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50 Cent Enters Partnership To Produce An Animated Version Of The “Trill League” Graphic Novel (Trailer)

VERY interesting. Could this be a ‘move over Justice League‘ situation in the making? 50 is on fire with his studio production moves (which reminds me, the last episodes of “Power” just started Sunday… gotta get on that).

I saw a reviewer post a video on “Trill League” on YouTube and went looking for a trailer on an ‘official channel.’ This one above is as close as I could get to that. Looks like this teaser has been floating around on the Tube for years. Now, it’s getting ‘real.’

Trill League, an animated series based on Anthony Piper’s graphic novel, is a combination of superheroes, anime, and Hip-Hop culture. Piper is co-creating, writing, and executively producing the series with Jameel Saleem (Disenchantment, Whiskey Cavalier). The executive producers are 50 Cent and Jermaine Johnson of 3 Arts Entertainment, which is producing the series with 50’s G-Unit Film & Television in association with Lionsgate TV.
– Black Enterprise

READ: 50 CENT PARTNERS WITH A BLACK ANIMATOR TO PRODUCE A SUPERHERO SERIES (BLACK ENTERPRISE)

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Check Out Episode 1 Of “Black Sands, The Seven Kingdoms” (Video)

A ‘God Killer’ … Wooooo! That character naming alone ought to make you curious enough to check for this ‘Black Sands’ motion comic. Dopeness.

The first of three episodes of the Black Sands DVD.

DVD Features:
Three fully voiced motion comic episodes
5 minute 2d animated pilot
13 track official Hip-Hop album

The official DVD of Black Sands releases 1/15/20.
To preorder the DVD, visit http://blacksandsentertainment.com
20% off for a limited time while on preorder.

– Black Sands Entertainment

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XL7 – “She Likes Me” feat. Dap (Video)

Dope, dope, DOPE!

Feel the Del-La-Pharcyde-Tribe vibe on this? Keep listening, bobbing and nodding… you will! And maybe consider copping the new XL7 track for Hip-Hop’s sake why dont’cha? Very worthy! “She Likes Me” and we likes this animated visual. Word to Dap on that!

XL7 – SHE LIKES ME FEAT. DAP (ITUNES)

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Hermetic Order – “3rd Day” feat. GZA x Killah Priest (Video)

Tripping. ACID tripping!

The LAST thing I would have expected for a video treatment of this “3rd Day” single… is a He-Man motif.

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The Real Story Behind Why Aaron McGruder Left “The Boondocks” (Video)

Real talk… Aaron McGruder leaving the Cartoon Network series “The Boondocks” left the show to die a slow painful death. But whyyyyy though? Here’s why.

Good content on the matter; going all the way back to the roots of “The Boondocks” in comic strip form.

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2019 SDCC Teasers For All The DC Series, Including One For The Final Season Of “Arrow” (Series Trailers)

Now you know that San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) was loaded down with trailers; all the trailers anyone could watch. Maybe more than anyone could stand. But now that I found this epic batch of DC streaming/TV teasers, what I cannot stand is the waiting!

(Of course, I could add an Epix subscription to my cable package and get started watching that “Pennyworth” series. Hmmm…)

If you’ve missed or want to rewatch all the DC TV trailers from Comic-Con 2019, you can catch up here with this compilation of everything. Trailers include The Flash Season 6, Supergirl Season 5, Arrow’s Final Season, Black Lightning Season 3, the Batwoman series premiere, the upcoming Harley Quinn series starring Kaley Cuoco, Krypton Season 2’s origin story of iconic Superman villain Doomsday, and the new Alfred Pennyworth series coming soon.
– TV Promos

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The Jetsons Predicted Many Technologies Of Today… And The Future. But What About The Impact? (Video)

Yeah, the moving walkways are ‘life’ at the airport, but where are the snarky housekeeper ‘Rosy’ robots and fold-up cars? We ought to have them on deck by now. Looking at you ‘Jetsons.’ Hahaaa!

The Jetsons’ futuristic lifestyle accurately predicted our everyday life decades before the 21st century’s arrival. What else can we learn from the cartoon about the future of artificial intelligence?
– AJ+

Of course, a future formed with increasing AI is not all giggles…

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“Sonic The Hedgehog” Goes From Gaming Monitors To Movie Theaters (Vibe)

Two things you know are gonna be good in this: (1) the “Sonic The Hedgehog” CGI and (2) Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik!

“Sonic The Hedgehog” is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega that centers on the infamously brash bright blue hedgehog. The film follows the (mis)adventures of Sonic as he navigates the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound – human – best friend Tom Wachowski (James Marsden). Sonic and Tom join forces to try and stop the villainous Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his immense powers for world domination. The film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.
– Paramount Pictures

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Disney’s “The Lion King” Opens In Theaters July 19, 2019 (Trailer)

Don’t worry “Lion King” faithful. Jon Favreau knows that y’all shed real tears of sorrow and joy at the animated epic. He will not let you down with the remake. Look at the cast. Look at the high-quality CGI. Hear the music and dialogue. Check out the A-List casting.

Your memories will be honored and celebrated. This trailer promises that!

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Comedy: Sean Evans & Tiffany Haddish On ‘Hot Ones’… LEGO! (Video)

Baaahahahaaa! They made Sean Evans a LEGO! Hot Ones did a LEGO wing episode!!

Have you ever wondered what Sean Evans would look like as a LEGO character? Well, wonder no longer. In this special animated short, Sean goes head-to-head with the shape-shifting Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi—voiced by Tiffany Haddish—for one of his craziest interviews yet.
– First We Feast

And Tiffany Haddish as a LEGO… still hilarious… still HOT!

