#MusicStillMatters New Music: Ca$h Out Ft. Pusha T – Creed

Cash Out returns with another loose release, this time with some help from Pusha T. The Atlanta rapper jumps on the trap instrumental and, as always, lays down a catchy hook with his verses. Pusha T then closes out the song with some bars. Check out “Creed” after the jump!

“Rocky” Star Tony Burton/Apollo Creed’s Trainer Has Passed Away

Tony Burton, who played Duke – Apollo Creed’s trainer in the Rocky movies, has ultimately passed away at the age of 78. Read more after the jump.

Ryan Coogler Will Be Doing A TV Series About The Impact Of Juvenile Detention Center

Ryan Coogler will be furthering his film career by now doing a television series called ‘Minors.’ The show will be a bit of what Coogler went through growing up in East Bay in foster care. The show will also show Chinaka Hodge, who is also helping out with the show’s experience working with kids.

Ryan Coogler Will Host Free Event For Flint Victims

Ryan Coogler is hosting a free event for all victims of the Flint water crisis. The event will take place on the same night of the Oscars. This will be a super star-studded affair. Coogler says the event will be full of entertainment but also unity and emotional healing.

Sylvester Stallone Consults With “Creed” Director Ryan Coogler Before Boycotting The Oscars

Sylvester Stallone has been nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Before stepping on stage to receive the award he consulted with African-American “Creed” movie director Ryan Coogler. Stallone says that he was 100% down with boycotting The Oscars has Coogler told him to do so. Boycotting The Oscars goes with the hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite, after a few stars such as Jada Pinkett-Smith, Will Smith and Spike Lee have lead the pack of fighting for diversity at The Oscars.

(Video) Boxing: OUCH! Michael B. Jordan Got Knocked Out For Real on ‘Creed’ Set

There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes as actors prepare for their roles.  Many actors engage in “method acting” where they go to extreme lengths to get into character.   For example, Jack Nicholson lived in a psychiatric ward with real patients in order to prepare for his role in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”.  For “Creed”, Michael B. Jordan decided to take a real punch.

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