In the alternate universe where politics is good and the books spell it “Berenstein” instead of “Berenstain,” a George Miller-directed Justice League movie exists and is beloved by all. Miller had plans to direct the superhero team-up about a decade ago and had a cast all lined up — which included Common as Green Lantern’s fellow Lantern John Stewart and Armie Hammer as Batman — but then the writers’ strike happened and Miller turned his sights to resurrecting Mad Max instead. Now that a Green Lantern Corps movie is happening and Warner Bros. is casting around for its two emerald-clad leads, Common just wants everyone to know that he’d still be down if anyone asked.
Grammy-winning artists Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and Common are among the headliners set to perform at the 2015 Essence Music Festival. The 21st annual event, which takes place in New Orleans on July 2 through 5, features empowerment seminars during the day and hot music performances at night.
Was Kanye West running onstage during Beck’s Album of the Year speech as horrible as it sounds? Why was Iggy Azalea’s hair such an epic fail? Read on for the Best and Worst Moments of 2015 Grammy Awards.
Music’s biggest night or music’s biggest snooze fest? The 2015 Grammy Awards were a night to remember, but not necessarily for the right reasons. For hip-hop heads (or really, anyone born after the year 1980) the annual awards ceremony was fraught with its fair share of side eye-inducing lows.