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3 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

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.

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Related Topix: RZA, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Method Man, The Wu-Tang Clan, Music!, Wu-Tang, Rap, Opinion

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."

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Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Illmatic, Q-Tip, Hip-Hop, A Tribe Called Quest, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cinema Blend News

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.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

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.

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Related Topix: Rap, Monsters

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Movies.com

'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 .

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

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'Short Term 12a 2 Star Keith Stanfield to Play Snoop Dogg in 'Straight Outta Compton'

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Snoop Dogg, Rap, Email Spam, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre

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.

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Related Topix: Rap, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Black Entertainment, Purple Rain, Music!, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The IE's Hottest Music 99.1 KGGI

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Rap, Ice Cube, Hip-Hop

Wed Aug 20, 2014

HipHopDx

[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."

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

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.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Q-Tip, Dr. Dre, A Tribe Called Quest, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Scoop

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 .

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Related Topix: Cypress Hill, Hip-Hop, Ub40, Reggae, Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment

HipHopDx

[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.

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

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, Paul Giamatti, Eazy-E

Sun Aug 17, 2014

ContactMusic.com

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

Peter Black AM

A question of authenticity

Using social media as a politician is always fraught with danger, especially when you are not in control.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

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.

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Related Topix: Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Cinderella Man, Paul Giamatti, John Lennon, Pop/Rock

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.

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Related Topix: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Rap, Dance, Bone, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube

Wed Aug 13, 2014

HipHopDx

[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."

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Related Topix: Rap

Tue Aug 12, 2014

411mania.com

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.

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Related Topix: Rap, Movies, Entertainment

411mania.com

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 .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rap, Los Angeles County, CA, Movies, Entertainment

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