Director John Singleton Dead at 51

John Singleton has passed away.

The film director, screenwriter, and producer died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 51.

According to a family spokesperson, John passed away peacefully at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, surrounded by his family and friends.

“We want to thank the amazing doctors at Cedars-Sinai Hospital for their expert care and kindness and we again want thank all of John’s fans, friends and colleagues for all of the love and support they showed him during this difficult time,” the family said in a statement.

John’s family announced that they made the decision to pull him from life support earlier on Monday.

via NYT:

Singleton, 51, a native of South Los Angeles, was nominated for an Oscar for his directing in his debut film “Boyz N the Hood,” which centered on three teenagers growing up amid violence in his home city. Singleton was in his early 20s and fresh out of film school when he directed the film. He was the first African-American and the youngest person ever to be nominated for the award.

He went on to direct more than 10 films and TV series, including the recent FX crime drama “Snowfall,” about the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles. His most prominent films after his debut include “Poetic Justice” (1993), a romantic melodrama starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur, and “Rosewood” (1997), about a historical white mob massacre against a town of black residents in Florida.

Singleton has also directed episodes of “Empire,” “American Crime Story,” and “Billions.” In 1992, he directed a music video for Michael Jackson’s song “Remember the Time,” featuring Eddie Murphy, Magic Johnson and Iman.

Poetic Justice will FOREVER be my Fave! RIP Family.

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Couple Pays Homage To Some Of Black Love Classic Movies For Their Engagement Photo Shoot 💟💟💟

This cute couple photoshoot will inspire you go outside the box in a way you haven’t seen before.

Dannie and Jazmine took their engagement photo shoot to a whole new level by paying tribute to black classic movies that we love…. Might I add Im so in love with this shoot , it was pure genius and BLACK LOVE is written all over it

Bride to Be Jazmine writes:

“You see we have that throwback kind of love… The kind of love that’s sweet as ❤️BROWN SUGAR… The kind of love that after each argument we somehow always find our 🌹POETIC JUSTICE… The type of love that after 13 years we still have a real ❤️LOVE JONES for each other… The type of love that even in the playoff season, it’s always first 🌹LOVE & BASKETBALL later… It’s sorta like the love that is expressed in ❤️JASON’S LYRICS… The type of love you can’t pay forthis love is 🌹JUST WRIGHT!!! Paying homage to the all of the movies that Inspires our Love 💕 ! So excited about our 🤩Hollywood Movie Premiere Bridal shower 6/23! #Bullocked2018 
Thank you so much Sarah Wiley Joyce for bringing our vision to Life you are beyond Incredible 💕”

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You see we have that throwback kind of love… The kind of love that’s sweet as ❤️BROWN SUGAR… The kind of love that after each argument we somehow always find our 🌹POETIC JUSTICE… The type of love that after 13 years we still have a real ❤️LOVE JONES for each other… The type of love that even in the playoff season, it’s always first 🌹LOVE & BASKETBALL later… It’s sorta like the love that is expressed in ❤️JASON’S LYRICS… The type of love you can’t pay forthis love is 🌹JUST WRIGHT!!! Paying homage to the all of the movies that Inspires our Love 💕 ! So excited about our 🤩Hollywood Movie Premiere Bridal shower 6/23! #Bullocked2018 Thank you so much Sarah Wiley Joyce for bringing our vision to Life you are beyond Incredible 💕 #sanaalathan #queenlatifah #nialong #omarepps #common #tupac #janetjackson #tayediggs #larenztate #allenpayne #beyonce @troubleman31 @iamnialong @sanaalathan @omarepps @janetjackson @tayediggsinsta @familyportraitures

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Congrats to the Beautiful Couple. Thanks For Inspiring Us 💞💞💞

All Photography By http://www.srwjoyce.com

The Floacist of Floetry

I am Poet first and always
The good fight
A battle to be fought with Grace
Eloquence
Leading with example
Being the difference that one wanted to see
Hear
Feel
I am Poet first and always – Floacist

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Her poetry is POWERFUL. Her delivery is breathtaking. Natalie better known as The Floacist creativity and intellect will leave you stunned , add a dope beat and you got a neo soul hit. Everything about her screams Eccentric GLOW, from her unique sound , afrocentric wardrobe , and her ability to captive any audience anywhere in the world. Im completely in love with her being cause she just a all around dope chick that doesnt get enough shine 👑👑👑

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Being half of the neo soul duo ‘ Floetry ‘ you had a chance to witness her talent. Excitingly , when she released her first solo album Floetic Soul in 2010 the captivating and jaw dropping talent went to a whole new level. If you haven’t checked out her solo albums please do so…. I love to listen to her art when im writing , reading and cleaning.

Check her out ….Your ears will Thank You….Thank me Later!

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And may you have peace
And may you be blessed
And may your dreams come true
And may you appreciate your reality

I chose peace over chaos and I am proud of my choice

I chose spirituality over materialism and I am proud of my choice

I chose to dream more dreams rather than to live a nightmare and I am proud of my choice

I chose to embrace real life rather than get lost in a fantasy and I am proud of my choice

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Poetic Justice

“Every time I write these words, they become a taboo
Making sure my punctuation curve, every letter here’s true
Living my life in the margin and that metaphor was proof
I’m talking poetic justice, poetic justice.” – Kendrick Lamar

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Braids are very in right now…and I love it! Im a 80s baby so when I was in middle school and high school they were called DOOKIE Braids. Now thanks to Janet Jackson and Kendrick Lamar they have a new cutier name which is Poetic Justice Braids. This name came John Singleton’s Poetic Justice movie were Janet Jackson rocked fat, long and gorgeous braids.  
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 There’s a dozen reasons why I love braids..its convenient, easy-to-maintain and cost-effective. With the approaching rains, it makes for an even better hairstyle because it requires zero fussing even when beaten by the rain. 

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 But as with every hairstyle, wearing the same look for an extended period of time can get boring and tiring and its no different with braids…well not anymore! Gone are the days when ladies wore their box braids packed in a bun everyday. With celebrities like Solange and Chrisette Michele stepping out in stylish braids, more and more ladies are getting adventurous and trying out various exciting styles. I found a few of such pictures showing several creative ways you can pack your braids and decided to share.

REMEMBER even with Protective low maintenance hairstyles NEVER neglect your scalp ♡♥♡

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