Media Questions Of The Week
1. How can Sheila Johnson co-founder of BET say that she is ashamed of the network and she doesn’t recommend her children watch it when their programming was already trashy before they sold it to Viacom in 2003?
2. Why can’t VH1 honor Luther Campbell’s entrepreneurial successes as well as his role in 2 Live Crew? Campbell was the first rapper to have his own label and was responsible for putting out the R&B group H-Town. He has had many other successes in the entertainment field outside of the group that famously beat obscenity charges in 1990 with the help of Henry Louis Gates Jr. who defended their music.
3. If offered should Common portray Marvin Gaye in a biopic?