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- Notorious B.I.G. Movie Casting Update
The roll of Mister Cee in the upcoming biopic has been filled by Edwin Freeman AKA Billy-D.
- Comedian Eddie Griffin's DVD "Freedom of Speech" In Stores 4-8-08
Watch the DVD trailer of the DVD entitled "Freedom of Speech" which will be in stores shortly.
- Watch "Last Hour" Movie Clip Featuring DMX
The Last Hour will be in stores April 15th 2008.
- Divine Intervention DVD Now Released
Divine Intervention DVD starring James Avery, Wesley Jonathon and Jazmin Lewis is in stores now.
- Dr. Dre's Daughter "Manaj" Featured In Upcoming Film
The reality-based film project is set to star the rap legend's daughter is her "dream come true."
- Snoop Dogg Presents "Hood of Horror" Film
The movie featuring the popular rapper Snoop Dogg is described as a "rap-infused horror anthology."
- American Gangsta Announces New Hip-Hop Music
The musical guests include Boyz N Da Hood, Yung Joc, Gorilla Zoe, and Jody Breeze.
- Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation Seeks Filmmaker Entries
The annual film festival is scheduled to take place on November 10th in Atlanta, Georgia.
- "American Dream" Film Chronicles Southern Hip-Hop
Rapper Mike Jones featured in the film produced by Nexus Films with Warner Bros. Records and Asylum Records.
- Former Fugees Member "Pras" Signs With Hollywood Studios Int.
The current project that Pras is working on includes a documentary entitled "Skid Row" where he lived for nine days with $9.
- First Semi-Annual Tupac Amaru Shakur Film Screening Announced
Young and innovative filmmakers are asked to submit their best work for inclusion of the 1st Semi-Annual Tupac Amaru Shakur Film Screening.
- "Stomp The Yard" Film Connects With Audience
Creator Gregory Anderson says that the film connected not just with him and his family, but with all Americans.
- L.A. Hip-Hop Scene Gets First "Glockumentary"
Hip-hop fans that live in the Los Angeles area and want to take a look at the first known "Glockumentary" can on March 2nd on nearly two dozen screens.
- Hip-Hop Fans Enjoy Fader Films Drama
"On The Outs" is a drama based on the life of three teenage girls who are imprisoned and take to a life of drug dealing.
- Gospel Hip-Hop Artist Kirk Franklin To Be Captured On Film
Kirk Franklin has teamed with Lionsgate to produce an independent film based on his life.
- World's First Youth Film Festival Announced
MTV is hosting the first international film festival specifically designed for youth.
- Final Hip Hop Hero Online Episode Launched
The final episode, Episode 5, of Instant Def features about 20 minutes of hip hop superhero action.
- Hip Hop Rapper Mike Jones Produces Film
The feature film titled "American Dream" was produced by rapper Mike Jones and is distributed by Warner Bros.
- Volkswagen Unites With Hip Hop's OutKast For Idlewild
Car manufacture is set to host special screenings of the new film release titled "Idlewild" as well as the movie soundtrack listening parties at select locations.
- Defenders Of Hip Hop Deliver Another Online Digisode
The fourth installment of web exclusive short films starring will.i.am, Fergie, Taboo, and apl.de.ap will be made live today.
- Female Hip Hop Radio Personality Casts Role For New Film
Radio personality, Wendy Williams, is casting the role of herself in the upcoming film based on the top selling book "Wendy's Got The Heat."
- Hip Hop Legend Quincy Jones Honored By DaimlerChrysler
Known for his major achevements as a composer, producer, artist, entrepreneur and movie and television producer.
- T-Weaponz Rappers Make Drama Film Debut
Rap group members from T-Weaponz are making their acting debut at the HBO NY Latino International Film Festival at the Imagine Asia Theater.
- Hip Hop Talent Utilized On "Snakes On A Plane" Soundtrack
The film features Samuel L. Jackson and the soundtrack is set to hit stores August 15th.
- VH1 Takes Hip Hop Artists To Sierra Leone For Movie Shoot
The film titled "Bling: A Planet Rock" is a documentary about the diamond trade in Sierra Leone.
