Daily Archives: March 23, 2018

Q-Tip Will Become Miles Davis In Reading Of Nelson George’s Screenplay

Q-Tip is scheduled to give a single sold-out reading of Nelson George’s Miles Davis screenplay My Funny Valentine at Joe’s Pub in New York City. The legendary rapper previously spoke with XXL about reading the script for the first time in front of Davis’s family and friends seven years ago.  According to the theater’s description, the plot takes place in the ’80s and events unfold after Davis answers a fan letter. My Funny Valentine takes place Monday (March 26th). 


Queen Sugar Returns With Season 3 May 29th & May 30th

OWN’s Queen Sugar will return for season three May 29th and May 30th at 10 PM ET. Show creator, Ava DuVernay has a different group of women directors for the new season including DeMane Davis, Patricia Cardoso, Shaz Bennett, Maria Govan and Lauren Wolkstein. There will be additional names announced at a later date. 

On March 30, Queen Sugar’s second season will stream exclusively on Hulu. Those who have missed the last storyline developments can catch up before the premiere of season three. 

Queen Sugar was named Television Show of the Year from the American Black Film Festival and African American Film Critics Association. The show follows the trials of the Bordelon family who have become the first Black owners of a sugar mill in Louisiana. Their internal problems and those with their surrounding community have given OWN one of its most popular shows along with Greenleaf


Fantastic Negrito Looks At America’s Social Problems In Video For Plastic Hamburgers

 Fantastic Negrito’s “Plastic Hamburgers” puts homelessness, Big Pharma, gun violence and racism in the spotlight. The video is a melange of his live performances put together in a fast-moving clip. The singer’s next album, Please Don’t Be Dead comes out June 15th.