Power, Influence & Hip Hop: The Remarkable Rise of So So Def will premiere on July 18 on We tv and will feature some of Dupri’s closest collaborators including Mariah Carey, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Will.I.Am, Da Brat, T-Boz, Bow Wow and Nelly. The documentary will cover the rise of So So Def, created by Dupri who had a knack for local talent. Beginning his career […]


A documentary on Quincy Jones, directed by his daughter Rashida Jones, is coming to Netflix. According to Complex via Deadline, the doc — which is titled Quincy, will be released on the streaming service this fall, but will also have a limited theatrical release. Rashida spoke of her father and said, “It’s rare that somebody who has lived as much life as […]


Whitney Houston’s longtime manager and sister-in-law, Pat Houston, has opened up about the upcoming documentary on Whitney’s life. According to The Jasmine Brand, Pat spoke of the people included in the documentary, saying, “People who have dealt with her emotions from the day she was born to the day she died. People that really knew her and […]

According to Complex, LeBron James is set to executive produce a documentary called Student Athlete, which will air on HBO. The doc will focus on “the complex rules of amateur athletics in America,” and “how they affect uncompensated athletes and their families.” Maverick Carter, LeBron’s business partner who is also the CEO of SpringHill Entertainment, […]

Michael Jackson’s estate is objecting ABC’s TV documentary on the days leading up to the singer’s death. According to The Kansas City Star, The two-hour documentary titled, The Last Days of Michael Jackson, was not sponsored or approved by Jackson’s family. The estate said in a statement, “We want consumers to know that The Last Days […]

A new documentary about Whitney Houston premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, and it contained shocking allegations about Houston’s childhood. Whitney floats the claim that the late icon was sexually abused by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick (the sister of singer Dionne Warwick). Dee Dee died in 2008, four years before Houston. Whitney’s half-brother Gary Garland claimed that he had been sexually abused by Dee […]


The first teaser trailer for the upcoming Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney, has been released. The teaser features early footage of Whitney from her younger years, through the height of her fame. We hear various voices talking about her immense talent, including fans, family members, and record producer and mentor Clive Davis. The documentary, which has been approved by the […]

The activist quarterback Colin Kaepernick is teaming up with exec producers John Legend and Jesse Williams on a film about Tommie Smith, an Olympic gold medalist in the 200-meter dash who gave a Black Power salute on the 1968 Summer Games podium. Kaep was the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem as a way to protest social injustice, leading […]

So, there’s a Whitney documentary coming out and according to That Grape Juice, Despite ongoing opposition from the megastar’s estate, the overwhelmingly positive critical response to the controversial documentary about the life of pop icon Whitney Houston, titled ‘WHITNEY:  Can I Be Me,’ will move forward with viewings in select theaters starting this sum Directed by Nick Broomfield, […]

The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige has been added to VH1’s Mother’s Day Special, Dear Mama: An Event To Honor Moms, which will air on May 8th at 10 pm ET on VH1. Other artists on the show include Robin Thicke, DJ Khaled, Maxwell, and Kelly Rowland. Dear Mama will be hosted by LaLa […]

The shade is real out in these legendary music streets. According to the Jasmine Brand, the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is livid with fellow legend Dionne Warwick. In a recent interview, Aretha called out Dionne over an issue that seems to go back over five years. Aretha claims that Dionne fabricated a story that she was Whitney […]

Mary J. Blige dropped the trailer for her new documentary called, The Making Of: Strength of a Woman. According to Rap-Up, the VH1 special documents Mary’s journey to make her new album, as well as, her divorce from husband, Kendu Isaacs. The Making Of: Strength of a Woman will premiere on VH1 on Tuesday, May 2nd […]