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Watch the First Official Trailer for Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” Netflix Adaption

When we first heard the news that Spike Lee‘s She’s Gotta Have It would be adapted into a Netflix series, we were delighted to learn that he, along with his wife and business partner Tonya Lewis Lee, would direct the now classic’s revival. Since the series’ official first look has finally landed, we’re even more…

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Netflix and Spike Lee Are Working On A ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Series

Spike Lee is a multi-generational icon for his many contributions to Black film and art. Yesterday, the news broke that his ’86 small screen debut She’s Gotta Have It would become a Netflix series and Spike fans everywhere are rejoicing. Originally shot in ’85 on the independent filmmaker’s minuscule budget, the story follows a twenty-something…

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Spike Lee Pens A Facebook Letter on His Decision to Boycott The Oscars

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we set aside and observe the day as a National Day of Service to remember the legacy of Dr. King and to do our small, but significant parts in giving back to our own communities. Today, filmmaker and producer Spike Lee used Dr. King’s legacy and messages of equality…

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Spike Lee To Premiere Michael Jackson Documentary at Sundance Festival

With all the buzz around Spike Lee’s defensive stance in support of the release of his most recent film Chi-raq, the filmmaker has decided to take some of the smoke off his tail and give us something we would all enjoy, hands down. With such positive feedback from his documentary feature that Spike put together in celebration…

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Audio: R.Kelly & Tink, “Put The Guns Down”

The self-proclaimed “Pied Piper of R&B,” R.Kelly and upcoming singer-meets-rapper Tink have joined forces on an uplifting track entitled “Put The Guns Down.” The song is lifted from the soundtrack to Spike Lee‘s recent and controversial film release, Chi-Raq. With a stream of negativity floating across the globe, country to country, the song comes as…

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Spike Lee Receives Honorary Oscar & Discusses Diversity In Hollywood

Looks like the Academy finally decided to take Spike Lee’s advice to “do the right thing.” At the Academy’s annual Governor’s Awards this past weekend, Spike Lee was awarded an Honorary Oscar for his continual contributions to Hollywood. Although very pleased with this achievement, Spike Lee used his award speech as a platform to address…

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Watch Spike Lee’s ‘Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus’ Movie Trailer

Last year within a mere of 26 days, Spike Lee reached his Kickstarter goal of $1.3 million for his next movie project. The legendary filmmaker immediately began production, and today we have the official trailer for his forthcoming flick, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus. With flashy cars, a preacher, and conflicting scenes, one may not…

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Spike Lee’s Latest Joint is Sexy Bloody Thriller

Last year, legendary director Spike Lee raised $1.34 million through his Kickstarter campaign to fund a new thriller flick. After premiering last week at the American Black Film Festival, it was revealed that Lee’s latest joint, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, is a remake of 1973 cult film Ganja & Hess. Lee’s rendition revolves around Dr.…

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Spike Lee Rages Against Gentrification

Tuesday night, Spike Lee spoke at Pratt Institute. A curious mind asked Spike Lee if he can consider “the other side” — in other words — the good side of Brooklyn’s gentrification. The question triggered the director to respond with “Lemme just kill you right now,” an epic introduction to his now viral rant. The ether…

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