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4 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Talented Actors With Surprisingly Good Rap Skills

Earlier this month, Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt surprised fans around the world with a memorable radio appearance in which he showcased his impressive rapping skills.


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt, Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, DJ Whoo Kid, Black Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

Beats co-founder Dr. Dre accepts Tim Cook's Ice Bucket Challenge

First Phil Schiller dumped a bucket of ice cold water on his head , challenging Tim Cook to do the same.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

I4U Future Technology News

Tim Cook's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted by Dr. Dre

The mild-mannered Tim Cook , who happens to be one of the leaders of global technology in the 21st century, chose Dr. Dre of Beats Records to take part in the by now famous ALS ice bucket challenge .


Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Ipad, Science / Technology, Startups, Apple

The Village Voice

Funk Legend Steve Arrington On Being Sampled By A Tribe Called Quest, N.W.A. and Jay Z

Steve Arrington has attainted a position of righteous funk royalty. Having risen to prominence with the band Slave in the late-'70s, he then flew the roost to form the humbly-monikered Steve Arrington's Hall of Fame before storming through the '80s as a solo funkateer.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, N.W.a., Hip-Hop, Q-Tip, A Tribe Called Quest, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Paul Giamatti Joins Straight Outta Compton as Nwa Manager Jerry Heller

With Straight Outta Compton heading towards an August 14, 2015 debut, it's got to finish casting up soon.


Related Topix: Rap, N.W.a., Ice Cube, Black Entertainment, Short, Comedy Movies, Friday, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Set It Off, Action Movies


[News] Dr. Dre's "The Chronic" & "2001" Included In "Best L.A. Hip Hop Album Ever" List

Several artists from California were recently asked to name the "best L.A. Hip Hop album of all time" by XXL .


Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Ras Kass, Hip-Hop, Kurupt, Nate Dogg


Paul Giamatti to star in NWA biopic

Giamatti, 47, will play the role of Jerry Heller, the manager of the iconic hip-hop group that achieved worldwide fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s with hits like '100 Miles and Runnin'.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap, N.W.a., Paul Giamatti, Eazy-E

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Paul Giamatti To Play N.W.A. Manager In Biopic

"Sideways" star Paul Giamatti has given F. Gary Gray's N.W.A. biopic some real star power after signing on to play music mogul Jerry Heller in the film.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, N.W.a., Ice Cube, Rap, Paul Giamatti, Entertainment

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Paul Giamatti to Star as Rap Group Manager in Straight Outta Compton Biopic

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paul Giamatti will star in Universal 's biopic STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON as Jerry Heller, the manager of the rap group N.W.A. F. Gary Gray directs.


Related Topix: Paul Giamatti, N.W.a., Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Review: Beats Pill XL leaves a bitter taste

On Wednesday, Beats by Dr. Dre sponsored Aria Grande's gay-friendly " Break Free " video.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Marketing, Bluetooth, Wireless, Speakers, Emerging Technology


Jody Highrollin' With Riff Raff In Las Vegas

Two years ago, hip-hop artist Riff Raff shot and posted a video to his YouTube account entitled "FORBES LiST."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Forbes, Publishing, Media, Rap, Black Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony aiming for legendary status

The five-man outfit out of Cleveland burst onto the scene in 1993 when it was noticed, and signed, by N.W.A. rapper Eazy-E.


Related Topix: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Rap, Dance, Bone, N.W.a., Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Filming On NWA Biopic Interrupted By Shooting

As much as things change, they stay the same. Almost thirty years ago, N.W.A. shot to fame rapping about the drive by shootings, gang wars and random violence in Compton.


Related Topix: N.W.a., Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Mon Aug 11, 2014


[News] Dr. Dre Among Billboard's "Surprising Artists Without #1 Album" List

The list, which also includes Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner, among others.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WCKX-FM Columbus

#TBT He's Too Cool! This Video Of Dr. Dre As A Kid Is Going Viral! [VIDEO]

Dr. Dre is known for his headphones, his production, and his legacy in the West Coast Gangsta rap scene.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Headphones

Laughing Squid

Chris Pratt's 'Forgot About Dre' Rap Set to the Actual Music for the Song

Creation process: Downloaded the original acapella and backing track. Brought them into Adobe Audition and synced them up with the full song.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Watch Chris Pratt's Forgot About Dre Rap Remixed With The Actual Song

After the video of Chris Pratt rapping Dr. Dre and Eminem's "Forgot About Dre" went viral, it was surely only a matter of time before someone remixed that video with the music from the actual song.


Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Guardians of the Galaxy, Television, Chris Pratt, Black Entertainment, Rap

Tue Aug 05, 2014


Chris Pratt raps 'Forgot About Dre,' Taylor Swift sings for cancer patient: music notes

Chris Pratt's mic skills: Not only is the "Guardians of the Galaxy" star a newly minted action hero, he says he knows every word to Dr. Dre's "Chronic 2001."


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift, Rap, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment


Watch Chris Pratt's Perfect Performance of Eminem...

He's a TV star, a movie star, and now, apparently, a rap star -- is there anything Chris Pratt can't do? The actor stopped by DJ Whoo Kid's The Whoolywood Shuffle radio show this week to talk up Guardians of the Galaxy, but he couldn't resist showing off another skill.


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt, Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The China Post

Apple closes US$3 bil. acquisition of Beats music

Apple said Friday it closed its US$3 billion deal for Beats, the high-end audio equipment and streaming music service, a tie-up that could allow the iPhone maker to reach new audiences.


Related Topix: iPhone, Black Entertainment, Rap