[video] OWN set to air ‘Dark Girls’ Documentary

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The film was directed by Urban Winter Entertainment head D. Channsin Berry and  Duke Media CEOBill Duke.

“When Bill called me with the idea of a documentary about dark-skinned women, I was in right away. Being a dark-skinned Black man, like Bill, I have gone through similar traumas,” Berry said. “Being separated and discriminated against by our own people. It stifles your self-esteem. Bill and I shared our similar experiences and immediately understood that we knew the best way to approach this.”

You can catch “Dark Girls” on the OWN Network Sunday, June 23 at 10 p.m. Visit the official Dark Girls website here.

Welcome to Macintosh – Trailer

“Welcome to Macintosh” is a documentary that mixes history, criticism and an unapologetic revelry of all things Apple. Whether a long time Mac fanatic or new to computers, Welcome to Macintosh explores the many ways Apple Computer (now Apple, Inc.) has changed the world, from the early days of the Apple-I to the latest the company has to offer.

Ol’ Dirty Bastard Tribute Album, Doc On The Way

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Almost five years since the death of Ol’ Dirty Bastard, a number of his associates have come together to pay their respects to the late Wu-Tang rapper on both CD and DVD.odb1

All In Together Now Raw: A Tribute To The Ol’ Dirty Bastard, is set to hit shelves next month. The 10-track disc features appearances from The Rza, Masta Killa, Killah Army, 4th Disciple and Brooklyn Zu, among others.

Yet the disc was an afterthought to the film, according to Raison Allah, ODB’s cousin and Brooklyn Zu MC who is responsible for both projects. “Years ago I promised to keep Dirty’s legacy alive so we formed Zu Films and started filming a documentary which tells his life story,” he said in a press release. “But with all the footage and interviews I still felt like something was missing; Dirty was all about the music. When word got out that we were working on a documentary, Wu fam started sending me so many tracks. We had so many dope tracks that we didn’t want to wait until the soundtrack until the DVD to put them out.” Continue reading

Lil Wayne Sues QDIII Over Documentary


They say revenge is a dish best served cold. Apparently Wayne had vendettas to settle and he’s cleaning up like the end of the Godfather trilogies.  These negroes is taking jokers to the cleaners!

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Lil Wayne has filed a lawsuit against the production company behind The Carter, a documentary about him, according to Radar Online.

The flick recently debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and Weezy claims he was never given approval over the final cut as promised before the premiere. He also alleges that the film portrays him in a negative light.

QDIII, who is listed as one of the five co-producers of the film, was specifically targeted in the suit, along with his company QDIII Entertainment and it’s affiliate Digeratti Holdings, LLC.

The son of legendary musician Quincy Jones, QDIII has had his hand in a long list of hip-hop related docs including the Beef DVD series, Crips and Bloods: Made In America and Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel. As of press time emails to him have not been answered. Continue reading