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  1. Induction speeches lend credibility to 2016 RockHall choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    While the performance was fine all-around, it was an odd start in that Bowie remains bigger than any of this year's inductees, while Kimbra was one of only three female performers--none of whom were inductees. But credit Lars Ulrich, himself an inductee as Metallica's drummer, for his convincing case for the night's first inductee Deep Purple's presence.

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  2. Ice Cube Examines N.W.A's Status As A Political Rap GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HipHopDx

    Bloomberg Politics' John Heilemann sat down with Ice Cube for his latest "With All Due Respect" interview, in which the new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee explained N.W.A's political impact. Earlier this month, N.W.A was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame making them the fifth Hip Hop act ever voted in and putting them alongside Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Run-DMC, the Beastie Boys and Public Enemy.

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  3. NWA's MC Ren on Gene Simmons: 'that dude is real arrogant'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NME

    NWA 's MC Ren has called Kiss ' Gene Simmons 'real arrogant' as the pair's argument stemming from NWA's recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame continues. Simmons had criticised NWA's inclusion in the Hall of Fame, saying ahead of the ceremony "I am looking forward to the death of rap.

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  4. Classic Rock All-Stars Shine as HBO Airs 2016 R...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    The HBO special featuring highlights from the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony premieres tonight at 8:00 ET/PT, just over three weeks after the event was held in Brooklyn, New York. This year's class of inductees included four classic-rock acts that many music fans felt had been long overlooked - Deep Purple, Chicago, Steve Miller and Cheap Trick - along with the influential rap act N.W.A. In the weeks leading up the ceremony, conflicts over the post-induction performances led to key original members of Deep Purple and Chicago - guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and singer/bassist Peter Cetera, respectively - boycott the event.

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  5. Now You Can Watch Rob Thomas Pay Tribute to Both Prince and ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WJXA-FM Nashville

    You now have two opportunities to see Rob Thomas pay tribute to two acts he enjoyed in the '80s: Prince and Chicago . First, Prince.

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  6. Watch 2016 Rock Hall Ceremony Honoring Deep Purple, Chicago, Steve...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    The HBO special featuring highlights from the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony premieres this Saturday at 8 p.m., just over three weeks after the event was held in Brooklyn, New York. This year's class of inductees included four classic-rock acts that many music fans felt had been long overlooked -- Deep Purple , Chicago , Steve Miller and Cheap Trick -- along with the influential rap act N.W.A. In the weeks leading up the ceremony, conflicts over the post-induction performances led to key original members of Deep Purple and Chicago -- guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and singer/bassist Peter Cetera , respectively -- boycott the event.

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  7. Instagram Flexin': Lil Wayne Is Sighted With Rick Ross And Mack Maine At Beyonce ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | HipHopDx

    ... by wearing a custom Minnesota Vikings jersey at a recent performance at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. N.W.A reunites at Ice Cube's first Coachella performance last week and this weekend. MC Ren and DJ Yella welcomes Dr. Dre and ...

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  8. Master P Dishes On Casting Queen Latifah In Forthcoming BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Vibe

    Not too long ago, Master P shared that he's working on a biopic about his life and career. The news followed the success of N.W.A's Straight Outta Compton , and possibly the forthcoming film All Eyez On Me which depicts Tupac's rise to musical icon status.

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  9. Rock Hall of Fame Induction Set for HBO With N.W.A, Cheap Trick, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | RollingStone

    The 31st Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony featuring N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Steve Miller, Chicago and Deep Purple will air April 30th at 8 p.m. ET on HBO. The show featured performances from all the inductees except N.W.A., as well as tributes to David Bowie and Glenn Frey and a closing all-star jam of Fats Domino's "Ain't That a Shame."

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  10. What to Watch This Weekend: 'Veep' hooks up with John SlatteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Entertainment Weekly

    Veep HBO, Sunday, 10 p.m. Call it Mr. Slattery goes to Washington: As promised, Mad Men vet John Slattery joins the show as a rich and powerful banker named Charlie Baird. We already know from our preview that he and President Meyer will start hooking up - so the only question now is how soon.

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  11. N.W.A's MC Ren on Kiss, Gene Simmons: 'Them Dudes Is a Joke'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | RollingStone

    N.W.A's MC Ren has fired back at Gene SImmons, saying the Kiss singer does not "own the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame." N.W.A 's MC Ren is still angry at Gene Simmons ' negative statements about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducting rap artists.

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  12. HBO's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame special a lot of talk, a little music - and PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Ohio.com

    ... in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) Inductees Dr. Dre, from left, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella from N.W.A appear at the 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Barclays Center April 2016, in New York. (Photo ...

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  13. TPD clears up Beyonce controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    As Beyonc called for fans to get in ' Formation ,' outcry over what has been perceived as anti-police imagery in her recent music led to demands for police boycotts of her performances. The Miami police union led the way, asking for officers to refuse special duty to cover her concerts , and rumors quickly spread that Tampa police were not signing up for her concert here Friday night.

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  14. HBO's 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Special: Oh Lord, Stuck in Lodi AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Switched

    This year's annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction special on HBO continues that event's march from a free-form rock 'n' roll evening to a slickly produced television special. The 2016 edition, which airs Saturday at 8 p.m. ET, comes off as a 1970s sampler oldies concert punctuated by long glowing tributes to the inductees.

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  15. Coachella 2016 Weekend Two HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Examiner.com

    Leading up to the festival, the big reunion show at Coachella 2016 was Guns N' Roses , where the group's two principle players - Axl Rose and Slash - would perform together once again. However, these hard rockers were upstaged by a group of hard rappers, led by Ice Cube, who performed right before Guns.

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  16. N.W.A's Coachella Reunion 'Felt Like Old Times,' MC Ren SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | RollingStone

    ... rapped his father's "Boyz-N-the-Hood." "Now wait a goddamn minute," Cube told the crowd. "I said we was gonna have N.W.A up here, God damn it. Now we're missing somebody up here, if you know what I mean. Is there a doctor in the motherfuckin' ...

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  17. 'Keanu' in New Orleans: How to spot the NOLA in the Key and Peele comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Times-Picayune

    If you've seen the trailer for the Key and Peele comedy " Keanu ," you might have noticed that director Peter Atencio's film -- though shot in New Orleans -- doesn't look like it's shot in New Orleans. That's because it is set in Los Angeles, and Atencio took pains to find locations that sold the illusion.

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  18. The 10 Biggest Rock & Roll Hall of Fame SnubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Houston Press

    On April 8, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, N.W.A, Steve Miller and songwriter/record producer Bert Berns were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York.

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  19. Whiting: In this political season, civil discourse takes a beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Orange County Register

    ... on the vote." The song's sentiment, its anger, certainly found traction across the nation six months ago when the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" was released to massive box office sales. "It's difficult to put into words just how much damage ...

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  20. 'Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony' review: All-star night lacked enough sparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Newsday

    WHAT IT'S ABOUT The annual chronicling of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees was unexpectedly controversial this year. Honorees Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and N.W.A. all had some sort of onstage or offstage issue to deal with at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn earlier this month.

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