(Photos) John Singleton’s Son Sets Up GoFundMe To Raise At Least 6k To Pay For Tuition Since His Dad Cut Him Off

John Singleton’s son Maasai Singleton has set up a GoFundMe fundraiser to pay for his final semester of college at the University of Southern California after his dad told him he wouldn’t be paying for it. Since the college school year is right in the middle, it is too late for him to receive financial aid and he says he has no credit to take out loans. With just a few weeks until his semester is to begin the young director (just like his dad) decided to post an update to ask for more donations. Maasai Singleton has to raise at least $6k to remain enrolled. Listen to his story after the jump!

Lauren London & Jill Scott Are Called On For The New John Singleton Pilot “Snowfall”

FX has given the okay on the John Singleton pilot drama, Snowfall. Singleton has called on the beautiful ladies, Lauren London and Jill Scott to star in the drama. Check the jump for details.

Opening Night Of The Tupac Shakur Exhibit Brought Out Afeni Shakur, YG, John Singleton & More

The Tupac Shakur Exhibit is on display for the world to see; almost. The public’s eyes can touch down on All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur, beginning April 22. However, some were allowed to view the precious artifacts of the late great west coast rapper, a little sooner. Pac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, his sister Sekyiwa Shakur and stepbrother Mopreme Shakur were among the audience members who viewed the Q&A panel session with YG, John Singleton, Chuck D, Cheo Coker and more well-known associates of the rapper. Including ‘recollections and insights’ of Tupac, was the conversation of when Singleton would release the highly anticipated biopic on the skillful artist. “Tupac’s soul would come back and haunt my ass if it wasn’t done right,” he says on taking his time with the masterpiece. “His journey was so specific, but it affected billions of people.” True. Great work takes time. I can wait for this one. “There’s no need for you to fear me, if you take your time to hear me, maybe you can learn to cheer me.” – Tupac Shakur More on the Tupac Shakur exhibit down bottom.

Biopics Race To The Box Office: N.W.A. VS Tupac

For years there have been many rumors as well as many attempts by television networks to depict the biopic story of West Coast rapper and legend, the late Tupac Shakur. Back in February film director John Singleton inked a deal with Morgan Creek Productions that would make him the visionary in charge of bringing Tupac’s life and works to the big screen. Production is slated to begin in June or July of this year. Sounds great huh? Well..

Guess Who N.W.A. Wants To Direct Their Biopic?!

MC Ren and Ice Cube know who they would want to direct a N.W.A. biopic, and no it’s not Ice Cube! Both rappers have spoke and said that they believe there is one man who can capture their group’s full story. The director has worked with Ice Cube in the past and directed a classic in the past. Find out who they want to direct the biopic and what you think about it after the jump. @Julie1205

Eazy E’s Son Likely To Play His Father in Upcoming NWA Movie

We told you a few weeks back that director John Singleton, the man behind classics like “Boys N Da Hood” and more was on board to direct a movie about the lives of gangsta rappers NWA, alongside actor and former group mate, Ice Cube. Obviously the people who will portray the rappers are key to this movie, and now “Lil Eazy E” is in talks to star as his father. Who better than that?! Details below. Marisa Mendez

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