Rap Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. North America: 'Straight Outa Compton' Leads Thursday with $1.94M;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boxoffice

    Universal's Straight Outta Compton took in $1.94 million on Thursday to lead the daily box office for a 14th straight day. The successful F. Gary Gray directed N.W.A biopic fell 8 percent from Wednesday and 57 percent from last Thursday.

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  2. Hear Cee Lo's Soulful New Song 'Sign of the Times'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | RollingStone

    ... woman," Green told The Sunday Times . Cee Lo isn't the first artist to make use of James' "Angela (Theme From Taxi )" : Rap group Souls of Mischief pilfered the cut for their fittingly titled early Nineties track "Cab Fare."

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  3. 'Straight Outta Compton' Threepeat; Faith-Based...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Deadline

    Newcomers this weekend are performing as expected in what is anticipated to be a weak, end-of-summer three-day. Three new films are competing for moviegoers in the final weekend before Labor Day, and the faith-based War Room from Fireproof director Alex Kendrick is leading the new entries so far to pull in around $3.6M or so today after grabbing $600K from over 1,000 theaters last night.

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  4. Straight Outta Compton charts early days of NWARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newsday

    Rap biopic Straight Outta Compton has spent two weeks at the top of the US box office, not bad for a film about a band who were once considered so dangerous they came under the spotlight of the FBI. Straight Outta Compton recounts the story of the early days of NWA, a group of rappers and producers who came out of the economic urban blight of the LA neighbourhood of Compton in the late 1980s.

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  5. VIDEO: Ice Cube: 'O'Shea had to earn the role'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newsday

    In a new movie about the early days of gangsta-rap group NWA, producer and original member Ice Cube has cast his own son O'Shea Jackson Jr as himself. Straight Outta Compton charts the early days of the group and its members including Dr Dre and Easy E, who were once dubbed one of the most dangerous bands in the US.

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  6. 50 Cent, Panic! at the Disco and more due at Wine Amplified this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Since at least as long as people have been fermenting fruit for frivolous purposes, rock 'n' roll has gone great with everything, from sex and drugs to, well, marathons. Another perfect pairing: wine.

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  7. As 'Straight Outta Compton' box office streak continues, a look at other summer blockbustersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Los Angeles Times

    It's looking to be a trifecta for "Straight Outta Compton." The biopic about the seminal South L.A. hip-hop group N.W.A is expected to be No.

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  8. After 'Compton' Success, DJ Premier Eyes Gang Starr BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | RollingStone

    The overwhelming success of N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton may cause Hollywood execs to start digging around for more hip-hop backstories to plunder. If veteran producer DJ Premier, who worked with Dr. Dre on the latter's "Animals" track for new album Compton , has his way, his former group Gang Starr will be next on the slate for a biopic.

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  9. Scarface Talks Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton & Why Donald Trump Is A GeniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | AllHipHop.com

    Hip Hop fans know Scarface is not one to hold his tongue. The rap legend sat down with As the 2016 presidential campaign heats up, Face had a lot to say about leading candidates Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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  10. What to See in the Cinema This WeekendRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Limerick's New 95FM

    Straight Outta Compton, sees Ice Cube's son play him as a youngster. The film, which chronicles the rise of influential rap group N.W.A is in cinemas from today.

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  11. 10 Years After Katrina, New Orleans Rappers Are Still Waiting On That RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | MTV

    ... the levees and submerged the city in water. "At the time, I was the one everybody was leaning on because I was a rap artist," he said, recalling the panic. "That comes with a lot of responsibility. I had to be the one to step up - I ended up getting ...

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  12. I Can't Deal With 'Downtown' Either, But Can We Talk About Macklemore with a Bit of Nuance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Stranger

    ... not just the one the Posse is on) . "Downtown" is signature Heist Mackling, another patently bizarre kid-friendly pop-rap stunt-fantasy a la "Thrift Shop" framed around mopeds - another signifier for his ostensible rejection of rap materialism (this ...

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  13. Box-office preview: 'Straight Outta Compton' oughta top ticket sales againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    ... will likely continue its winning streak. With $119 million already in the bank, Universal's biopic about gangsta rap group N.W.A. is looking at a third weekend in a row atop the charts with $15 million. "No Escape," "We Are Your Friends" and "War ...

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  14. HARD Day of the Dead lineup announced: Deadmau5 and Skrillex to headlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    It feels like we just finished drying off after the ten showers it took to wash the HARD Summer fun off of us, but here we are, with another HARD show announcement. This October, return to Pomona for a party that both Deadmau5 and Skrillex will be headlining.

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  15. Apple's music service losing key player as exec resignsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Apple's online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews. Ian Rogers, part of a team acquired last year, is leaving Apple to take a job at an unidentified company in Europe.

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  16. MTV VMAs: A Five-Point Cheat SheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... be on Minaj when she hits the red carpet and if she takes home the Moon Man statue for Best Female Video and/or Best Rap Video. Speaking of the categories, the Best Female Video category is hard to predict who will win. Each video was a viral ...

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  17. Presenting the best of this summer's celebrity DubsmashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Mashable

    You probably couldn't scroll down Twitter or Instagram this summer without coming across the ever-viral Dubsmash app. Because they're just like us, your favorite celebrities couldn't resist getting in on the fun either - and this summer was proof of some insane lip-syncing prowess.

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  18. Public Enemy's Chuck D: The Cream InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Nashville Scene

    ... group's remained together through constant changes on the hip-hop landscape. As other collectives have come and gone, rap hegemony has passed from the East to the West Coast and back to the South. What was once principally an underground scene of ...

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  19. 50 Cent Loved Missile-filled Festival SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | ContactMusic.com

    The In Da Club hitmaker agreed to the risky booking at the Reading Festival in 2004, despite the event attracting a notoriously rock-heavy audience who tend to turn on acts they disapprove of. After taking to the stage, the hip-hop star was showered with an array of projectiles including urine-filled water bottles, but he is adamant he loved the gig and did not take the crowd's reaction personally as it was all part of the event.

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  20. E-40 Is Launching A Malt Liquor CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | AllHipHop.com

    Now that he has his wine company established, E-40 is reportedly branching into the malt liquor business. The Bay Area legend revealed via his Instagram that he is starting his own malt liquor company, Interactions and Transactions.

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