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Jason Mitchell Dropped From “The Chi” After Allegedly Sexually Harassing His Co-Star Tiffany Boone

Jason Mitchell was reportedly fired from The Chi after the actress who played his on-screen girlfriend accused him of sexually harassing her.As was widely reported yesterday, Jason Mitchell will NOT be appearing in The Chi season 3 due to allegations of “serious misconduct.” Now we know what the allegations are.According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Tiffany Boone—who starred alongside Mitchell as his Brandon Johnson’s girlfriend Jerrika on the Showtime drama—complained to producers that Mi...
Tags: Celebs, Television, Fired, Showtime, Pop Culture, Jazz, Sexual Harassment, Allegations, Mitchell, Boone, Jason Mitchell, Anna Camp, Marque Richardson, The Chi, Brandon Johnson, Tiffany Boone

Jason Mitchell Fired From ‘The Chi’ & Dropped By Talent Agency Over “Serious” Misconduct Allegations

Jason Mitchell will NOT be returning to The Chi next season over allegations of inappropriate behavior.According to Deadline, the rising actor—who rose to fame after starring as Eazy E in the NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton”—has been accused of misconduct, and the accusations are reportedly “so serious” that they have led to Mitchell not only being dropped by his talent agency, UTA, but also his management company, Authentic Talent & Literary Management.Mitchell has also been reportedly fired...
Tags: Celebs, Television, Fired, Boston, Fox, Netflix, Showtime, Pop Culture, Jazz, Allegations, UTA, Jason, Mitchell, Trending, Compton, Nwa

Wu-Tang Clan – Of Mics and Men: Music From the Showtime Documentary Series (EP Review)

  The Wu-Tang Clan. What can be said now about the iconic New York hip hop outfit that hasn’t been said already? From their iconic first 2 albums Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) & Wu-Tang Forever to the countless classic solo debuts like Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… & Supreme Clientele, they’ve always been rightfully regarded as the greatest hip hop outfit of all-time. Last time we heard from them collectively in an album capacity was in 2014 with A Better Tomorrow & with a SHOWTIME documentary bei...
Tags: Reviews, New York, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Rza, Abbott, Nas Mass Appeal Records, CHEO, Linx ... Supreme Clientele, Ghostface Killah RZA, Ghost Raekwon, Cappadonna Masta Killa

Wu-Tang Clan Delivers New EP, ‘Of Mics and Men’

Music from the Showtime documentary of the same name.
Tags: Albums, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Rza, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, GZA, Masta Killa, Cappadonna

New EP: Wu-Tang Clan ‘Of Mics And Men’

The mighty Wu-Tang Clan debuted their Of Mics and Men docu-series on Showtime last week. In support of the four-part documentary directed by Sacha Jenkins, the legendary rap group release an official soundtrack. The project features four new songs, plus three skits that include bonus commentary and footage that did not make the documentary. RZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Nas and more all contribute to the new EP. In a statement about the soundtrack RZA says, “Wu-Tang...
Tags: Nas, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Mixtapes, Rza, Masta Killa, Cheo Hodari Coker, Sacha Jenkins, Masta Killa Cappadonna, Ghostface Killah Raekwon Harley, Of Mics & Men, Ghostface Killah RZA, RZA Ghostface Killah Raekwon, Masta Killa Cappadonna Nas

New Music: Ghostface Killah & RZA “On That Shit Again”

Less then 24 hours ago, Wu-Tang Clan announced their plans to drop a new EP this week in support of their Showtime docu-series Of Mics and Men. The Shaolin crew now release the first track off the project, as Ghostface Killah and RZA connect on “On That Shit Again.” Due May 17 via Mass Appeal Records, the EP features contributions by RZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Nas and more. Stream “On That Shit Again” and see the full track list below. Continue after the jump…. ...
Tags: Nas, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu Tang Clan, Rza, New Music, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, Cheo Hodari Coker, Masta Killa Cappadonna, On That Shit Again, Killah Raekwon Masta Killa Cappadonna Nas, Ghostface Killah Raekwon Harley

Ghostface Killah & RZA – “On That Sht Again”

