New Line Cinema is looking to give “Shaft” a do-over. The studio is reportedly developing a reboot of Gordon Parks’ 1971 detective drama, which starred Richard Roundtree. It would be the second “Shaft” reboot following the John Singleton’s Paramount retake, starring Samuel L. Jackson as the street savvy private eye. According to “The Wrap,” the […]

BORN: At Memphis, Tennessee based Stax Records in 1966 – they were the label’s house band, backing folks like Sam and Dave, Carla Thomas, Booker T. and The M.G.’s and Otis Redding. BIG BREAK: Their first solo hit, “Soul Finger” which was released in 1966. BACK STORY: The original Bar-Kays were tragically forced to regroup after four of […]

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