week. Now I’ll be the first to…Continue
When Frida Kahlo passed away, her passionate artist husband Diego Rivera asked that her clothes be locked away for 15 years. He died 3 years later and Kahlo's massive wardrobe and estate were left in the care of a family friend/collector who kept the clothes, shoes, hats and…Continue
Hot Moses, Guess this is true. 80s legendary street artist Jean Michel Basquiat was known for painting on doors, trashcans, and sides of buildings before he linked up with Andy Warhol. He shot into super-stardom, and all those bit of street art relics have been in the possession…Continue
AFROPUNK Fam! 'Let Fury Have the Hour' is a dope film about creative counter-culture featuring Chuck D of Public Enemy, Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine, Boots Riley of The Coup, Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat, Wayne Kramer of MC5, among others.
Sharing "powerful tales of how they transformed anger and angst into provocative art and ideas". Music, activism, skate, art, education and more.
The movie is…
Modern day superheroes based on ancient West African deities called Orishas. That's the concept director Nosa Igbinedion and producer Joy Gharoro-Akpojoto are working on for their upcoming movie 'Oya: Rise of the Orisha'.
To learn how you can support the project, visit http://www.oyariseoftheorishamovie.com/ and…
Many of you guys got excited when we told you about They Die By Dawn, the new epic cowboy movie starring Erykah Badu, Michael K. Williams, Rosario Dawson, Giancarlo Esposito and more, which just premiered at the SXSW Festival. But have you seen the badass poster created by visual artist…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on March 22, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Who's ready for a Dave Chapelle + Chris Rock tour? Dave Chapelle recently joined Chris Rock on stage at the Comedy Cellar in New York and they (jokingly?) hinted at a tour together. Chapelle said: "After next Tuesday, I'm free for like 11 years", Rock said: "By Halloween, I could do dates". Do you guys think that would be a good…Continue
Nina Simone's camp is not having it. They feel that Zoe Saldana's response to the biopic/"Blackface" controversy is not appropriate.
Excerpts from their statement: "Do we really expect her to grasp the subtleties of colorism? (The subtleties of…