Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the studio with composer and musician Neo Muyanga. Muyanga is the co-founder of the Pan African Space Station and is currently working on a libretto, Revolting Music.
"Clubber" - A Sequel to "Creed" Starring Tracy Morgan & Jimmy Kimmel
One of the most critically acclaimed movies of the year that was not nominated for Best Picture was "Creed" - the story of Rocky Balboa training the son of one of his great rivals. It wouldn't be a Rocky movie without a sequel, so we are pleased to debut the world premiere trailer for the much-anticipated follow-up to "Creed" starring Tracy Morgan, J.K. (Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Jimmy Kimmel Interviews Congressional Candidate About His Embarrassing Screengrab
Congressional candidate Mike Webb recently posted an embarrassing screengrab to his Facebook timeline. His intention was to highlight some perceived attack by one of his opponents. But if you look closely, you can see he also left a number of tabs open, two of which were porn sites. (Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Jimmy Kimmel Live wrote: From time to time we highlight some of the nasty things people post about famous people by asking those famous people to read them aloud. This is #MeanTweets Music Edition #3 featuring Meghan Trainor, Ricky Martin, James Taylor, Little Big Town, Common, Ed Sheeran, Kelly Clarkson, Charlie Wilson, Blake Shelton, Wiz Khalifa, Josh Groban, Demi Lovato, The Killers, Drake, One Direction, Lionel Richie, Rita Ora and Mumford & Sons.
In this special episode of Left of Black, Tsitsi Ella Jaji interviews Ed Pavlić on his lastest work, “Who Can Afford to Improvise?: James Baldwin and Black Music, the Lyric and the Listeners” (Fordham University Press, 2015). Pavlić is a poet, author, and a Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.
When Rick Ross arrived at the Vogue.com punk postapocalyptic-themed pre-Met party last weekend, we asked him what he would do if it were actually the end of the world. The boss replied without hesitation, "I'ma get money." And he always does, especially when there's a major party on the horizon. (Vogue)
Allen Iverson's Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech
Allen Iverson delivers his speech upon being enshrined to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2016. To learn more about Allen Iverson take a look at his official Hall of Fame bio at http://www.hoophall.com/hall-of-famers/allen-iverson/