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Camp Lo “Bright Lights”

How often do we cover new Hip Hop? Not often at all, but when it’s something from Blaxploitation centric duo known as Camp Lo then we feel it necessary to drop the run a heist and drop the jewels on … Continue reading

Rudy Ray Moore’s “Dolemite” 40th Anniversary

This week we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Blaxploitation classic film, Dolemite starring Rudy Ray Moore. Dolemite made it’s big screen debut in 1975 via Dimension Pictures and later on home video through Xenon Pictures. Dolemite is a pimp … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Tata Monie

They say Black culture has inspired the world, from music to fashion, from slang to art. One artist who has been inspired to paint amazing imagery based around scenes from classic Blaxploitation films is Tata Monie. Tata Monie is an … Continue reading

Diggin’ In The Tapes “They Call Me Mister Tibbs”

Hot Peas & Butta returns with a new Diggin’ In The Tapes segment and this time we’re pulling a rare gem from the shelves which not only is a great film, but the accompanying soundtrack is equally top notch. Today’s … Continue reading

Firewalker – The Movie

Jungle Fire has built up quite a name for themselves on the scene with an incredible live show, a slew of 7” releases, their recent debut LP “Tropicoso” to round out their discography and now adding another chamber to their … Continue reading

Misty Knight, the Pam Grier of Marvel Comics

During the 1970’s and early 80’s of Marvel Comics, there were quite a few Black characters that graced the pages and also showed slight resemblance to various heroes that graced the big screen and most particularly in Blaxploitation films. Many … Continue reading

The One Chick Hit Squad is Back, Coffy!

Over the years we’ve owned and collected multiple versions of Pam Grier’s Coffy, from bootlegs of the VHS to original Big Box versions and even the Soul Cinema version on DVD. But the UK’s Arrow Films is set to release … Continue reading

Things Found at Auction

From time to time we find some very interesting collectibles on the net that we would love to add to our collection but when you see some of the prices that people are asking, you have to scratch your heads … Continue reading

Black Film Tracks

There’s a new must have book in the works centered around the history of soundtracks but more specifically Black Film Tracks as the title of the books suggest. Black Film Tracks is a reference pictorial, inter-active 400 page, true to … Continue reading

Classic Marquee “Boss Nigger”

Sometimes you look at an image and ask yourself, how did that happen back then and know for a fact that it could never happen now. One such image is this vintage theater marquee from a movie theater in Denver … Continue reading