The 21 Of May Is Now John Singleton Day In L. A.

HipHop News Posted on May 21, 2019 at 7:22am

The 21 Of May Is Now John Singleton Day In L. A.

The acclaimed director passed away in April.

Los Angeles, CA – The late John Singleton, the native village of The Angels is celebrating its legacy with a day named in his honor. City of Los Angeles, Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. has officially declared the 21 May of 2019 as "John Singleton Day."

"It is not enough that can be said about John Singleton and the profound impact that he had in his 51 years of life," Wesson said in a press release. "At a time and in an industry where all the odds are stacked against him, he overcame and became the best at their craft. And more than perhaps anyone, he opened his eyes to a reality and an experience of South Los Angeles, which had been ignored by society..focused on the ad {

text-align: center;

margin: 0 auto;


#div-gpt-ad-body1 >div {

line-height: 0;

position: relative;

margin-bottom: 16px;


#div-gpt-ad-body1 >div>iframe {

margin-bottom: 240px;

position: absolute;



margin-top: 16px;


.article-announcement.article-body.article-news p {

margin-top: 0;


var pathParts = window.location.path.substr(1).split('/');

googletag.cmd.push(function () {

googletag.defineSlot('/1010625/hiphopdx/body1', [[300, 250], [320, 50], [320, 100], [1, 1]], 'div-gpt-ad-body1')


.setTargeting('section', pathParts[0] ? pathParts[0] : 'home page')

.setTargeting('page', pathParts[1] ? pathParts[1] : 'lp')

.setTargeting('title', pathParts[2] ? pathParts[2] : 'none')





"Now in Los Angeles, this day is an occasion to celebrate John and his legacy. It is a lot sooner than we should, but there is not much to celebrate."

Remember John Singleton As A Film & Hip-Hop Legend

Singleton passed away last month at the age of


Related Content

Popular This Month


Latest Posts