Mary J. Blige Says She Made No Money From Oscar-Nominated Performance in Mudbound

In court documents filed ahead of Mary J. Blige’s upcoming divorce trial, the singer revealed that her Oscar-nominated turn in Mudbound netted her no income. Despite being met with acclaim for both her acting in the film and her performance of the film’s theme, “Mighty River,” Blige said that her expenses outweighed…

How the Legacy and Influence of Combat Jack Lives On in These Black Podcasts

On Dec. 20, 2017, Reggie “Combat Jack” Ossé died of colon cancer. It’s difficult, and also feels unfair, to give him a single title. He was so many things to so many people. Not only was he a prolific entertainment attorney, but he was also the founding partner of the Loud Speakers Podcast Network and creator-host of…