Will Watch: Ava DuVernay To Create Hurricane Katrina Film

- By Bossip Staff

Is it too early to officially declare director Ava DuVernay “for the people.” I think not. As far as we know a majority, if not all. of her films and projects have centered around the stories of Black people. And now, news has broken that she will be continuing in that tradition. According to the Hollywood Reporter, DuVernay will be directing a new film with Hurricane Katrina as the setting.

[Madamenoire]


“This Is The Scenario I Have Always Dreaded”: ‘NY Times’ Columnist On Son’s Encounter With Police

Charles Blow, an op-ed columnist at the New York Times, delves into the chilling details about how his son, a Black third-year Yale student, found himself “at the wrong end of a [campus police officer’s] gun barrel.” Here’s how Blow’s son remembers it: He left the library one late afternoon after checking the status of a book he requested; he proceeded to walk back to his dorm, but then, he spotted an officer following him…

[Madamenoire]


Travi$ Scott To Embark On Rodeo Tour With Young Thug & Metro Boomin

If someone said the ballistic sounds of trap were coming to a town near you via a rodeo, what would you say? Travi$ Scott will provide that experience in a figurative sense with the Rodeo tour, which he announced just moments before debuting a pair of new songs from his upcoming major label debut album, also titled Rodeo. The Houston producer-rapper will be joined by Young Thug, co-headliner, and producer Metro Boomin.

[HipHopWired]


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