Of Mics And Men, Showtime's new four-part documentary about the history of the Wu-Tang Clan, is absolutely magical television, and it effectively makes the totally accurate case that the Wu-Tang Clan's ascent is one of the great miracles in the history of American popular music. (At one point, Jim Jarmusch refers to Wu-Tang as "warriors … More »
Tags: Music, Showtime, Wu Tang, Jim Jarmusch, Wu-tang Clan, Rza, Ghostface Killah

Wu-Tang Clan Announce New EP Dropping This Week

Wu-Tang Clan’s long-awaited Of Mics and Men documentary premiered last week on Showtime. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the four-part documentary gives viewers an in-depth look at the iconic group’s journey in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). On Tuesday (May 14), the Staten Island collective announced a new project will drop this Friday (May 17), to coincide with the documentary. “You’ve seen episode 1/ Wu documentary by now (and if you h...
Tags: Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Staten Island, Music News, Wu, Sacha Jenkins

Wu-Tang Clan Announce New EP Out This Friday

The much-anticipated Wu-Tang Clan documentary premiered on Showtime last week, honoring the 25th anniversary of the group's debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Of Mics And Men takes viewers through the history and rise of Wu-Tang. Now, they've announced a new EP, set to drop this Friday, to accompany the Sacha Jenkins-directed … More »
Tags: Music, News, Showtime, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Sacha Jenkins

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The first part of Of Mics And Men, the four-hour Wu-Tang Clan documentary, airs on Showtime this weekend. I am ready. This week's picks are below. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Showtime, Diplo, Wu Tang, Straight To Video, Mac Demarco, Open Mike Eagle, Cam, Lizzo, Lance Bangs, Brandon Dermer, Sean Campos, Slowthai, The Rest, William Sipos

Watch Lil Nas X Play “Country Or Nah” With Desus & Mero

Before he made the unstoppable monster single "Old Town Road," Lil Nas X was a visible Twitter guy, a vocal and engaging member of Nicki Minaj's Barbz stan army. And back before they launched their own Showtime talk show -- and before the Vice show and podcast that preceded them -- ridiculously funny … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Nicki Minaj, Showtime, Mero, Barbz, Desus & Mero, Lil Nas X

Jaden Smith To Play Kanye West In Showtime’s Omniverse

File this under the truly bizarre: Kanye West is developing a Showtime anthology in which Jaden Smith would play a young Kanye West in an alternate reality. More »
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, Showtime, Jaden Smith, Omniverse

Lori Loughlin & Felicity Huffman Might Go To Jail, But That Doesn't Mean Their Careers Are Over

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman have gone AWOL. The two actresses at the center of the college admissions scandal have posted their bail ($1 million and $250,000, respectively) after being charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud. Loughlin has also been removed from her current projects on Netflix and Hallmark. The final nail in the coffin? Social media. Both women have now scrubbed their respective Instagram and Twitter accounts, and Huffman has also taken down...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Youtube, Netflix, Showtime, Kylie Jenner, Tammy, Usc, Fuller House, Forbes, Trump, Felicity Huffman, Central Park Five, Macy, Huffman

Wu-Tang Clan Announce “36 Chambers” 25th Anniversary Celebration World Tour

Fresh off the Sundance premiere of their upcoming Showtime documentary  Wu – Tang : Clan  Of Mics & Men, The  Wu – Tang  Clan announce additional European dates for the Gods of Rap Tour with Public Enemy and De La Soul as well as 13  Wu – Tang  Clan Dates in North America including stops in Chicago, Boston, Mountain View and the X Games in Minneapolis. Artist presale begins on Wednesday, February 27th at 10AM local. Gods of Rap is a special tour bringing the biggest and most influential rap gro...
Tags: Europe, London, News, Minneapolis, Berlin, Amsterdam, Showtime, Jazz, Glasgow, Wu Tang, Atlantic City, Dublin, Public Enemy, North America, Wu-tang Clan, De La Soul

Soul Serenade: Teddy Pendergrass, “Love T.K.O.”

