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Eazy-E's Son Opens Up About Losing His Father

Billboard | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

Rapper Eazy-E would have turned 52 this week (Sept. 7), but his life was cut short in 1995 after his battle with HIV....

This Feminist on Straight Outta Compton

Vanessa Carmichael | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Vanessa Carmichael

I would recommend seeing Straight Outta Compton. I hope the producers recognize their obligation to the community that is making it such a success. The movie has a lotta heart. Now Cube, Dre, and F. Gary Gray, please show that heart to Compton.

Zaki's Review: Straight Outta Compton

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Of the core trio of actors, all three deliver. While's O'Shea Jackson Jr.'s relative newness to acting is evident at times, he has an undeniable screen presence that, coupled with his uncanny resemblance to his pop, manages to do a lot of the lifting.

10 Things I Learned from "Straight Outta Compton"

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I saw Straight Outta Compton on opening day. Here are 10 things I learned:

'Straight Outta Compton' Is a Stunning Surprise

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

This is a movie that should appeal to a limited audience, but it is presented with such skill and with such compassion and heart that it should draw in huge numbers of persons wanting to see a real work of art.

6 N.W.A. Songs That Spoke About The Reality Of Being Black In America

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.13.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments...

Straight Outta Compton

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.07.2015 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Straight Outta Compton isn't some chump change indie movie about the rap group NWA. Nor is it a should-have-gone-straight-to-DVD after-thought about hip-hop culture. This is an Oscar-caliber film. This movie is a monster. It's big!

'Straight Outta Compton' Star Talks Honoring Eazy-E's Legacy

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Eazy-E put West Coast gangsta rap on the map with N.W.A.'s unapologetically controversial album "Straight Outta Compton." Although he wasn't...

Ice Cube On N.W.A's 'Reality Rap' And 'Straight Outta Compton' Movie

rollingstonelogo | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By KORY GROW "Compton hasn't changed," Ice Cube says of the L.A. suburb where he got his sta...

When N.W.A. Terrified White America

The Daily Beast | Jack Holmes and Asawin Suebsaeng | Posted 02.12.2015 | Black Voices

You’ll have to wait ’til August to see Straight Outta Compton, the biopic on N.W.A, the groundbreaking gangsta rap group that rose to fame in the ...

Ice Cube Opens Up On N.W.A Biopic Casting Drama

Posted 08.01.2014 | Black Voices

N.W.A’s highly anticipated forthcoming biopic, “Straight Outta Compton” has received a lot of attention in recent weeks from the film’s contro...

The 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Call Is So Offensive It Will Make Your Jaw Drop

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.21.2014 | Black Voices

The folks over at Universal Pictures have made a great deal of progress with the upcoming film "Straight Outta Compton," which will tell the story of ...

Pioneering Rap Album Turns 25

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment

A new genre of hip-hop pushed its way to the forefront of mainstream culture 25 years ago on Aug. 8, 1988, when N.W.A's influential debut album "Strai...

The Worst Rappers Of All Time Are...

Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

Rapping isn't easy, and when it's not done well it's just downright cringeworthy. There are plenty of terrible example that come to mind, but GQ w...

ODB And Eazy-E To Get Hologram Treatment

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment

Those with a longing to see Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E take the stage once again are in luck. The two rap legends will be resurrected via hologram o...

13 Biggest Hip Hop Conspiracy Theories (PHOTOS) | David Moye | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

Hip Hop has given the world great music and also some great conspiracy theories. Some people still think Tupac is alive and that Dr. Dre somehow h...

New From Lil' Kim Jong Il!

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall