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Straight Outta Compton

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...

One Of These Movies Will Be Summer's Biggest Blockbuster

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment

Summer movie season seems to stretch wider and wider as blockbusters' budgets swell. Just look at this month's "Furious 7," the latest behemoth in...

'Straight Outta Compton' Trailer Tells The Origin Story Of N.W.A.

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment

A new trailer for "Straight Outta Compton," the N.W.A. biopic set in mid-'80s southern Los Angeles, touches on the beginnings of the rap group. Produc...

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 ...

Watch The 'Straight Outta Compton' Red Band Trailer

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment

We got a preview of "Straight Outta Compton" during the Grammys on Sunday, and now we have the first red-band trailer, with an intro from Dr. Dre and ...

Baby Spinach Has Never Sounded More Hardcore

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy

Ice Cube returning to "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to say nice things in an angry tone is like a majestic vision that reminds us how beautiful life truly is, p...

These Are MTV's Most Controversial Videos

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment

It's been 33 years since video killed the radio star, which means more than three decades' worth of MTV controversies. In days of yore, many of those ...

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...

Universal Pictures Speaks Out Against Offensive 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Call

AP | By SANDY COHEN | Posted 09.17.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the planned N.W.A. biopic are distancing themselves from an offensive casting announ...

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 ...

First Photo From 'Straight Outta Compton' Looks Awesome

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

"Straight Outta Compton," the N.W.A. biopic set in Compton in the mid-'80s, finally has a release date. Universal announced in a statement that the fi...

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...

'Straight Outta Compton' Finds Director

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment

"Straight Outta Compton" has found a director. It was announced on Tuesday that F. Gary Gray had beaten out names like John Singleton ("Boyz N The Hoo...

'My Super Sweet Sixteen' Alum Wants To Play Her Rapper Dad In NWA Biopic

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

Last week the son of Eazy E -- founding member of influential hip hop group NWA, who died of AIDS when he was 31 -- told TMZ he's probably playing his...