Wood Harris – who starred as Avon Barksdale on the hit HBO series “The Wire” — won’t face any criminal charges after allegedly pummeling his girlfriend, who is now threatening further legal action. The alleged incident went down back in…
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Actor Reg E. Cathey, better known for his roles in the hit Netflix drama “House of Cards” and the HBO series “The Wire,” has died.
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Kanye West says that only a few people believed in him before he released "Through The Wire" over a decade ago.
Freddie Gray’s death and the protests that followed drew the line between police and Black and brown civilians deeper in the sand. Those feelings of angst resonated throughout the country, as shown in this footage of actor Chad L. Coleman reacting angrily to racist comments said by a New York City train passenger.
Admittedly frustrated by the happenings in Baltimore, Coleman said he overheard a white man say, “No, we don’t know that ni**er,” on the 4 train, after deliberating with a friend about how they recognized him.
The actor says that he wasn’t drunk, if that’s what you were thinking. Peep the footage below.
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If you peeped Snoop Dogg’s No. 1 video for this past week’s The Wrap Up: Hip-Hop Wired’s Top 10 Videos of the Week, then you would have peeped the friendly assist he got from Felicia “Snoop” Pearson throughout the swaggy visual.
She’s not the first Wire alum to help a Hip-Hop star achieve greatness in the music video. Check out all these incredible cameos that we dug up over the years.
And just a FYI, we didn’t troll you with any Method Man picks.
President Barack Obama sat down with The Wire creator David Simon for a thought-provoking conversation about criminal justice reform, our nation’s “bank-breaking” habit of incarcerating drug-related offenses and the challenges facing police. Obama, who says The Wire is “one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art in…
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Fans of the HBO hit series “The Wire” have two ways to revisit the streets of Baltimore this week.
The Wire has been buzzing in the media of late, this after HBO has been running remastered versions of the cult classic in a series of holiday marathons. Popular musician and personality Phonte cleverly compared each season of the show with A Tribe Called Quest‘s albums.
For those who follow Phonte on Twitter, they’re aware that the talented North Carolina native often dishes on all things current. Phonte also takes measures to review movies, music and whatever crosses his mind. With the fervor surrounding The Wire‘s triumphant return, it made sense for Tigallo to use his wit in this manner.
“The Wire seasons as rated by Tribe albums? Let’s see what we got here. Get your Storify’s ready…lol,” calling out us online media types knowing we’d pick this up.
Phonte runs down the seasons, comparing The Wire‘s first season with A Tribe Called Quest’s debut album, People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm.
To check out the entire stream of thought from Mr. Coleman, WatchLOUD‘s Jerry L. Barrow gave the the tweets the Storify treatment. Hit the jump to read more.
Have you been watching The Wire marathons? Shout us out in the comments if so.
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HBO’s critically acclaimed The Wire is now available on HBO Go and will also be available for purchase on January 5 via iTunes, Google Play, XBox Video and Vudu. Produced by David Simon, the series which launched the careers of Idris Elba, Michael B. Jordan, Michael K. Williams and more will finally release all 60 episodes.
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Chronicling the drug trade, political power struggles and tangled relationships throughout the streets of Baltimore, HBO began airing a marathon of the well received crime drama, giving fans and new viewers alike the chance to start from the beginning. For those not able to catch the marathon, HitFlix has provided the link to every single episode which can be found here.