VH1 is about to get a little more hip hop flavor. The network is working on The Breaks, a TV movie based on Dan Charnas’ best-selling book The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop. According to The Hollywood Reporter, film production is set to begin in the spring for a fall premiere this year. And if it pulls in good ratings, it may become a series for VH1.
Super Hollywood Agent Charles King Branches Out On His Own With Multicultural Media Firm
He hangs tight with Tyler Perry among other hot stars. Now super Hollywood agent Charles King, who brokered some of Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey’s mega business deals, has opened his own media firm to target multicultural audiences. In doing so, Charles King has left his longtime firm, William Morris Endeavor, reports The Hollywood Reporter. His new media holding company, MACRO, will create and distribute feature films, television series, and digital content.
Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, DJ Mustard & More Crack Forbes’ 30 Under 30 2015
The saying “Hip-Hop is a young man’s game” has gotten an additional weight padding with the arrival of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 2015 list. The storied publication that has excelled at counting other people’s money once again went out their way to recognize the youthful rap artists who can equally bang on a beat and break the bank while making it look easy.