(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s been just about a week since Future and Metro Boomin’s follow-up to We Don’t Trust You—We Still Don’t Trust You—dropped. The two albums—released less than a month between each other—saw noticeable differences in approach between the two while featuring a few talents who had a bone to pick ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) (***) Sometimes, three’s a crowd. Sometimes, not. Especially when a very desirable female tennis star enjoys making two male tennis players compete for her affection. “Whoever wins, gets my number.” They’ve known each other since the early 2000s. As a teenager, Tashi Duncan (Zendaya, Dune), was once the queen of the ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Wilmington, NC – 3 Chambers, a media company and festival that puts a spotlight on hip-hop, martial arts, and anime, will host the Wilmington, NC premiere of the award-winning documentary ENTER THE CLONES OF BRUCE on Friday, April 26 at Jengo’s Playhouse. This screening is part of Severin Films ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) In this month of remembering, reading and raising up the work and life of August Wilson (April 27, 1945-October 2, 2005), arguably the most successful and celebrated playwright in U.S. history, I reach back in the practice of sankofa to retrieve and bring forth again some essential elements of his artistic ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) As to the double murder case against O.J. Simpson, there was so much evidence that his guilt was obvious. This evidence included, but was not limited to, blood at the crime scene and on and in Simpson’s white Bronco; a bloody glove found at the crime scene and a ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Country music, often stereotyped as a predominantly white genre, has seen a remarkable diversification in recent years. A new wave of Black country singers has been breaking stereotypes and enriching the genre with their unique styles and perspectives. These artists are not only challenging the norms but are also ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) The history of rock and roll is deeply intertwined with the creative expressions of African American musicians. These artists not only pioneered the genre but also shaped its evolution with their distinctive styles and profound influence. This article explores some of the seminal black rock and roll artists who ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) I have been informed by others, that as a man possessing some intellect, at all cost, I must maintain an aspect of decency and respect. I agree, but only when I am respected and respect is deserved: there is only one Jesus Christ and that is not me. However, ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) In recent years, the entertainment industry has witnessed a significant shift in the way gender norms and roles are portrayed, reflecting broader social changes and movements towards inclusivity and diversity. Black male actors wearing dresses in films and television shows has emerged as a particularly notable trend, one that ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) (***1/2)  “Every day, I’ve prayed for a way to protect the weak.” Hanuman, the Monkey God, is an ancient Hindu deity whose mythology includes heroism, strength, intelligence, love and compassion for the less fortunate. Sometimes his spirit is represented in a semidivine monkey-like form. It’s an essence that drives actor turned writer/director ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Black American voters, and indeed the majority of all voters in this nation have done their duty when it comes to voting Democrats into office, and for this deed, they should be enjoying a reward, because President Biden gave his word to us, “I have your back.” Instead, we ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) (*1/2)  Those who can, teach. Those who can’t, but want their narrative told anyway, try satire. Somewhere in the basic code of screenwriting is a mantra that says, “Show don’t tell.” If you have a message, and you dispense it visually, audiences are smart enough to follow it and ...