The N.W.A biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' retained its No. 1 position at the box office for the second consecutive weekend. The F. Gary Gray-directed movie pulled in an estimated $26.8 million over the three-day period.
Hip-hop journalist Denise “Dee” Barnes criticized the producers of the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton of concealing the truth and not include the beating she suffered by the hands of Dr. Dre years ago in the movie. But it turns out that the violent incident was in the film’s original screenplay.
Music journalist Dee Barnes has penned a stinging commentary about 'Straight Outta Compton' and says the movie left out the beatings that she and other women allegedly suffered at the hands of Dr. Dre.
The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame has inducted numerous rappers and Hip Hop groups over the years, Public Enemy and Run-DMC to name a few. But one group, possibly the most influential hip hop ensemble of all time, has yet to be honored by the “Hall.” N.W.A. is seeking induction for the second year in a row.