Film

Watch the Trailer for the Chilling New Sci-Fi Thriller "The Circle," Starring John Boyega

John Boyega's stars in science-fiction thriller "The Circle" alongside Emma Watson and Tom Hanks.

Last year it was announced that John Boyega would be joining Tom Hanks and Emma Watson on the big screen in The Circle. This information was enough to get me on-board, as I'm pretty much here for anything Boyega is a part of. However, I am not exactly here for the overload of creepiness in the film's newly released theatrical trailer.


The movie is a science-fiction thriller centered on a cult-like Internet company, where everyone is watching everyone, and it all just seems like a worrisome dream sequence. Watson's character gets sucked into the strange surveillance web of "The Circle," and it doesn't look very promising for her, to say the least. Always the hero,  it appears that Boyega's character may be the one to blow the lid off the operation.

The British-Nigerian actor's presence in any movie is enough to get me to watch, but I may just watch this movie in hopes that there will be a happy ending to quell the fear that has risen up inside of me after watching the trailer.

The Cricle hits theaters on April 28, peep the trailer below. John Boyega's Imperial Dreams is now streaming on Netflix.

"SA Rappers Out Here Killing Y'all," M.I Abaga On Nigerian Rappers

M.I has fueled a debate about the state Nigerian hip-hop with his latest song, "You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Life."

Nigerian star M.I Abaga is back with a punch and taking aim at all of his fellow Nigerian rappers.

The track—which sees M.I. drop lines like "none of you rappers is real enough... that's why these fans are not feeling ya'll," "SA rappers out here killing ya,ll," and "rappers are singing now just to get popular, yuck"—has sparked a debate across social media on the current state of Nigerian hip-hop.

There's been some calling out M.I for not supporting young Nigerian rappers like big rappers do in South Africa. These years have seen the likes of Cassper Nyovest and other big SA stars supporting younger talent.

Others, however, have taken up the challenge and started responding to M.I's track over the "Fix Up Your Life" instrumental. M.I's been retweeting the responses and, in a way, the track's been getting a lot of the young rappers M.I calls out some more attention.

M.I and his label Chocolate City have also been in the news lately over suing Nas for not delivering a good verse.

What do you think? Is Nigerian hip-hop in decline?

See some choice tweets below.

Video: Looking at the Roots of IsiPantsula Culture Through Some of Its Leading Voices

This new video shows us why South African Pantsula is much more than just a dance move.

Pantsula is more than just a dance, it's a cultural movement and it's being revived through enthusiastic South African youth.

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In Photos: Migos' Culture Tour in Johannesburg

ATL trio Migos' Culture Tour had two South African stops–in Durban on Friday and Johannesburg on Saturday.

We attended the Joburg leg of the tour, and the group didn't disappoint, although the event itself was unacceptably disorganized. South African rappers Riky Rick and Nasty C gave great performances, especially the latter.

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