Watch A Hilarious "Oscar-Ready" Trailer For "Straight Out Of Compton"
Tonight is Hollywood's biggest night, with the 88th edition of the Academy Awards. Black Hollywood, however, was almost entirely excluded from this year's ceremony, as movies like "Straight Outta Compton" and "Creed" were mostly absent from the list of nominees. Many have felt that the "Straight Outta Compton" snub is a direct result of the lack of diversity within the Academy's nominating body, evidence that the spectacle is merely representative of a white audience.
Big Sean Names His Top 5 West Coast MC's Of All Time
For whatever reason, Billboard asked Detroit rapper Big Sean to list his top 5 West Coast emcees of all time. Sean is obviously a student of the game, and he's been listening to West Coast rap since an early age. He remembers getting into serious trouble for playing Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle at Thanksgiving dinner when he was 8 years old.
The Game On Why L.A. Has Outlasted NYC Since The Birth Of Gangsta Rap
The Game dropped his long-awaited sixth studio album, The Documentary 2, today, and in conjunction with the release, we present the second part of our "Documentary 2" interview series, in which Game situates the album within the canon of L.A. gangsta rap.
Ice Cube & "Straight Outta Compton" Actors Discuss Getting Into Character
The much-hyped N.W.A biopic, "Straight Outta Compton," opened in theaters today, and to promote the film, members of the cast, along with Ice Cube and director F. Gary Gray, visited DJ Whoo Kid's show. The young actors discussed getting into character to portray the group's legends, and Gray and Cube were on hand to offer some backstory and details on the film's production.
"Straight Outta Compton" Extended Preview
You listened to Dr. Dre's Compton: The Soundtrack, now watch this 11-minute extended preview of "Straight Outta Compton" courtesy of Noisey, with behind the scenes footage from shoots, footage from the film, and interviews with the actors, the original artists of N.W.A., and director of the film F. Gary Gray.
Ice Cube & F. Gary Gray On The Breakfast Club
We're nearing the release date for the anticipated N.W.A biopic, "Straight Outta Compton," directed by F. Gary Gray. The promo run has been ongoing and fruitful. Ice Cube and Dr. Dre appeared on the new issue of the Hollywood Reporter alongside the actors set to play them, and Dre is releasing his first album in sixteen years (tomorrow!) inspired by the movie, simply titled Compton.
Jerry Heller Responds To Suge Knight Case, N.W.A. Movie
TMZ used their usual waiting-outside-of-restaurant tactic to catch up with Jerry Heller the other night. In the short conversation with the former Eazy-E manager, Heller gives his stance on Suge Knight's recent legal troubles. Unsurprisingly, Heller called it "instant karma," saying that Suge is getting what he deserves, and likening it to O.J. Simpson.
New Trailer For N.W.A. "Straight Outta Compton" Biopic
The N.W.A. biopic is finally in motion, with a release date set for August 14th. While we've already seen a teaser for the film, the theatrical trailer has now arrived, and it's looking like a pretty faithful tribute to the iconic group. The new preview shows Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, and the rest of the gang performing, going to court, and being profiled by cops.
Dr. Dre & Ice Cube Introduce "Straight Outta Compton" Extended Trailer
Ice Cube Feat. Dr. Dre
Recently a photo surfaced of Kendrick Lamar hanging out on the set of the "Straight Outta Compton" film, fueling rumors that K Dot might appear in the movie. While that has yet to be confirmed, he does make an appearance in the new trailer for the N.W.A biopic, which also features original N.W.A members Dr. Dre and Ice Cube driving around Compton.
Ice Cube Previews N.W.A. "Straight Outta Compton" Trailer
Fans in attendance at an Ice Cube concert out in Australia were treated to one of the first glimpses at the upcoming N.W.A. movie, "Straight Outta Compton." Ice Cube played the crowd a trailer for the film, which stars Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, Corey Hawkins in the role of Dr. Dre, and O’Shea Jackson Jr. as his father Ice Cube. The movie is expected to be released in August 2015, but thanks to the internet we have footage from the trailer that was previewed in Australia. Take a look above. Are you excited to see the full movie?
Ice Cude Discusses N.W.A. Movie With Jimmy Kimmel
Ice Cube was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night to discuss his upcoming N.W.A. film, entitled "Straight Outta Compton." Having "just wrapped principle photography," Cube was clearly amped on the prospect of the upcoming film, which stars his son as a younger version of himself.
Eazy-E "Hologram Performance @ Rock The Bells 2013" Video
The Godfather of Gangster Rap was briefly "resurrected" during the opening leg of the 2013 Rock The Bells festival at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California. What do y'all think of this video? Hit up Eazy-E's profile page for the latest info, news, songs, and mixtapes. Check out Eazy-E's Facebook.