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Tomorrow, from 11am to 4pm, Cinespace Chicago Film Studios is holding an open casting call for the upcoming feature film Straight Outta Compton , a biopic on the hit '90s rap group N.W.A. Casting directors are looking for African American males, late teens to late 20s, for the roles of Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and group founder, the late Eazy-E.
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[News] Ice Cube Calls Macklemore's Grammy Win Over Kendrick Lamar "Typical"
"It's typical," Ice Cube says in an interview with the Associated Press as published by Billboard .
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Universal sets 'Ride Along' sequel with Kevin Hart and Ice...
The sequel to Universal's surprise hit Ride Along will hit theaters in January 2016.
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Talks on for direct TTP-govt engagement
Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan designated mediators arrived in North Waziristan Thursday and held first round of talks with Taliban leadership with the prime objective to finalise modalities for direct talks between government and the militant organisation, sources said.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Comedian Mike Epps Kicks Off 2014 Worldwide Mike Epps: After Dark Tour Tonight
Comedian Mike Epps and Live Nation have come together for Mike's 2014 tour deemed the Mike Epps: After Dark Tour which will cover over 42 cities nationally and internationally.
Release Dates Announced for Ride Along 2, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel...
Ride Along 2 - Universal has dated the action-comedy sequel for January 15, 2016, almost exactly two years after the release of the first film.
[Interviews] A$ton Matthews Anticipates Displaying His Versatility With "A$ton 3:16"
Exclusive: A$ton Matthews revisits honing his craft after being shot, bonding with A$AP Mob, Joey Fatts & Vince Staples and not giving away any more free music.
Q&A: Ice Cube on His Box-Office Hit 'Ride Along'
In the 20-plus years since Ice Cube decided to focus on movies, he's taken on key roles in filmmaking - acting, writing, even directing.
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Q&A: Ice Cube on his box-office hit 'Ride Along'
Brooke Sweetapple, left, brother Matthew and sister Sarah play baseball and softball at Fort Lauderdale, and they stand out in the classroom, too.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
New Music: Freddie Gibbs And Madlib 'Real'
As the rap world drools while waiting for the Freddie Gibbs and Madlib album, ' Pinata ,' to drop next Tuesday, we've been blessed with a cut from the album, and it's vicious.
Will we see Katy Perry in xXx movie with Vin Diesel?
Following the huge success of the hit 2002 movie xXx, which went on to gross $267m worldwide, it was no surprise when it The sequel went ahead and in 2005 we were given the movie xXx: State of the Union, which saw Ice Cube While it was obvious that there would not be another xXx movie being made, there were still calls for Vin Diesel to make a ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Jamie Foxx & Kevin Hart Team Up for 'Black Phantom' Action Comedy
After teaming with rapper turned actor Ice Cube for Universal's buddy cop comedy Ride Along , comedian Kevin Hart is getting ready to work with another hyphenate actor and singer.
[Interviews] DJ Yella Reveals Aborted Eazy-E Tracks & Why Dr. Dre Shelved "Detox"
Exclusive: N.W.A founding member DJ Yella updates the progress of the group's biopic and reflects on his role in the Ruthless Records legacy.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Live Paralympic Winter Games
Jonathan Edwards and Ade Adepitan present concluding coverage of Great Britain v Slovakia in the wheelchair curling contest at the Ice Cube Curling Centre in Sochi, as the the third day of events in Russia is brought to a conclusion.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Police Say Woman's Death is a Murder, Charge Son in NWA
Police have charged a northwest Arkansas man with the shooting death of his mother.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
'Ride Along' Soundtrack Review Music By Christopher Lennertz
"Ride Along" was the surprise hit action-comedy that was released by Universal Pictures in January riding the hot coat tails of comedian Kevin Hart , who's teamed up with rapper/veteran actor Ice Cube, whose films, "Friday" and "Barbershop" are still one of his greatest achievements on the big screen.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Coffee Talk: '12 Years a Slave' Gets 4 MTV Movie Awards Nominations
Awards season isn't quite over yet. Nominees for this MTV Movie Awards have been announced and 12 Years a Slave leads with Movie of the Year and Best Male and Female Performance for Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Lego Movie halts Non-Stop at British box office
Liam Neeson's new thriller Non-Stop has been blocked from the top of the U.K. box office chart by animated comedy The Lego Movie.
Will Tupac and N.W.A. Biopics Battle It Out in Theaters?
Universal and Morgan Creek are each prepping films about the hip-hop icons that could be released around the same time.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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Shit I was wrong about
I was thumbing through some of my old CDs the other day and came across a little hip-hop emerald from 1991 called We Can't be Stopped by Geto Boys-a Texas gangster-rap trio that was so violent, sexist, racist and indignant that NWA paid them for tips on how to be hard.