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The story behind The Notorious B.I.G.’s spooky ‘Life After Death’ album cover 20 years after the photo shoot, the photographer recalls a long day at the cemetery

Twenty years have passed, but the shock is still fresh — and still incomprehensible. On March 9, 1997, Christopher Wallace, aka The Notorious B.I.G., was gunned down in a drive-by shooting. It remains unsolved. At 12:30 a.m., Wallace left a Vibe magazine Soul Train Music Awards after-party at Los Angeles’ Petersen Automotive Museum. The SUV […]

How ‘Black Lightning’ director Salim Akil co-created the show and why The buzzy ‘Black Lightning’ is a reflection of director Salim Akil’s family values

Audiences have of course always loved a good hero, but with projects such as Netflix’s Luke Cage and Disney’s Black Panther garnering ratings, massive hype and viral hashtags such as #BlackPantherSoLit, black superheroes are enjoying a true renaissance on screen. On May 17, The CW Network rolled out the first trailer for its new show […]

Toronto Raptors 2016-17 player grades: The bench

With the 2016-17 NBA season now over for the Toronto Raptors, it’s time to look back on the performances of each player. Moving from the youngsters to the bench to the starters, we’ll grade each player’s 2016-17 season and evaluatehis future with the franchise.Earlier this week, …

New Orleans Pelicans: Is Rudy Gay a good fit?

After underperforming on the offensive end this past season, the New Orleans Pelicans will be in the market for help during free agency. Rudy Gay is expected to opt out of the last year of his contract, so are the two a good fit?Last week, The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears reported that veteran…