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Before John Singleton had passed, his family was already debating how his finances would be distributed among his family. His daughter, Cleopatra Singleton was arguing with her grandmother, John’s mother Sheila Ward, the woman in charge of the estate about how she would be taken care of during her father’s illness and later his death. […]

John Singleton, the Oscar-nominated director and writer of such film as Boyz N The Hood, Poetic Justice, Shaft, Baby Boy and Higher Learning died Monday following complications of a stroke. He was 51. He was taken off life support on Monday afternoon, mere days after it was revealed that he had suffered a “major stroke” and was in a coma. “John passed […]

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A list of actors and actresses who became stars after starring in John Singleton's films.

Sad news to report as multiple family friends and sources are confirming that Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton has passed away. He was 51. Born in 1951, Singleton became the first black director and the youngest director ever nominated for Best Director for his work on his landmark 1991 film. A Los Angeles native, Singleton’s early films such […]

Apparently John Singleton‘s stroke last week was far more severe than originally reported. The Boyz N The Hood and Higher Learning director is currently in a medically induced coma according to TMZ and the family is in the process of establishing a conservatorship for him. Singleton returned from Costa Rica last week and complained of problems with his legs. He checked himself […]

John Singleton‘s newest television hit REBEL premieres tonight on BET with stars Danielle Mone Truitt, Giancarlo Esposito, Mykelti Williamson and Cliff “Method Man” Smith. https://www.instagram.com/p/BSK29nwD3T-/?taken-by=daniellemonetruitt “Rebel is a detective thriller. I call it Shaft with a sister. It was time to see a black woman on TV kicking some ass. She starts out as a cop […]


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For years now there’s been a lot of talk bring to the big screen the life and times of rapper/hip-hop great, Tupac, and another one is looking to come out. Gobi Rahimi, Tupac’s former music video producer, wants to make it the right way. He has launched an Indiegogo campaign to garner funds for the […]

  Director John and Paramount Pictures have reached a settlement to end litigation stemming from a 2005 deal for the popular hit “Hustle and Flow. ” EURweb.com Read morehttp://www.blackamericaweb.com/entertainment/entertainment-news/john-singleton-paramount-settle-‘hustle-flow’-court-battle

  John Singleton is on his way to directing another potential classic with contemporary stars Tyrese and Taraji P. Henson. First seen together on screen with the hood classic, “Baby Boy,” the pair will work again with the director for something quite interesting, according to Tyrese. http://www.eurweb.com/2011/10/tyrese-and-taraji-p-henson-to-star-in-another-john-singleton-movie/