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Monday Aug 18 | ContactMusic.com

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'.

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

RollingStone

Paul Giamatti Cast as Controversial Manager in N.W.A. Biopic

The N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton has found its Jerry Heller. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Paul Giamatti has signed on to play the N.W.A. manager and Ruthless Records co-founder in the upcoming film about the pioneering hip-hop group.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Miami New Times

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony on Final Album: "End of an Era, but the Beginning of a New One"

Twenty years ago, Eazy E insisted that Bone Thugs-n-Harmony use the power of the supernatural to draw in listeners.

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Related Topix: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Rap, Dance, Bone

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Kokane Preserving Eazy-E's Legacy in Actions and Words

It's coming up on twenty years since Compton rapper/music mogul Eazy-E passed away from complications due to the AIDS virus, but thanks to the Godfather of Gangsta Rap's friends and family his legacy continues to live on.

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Related Topix: Rap

Fri Aug 01, 2014

NME

Ice Cube hints at possible NWA reunion following 'Straight Outta Compton' biopic

Ice Cube has suggested that an NWA reunion could happen as he and Dr Dre work on Straight Outta Compton , a biopic of the rap trio.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Kokane Details Snoop Dogg's Death Row Records Signing

After the demise of N.W.A , Eazy-E's Ruthless Records, and Suge Knight's then-upstart Death Row Records became embroiled in one of Hip Hop's most famous and highly-publicized civil wars.

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Related Topix: Kokane, Rap, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Above the Law, Paramount, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Dark Horizons News

Casting: Hodge, Gooding, Livingston, Moore

Straight Outta Compton Aldis Hodge will play MC Ren and Neil Brown, Jr. will play DJ Yella in F. Gary Gray's upcoming N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton" at Universal Pictures.

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

AllHipHop.com

Ice Cube Explains Why Eazy E's Son Was Left Out Of N.W.A. Biopic

No favoritism with Ice Cube, simply acting business. Less than a month after Eazy E's son, Eric Wright Jr was allegedly outraged on not being cast to portray his father in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton , Ice Cube explains that Wright Jr's lack of experience was to blame.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

Ice Cube Reveals Why Eazy-E's Son Was Rejected For N.W.A Biopic, 'Straight Outta Compton'

N.W.A's highly anticipated forthcoming biopic, "Straight Outta Compton" has received a lot of attention in recent weeks from the film's controversial casting process to rumors of Eazy-E's son, Eric Wright Jr., anger after not being able to portray his father in the film.

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Rap

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