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John Singleton will go down in history as one of the greatest champions of Black film Hollywood has ever seen.The Oscar-nominated director who died at the age of 51 on Monday leaves behind a legacy of films that brought...
Beloved director, John Singleton died at age 51 on Monday but his extensive body of work will live on.The trailblazing filmmaker was a revolutionary of sorts; telling authentic Black stories long before the national call for representation hit a...
 John Singleton has died.TMZ confirmed his death Monday afternoon hours after his family released a statement explaining he would be removed from life support on Monday.The trailblazing writer and director of Boyz N The Hood suffered a major stroke on...

 John Singleton is one of the most beloved directors in Hollywood and plenty of Tinseltown's elite are sharing sweet sentiments about the man behind Boyz N The Hood after his family confirmed he would be taken off life support...
Ta'Rhonda Jones has been heating up the small screen FOX's EMPIRE for years and viewers recently learned she has some serious rhyme skills. The actress actually started out as a rapper and continues to pursue a real-life music career...
Ava DuVernay is serving up tons of content these days and we can't wait to see The Red Line, the new series she executive produced for CBS.The Red Line follows three Chicago families as they journey toward hope and...

It's almost time for BET's steamy new series, Games People Play and we have hunch the addictive new show that stars Lauren London and Sarunas Jackson will cause quite the stir.Based on the popular novel, Games Divas Play by...
The first season of Married To Medicine LA is almost a wrap and the new girls on the block brought tons of drama to Bravo since the show's debut. TheGrio caught up with Asha Kamali Blankinship to find out...
Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, was honored with the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award at the 46th annual Los Angeles Urban League Awards dinner in Hollywood on Thursday night.“We are incredibly grateful to this year’s honorees and...

Is superhero obsession film culture real or is Star Wars really that good? To me, Star Wars encompasses its very own unique universe and yes, it's really that good!Over the weekend, TheGrio joined more than 70,000 avid Star Wars...
Standing in the crowd at Coachella almost one year ago, the energy pulsing through the crowd was tangible and we all knew we were about to witness something historic before Beyonce took the stage and delivered one of the...
 Beyonce is no stranger to setting the bar, and she raised it higher than ever when she headlined Coachella in 2018. In her new Netflix film Homecoming, the superstar invites viewers on the 8-month journey to the historic performance...
The celebration of life held for Nipsey Hussle at the Staples Center on Thursday was attended by family, fans, and friends of the late rapper and several famous faces including Beyonce and JAY-Z were in the building even though...
The life of Nipsey Hussle was celebrated at his memorial at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday and one of the brightest moments came from Snoop Dogg when he paid tribute to his fallen friend.The superstar who...
 Lauren London was a pillar of strength when she delivered an emotional speech about Nipsey Hussle at the late rapper's memorial on Thursday.Dressed in all white, she first took the stage alongside their children; son Kross Asgehdom, Hussle’s daughter...
Actress Regina Hall sat down with theGrio to share how the filmmakers of Little seized the opportunity to hire as many Black women as possible.
TheGrio kiki'd with "Little" leading ladies Issa Rae and Marsai Martin about the fictional Alexa meets Cardi B smart device with the voice of Tracee Ellis Ross.
 Lauren London has broken her silence following the death of her partner, Nipsey Hussle. She shared some sweet snapshots and a heartbreaking Instagram post on Tuesday evening.https://www.instagram.com/p/Bvxb8ZsFjPH/“I am completely lost. I’ve lost my best friend. My sanctuary. My protector. My soul….I’m...
It's almost time for The Best Of Enemies to hit theaters and it turns out the film that stars Taraji P. Henson as civil rights activist Ann Atwater has a lot more to offer than some may presume. The movie is...
TheGrio sat down with actress  Lauren London a few weeks ago to discuss her new role in BET's upcoming drama series Games Divas Play.