- Outkast Delivers "Mighty O" From Upcoming Hip Hop Soundtrack
The first single from the Idlewild soundtrack is titled "Mighty O" and is the first time since 2000 both Outkast members recorded a collaboration.
- Remake of "Kids" Debut's Today
Latino teenagers in South Central Los Angeles do not conform to the norm in their hood in this film.
- Hip-Hop Musical 'Confessions of a Thug' Ranks High
June 23rd at the Urbanworld Vibe Film Festival is the premiere of the hip hop musical titled "Confessions of a Thug."
- Urban Film "Money, Power, Respect" Details A Hustler's Life
Drama based urban film has a twisted combination of drugs, robbery and murder.
- Hip Hop Musical "Confessions of A Thug" Inspired By Jay-Z
Your chance to view the premier of "Confessions of A Thug" will be at this year's Urbanworld Vibe Film Festival June 21-25 in NYC.
- See Hip Hop Star Ludacris In The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift
Now its your chance to peep the world premier of the feature film featuring rapper/actor Ludacris and more.
- 2006 Revolution! Awards Debut Hip Hop Documentary
Imagenation – producers of Harlem’s first and only film and music festival dedicated to artists of color – in association with the Apollo Theatre will present its 2006 Revolution! Awards Friday, June 2.
- "Preaching To The Choir" DVD In Stores June 6th
Find the movie synopsis and notible mentions for the DVD titled "Preaching To The Choir."
- Hip Hop Mogul P. Diddy Reprises "Raisin" On ABC
Diddy announces his venture with Sony Pictures to reprise his Tony Award winning performance of A Raisin in the Sun to ABC.
- Dave Chappelle's Hip Hop Block Party Announced On DVD
Well known comic Dave Chappelle will be releasing his DVD "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" on June 13th.
- Hip Hop DVD "Chris Brown's Journey" Announced
The DVD follows Chris Brown on tour in the UK and Japan as he promotes his 2005 album.
- 1st Annual Black Docs Film Series Announced
Harlem Globetrotters, Bill Duke, BET Program, and Celebrity Doctors to Contribute / Down Low, Steppin, Hood and Ghetto Lifestyles, and Sports Legacies included.
- Monique Woods Wins Atlanta Hip Hop Film Festival Award
The film Monique Woods created features Bun B, David Banner, Chamillionaire, Common, Saul Williams and more.
- Top Hip Hop Artists Turn Out For MTV Movie Awards
The growing list of star-studded celebreties so far includes Jamie Foxx, T.I., Ludacris and there are plenty more to come.
- Black Eyed Peas Artist Featured On "Poseidon" Soundtrack
The first two tracks on the "Poseidon" soundtrack are sung by Grammy Award-winning Black Eyed Peas member, Fergie.
- Hip Hop Artist Al Kapone Speaks To Memphis Rap
Recently wrapped up a tour with Kid Rock and made an appearance in the movie "Hustle & Flow."
- Hip Hop Artist Fails To Stop Explicit DVD From Hitting Store Shelves
The hip hop artist known as "Superhead" has been denied by a federal judge for her temporary restraining order against Vivid Entertainment.
- Jessica Alba Tapped As Leading Lady of MTV Movie Awards
Jessica Alba is also up for three nominations at this year's event including "Best Hero" and "Best On-Screen Team" for her performance in the "Fantastic Four."
- "On The Outs" Ready To Drop On DVD
The film premiered in January and will now be released on DVD May 9th.
- VH1 Extends "Rock Docs" to 2Pac & Hip Hop Genre
Included in the lineup of documentaries to be aired is Tupac (2Pac) Shakur's "Resurrection."
- BET's Big Tigger To Host 106: Impossible
Host of BET's 106 and Park countdown show is set to promote the all new Mission Impossible III.
- Screenshots From "On The Outs" DVD
Check out these images from the all new DVD titled "On The Outs."
- Atlanta Hip Hop Film Festival Announces 2006 Screenings
Taking place April 27-30, 2006, in Atlanta, GA the Atlanta Hip Hop Film Festival features 28 premiers and more.
- Nigerian Movie "30 Days" To Premiere in Maryland
The film will screen at the AFI Theaters in Silver Spring, Maryland on April 30, 2006 at 7:30 p.m.