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Young Justice, Season 3 Tease: Batman, Black Lightning, And Green Arrow Quit The Justice League (Video)

United Nations Secretary-General Lex Luthor???? Duuuuude!!!

And… and that was Black Lightning in there?? And did you SEE Green Arrow right there shoulder-to-shoulder with Batman in the clip (on even keel, finally acknowledging what the Arrowverse on The CW has done to SAVE the DC franchise at least in some way)?? Okay, DC Universe, NOW you are on the right track!

I have got some cartoon watching and RE-watching to do!

Whew! That’s a LOT of resignations. Gonna leave a mark, or hole, in the League. Who’s going to shoulder the load going forward? Who’s gonna take the weight? #YoungJustice #Outsiders

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DC’s “Young Justice” Series Continues With Season 3… Finally (Trailer)

Don’t know how deep y’all go into the whole DC cartoon thing, but Cartoon Network had a good thing going with “Young Justice” (then dropped it). The series focused on the young’ns in the Justice League. You’d get dashes of Batman, Green Lantern corpsmen (plural, because Hal Jordan and John Stewart were on there) and others… but most of the time was spent on the likes of Nightwing, Aqualad, Artemis, and Connor Kent.

Sidebar: We REALLY don’t get enough Connor Kent in the DCU storylines. Hopefully, the coming “Titans” and “Young Justice” eps handle that problem.

Anyway, here’s a trailer for the long-awaited return of “Young Justice”. Out now on DC’s streaming service.

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Mylo The Cat Presents The Notorious B.I.G. x Mister Cee Mashups (Video)

It’s still the holidays, baby BAYbay! And here is a giftgiver that keeps giving… Mylo The Cat Presents (aha, word play)!

My 4-part mini-series highlighting some of my favorite tracks from Mister Cee’s classic ‘Best of Biggie’ mixtape, starring Fat Tony, The Count, Fat Albert, and Peter Griffin.
Mylo The Cat aka isthishowyougoviral.

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Mylo the Cat Presents The Wu-Tang Clan “Protect Ya Neck” Cartoon Mashup (Video)

What is it about these Wu-Tang classics that inspire cartoon mashups? Dunno if I even care about the answer. Just keep ’em coming. DOPE #ProtectYaNeck

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Justin Freeman – “Real Talk” feat. Poodieville (Video)

Pure anger and love shortage is the source of my spit.
Justin Freeman

Wooohooo geeeYOTdaaaaam!! Justin’s “Real Talk” is real fi-yah! And Poodieville stayed with the dark mode of the track to round it off hella nice.

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Mylo the Cat Presents The Wu-Tang Clan x Superfriends “Triumph” Mashup (Video)

This. Is. Awesome! When RZA’s part drops…NAILED IT…from that point on. Mashup geniousness!!!

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Steve Carell Stars In An Imaginative Holiday Film, “Welcome To Marwen” (Trailer)

Looks like some good watching. Should hit viewers in the feels. And I trust Zemeckis as a filmmaker. He’s gonna take Carell into that Tom Hanks film space with this one, I’m betting. That is some rarefied air.

This holiday season, Academy Award® winner Robert Zemeckis—the groundbreaking filmmaker behind Forrest Gump, Flight and Cast Away—directs Steve Carell in the most original movie of the year. Welcome To Marwen tells the miraculous true story of one broken man’s fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit.
– Universal Pictures

Interesting. A documentary directed by [executive producer] Jeff Malmberg inspired the film. In Theaters December 21st.

@ojones1

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Cree Summer Has Done WAY More The Be ‘Freddie’ On “A Different World” (Video)

Of course, a lot of us are going to remember Cree Summer as super-cutie hippie Hillman chick on “A Different World” on NBC back in the day… but “Freddie” has done a LOT of work – in voiceovers. Check it out!

Recognize this voice? That’s right—it’s the sound of your childhood. As the vocal force behind Rugrats’ Susie Carmichael and Tiny Toon Adventures’ Elymyra, Cree Summer has made some of your favorite cartoons come to life.
– Great Big Story

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This Animé “MFKZ” Has Some Of Everybody Doing Everything R-Rated In It (Trailer)

Rated R? That all?? Looks like it could be ‘stronger’ with the warning. Bloody violence, check! Foul language, check! And sexual content, aaaand check! Yep… checks all the boxes for some dope, slick, sick anime that fans like; just like they like it!!

The film [“MFKZ”] centers on young Angelino and his skull-and-flame pal Vinz, who live in a seedy tenement in an LA-inspired dystopian metropolis – a burnt-out, gang and cockroach-ridden neo-urban hell. Following a scooter accident, Angelino starts experiencing migraines and strange hallucinations, as well as fits of rage-inspired superpowers, as he slowly awakens to the truth of his origins: he is half human and half Macho, a supernatural alien race that is bent on taking over the planet.
– Pitchfork

Check for this [very] limited engagement anime film in theaters October 11th and 16th.

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Randy Houser – “What Whiskey Does” (Lyric Video)

Unapologetically country! Why post it here though? Because when my Mama (yes, Moms) first shared this with me, I chuckled. Then about midway, I realized there was a bluesy feel to it, then I pulled up the lyrics on Genius (linked here)… and started thinking: Does this guy need help?

Hey, all in all, this “What Whiskey Does” is good music doing what it does; taking me on a journey and affecting me during and after the trip. Affected me so much, I am still kind of ‘tripping.’ Check out Randy’s joint. Not our usual fare, but worthy!

RANDY HOUSER – WHAT WHISKEY DOES (SPOTIFY)

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