Chance the Rapper made his big screen debut in the werewolf pizza horror comedy Slice earlier this year. Not content with that being his defining mark on cinema, the hip-hop artist has found his next big screen project. He'll be taking on a new musical with his producer Pat Corcoran. And it sounds pretty interesting. Told through original music from Nico Segal and his collaborators, Hope follows a group of Chicago teenagers that band together to turn art into action within their community. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) has acquired the rights to develop the feature musical Hope with three time Grammy Award winner Chance the Rapper and his longtime manager Haight Films' Pat Corcoran who partnered with Tradecraft's Scott Bernstein (Straight Outta Compton) for the project. The announcement was made today by Jonathan Glickman, President, Motion Picture Group, MGM. Carlito Rodriguez (FOX's Empire, HBO's The Leftovers) will pen the original screenplay. Grammy Award winning … [Read more...] about Chance the Rapper Teams with MGM for Coming-of-Age Musical Hope
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TINCHY Stryder has accomplished a lot in his career from music hits to TV appearances. Here's everything you need to know about who he is, what his accomplishments are and his biggest songs... Who is Tinchy Stryder and what is his real name? Tinchy Stryder is a Ghanian-British rapper and singer. His real name is Kwasi Danquah, with Tinchy Stryder being his stage name. The 31-year-old was born in Ghana, but grew up in London. He gained a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree in Digital Arts, Moving Image and Animation at the University of East London. The rapper started making music in 1997 and hasn't stopped since. What has Tinchy Stryder's career been like? Tinchy has released three solo studio albums titled Star in the Hood, Catch 22 and Third Strike. Many of his songs have made it to impressively high chart positions. From 2002 on, he was in Wiley's grime group Roll Deep alongside Dizzee Rascal until the group went on hiatus in 2013. The 31-year-old has also appeared on numerous … [Read more...] about Who is Tinchy Stryder, what’s his real name and what are the rapper’s biggest songs?
Glenn Gamboa Newsday Published 11:43 p.m. UTC Jul 30, 2018 Popular culture doesn’t have use for hedged bets or measured responses these days. And so far, 2018 is filled with bold, well-executed visions from veterans and stunning, fully formed debuts: 1. David Byrne, “American Utopia” (Todomundo/Nonesuch): David Byrne sings about life in America today from the points of view of a chicken, a dog and a bullet. But it’s the inclusive Afrobeat anthem “Everybody’s Coming to My House” that conjures up both thoughts of Talking Heads and the return of the American dream. 2. The Carters, “Everything Is Love” (Parkwood/Roc Nation): “Everything Is Love’s ” arrival seems to confirm that when Beyonce and Jay-Z decided to work out their marital issues, they also crafted a strategy as secretive as the Robert Mueller probe. Beyonce’s “Lemonade” album first revealed the problems. Jay-Z followed with his … [Read more...] about David Byrne to Cardi B, the year’s best albums so far
Keith Urban will headline Day 2 of the annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Saturday, April 28. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) Keith Urban will headline Day 2 of the annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Saturday, April 28. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) Keith Urban, left, and Carrie Underwood accept the award for vocal event of the year for “The Fighter” at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban arrive at the 2017 American Music Awards on November 19, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RalstonMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Keith Urban accepts the Favorite Male Artist ? Country award, Favorite Album ? Country award for ‘Ripcord,’ and Favorite Song … [Read more...] about Country superstar Keith Urban supports new album in SF Bay Area
BEGIN SLIDESHOWChance the Rapper and Sam Rockwell sign on to Trolls 2The on-the-rise Chicago performer Chance the Rapper (Slice) and newly Oscar-winning actor Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Moon) will join the voice cast of DreamWorks Animation and Universal Pictures‘ Trolls 2, the sequel to the 2016 hit animated film Trolls, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Chance and Rockwell will join returning voice stars Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect) and Justin Timberlake (The Social Network), as well as newcomers Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey), Anthony Ramos (Hamilton), Karan Soni (Deadpool) and Flula Borg (Pitch Perfect 2).Can’t stop the feeling as the colorful, wondrous Trolls return for Trolls 2, the follow-up to 2016’s breakout global hit about how far you’ll go for happiness…and how far you’ll go to get it back. Kendrick and Timberlake reprise their roles as the eternal optimist Poppy and … [Read more...] about Chance the Rapper And Sam Rockwell Sign On To Trolls 2