Ice Cube, others mourn director Singleton at private funeral

Entertainment 05/06/19, 16:45

Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday.The private service was held at Angelus Funeral Home in South Los Angeles, the neighborhood formerly known as South Central, where Singleton spent part ...

John Singleton to be laid to rest at private service Monday

Entertainment 05/03/19, 21:10

A representative for John Singleton says the director will be laid to rest in a small, private ceremony on Monday in Los Angeles.The representative says Singleton's family is planning a public memorial for a later date. No further details were released.The "Boyz N the Hood" director died Monday at age ...

John Singleton’s work influenced generation, urban style

California 04/30/19, 14:37

NNJohn Singleton brought issues of urban poverty and gang violence gripping South Central Los Angeles in the early 1990s to mainstream audiences with his classic "Boyz n the Hood."FILE - This July 20, 2005 file photo shows John Singleton, left, a producer for the film "Hustle & Flow," with actress ...

John Singleton found a perfect marriage of movie and moment

Entertainment 04/30/19, 02:07

The summer of 1991 was made for John Singleton. That was when the filmmaker's first feature, "Boyz N the Hood" was released.Singleton, who died Monday at age 51, found his calling in the movie that told the stories of young men who grew up in South-Central Los Angeles.The film gave ...

Notable reaction to the death of filmmaker John Singleton

Entertainment 04/29/19, 17:07

Notable reaction to the death of "Boyz N the Hood" filmmaker John Singleton:"With His Passion, His Heart, The Way He Talked About His Love For Cinema And Black Folks I Could See John Would Make It Happen. And He Did. From Day One." — Spike Lee, via Instagram."So sad to ...

John Singleton, maker of ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ dies at 51

Entertainment 04/29/19, 16:49

Director John Singleton, who made one of Hollywood's most memorable debuts with the Oscar-nominated "Boyz N the Hood" and continued over the following decades to probe the lives of black communities in his native Los Angeles and beyond, has died. He was 51. Singleton's family said Monday that he died in ...

John Singleton to be taken off life support by family Monday

Entertainment 04/29/19, 12:57

The family for John Singleton says the Oscar-nominated filmmaker will be taken off life support Monday after suffering a stroke almost two weeks ago.In a statement Monday, Singleton's family said it was "an agonizing decision, one that our family made over a number of days with the careful counsel of ...

John Singleton of ‘Boys N the Hood’ hospitalized with stroke

Entertainment 04/20/19, 15:31

Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available.In a statement released Saturday, Singleton's family announced that the 51-year-old filmmaker was in ICU and "under great medical care.""On Wednesday, April 17th ...

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