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Kendrick Lamar & TDE’s ‘Black Panther the Album’ Arrives

TDE is already winning 2018 and we sort of saw it coming when news that Kendrick Lamar and Top (Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith) himself were behind production and curation for the soundtrack of Marvel’s Black Panther film. Appropriately dubbed Black Panther the Album, the project contains fourteen high energy tracks matching what we imagine the…

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Angela Bassett To Play T’Challa’s In Marvel’s Upcoming ‘Black Panther’ Film

Marvel has brought Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett on board for the Black Panther film for the role of T’Challa’s mother, Ramonda. The star studded cast already includes Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o among others. Angela Bassett is preparing to wrap up her third season on Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology series, American Horror Story.…

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New Marvel Cover Features First Black Woman To Own Comic Book Shop

Ariell Johnson continues to make headlines. She made history back in January when she became the first Black woman to own a comic book shop on the east coast. The 33-year-old owns Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Now, she has a new milestone to celebrate. Johnson is featured on the cover of Marvel…

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Marvel To Debut First Black-led Series On Netflix With ‘Luke Cage’

Marvel’s first African American-led series, Luke Cage, is coming to Netflix this fall, and the official trailer has recently surfaced on the blogosphere. If you are familiar with Jessica Jones, Netflix’s acclaimed superhero series, you’ll recognize Cage as the brooding yet incredibly strong bartender with whom Jones gets intimately involved. Coming through as the third…

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Donald Glover Joins The Cast of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Donald Glover (also known musically as Childish Gambino) is very busy these days. Today, The Hollywood Reporter announced that he has landed a role in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming movie. Juggling multiple projects, the rapper/actor/tv producer/writer is making it quite clear that he’s a man of many talents. Details about his character have yet to be…

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Tessa Thompson Joins The Cast of ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

The very talented Tessa Thompson (Selma, Dear White People, Creed) has recently joined the Marvel Universe for Thor: Ragnarok. The Taika Waititi-directed film is set for release November 3rd 2017, and acting alongside Thompson will be the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Alexander, Mark Ruffalo and Lou Ferrign. Thompson’s being apart of the…

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Marvel Channels Hip-Hop Albums For Comic Remakes

Comics and Hip-Hop have had a long overlapping relationship, often presenting itself in rap lyrics. Most notably elusive rapper MF Doom who wears a Dr. Doom mask whenever sited. Marvel took it further early this year with their Run The Jewels covers and now they are set to further entwine the separate media with an…

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Marvel Reportedly Picks Up Ava DuVernay to Direct ‘Black Panther’ Film

Marvel may just be curating one of their most exciting movies to date! According to the MCU Exchange, Ava DuVernay of Selma will be directing the highly anticipated Black Panther superhero film. While Black Panther is not scheduled for a 2018 release, Marvel has reportedly already sketched Ms. DuVernay onto the team for the introduction…

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