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Media Questions Of The Week

BenCarson1How many more inaccuracies about Ben Carson’s past life such as the fictive West Point scholarship and a violent past will be revealed?

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Are people being prematurely dismissive of Spike Lee’s  Chi-raq based on the first trailer?

TLC

When will TLC’s Kickstarter album come out?

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Is Complex magazine right about Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly being “overwhelmingly Black,”  having questionable sonic choices by using jazz and “not as enjoyable as hoped? “




Spike Lee Responds To Critics Of Chi-raq Trailer

[vimeo id=”144826440″] Spike Lee responds to critics of his trailer for Chi-raq who have mistaken the satire for comedy.




Chi-Raq Trailer

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Today the first trailer for Spike Lee’s Chi-raq debuted online and it’s an almost two and half minute preview of the movie about the current violence in Chicago being greater than the violence in Iraq, hence the name, Chi-raq. The movie is an adaptation of the Aristophanes Greek play, Lysistrata and stars Teyonah Parris, John Cusack,  Wesley Snipes, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett and Nick Cannon. Parris plays the lead character who instigates a sex strike to stop the men from engaging in gun violence Amazon studios and Roadside Attractions will release Chi-raq in theaters December 4th.