Tag Archives: Jesse Williams

Kahlil Joseph: Music Is My Mistress

Kahlil Joseph’s Music Is My Mistress stars Tracie Ellis Ross, Jesse Williams, artist Kelsy Lu and Ish of Shabazz Palaces. The 12-minute film shows all of the cast in different times and spaces as part of a larger cultural narrative where music is all-encompassing and Ross is the elusive ‘African royalty who can not be found by Williams. KENZO Clothing presents the film for their Spring and Summer 2017 collection.


Jesse Williams, Common & More To Headline Many Rivers To Cross Social Justice Festival


Jesse Williams, Common, Chris Rock and John Legend are some of the performers scheduled for the ‘Many Rivers To Cross’ Social Justice Music and Arts Festival. Harry Belafonte’s Sankofa organization is presenting the event they describe as “the biggest music and arts festival dedicated to social justice.” The festival takes place October 1st & 2nd in Chattahoochee, Georgia and tickets will go on sale July 29th on the Sankofa.org site.


Media Questions Of The Week


Will Apple buy Tidal?



Why didn’t Chaka Khan and D’Angleo participate in BET’s Prince tribute?



Why does Nicki Minaj keep winning the Best Female Rapper category at the BET Awards every single year for the past seven years when there are other female rappers?


Why did The Internet receive a nomination but didn’t get to perform at the BET Awards?



How will Shonda Rhimes respond to the people who want Jesse Williams fired from his Grey’s Anatomy role because of his BET Awards speech?





Jesse Wiliams BET Award Acceptance Speech

Jesse Williams accepts the BET Humanitarian Award and gives an inspiring speech about Black inequalities, police brutality, Black women, the spiritual vortex of excessive capitalist desire and the need to dismantle white supremacy.