Hit With Lawsuit
N.W.A’s former manager, Jerry Heller, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, the estate of Eazy-E and others involved in the making of 'Straight Outta Compton.'
West Coast Win
The West Coast has won. The N.W.A.-inspired film 'Straight Outta Compton' continues to break records as it becomes the highest-grossing music biopic.
Killing It
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.
Script Write
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’…
Straight Lies?
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.
Topping the Box Office
As expected, the N.W.A biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' went straight to No. 1 at the box office, raking in an estimated $56.1 million over the three-day weekend.
Mind Blown
From the random to the serious and everything in between, check out 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.
Cop Stop
Cesar Baldelomar was pulled over for playing N.W.A's 1988 anthem 'F--- tha Police,' off their classic album, 'Straight Outta Compton.'
N.W.A. + LL Cool J Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
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 induct…
N.W.A. Movie
Ice Cube and Dr. Dre haven’t always been on the best of terms. The two, who are both original members of N.W.A., have quarreled in the past over royalties. It ultimately led to Ice Cube defecting from the group in the early 90’s. The two seem to be on civil terms now, though. In an interview with Th…
Making History
Hip-hop icons LL Cool J and N.W.A. are among the list of artists nominated to be inducted into the 2014 class of the Rock and Roll of Fame.