Exclusive: Director Sheldon Candis Talks Filming J. Cole’s Tearjerking ‘Crooked Smile’ Video: ‘He’s My Ryan Gosling’

J. Cole's tearjerking visual for "Crooked Smile" not only pays tribute to the slain 7-year-old Aiyana Jones who was shot by a police…

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First Look: Common Reprimands Michael Rainey Jr. For Playing Hooky In ‘LUV’

After playing hooky, 11-year-old Woody (played by Michael Rainey Jr.) gets his first lesson in manhood from his ex-convict uncle Vincent (Common).

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Director Sheldon Candis Reflects on the Journey of L.U.V. ( Video )

In the exclusive clip, Director, Sheldon Candis take a look about at the journey of his film L.U.V. at it's original premiere last…

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Sheldon Candis, Ne-Yo & Sammi Rotibi On the Importance of Education

In this episode of The LUV Convo, our panelist, Sammi Rotibi, Destorm Power and Sheldon Candis discuss the importance of education. R&B Artist,…

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Sheldon Candis Discusses the Opportunities of Formerly Incarcerated Men

For the third installation of " The L.U.V. Convo" , Director Sheldon Candis discusses the options and opportunities for formerly incarcerated black men…

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Sheldon Candis, Red Cafe & Ne-Yo Breakdown The Meaning Mentorship

In the second episode of "The LUV Convo" director, Sheldon Candis revisits some of the themes in the film and breakdowns the relationship…


Ne-Yo, Sheldon Candis & More Discuss The Importance of Leadership

VIBE is proud to partner with the creators of L.U.V. to present a 4-part web series that features young African-American entertainers discussing…

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Common’s “Luv” To Hit Theaters November 9th

Are you ready to crown the Chi-town MC as a thespian, yet? Common stars in director Sheldon Candis' film entitled LUV. The film follows the…