John Singleton, who died at age 51 yesterday, told the stories of Black Americans with honesty and humanity. He put characters on screen that I recognized from my own life.
Fifteen years after its release, we look back on the sappy bro soundtracks that defined the nativist exceptionalism of the post-9/11 years.
He suggests that Donald Trump is Satan before dismissing your "vape sticks." It is, in some sense, heroic.
"After Ice Cube's concert, I went backstage to give him some photos we'd shot that afternoon. When the door opened, his bodyguard asked if I could bring some ice cubes."
“Let me guess—his ass went golfing."
Injuries and attitude issues derailed his NBA career, but the former North Carolina star believes Ice Cube's new three-on-three summer league will let him finish on a high note.
The rapper's new basketball league is already booked for boxing's special night.
"You got a lot of black jokes," the rapper told Maher last night. "Sometimes you sound like a redneck trucker."
Twenty-five years after it was first released, the film is coming back to UK cinemas.