Have you seen the new Showtime documentary Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me? I recommend it with a bit of reservation related to some rather dubious accusations that are thrown around by people who may, or may not, be reliable. The documentary tells the tragic story of a star who rose from humble beginnings to the verge of superstardom only to be disabled in a terrible automobile accident. But the film’s most important message and the one that makes it worthwhile viewing is that Pendergra...
Tags: Music, New York City, Los Angeles, Showtime, Watson, Philadelphia, Marvin Gaye, South Carolina, Diana Ross, Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Don, North Philadelphia, Huff, Jesse, Gamble, Simpson

You Can Feel the Venue's Heartbeat on Every Page of 'Showtime at the Apollo'

None When, where, and how do we best measure the national pulse of an "American" music? What is it about a place, a stage, a literal and figurative platform for the American dream of musical success that brings people back to perform, to watch, to believe in the potential of making a permanent connection? Our food, our language, and so much of who we are as a functioning society has been expressed through the pulse of our immigrant sensibility. We have plucked banjos and bowed fiddles at the Ry...
Tags: Feature, Music, Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin, New York City, America, Barack Obama, James Brown, Fox, New Jersey, Showtime, Broadway, Paul Mccartney, Manhattan, Philadelphia, Music History

Showtime drops trailer for its ‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ docuseries

Showtime released the first trailer for its four-part documentary Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men, chronicling the evolution of Wu-Tang Clan, one of the most influential and acclaimed rap groups of all time. The post Showtime drops trailer for its ‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ docuseries appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Music, News, Trends, Showtime, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Movies & TV, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

Frankie Shaw Will Apologize For Some Things, But She's Not Sorry About SMILF

A show about single moms who are down on their luck and also horny is about as taboo as TV gets, but the Showtime series SMILF is the rare gem that manages to disrupt with unapologetic verve. Set in the Boston’s historically blue collar Southie neighborhood, the show centers on Bridgette Bird, a young, struggling mom of a toddler, who is totally lost, troubled by a traumatic past, but doing her best. In the iconic pilot episode, she’s seen at a bodega running into an old friend while buying coo...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Hollywood, California, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, Los Angeles, Ptsd, Justin Bieber, Showtime, Camilla, Catholic, Jfk, Los Angeles Times

A Full Guide To Every Winter Show Worth Watching In 2019

The holiday season has officially arrived. While that usually means all the best shows go into hiatus for weeks on end, that is no longer the norm thanks to streaming services. Throughout December and into the new year, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu will all premiere some of their buzziest shows. Then, when 2019 kicks off, your favorite broadcast and cable networks will also get in on the fun.That means new Bachelor , new Grown-ish, the heralded return of True Detective, and introductio...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Fashion, Music, Hbo, Nbc, College, Boston, Fox, Netflix, Harvard, Justin Bieber, Broad City, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Showtime

Online Media's New Model

In this piece, Daniel Pines looks at how mainstream media is reinventing itself in order to accomodate the rise of independent online content creators, and how this new media model is, and will continue to impact the music industry. ________________________ Guest post by Daniel Pines from the Berklee College of Music: Music Business Journal Introduction In recent months, major record labels such as Universal Music (UMG) have been scrambling to find and make deals with new multimed...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Hbo, New York, Instagram, Youtube, New York City, Los Angeles, Nas, Netflix, United States, Showtime, Pbs, Kennedy Center, Black Lives Matter, Soundcloud

Music Scores Big Wins At Golden Globes 2019

Music related films scored big wins at last night's 76th Golden Globe Awards. “Bohemian Rhapsody” was the surprise winner for Best Drama and "Green Book" the winner of Best Film Comedy/Musical.  Rami Malek best actor for “Bohemian Rhapsody" and Glenn Close won best actress for “The Wife. ”Lady Gaga won for co-writing the "Star Is Born" title track "Shallow." BEST ACTOR IN A TV SERIES – MUSICAL/COMEDY Sacha Baron Cohen, “Who Is America?” Jim Carrey, “Kidding” Michael Douglas, ...
Tags: Amazon, Music, Hbo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nbc, Mahershala Ali, America, Julia Roberts, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuarón, Showtime, Emma Stone, Jim Carrey, Lady Gaga

