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A case for Nas, hip-hop’s finest MC

A case for Nas, hip-hop’s finest MC

Let's begin with a disclaimer: Nas doesn't endorse the following sentence.

But he's the greatest lyricist of all time.

Those words were carefully chosen: "lyricist" over "rapper" or "hip-hop artist;"

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  • Written by CNN

Trey Songz: The ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ interview

Trey Songz: The ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ interview

Trey Songz – undeniably one of music's hottest R&B artists today – talks about his latest film, "Texas Chainsaw 3D," where he co-stars as Ryan opposite Alexandra Daddario.

Kam Williams: Hi Trey, thanks for the interview.

Trey Songz: Hey, Kam, what's up?

KW: What interested you in "Texas Chainsaw 3D?"

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A timely, fitness primer strictly for sisters!

A timely, fitness primer strictly for sisters!

"Let's face it, ladies, as black women we have issues when it comes to food and exercise... If you're like me, you sometimes reminisce about the good ole days... when you could eat whatever you wanted [and] you didn't have to exercise.

So what happened? Was it age? Your love of fast food? Heredity? Soul food is typically high in fat, sodium and sugar... We've let our hairstyles determine the size of our waistlines, and it's killing us! Pride in your appearance shouldn't stop at the neck.

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The trombone that landed on Bruno Mars

The trombone that landed on Bruno Mars

Mars – the fourth planet from the Sun – is the second smallest planet in the Solar System. Fictional Martians have been a recurring feature of popular entertainment over the last two centuries. Still the question remains: "Does life exists on Mars."

While astronomers debate and differ, Kameron Timothy Whalum keeps demonstrating to us that the answer is a resounding, "Yes! There is life on Mars." Bruno that is, as in singer-songwriter and record producer.

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  • Written by Kelvin Cowans

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 01/02/2013

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 01/02/2013

For movies opening Jan. 4, 2013

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"Texas Chainsaw 3-D" (R for grisly violence and pervasive profanity) 7th installment of the enduring horror franchise finds an unsuspecting heiress (Alexandra Daddario) travelling to a tiny Texas town to take possession of the mansion she has just inherited only to discover a bloodthirsty madman (Dan Yeager) lurking in the shadows. With Trey Songz, Tania Raymonde and Scott Eastwood (Clint's son).

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Blacktrospective 2012

Blacktrospective 2012

The Best in Black Cinema

Best Big Budget Black Films

1. "Think Like a Man"
2. "Sparkle"
3. "Good Deeds"
4. "Flight"
5. "Won't Back Down"
6. "Men in Black III"
7. "Safe House"
8. "Madea's Witness Protection"
9. "Red Tails"
10. "Red Hook Summer"

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 12/27/2012

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 12/27/2012

For movies opening Christmas week, 2012

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"Django Unchained" (R for profanity, nudity, ethnic slurs and graphic violence) Jamie Foxx stars as the title character in Quentin Tarantino's revenge-tinged Western about a slave-turned-bounty hunter's search for his wife and slave owners with whom he wants to settle a score. Cast includes Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson.

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What’s Happening Myron? 2012: Year in Review

It's time for my annual push – five years running – at recapping most of the memorable moments of the past year. Here we go:

In the world of music

Beyoncé gave birth to her first child, Blue Ivy. This is perhaps the richest African-American baby ever born.

"Chrihanna" made their return in 2012. Chris Brown and Rihanna that is.

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