“A Genius,” Janelle Monae said Monday in reaction to news of the director’s passing at age 51. “Thank you for capturing Us like no other.”
Singleton died Monday at 51 after suffering a stroke 13 days earlier.
Morris Chestnut, one of the stars who Singleton discovered for his debut film “Boyz N the Hood,” said in an Instagram post that Singleton gave him “a chance” and helped scores of black individuals see themselves better.
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“People from all over the world literally tell me how they’re affected by ‘Boyz N the Hood.’ The magnitude and world-wide impact that his