The "Hot Spot" is filled with some rather unfortunate news today, including a reboot of 'The Boondocks' getting cancelled, a somber unearthed interview from late Miss USA winner Cheslie Kryst and a surprising revelation that 2 Chainz made while comparing his days of trapping vs. rapping.

The Boondocks will be returning to the HBO Max streaming service late next year, which feels like a lifetime away. However, Twitter has joined together in loud celebration that Aaron McGruder’s visually and socially stirring series is making a welcome return. The Boondocks last aired on network television in 2014 for its fourth season, which […]

From R. Kelly to white people calling the police, there's a lot to discuss.

The Aaron McGruder-created series was last seen on television without his involvement in 2014.

You’ll be happy to know that after four years Cartoon Network’s “The Boondocks” is returning for a new season this year. Listen to the latest Hip-Hop Spot to find out exactly when the first episode of season four will air!  Click here for more music news in Hip-Hop Spot and listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” […]

The nominees for the 42nd Annual Image Awards have been announced. Actresses Kimberly Elise and Sanaa Lathan, actor/rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, singer/songwriter Smokey Robinson, actor Columbus Short and Actor/Comedian Affion Crockett joined NAACP Image Awards chairman Clayola Brown and executive producer Vic Bulluck to announce the categories and nominees during a January 12 press […]

There have been many 70s cartoons, 80s cartoons, 90s cartoons and present day cartoons with African American cartoon characters. But very few have had the main character(s) be African American. Here are the best Black cartoons from the 70s,80s, and 90s and today. 10. Kid And Play This cartoon brought the energy of the “House […]

The third installment of the controversial Peabody Award-winning comedy, The Boondocks: The Complete Third Season, debuts on DVD today – raw, uncensored and uncut. Based on Aaron McGruder’s hard hitting comic strip, the first two seasons animated series have become an instant television classic. Now fans of the show can complete their collection and own […]