Apollo Theater Is Celebrated in a New Graphic Novel

The book, “Showtime at the Apollo” by Ted Fox, is a tribute to the Harlem cultural institution, which celebrates its 85th anniversary this month.
Tags: Music, News, Graphic Novels, Fox, Showtime, Smith, Ny, Blacks, Harlem, Apollo Theater, James Otis, Harlem (Manhattan, Ted Fox, Ted (Author

Forever21 Apologizes For Cashing In On Black Panther With White Models

Marvel's Black Panther is the highest grossing superhero movie of all time. Worldwide, the acclaimed blockbuster made more than $1.2 billion, and the Wakanda-effect didn't stop there. Starring a nearly all-Black cast, Black Panther was a watershed moment, and one that the film's costume designer Ruth E. Carter hoped would leave a lasting impression. “I want people to have a new vision of the continent of Africa,” she told Refinery29 in February. “I want people to understand it's not just this d...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Africa, New York Times, Showtime, Prada, Zara, Black Panther, Ted Baker, Carter, Shuri, Ruth E Carter, Desus Nice, Wakanda Forever, Lane Bryant Cacique

Forever21 Tries To Cash In On Black Panther With White Models

Marvel's Black Panther is the highest grossing superhero movie of all time. Worldwide, the acclaimed blockbuster made more than $1.2 billion, and the Wakanda-effect didn't stop there. Starring a nearly all-Black cast, Black Panther was a watershed moment, and one that the film's costume designer Ruth E. Carter hoped would leave a lasting impression. “I want people to have a new vision of the continent of Africa,” she told Refinery29 in February. “I want people to understand it's not just this d...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Africa, New York Times, Showtime, Prada, Zara, Black Panther, Ted Baker, Carter, Shuri, Ruth E Carter, Desus Nice, Wakanda Forever, Lane Bryant Cacique

YouTube and YouTube Music launch discounted subscriptions for students

YouTube today is launching lower-cost subscription plans for students who want to enjoy an ad-free version of YouTube or its music streaming service, YouTube Music. The new plans are the first significant changes to YouTube’s music subscription program since its launch last year. At that time, YouTube had also rebranded its ad-free YouTube Red subscription as YouTube Premium. For eligible students, YouTube Music Premium is now $4.99 per month instead of $9.99 per month, and YouTube Premium is...
Tags: TC, Apps, Spotify, Music, Youtube, Tech, Showtime, Streaming, Hulu, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Subscription Service, Youtube Music, YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, YouTube YouTube Music Premium

A Week In Houston, TX, On A $117,400 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: a commercial analyst working in oil & gas who makes $117,400 per year and spends some of her money this we...
Tags: Amazon, Home Depot, Asia, Fashion, Music, California, Washington, Showtime, Napa, Kim, Houston, Jane The Virgin, Hulu, Costco, Mediterranean, Trump

The Story Behind This Year's Must-Have Slogan T-Shirt

When designer Christopher Kane sent his fall 2018 collection down the runway back in February, he sparked conversation at a time – post-#MeToo, post-Time's Up – when talking about sex and sexuality felt tricky.Inspired by The Joy of Sex: A Gourmet Guide To Lovemaking, an erotic manual first published in 1972, Kane's show explored varying notions of sex, from provocative fabrics like leather, lace and marabou feathers to the dress that rounded off the show, featuring an explicit line drawing fro...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Time, Showtime, Tammy, Kane, Mahalia Jackson, Christopher Kane, Alexander Wang, Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Susie Lau, Chris Foss, Bruce Tito, McCollough Lazaro Hernandez

Spotify Passes 191M Users Fueled By Int'l Growth

Spotify reported continued user growth as part of an earnings report on Thursday morning. Monthly average users grew 28% year over year to 191 million at the end of Q3. Growth in emerging regions of Latin America and elsewhere outpaced growth in more established markets. Ad-Supported MAUs totaled 109 million at the end of the quarter, up 20% Y/Y.  Premium Subscribers totaled 87 million at the end of Q3, up 40% Y/Y, and up from 83 million just 3 months ago. Growth continues across Fa...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Music, Japan, UK, New York, Australia, Boston, US, Samsung, Showtime, SEC, Daniel Ek, Latin America, Arpu, Bruce Houghton

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