The director John Singleton died at the age of 51 . Below is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Best known for directing the groundbreaking 1991 film Boyz n the Hood, he later went on to direct the films Poetic Justice, Shaft, Four Brothers and 2 Fast 2 Furious.
He was married six times, including to actress Akosua Gyamama Busia from 1996-1997. He had a total of seven children; his daughter Cleopatra appeared in Baby Boy.
“I’m not a Beverly Hills dude.” (John Singleton)
“I really took filmmaking very seriously… It was an honor and then a crutch also, because at a young age, I was like, I guess I’m a serious filmmaker. I never set out to be a serious filmmaker. I just set out to make movies.” (John Singleton)
“I met Tupac through Queen Latifah in New York at this party that we were at, at a place downtown called Big City Diner.” (John Singleton)
“What’s interesting when you see ‘Black Panther’ is you realize it couldn’t have been directed by anybody else but Ryan Coogler. It’s a great adventure movie, and it works on all those different levels as entertainment, but it has this kind of cultural through-line that is so specific that it makes it universal.” (John Singleton)
“Ja Rule not doing ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ changed Ludacris’s life.” (John Singleton)