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  • John Singleton Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke April 20, 2019
    John Singleton, the two-time Oscar nominated director and writer of “Boyz N’ the Hood,” has suffered a stroke. Sources confirm to Variety that Singleton checked himself into the hospital earlier this week after experiencing pain in his leg. The stroke has been characterized by doctors as “mild.” According to TMZ, which first broke the news, […]
    Stuart Oldham
  • Chance the Rapper Appears at Childish Gambino’s Weekend Two Coachella Set April 20, 2019
    Though Childish Gambino’s weekend two Coachella set didn’t vary too much from his electrifying first one, it did feature a new but familiar face. When Gambino popped backstage during a band feature, accompanied by the cameramen that made his set in part like watching a concert film on a massive screen, Grammy winning musician Chance […]
    Erin Nyren
  • A 4/20 Special: Sour Matt on Bringing Cannabis, Hip-Hop and Branding Together April 20, 2019
    Sour Matt might be one of the most mysterious yet well-respected figures in the cannabis industry, as well as a growing force in the music business with which it intersects. With more than 100,000 followers on Instagram alone, he describes himself as “someone who likes to connect the dots, working with other creatives to build […]
  • ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Leads Slow Easter Weekend at the Box Office April 20, 2019
    New Line’s horror pic “The Curse of La Llorona” is summoning a $25 million debut at the domestic box office, leading a quiet Easter weekend before Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” hits theaters on April 26. The James Wan-produced “La Llorona,” playing in 3,372 theaters, was a hit with Hispanic audiences, who accounted for nearly 50% of […]
    Stuart Oldham
  • Film Review: ‘Carmine Street Guitars’ April 20, 2019
    “Carmine Street Guitars” is a one-of-a-kind documentary that exudes a gentle, homespun magic. It’s a no-fuss, 80-minute-long portrait of Rick Kelly, who builds and sells custom guitars out of a modest storefront on Carmine Street in New York’s Greenwich Village, and the film touches on obsessions that have been popping up, like fragrant weeds, in […]
    Owen Gleiberman

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