The Academy

Straight Outta Compton’s Oscars snub was one of the factors that brought attention to the Academy Awards’ lack of diversity and stirred up a lot of controversy; but after word spread that the film’s cast members were not invited to this year’s ceremony, it added fuel to the #OscarsSoWhite fire.

This morning, the three DJs who changed the face of the southern mixtape game more than ten years ago, hosted a press conference revealing the lineup…

  Mo’Nique assured the press backstage that everything she needed to say she’d already said when she accepted the Oscar for best supporting actress. Reveling in the moment, she said, “I’m a stand-up comedian who just won an Oscar.” But for the “Precious” actress, her win was bigger than her. In her acceptance speech, she […]