Tag Archives: Ice Cube

Snoop joins “Black Mafia Family”

Snoop returns to gangsta personae. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — “Drop it like it’s hot.” After spending a couple of seasons in the kitchen with Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg is returning to his gangsta roots. The 49-year-old rapper is now a member of Starz’s “Black Mafia Family.” The Dogfather will play “Pastor Swift” in 50 Cent’s impending dramatization ...

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Friday’s Chris Tucker paid $10,000 for humorous weed puffin’ role as Smokey

Chris Tucker was grossly underpaid.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Ice Cube’s “Friday” is a 90s classic. But if you think everybody cashed in, you’re sadly mistaken. During a recent appearance on “Club Shay Shay,” comedian Chris Tucker raised eyebrows when he told host Shannon Sharpe he was remunerated $10,000 for his weed-puffin’ role as Smokey. That’s it. ...

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Ice Cube lays down the law

Ice Cube mapping success for blacks. Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — “Friday” actor Ice Cube believes Hollywood owes black filmmakers a tranche of mazuma in the “form of reparations” for subjugating negro artists for decades while purloining African American culture to benefit avaricious white folks. The “Big 3” proprietor spoke his mind Wednesday morning during a virtual chinwag with ...

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Die Hart: Kevin is sick & tired of being a “sidekick,” ready to become action star

Kevin Hart still seeking ‘action.’ Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Because of his diminutive stature and waggish dramatis personae, Kevin Hart is usually dwarfed into one-liner, ‘sidekick’ roles when acting alongside industry macho men like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (Jumanji) and, ahem, Ice Cube (Ride Along). Not to mention Tiffany Haddish beat his ass in the 2018 film “Night ...

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“Boyz ‘n’ the Hood” icon John Singleton deceased after suffering massive stroke

John Singleton migrates north.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — “Boyz ‘n’ the Hood” director John Singleton has migrated to that big movie studio in the sky. The Oscar-nominated writer “passed away peacefully” on Monday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 51. Singleton suffered a stroke a few days ago that rendered him comatose. After consulting with ...

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LeBron James accuses NFL of imposing a ‘Slavery Mentality’ upon black athletes

LeBron James rips NFL slave owners.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is busy yapping his beak again, except this time he’s laying the wood to the languid derrières of NFL owners. During Friday’s badinage of HBO’s “The Shop,” King James accused NFL owners of imposing a “slave mentality” upon its negro talent. His ...

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