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Friday Jul 25 | 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.


Related Topix: Royce Da 5'9", Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Shopper

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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

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.


Related Topix: Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, N.W.a., Tupac, Comedy Movies, Are We There Yet?, Family, Entertainment, Television


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.


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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Post-Standard

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.


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

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.


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

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 .


Related Topix: A$AP Rocky, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Eminem, Rap, Black Entertainment

WJIZ-FM Albany

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.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Music, Entertainment


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.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

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.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment


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.


Related Topix: Rap, The Diplomats, Jim Jones, A$AP Rocky, Hip-Hop, N.W.a., Ice Cube, Black Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPad App, iPhone App, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Rap, Black Entertainment, Cameras

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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

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)


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

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.


Related Topix: Compton, CA, Black Entertainment, Rap, Inventions, Science / Technology, N.W.a.

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.


Related Topix: Cormega, Hip-Hop, Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Foxy Brown, VirtualWorld Entertainment, AfterMath, Video Games


Adviser lessons from Dr. Dre: Long-term greedy vs. short-term greedy

Even if you aren't a fan of his music, how can you not be impressed by Andre "Dr. Dre" Young, the intrepid rapper and impresario who helped build and sell the headphone and music streaming service Beats Electronics to Apple Inc. recently? The company he and Jimmy Iovine had founded in 2006 has made billions.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WGMZ-FM Gadsden

Eazy-E's Son Shows Support To Actor Playing His Late Father

Eazy-E's son is throwing his support behind the actor playing his father in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton .


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