Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry sunrise 10/18/26, sunset 3/18/17 St. Louis, Missouri. Convicted of armed robbery in high school and served time in a reformatory from 1944 to 1947. After release from reformatory worked in an automotive assembly plant. His influences were Louis Jordan, Nat King Cole, Bennie Goodman, and Muddy Waters. He owned a [...]
Will Smith’s next movie -- part cop flick, part sci-fi -- has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster except one. When “Bright” is released later this year it’ll be playing on Netflix Inc.’s streaming service, not thousands of theater screens. Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde has more on "Bloomberg Markets."
On this Episode of VIVA Nation TV showcases some great songs to chill with for the weekend. Umsindo "Durban's Finest" Euphonik "It's A Fine Day" ft. Zandra Radio & Weasel "Plenty PJ Powers & Ladysmith Black Mambazo "World in Unity" Loyiso Bala & Janine Price "Kingdom Come" Judith Sephuma "Jesus is Lord"
The executive producer of the hit slavery-era drama and stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Aldis Hodge chat with CNN about the show's relevance. Courtesy of CNN.
From the godfather of blues himself. This live performance is courtesy of David Hoffman.
Chance the Rapper announced today that he plans to donate $1 million to Chicago public schools. This comes after failed meeting with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner about school funding last Friday.
"Independent film has the ability to tell stories in a unique way, which is to say isn't always about the bottom dollar." David Harewood ('Free In Deed') sits down with The Hollywood Reporter to discuss the creative freedom and unique opportunities that independent films offer creators as opposed to big studio films at the 2017 [...]
The use of wood sticks still has its place in the daily life of Senegalese. Some find it more effective than toothbrushes and toothpastes. CGTN's Thuli Tshabalala tells us more Courtesy of CGTN Africa.
Like any good pair of twins, Run the Jewels have a freaky sort of unspoken fraternity. When El-P and Killer Mike strode in with their usual uniforms — Mike in a gold chain as thick as a garter snake, El in a fitted Yankees cap and pair of blue-mirrored sunglasses — the two didn't have [...]
Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has always been curious. “When I was a kid, I pretty much was interested in the same things I'm interested in now: Why does the world look like the world looks?” he explains in this short animation. Coates describes struggling in school and being terrified of journalism at the start of [...]