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  1. Ice Cube: NWA rapper on Straight Outta Compton and race tensions in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    Almost 25 years since Rodney King was beaten by LA police, sparking riots when the officers who did it were exonerated, the man who penned the rap anthem F*** Tha Police says nothing much has changed. As Straight Outta Compton, a film about his band NWA, hits cinemas in Australia, Ice Cube recalled the mood of the late 1980s for young black men in LA, particularly his home turf in the city's South Central.


  2. One Man's Media: Straight Outta MemoryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... and it's impossible not to get swept away into the cultural and societal events NWA unleashed on America. Hearing Ice Cube sing, "They think they have the authority to kill a minority" felt like the whack of a truncheon to my head - in a good way. ...


  3. CrossFit competition expands missionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Tiger Stadium will buzz with activity Friday as the opening for the CrossFit Mid America Championships kick off three days that celebrate family, fitness and freedom. The multi-day festival Elevate NWA also will seek to bring attention to military service men and women and veterans as well as raise money for Guardians for Heroes Foundation, organizers said.


  4. Straight Outta Compton's rocky road to the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of South Central LA. Here, cast and creators talk about their involvement in the film. Clock wise from top left: Ice Cube. director F. Gray Gray, Dr Dre, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, and O'Shea Jackson. Movie are notoriously lagging indicators ...


  5. Like N.W.A, 'Compton' Likely to Inspire ImitationsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | San Fernando Sun

    Eazy-E speaks with N.W.A manager Jerry Heller in "Straight Outta Compton". Taking us back to where it all began, the film tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A. More than 25 years after the Los Angeles hip-hop group went double platinum with their unheralded debut album largely without the benefit of radio play, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and the rest shook up Hollywood in the dog days of summer.


  6. 10 movies from this summer that were actually worth seeingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. (L to R) MC Ren (ALDIS HODGE), DJ Yella (NEIL BROWN, JR.), Eazy-E (JASON MITCHELL), Ice Cube (O'SHEA JACKSON, JR.) and Dr. Dre (COREY HAWKINS) in "Straight Outta Compton". Photo Credit: Jaimie Trueblood Copyright: A A A ...


  7. Review: Straight Outta ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    ... and dismayingly relevant. F Gary Gray's movie is an insider's attempt to lay out the story of how Eazy E, Dr Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren and Yella first got together and forged the sound that would become known as gangsta' rap (the band never used the ...


  8. Two Hosts Sought for the Oscars: Which Duo Would You Choose?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    ... TV to movies, are a top choice for the gig. Maybe they could do it while dressed like Kid 'n Play. Kevin Hart and Ice Cube: Ride Along 2 hits theaters more than a month before the Oscars, and if it bombs that could turn this otherwise good idea into ...


  9. When N.W.A Was Sued for RapeBy Asawin SuebsaengRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... Dee Barnes at a Hollywood party in 1991. "Dre, who executive produced the movie along with his former groupmate Ice Cube, should have owned up toa what he did to me," Barnes wrote at Gawker shortly after Compton premiered. "In his lyrics, Dre made ...


  10. Why Tiki Taane will be first in line to see the NWA movieRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    He got himself into a bit of bother with one of their songs, but there's one high profile Kiwi fan of NWA who can't wait to see the rap crew's new film. Yes, despite being arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for performing F*** the Police in 2011, Tiki Taane plans to be among the first in line to see Straight Outta Compton when it opens in New Zealand today.


  11. Straight Outta Compton Sucks, And Herea s WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... producers Cube and Dre and their faithful border collie director F. Gary Gray, are as boring as they are toothless. Ice Cube is portrayed exactly how Ice Cube would want himself to be portrayed; his character never shows a glint of self doubt or ...


  12. I saw Straight Outta Compton last nightRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... over selecting what we wanted to hear. CDs made it easy to take my music everywhere I went. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Tupac, Warren G and Nate Dogg, and Eminem, and Xibit to name a few were some of the CDs in heavy rotation. If you know much ...


  13. Possible 'Straight Outta Compton' sequel in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | UPI

    ... story of N.W.A. from its origins in Compton, Calif. in the '80s. Original members include Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), the late Eazy-E ( Jason Mitchell ), MC Ren (Aldis Hodge) and DJ Yella (Neil Brown Jr.). S. Leigh ...


  14. Movie review: Straight Outta ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... drugs snorted off table tops and hotel room orgies. With the group's wise-cracking members Dre, Eazy E, Yella, Ice Cube and MC Ren on a roll with smack-talking manager Jerry Heller, Straight Outta Compton kicks off like a hip-hop version of that ...


  15. Gangsta rap and a thriller at Strand and Capawock fill Island screensRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Corey Hawkins plays Dr. Dre, who hatched the idea for the West Coast hip-hop group; O'Shea Jackson Jr. plays Ice Cube, the group's lyricist - and his own father in real life; Jason Mitchell plays Eazy-E, the drug dealer who finances N.W.A's venture ...


  16. 'Welcome To Death Row' Movie Set To Start Production As N.W.A.'s Aftermath StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vibe

    On the heels of Straight Outta Compton's massive success at the box office, with a whooping $141 million earn for Universal, the West Coast rap game movies may continue with Welcome to Death Row. APA is shopping Death Row, which is featuring many of the same characters from Compton , according to The Hollywood Reporter .


  17. Sugarcoated Outta ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    ... hip-hop, such as a Tribe Called Quest and Talib Kweli, I'm not going to pretend that I didn't listen to N.W.A, Ice Cube, and Dr. Dre during their heyday. Continuing the theme of honesty, "Straight Outta Compton" was superb. It was informative ...


  18. Straight Outta Compton 2 Could Focus On This Rap EraRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    ... the fastest studio to surpass $2 billion at the yearly domestic box office. O'Shea Jackson Jr. portrayed his father Ice Cube in the film, which also starred Hawkins' Dre, Jason Mitchell's Eazy-E, Neil Brown Jr.'s DJ Yella, and Aldis Hodge's MC Ren. ...


  19. 'Welcome to Death Row' Shopped As 'Sequel...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... group N.W.A -- a span that covers nearly a decade from the late 1980s to 1996 -- and features the group's members Ice Cube , Dr. Dre and the late Eazy-E as the film's three main protagonists, Welcome to Death Row involves the years after N.W.A ...


  20. 'Straight Outta Compton' follow-up, 'Welcome to Death Row,' in the works, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newsday

    From left, Aldis Hodge as MC Ren, Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube and Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre in the film "Straight Outta Compton." Photo Credit: AP / Jaimie Trueblood A follow-up to the gangsta-rap biopic "Straight Outta Compton" is in the works, according to The Hollywood Reporter.