NEWSFLASH!! Snoop Dogg is NOT happy about the newly reloaded Roots series.
The popular entertainer hit the net last night to share his thoughts about the 2016 remake of ‘ROOTS.’ which premiered last night.
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Snoop takes exception to the portrayal of slavery in Roots and the movie 12 Years A Slave, which won the best picture Oscar in 2014 and a best supporting actress award for Lupita Nyong’o.
He also feels that the timing for the airing of the series is suspect.
No disrespect… but I can’t watch no m*therfukkin more Black movies where n*ggas getting dogged out… ’12 Years a Slave’… ‘Roots’… ‘Underground’
I don’t understand America. They just want to keep showing the abuse that we took hundreds and hundreds of years ago. But guess what? We’re taking the same abuse.
Watch video of Snoops ‘Roots’ rant + LaVar Burton’s response below… Continue Reading…
Know your ‘ROOTS’… that’s the overall theme of the original 1977 miniseries, as well as the 2016 remake of the classic slave story.
British actor Malachi Kirby made his debut as Kunte Kinte reloaded with the help of Lavar Burton, who appeared in the first production. There are also several high profiles names associated with the 2016 version including Will Packer, Clifford ‘T.I.’ Harris, Forrest Whittaker, Laurence Fishburn & more.
[FLASHBACK: Tip “T.I.” Harris, Will Packer, Phaedra Parks & More Attend #ROOTS Advance Screening… (PHOTOS + VIDEO)]
The original “Roots” miniseries drew more than 130 million viewers (over half the U.S. population) when it aired back in 1977 and won nine Emmy awards. Last night’s premiere episode was just the first of what’s to come.
Check out what ‘Black Twitter’ thought of ‘ROOTS 2016’ + watch full premiere episode below… Continue Reading…
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta aired the 9th episode of it’s fifth season last night (May 30, 2015).
[FLASHBACK: RECAP: LHHATL Season 5, Episode 8 + FULL VIDEO… ]
This week’s episode is titled ‘Free At Last’ and your favorite hood soap opera picks up where it left off last week as many of the couples break up, change places and rearrange.
Joseline runs to Mimi for help but Mimi learns about secrets being kept by Stevie; Dime takes a chance on Scrappy; Tommie finds a hotel receipt in Scrapp’s car with Karlie’s name on it.
In case you missed it, recap + full video below… Continue Reading…
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It’s official. Angela Simmons is pregnant with her first child!
It’s been speculated for weeks that the fashionable reality star was with child and now, Simmons has finally confirmed everyone’s suspicions.
Angela took to Instagram a few hours ago to announce the news after the paparazzi caught her (and her baby bump) out in Los Angeles with her fiancé.
Details + photos below… Continue Reading…