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Sande Alessi Casting's Call for Women Incites Debate Over Race, Class and Beauty
Sande Alessi Casting is in a bit of hot water after posting a racially insensitive casting call for the Universal Pictures film, Straight Outta Compton .
13 hrs ago
Apple's $3B Beats acquisition gets EU approval
From left: Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Beats co-founder Dr. Dre, and Apple SVP Eddy Cue.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Central Western Daily
Home-grown EP for hip-hop act
GLAD RAP: Jake Balzan, or Jakey J, is set to drop his first EP in the coming months.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Catford rapper ShaoDow follows in footsteps of Dr Dre
Fiercly independent Catford rapper ShaoDow has taken a leaf out of Dr Dre's book by selling a line of headphones.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Detroit Free Press
N.W.A. casting call defining beauty backfires, reveals ugly of Hollywood
There are still grown-ups who believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. They're the same people who believe that violent, sexist rap music and blood-and murder-filled video games have absolutely no effect on kids.
Casting Call for "Straight Outta Compton"
Universal Studios is making a biopic entitled " Straight Outta Compton" about pioneering 1980s West Coast gangsta rap group N.W.A., which was led by Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Easy-E.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' distances itself from 'racist' casting call
Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the planned N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton" are distancing themselves from an offensive casting announcement for the film.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
N.W.A Movie Casting Call Conflates Black Skin With Unattractiveness
Progress on long-awaited N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton marches ever forward, but the latest development in casting seems a bit backward to say the least.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Watch A$AP Rocky Join Danny Brown Onstage At Wembley
This past weekend, Eminem played a huge show at London's Wembley Stadium and brought Dr. Dre with him .
Eminem Brings Out Dr. Dre During London Shows
According to NME.com, the emcee enlisted his mentor Dr. Dre as a surprise guest at both his Friday and Saturday evening shows at the stadium.
KLAL-FM Little Rock
Eminem Headlines London's Wembley Stadium; Dr. Dre Surprises Sell-Out Crowd [From ABC News]
On Friday night, Eminem made history by becoming the first rapper ever to headline London's Wembley Stadium, and he didn't roll alone: Dr. Dre surprised the 80-thousand-strong sell-out crowd by appearing with his former protege.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Eminem Brings Out Dr. Dre for Groundbreaking Wembley Concert
Eminem played his first show in London since 2001 on Friday night, and he made his return to the U.K. capital a momentous one.
Eminem Brings Dr. Dre On Stage For Surprise Performance In London
APRIL 13: Rapper Eminem performs onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Watch: Eminem Performs in Wembley Stadium
Watch: Eminem Performs in Wembley Stadium Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.11.2014 Check out fan footage of the show... Here is some fan-captured footage from Eminem's concert at Wembley Stadium on Friday night.
Jim Jones Says A$AP Mob Wears Kilts and Tight Jeans, They're Not Like The Diplomats
A$AP Rocky once said "a weirdo, but I'm rare though" on his song "Trilla" and Jim Jones seems to agree.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Is Apple a Real Threat to Pandora?
Last May, actor and rhythm and blues singer Tyrese Gibson posted a somewhat bizarre video onto his Facebook page.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Dr. Dre Sues Over Counterfeit Beats By Dre Products
Hip-hop superproducer Dr. Dre is taking legal action against bosses behind a group of Chinese websites selling illegal counterfeits of his hugely popular Beats by Dre headphones.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Three to see: Francis, Sons of N.W.A. and OK Go
You know those songs that pop on Pandora or iPod shuffle while you’re cleaning house or tending to the stove and literally slap you into paying attention and wondering, “Whoa, what is this?” L.A.-bred singer Robert Francis has a few of those in his catalog – a young but rapidly evolving collection rife with melodically supple ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Cult of Mac Blog
Dr. Dre is getting respect from Compton after Beats deal
It's hard to imagine the inventor of gangsta rap having an office in the spotless halls of Apple's Cupertino headquarters.
The Memphis Flyer
Mega Philosophy: Q & A with Cormega
The New York City borough, Queens, is home to the nation's largest housing projects: Queensbridge.