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Watch A Classic Wu-Tang Clan Track As Sung Through Movie Dialogue
If I have to tell you that a Wu-Tang song is NSFW, even when it's comprised of movie dialogue, then there is no hope for you.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Los Angeles Times
'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' trailer: The creation of a hip-hop classic
Twenty years ago, the upstart MC and Queens native Nas burst onto the hip-hop scene with his groundbreaking debut album, "Illmatic."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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NWA Biopic Straight Outta Compton Finds Its Snoop Dogg
The NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton is in the thick of production, and picking up momentum with the announcement of a dash of Snoop Dogg.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Teen Horror Film 'Satanic' Conjures Rights at Magnet Releasing
The company, the genre division of Magnolia Pictures, has acquired the rights to Satanic , a supernatural horror film currently in the script stage.
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 .
'Short Term 12a 2 Star Keith Stanfield to Play Snoop Dogg in 'Straight Outta Compton'
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Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Daily Beast
A Brief History of - F*ck the Police'By Rich Goldstein
When a company chooses to put "Product May Contain Peanuts" or "Caution: Coffee May Be Hot" on their packaging, it's not to protect the consumer, if it were, the product would be manufactured in a facility where accidental peanut exposure was impossible and beverages would be served at drinkable temperatures.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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Dr Dre Taking The Ice Bucket Challenge on Set
This is crazy... Dr Dre is hardly ever seen in interviews or on camera for that matter.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
[News] Warren G Hoping To Work With Dr. Dre On "Straight Outta Compton" Biopic Music
"I'm pretty sure that soundtrack is going to be monstrous," Warren G said of "Straight Outta Compton."
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Raggamuffin Announces Venue And Final Line-up
Other acts confirmed to join the line-up include NZ Pacific Music Award lifetime achievement inductee Che Fu & The Kratez , reggae favourites Sons of Zion , Mai FM's DJ Sirvere and JAfA MAfiA Crew + guests including Silva, Jah Red Lion, Israel Starr and MC Hlats .
[News] Paul Giamatti To Play Jerry Heller In N.W.A Biopic "Straight Outta Compton"
Heller was the manager of N.W.A during their rise. He also co-founded Ruthless Records with Eazy-E.
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'.
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.
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A question of authenticity
Using social media as a politician is always fraught with danger, especially when you are not in control.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Paul Giamatti to Star in 'Straight Outta Compton' as NWA Manager
Will Packer and Scott Bernstein are exec producing. Heller was already a major figure in the music scene before working with N.W.A. He represented acts ranging form Journey to ELO to REO Speedwagon and helped Pink Floyd and Elton John in their early American tours.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
[News] Krayzie Bone Discusses Eazy-E Casting For "Straight Outta Compton" Biopic
Exclusive: Krayzie Bone says he thinks one of Eazy-E's sons should be the one portraying the late rapper in the forthcoming N.W.A biopic, "Straight Outta Compton."
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Warner Bros. Delays The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Warner Bros. Delays The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.12.2014 It's pushed seven months out... Warner Bros.
Actual Drive-By Shooting Happens On Set Of Straight Outta Compton
Actual Drive-By Shooting Happens On Set Of Straight Outta Compton Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.12.2014 Outside of the Compton courthouse... TMZ reports that a drive-by shooting happened in front of the crew on the set of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton .