• Films,  Hip Hop

    Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer – ALREADY (Official Video) from #BlackIsKing via @lisafordblog

    I haven’t posted Beyonce’ in a while on this website, but damn the Queen killed it with her new film, Black Is King, playing on Disney+. The art, the colors, the costumes, the storyline, the African musicians, the dancer, everything is so perfect. The mixture of Hip Hop and African music was a gamechanger for me. And this video features the multi-talented Nigeran artist, Shatta Wale…an excellent collaboration choice. It’s just pure art. Every single scene, shot, moves is perfectly executed and has a big…

  • Politics,  Uncategorized

    HERMAN CAIN Dies From the Coronavirus

    Ok can we take COVID seriously now? Are we done playing politics with this pandemic? Washington (CNN)Herman Cain, a onetime Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, has died from coronavirus, according to an obituary sent from his verified Twitter account and Newsmax, where he was launching a television show.Cain, 74, was hospitalized earlier this month, and his Twitter account said earlier this week he was being treated with oxygen in his lungs. It is unknown where Cain contracted the virus.As a co-chair of Black Voices for Trump, Cain…

  • Hip Hop

    Megan Thee Stallion Is Doing Well. She Speaks on IG Live (VIDEO) via @lisafordblog

    Megan Thee Stallion says she is safe and sound after being shot in both feet and having surgery to remove the bullets. She states that the ordeal of being shot was a scary time for her and she is recovering and healing with help of the real friends in her life. LA Times writes, “In an emotional Instagram Live video on Monday, the “Savage” hitmaker and “Hot Girl Summer” mastermind elaborated on the “super scary” experience, which left her with bullets in both feet and required surgery to repair…

  • Uncategorized

    BLIMES & GAB – “Feelin It” Music Video (from TikTok & the TV show INSECURE) #ThrowbackThursday via @lisafordblog

    Just thought we’d show these young ladies some love during lockdown for #ThrowbackThursday, just in case you haven’t heard the song or saw the video for Feelin it by Blimes & Gab. While Blimes & Gab were on their way up (and still are), understandably, the Covid pandemic has slowed things down a bit for them. Medium writes, “Over the past few years, Blimes Brixton and Gifted Gab have watched their rap dreams blossom. As West Coast duo Blimes and Gab, the two have been…

  • Hip Hop,  Politics

    NICK CANNON Demands Full Ownership of Billion Dollar Show, ‘Wild N’ Out’ READ his Full Statement via @lisafordblog

    Source: Hipmagazine.org In lieu of Nick Cannon’s firing from ViacomCBS, Nick says that Viacom chose to ban all advertisements that support George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Viacom’s media networks, include Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, BET, CMT, TV Land, + more. Lisa Ford’s crime novella, South Beach Suicide, on sale now at Amazon. Click Link.

  • Politics


    Click the link below to read the contract with Black America delivered by rapper, actor, entrepreneur, film producer, and legend ICE CUBE. This Contract With Black America was designed to start the hard conversations. It was made to be perfected and debated. Add comments and suggestions so we can create a better contract with America that will help create a better and more perfect Union. https://t.co/3VXjGSH6Uc — Ice Cube (@icecube) July 1, 2020 Lisa Ford’s crime novella, South Beach Suicide, on sale now at Amazon.…

  • Hip Hop,  Music

    J COLE – Snow On The Bluff – New Song! LISTEN via @lisafordblog

    J. Cole has dropped a surprise new record. On Tuesday (June 16), the Fayetteville, N.C. native released a new track titled “Snow on tha Bluff.” In the introspective new record, Cole speaks on the current state of the world. The 35-year-old rapper touches on the pain felt by Black women, social media activism and the collective feelings of anger and uncertainty felt by the Black community across the United States. Read More: J. Cole Drops New Song “Snow on tha Bluff”: Listen – XXL | https://www.xxlmag.com/j-cole-new-song-snow-on-tha-bluff/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral Lisa Ford’s…

  • Politics,  racism

    “Strange Fruit” – Billie Holiday LIVE, Nina Simone (VIDEO) & @lisafordblog Thoughts on the Recent Hangings

    In the words of Marvin Gaye, can someone please tell me what the fck is going on? Marvin didn’t actually say it that way, but I am. I’m writing this blog post to document the current times and how I feel about it. First and foremost we are all experiencing a global pandemic that has already killed over 118k Americans. And there are people who still aren’t taking COVID19 seriously…but that’s another story for another blog post. Then there’s the murder of George Floyd which…

  • Films

    DA 5 BLOODS – A Spike Lee Joint – DROPS TODAY- Trailer WATCH- NetFlix via @lisafordblog #da5bloods

    Check out the trailer above. With Da 5 BLOODS, Spike comes back hard, with his flow of back to back hits, like he did in the late 80s and 90s. Spike Lee did it with The Blackkklansman, and Da 5 Bloods will also be a big Hit. The film features an incredible cast, starring Chadwick Boseman, and the story line centers on Vietnam veterans who go back to the jungle to “find their lost innocence and put their broken selves back together.” Da 5 Bloods, co-written…

  • Music

    BILL WITHERS Passed Away. Watch Him Perform “Ain’t No Sunshine” RIP (VIDEO) via @lisafordblog

    APNews Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associated Press. He was 81. The three-time Grammy Award winner, who withdrew from making music in the mid-1980s, died on Monday in Los Angeles, the statement said. His death comes as the public has drawn inspiration from his music during…