Spike Lee and Tyler Perry, two creative minds whose body of work has secured them legions of fans globally, have been depicted as arch enemies…

  Whenever the conversation about black film arises, Spike Lee is sure to be in the mix. While many consider him one of the best…

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist: I was flipping through the TV channels last week and came across one of Spike Lee’s best movies, School Daze.  This was a 1988 film written and directed by Lee.  The movie took an inside look at some of the internal issues that go on within the Black community—issues like dark skinned […]

Before the New Year Brooklyn’s Skyzoo gave TheUrbanDaily.com his  Top 5 Spike Lee Movies to go with his tribute track, “Spike Lee Was My Hero,” from his album…

Spike Lee has never been one to hold his tongue when it comes to matters of politics and race, and when he weighed in on President Barack Obama while sitting down with CNN’s Don Lemon, he stayed true to form, reports Eurweb.com. When asked by Lemon did he think the hype around the president was […]

Spike Lee recently visited Wesley Snipes in prison and says he is in “great shape.” Snipes is currently serving three years in prison for tax evasion and is scheduled to released on July 19, 2013. Spike Lee posted details about his visit on Twitter saying: Wesley Snipes In Federal Custody Wesley Snipes Talks To Larry […]

During the world premiere of Spike Lee‘s new film Red Hook Summer, he instantly addressed the speculation that this project was an unofficial sequel to Do The Right Thing. According to Moviefone, Spike Lee told the crowd in attendance at the Sundance festival crowd: “Please tell them that this is not a motherfucking sequel to Do […]

Eddie Murphy is prepping to play former Washington, DC mayor Marion Barry in a film to be directed by Spike Lee. Barry was caught smoking crack cocaine in 1990.

Eddie Murphy will star in a movie about disgraced former Washington D.C. mayor directed by Spike Lee. Marion Barry was famously re-elected mayor after being caught smoking crack with a female friend on camera. Murphy is not known for dramatic roles but scored an Oscar nomination for his role in “Dreamgirls.” This would be the […]

Twenty years ago today, the epic movie “Malcolm X” was released in theaters. The movie starred Denzel Washington, who gave the performance of a lifetime capturing the passion and essence of Malcolm X. The three hour epic captured Malcolm’s transformation from street hustler to Muslim leader, and Angela Basset and Delroy Lindo contributed to an […]