Category Archives: Urban Films

  • New TV Spot for NWA Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (Watch)

    May 22, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *A new TV spot for “Straight Outta Compton” has surfaced ahead of its August 14 arrival in theaters. Per Universal Pictures: In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive […]

  • Dwayne Johnson Now Immortal: Gets Hand and Footprints in Cement

    May 22, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *The Rock has officially become a rock star with his hand and footprints in cement at Hollywood’s famed TCL Chinese Theatre. Chatting with HipHollywood.com, Dwayne Johnson labeled the career milestone as “awesome.” “It’s an epic day, my family is here, it’s just very cool,” he told the site. Johnson’s immortalization at the Chinese Theatre comes […]

  • Director Rick Famuyiwa’s ‘Dope’ to Host NY Premiere at 19th ABFF

    May 20, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *The 19th Annual American Black Film Festival kicks offJune 11, 2015 and is presented by the Motion Picture Assoc. of America, Inc. The American Black Film Festival’s Exciting Slate of Events and Screenings Will Take Place at the New York Hilton Midtown, AMC Theatres and SVA Theatre June 11 – June 14, 2015 *Film director Rick Famuyiwa’s critically […]

  • ‘Bessie’ Soundtrack Adds ‘Pigfoot’ 2015 Remix from Queen Latifah

    May 20, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *With “Bessie” finally airing on HBO, fans of the Dee Rees-directed biopic are now waiting on the June 2 release of the soundtrack, featuring the film’s star Queen Latifah performing Bessie Smith’s material. The CD will include Latifah’s rendition of “Young Woman Blues,” “Preachin’ The Blues,” “Long Old Road,” “Down Hearted Blues,” “Work House Blues” […]

  • City of Detroit Media Producers Up For Emmy

    May 20, 15 by Larry Buford Leave a comment


    *Two City of Detroit media producers have been nominated for the Emmy Award in the category of Historic/Cultural – Program Special. Phylecia Wilson and cohort Sanders ‘Skip’ Bryant IV will compete against each other in the same category – Wilson for The Style of Motown, and Bryant for Going Back to Motown both of which […]

  • ABFF & UPtv Are Inviting Content Creators to Submit Now.

    May 20, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *UP is the feel-good television network promising to always uplift you and your family. The netlet airs premiere movies, scripted series, docu-series and unscripted series that are positive and leave you feeling better than you did before you watched. In just four years, UP and ABFF’s unprecedented partnership led to the production and airing of five […]