Saturday Sep 13
[Interviews] Easy Mo Bee Traces Ice Cube & Big Daddy Kane's Influence On Biggie's "Ready To Die"
Exclusive: Easy Mo Bee connects the dots from producing for Big Daddy Kane, RZA and GZA to eventually crafting music with Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. Easy Mo Bee is one of the names who should come up in the conversation of the most important producers in the history of Hip Hop.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Weekend Flyer: Sept. 12-14, 2014
Easily the funkiest show in Fayetteville this weekend is happening at George's Majestic Lounge on Friday night. It's the Fayetteville Funk Fest, featuring locals 1 Oz.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
[EXCLUSIVE] Will Packer: Hollywood Hitmaker Talks Business and Boss Moves
Will Packer produces some of Hollywood's most profitable hits. Just check out his track record over the past decade: His 12 films have collectively grossed more than a half billion dollars worldwide with six opening at No.
The best five movies of the summer of 2014
Watch a clip from the film '22 Jump Street.' Starring Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Nick Offerman, Amber Stevens and Ice Cube.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Salt may be less hip, but she's still a hip-hopper
Gates open at 2 p.m. Salt-n-Pepa performs at 4 p.m., Fantasia at 5:30, Doug E. Fresh at 7, B.o.B at 8 and Outkast at 9:15. Gates open at 1 p.m. 95 South and 69 Boyz perform at 3 p.m., 112 at 4, War at 5:30, The Roots at 7, Ice Cube at 8:30 and LL Cool J at 10. An interview with rapper-actor Ice Cube got cut short because he was between takes on the last day of shooting in Atlanta for upcoming comedy "Ride Along 2." But here are a few tidbits we did get out of the Funk Fest performer.
WWL-AM New Orleans
Is the oil company that wants to drill a fracking oil well in St. Tammany parish using an underhanded approach to do so? "Bow Down When you Come to My Town" was once a hot tune by Westside Connection in the 90's, and it came to mind last Thursday night when I drove home and was listening to a beat-down in Seattle.
Hero Killers banned Friday at Nwa Saw
The Hero Killers, Nore Havoc and Tim Renesto, have been relentless on their attacks on Kevin and Cody Weatherby. While this week, the Hero Killers are banned from TJ's SAW Mill, will this ban be able to contain the matches to inside the ring? This week, Cody and Kevin Weatherby will be defending the NWA Southern Tag Team titles against Team IOU's Kerry Awful and Nick Iggy.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
23 Jump Street is Happening
"You two sons of bitches are going to Medical School!" Ice Cube's Captain Dickson tells Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum's Schmidt and Jenko at the end of 22 Jump Street . Although that film's credits teased more than twenty faux sequels, a 23 Jump Street is now actually moving forward.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Air strikes kill 10 militants in NWA
Pakistan Army said Monday it had killed 10 militants and destroyed an explosives cache in fresh air strikes as part of a major offensive against the Taliban in the northwest. Pakistan began the long-awaited push to clear insurgent bases from North Waziristan district, on the Afghan border, in June after a bloody attack on Karachi airport finally sank faltering peace talks with the rebels.
An Unpopular Opinion: Biggie's 'Ready To Die' Is...
The Notorious B.I.G.'s debut album began the legend of Brooklyn's begotten son. Still, upon closer look 20 years later, Ready to Die has some chinks... It happens.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
NWA Teen Hospitalized With E. Coli Infection
A Northwest Arkansas 13 year old was flown by medical helicopter to Little Rock on Friday after contracting an E. Coli infection, his family said. The boy's grandfather posted a message on social media saying the teenager had an E. Coli viral infection that was affecting his kidneys and liver.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The City Wire
Arvest program highlights food insecurity in Fort Smith, NWA area
Food insecurity is a problem that has only grown in severity since the financial crisis of 2008, according to a local food bank executive. Arvest Bank is teaming up with local organizations to reduce the number of hunger in the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas regions.
The City Wire
NWA to enjoy Chefs in the Garden, Polo in the Ozarks and a - Light Night'
In addition to cooler weather and Razorback football, Sept. brings with it some of Northwest Arkansas' most celebrated events including Chefs in the Garden, Weekend with the Finest, Polo in the Ozarks, and more.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Former Provincetown police chief to challenge firing
Former Police Chief Jeff Jaran says he will fight his termination last year by the town at an arbitration hearing Oct. 30. The selectmen fired Jaran, Provincetown's police chief for about five years, in December after months of controversy related to his alleged angry outburst at The Squealing Pig pub after an N.W.A. rap song containing anti-police ... (more)
Sun Aug 31, 2014
On Social Marketing and Social Change
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Wed Aug 27, 2014
Hotseat: Hank Shocklee On Travis "Chilly Tee" Knight
If hip-hop albums were measured solely by the production, then Portland's best rap record was made not by Illmaculate, Lifesavas or even Cool Nutz, but by Travis "Chilly Tee" Knight.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Keith Stanfield to play Snoop Dogg in NWA biopic?
Summary Actor Keith Stanfield is reportedly set to be play Snoop Dogg in hip-hop group NWA biopic 'Straight Outta Compton'.
Yes - young black teenagers are reported to be the oldest, and the newest, creatures added to the Endangered Species List.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
'Straight Outta Compton' Has Cast Its Snoop Doggy Dogg
When last year's Oscar race lost a nominee in the Best Original Song category , the one that should have slipped into the empty slot is Keith Stanfield's "So You Know What It's Like" from Short Term 12 .
Keith Stanfield To Portray Snoop Doog In N.w.a. Biopic
The Purge: Anarchy star will join Jason Mitchell, Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson, Jr. and Corey Hawkins, who will portray the late Eazy-E, Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, respectively, in Straight Outta Compton, according to TheWrap.com.