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  1. 'Compton' tops box office for 3rd week; 'War Room' surprisesRead the original story

    19 min ago | The Aiken Standard

    The Christian drama “War Room” made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama “We Are Your Friends” fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton” keeps chugging along. Universal's “Straight Outta Compton” topped the box office for the third-straight week with $13.2 million at North American theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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    26 min ago | KXVO

    ... Christmas Album series, is a 15 track all-star anthology of timeless seasonal songs from the worlds of pop, rock, rap and soul proving that the spirit of Christmas moves through a variety of musical genres. Seminal 80's artists on include: The ...

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  3. North America: Weekend Actuals: 'Straight Outta Compton' Leads for...Read the original story

    30 min ago | Boxoffice

    Straight Outta Compton was able to hold off a strong challenge from War Room to remain in first place this weekend with $13.13 million. The modestly budgeted F. Gary Gray directed N.W.A biopic from Universal has led the weekend box office for three consecutive frames.

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  4. 'SNL': See brand new footage from 'Hobbit Office' starring Martin FreemanRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Entertainment Weekly

    Season 40 of Saturday Night Live gave us "Back Home Ballers," Adam Levine as Eddie Mercury, and Mike O'Brien and Jason Sudeikis' "The Jay Z Story." But one of the sketch show's most memorable skits from its latest installment was "Hobbit Office," a mash-up in which host Martin Freeman merged his Hobbit and Office roles .

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  5. The Christian movie hit thata s shocking HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Post

    ... topped charts for a third consecutive weekend, becoming the first film to manage that feat since "Jurassic World." The rap biopic about the early days of N.W.A pulled in an impressive $13.2 million, pushing its domestic total to $134.1 million. It ...

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  6. Box office hits and misses: Straight Outta Compton crushes the competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Digital Trends

    The impressive theatrical run for N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton continued over the weekend, with the gangsta-rap drama extending its stay atop the box-office rankings. Director F. Gary Grey's chronicle of the rise and fall of the genre-defining rap group N.W.A. earned another $13.2 million during the three-day span, bringing its total gross to over $134 million.

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  7. 5 Times Black And Brown People Have Been Asked To Answer For Random Acts Of ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... actual teachings of Islam, Fox commentators continue to ask why Muslims are allowing radical Islam to take root. Gangsta rap . A popular vein of thought in the 1990s blamed gangsta rap for cop killings. The media zeroed in on the case of two ...

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  8. EMI Production Music Launches Six Month Sampling 'Amnesty' to Ease DJs' WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Billboard

    London-based library music business EMI Production Music is taking an innovative approach to raising awareness of its extensive catalogue. Beginning today , Sony/ATV Music Publishing-owned EMI Production Music has launched a six month amnesty on undeclared samples from its music library, allowing artists and producers that have knowingly or unknowingly used a piece of music -- be it a drum break, saxophone hook, keyboard pattern or melodic bass line -- without proper clearance to gain a licence without risk of legal action or an expensive royalty back claim.

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  9. Weekend box office: 'War Room' gives 'Straight Outta Compton' fight for top spotRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The box office was full of surprises this weekend, with the faith-based "War Room" nearly toppling "Straight Outta Compton" from the top of the charts, and Zac Efron's "We Are Your Friends" spinning one of the worst wide openings of all time. Universal's movie about gangsta rap group N.W.A. dropped by half to an estimated $13.2 million - enough to hang on to the top spot, but not by much.

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  10. Young Thug Discusses Upcoming Music In Tim Westwood InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HipHopDx

    In an interview with NDO Radio earlier this year, Young Thug revealed that he plans to release his own version of Tha Carter V if the delay behind Lil Wayne's album continues. "I'll drop probably one more mixtape before my album," Young Thug said.

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    2 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

    Black Lives Matter protesters marched to the Minnesota governor's mansion in St. Paul on Saturday. The protesters were chanting, "Pigs in a blanket.

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  12. Bill Ackman's Tennis Protege Climbs Rankings to Make Open DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... in April and became the first tennis player to sign with Roc Nation Sports, the athlete representation firm started by rap artist Shawn "Jay Z" Carter. Tiafoe says Ackman's support was crucial when he was trying to build his game as an amateur. ...

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  13. Gamboa Open To Facing Lomachenko, at 130-PoundsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    At the moment, the Olympic gold medal winner is resolving his promotional situation. On paper Gamboa is promoted by SMS Promotions, which is owned by rapper Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson.

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  14. Zac Efron's 'We Are Your Friends' Performs Disastrously On Opening WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    'We Are Your Friends' takes just $1.8 million, the worst commercial performance of any movie in Efron's career. Zac Efron 's latest movie has suffered the worst opening weekend for a movie featuring in more than 2,000 cinemas in American history.

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  15. Trick Daddy Files For BankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | HipHopDx

    The Florida artist says that he owes $290,000 in taxes, $280,000 on a mortgage, $34,837 in child support to the mother of one of his children and $22,282 in child support to the mother of one of his other children. "People be like, 'Trick, why did you leave the rap game?" he said at the time.

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  16. DJ Scream - "Grippin' Grain" ft. Big K.R.I.T., Scotty ATL & 8 BallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    Peep the dope visuals for DJ Scream's track "Grippin' Grain." In the video DJ Scream, 8 Ball, Scotty ATL and Big K.R.I.T. rap alongside old school whips, rare muscle cars, and all the video vixens a rapper could want.

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  17. 'Straight Outta Compton' Is The Highest Earning Musical Biopic EverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    For the third week in a row, the Straight Outta Compton biopic is no. 1 at the box office.

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  18. Tennis protege backed by Bill Ackman debuts at U.S. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New York Business.com

    ... in April and became the first tennis player to sign with Roc Nation Sports, the athlete representation firm started by rap artist Shawn "Jay Z" Carter. Mr. Tiafoe says Mr. Ackman's support was crucial when he was trying to build his game as an ...

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  19. The wrath of Harry Styles has devastated SeaWorld's reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... boycotted $600-a-bottle Cristal champagne for alleged racism after a company executive objected to being associated with rap and suggested that Dom Perignon or Krug would welcome the business instead. Still, even for all the damage, the bad boy of ...

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  20. Teen allegedly drowned 3-year-old to make room for unborn childRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    FEBRUARY 08: Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day.

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