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Ice Cube Teases N.W.A. & Westside Connection Coachella Reunions
Ice Cube appeared on ‘The Talk’ Friday and snuck in some details about a possible NWA reunion.
N.W.A. To Be Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
The fourth time's a charm. After being nominated four times, most recently this past October, N.W.A. has finally been granted a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
"Straight Outta Compton" Named Best Film Of 2015 By The AAFCA
"Straight Outta Compton" was not without controversy but ultimately was a critical and popular smash that has garnered over $200 million in the box office, by far the highest grossing music biopic of all time.
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.
Jerry Heller Sues Dr. Dre, Ice Cube & "Straight Outta Compton" For $110 Million
Jerry Heller, the former manager of N.W.A., is suing all those involved in the group's recent biopic, Straight Outta Compton, for (at least) $110 million, reports TMZ. Heller, now 75, has just filed a lawsuit against Ice Cube, Dr.
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.
The Game Don't Change: The Making Of "The Documentary 2"
“My nostalgia is one hundred percent Compton and zero percent snitch" - The Game ---------------------
N.W.A. & Janet Jackson Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
N.W.A. and Janet Jackson are among the list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2016.
DJ Yella Says He Was The Only Member Of N.W.A. To Attend Eazy-E's Funeral
In a recent interview with VladTV, DJ Yella said that he was the only member of N.W.A. to attend Eazy-E's funeral.
A "Welcome To Death Row" Film Is Being Shopped Around
Although Universal recently denied Daz Dillinger's claim that there would be a "sequel" to "Straight Outta Compton," which would focus on Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound and Tupac, it looks like there could be some truth to it yet.
Universal Denies Rumors Of Snoop Dogg & Tupac-centric Sequel To "Straight Outta Compton"
With the introduction of a few familiar faces in the film's final third, it seemed inevitable that Straight Outta Compton would spawn some sort of spin-off that followed the likes of Snoop Dogg and Tupac.
Pusha T Reveals Producers On "King Push," Reacts To Praise From N.W.A.
Dr. Dre's co-sign has affected the careers of rappers like Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, and Kendrick Lamar, so praise from the legendary producer is quite an honor. In a recent interview with Billboard, Dre, along with the surviving members of N.W.A.
Ice Cube Discusses Whether Acts Like N.W.A. & Tupac Could Exist Today
Between "Straight Outta Compton," and Dr. Dre's accompanying soundtrack, N.W.A. has definitely been the hot topic of the last couple of days. We've heard a bit about the film from Dr. Dre recently, and now Ice Cube is reflecting on his former group.
"Straight Outta Compton" Garners $24.2 Million In Opening Day Sales
"Straight Outta Compton" had a strong opening day, garnering $24.2 million in ticket sales in 2,754 North American theaters. Thursday night screenings raked in an estimated $4.96 million alone.
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.
Kendrick Lamar Interviews N.W.A For Billboard Magazine
Here goes yet another magazine cover, with Dr. Dre and Ice Cube featured prominently. However, unlike the recent Rolling Stone cover and the Hollywood Reporter issue, Billboard nabs the actual N.W.A line-up for their cover.
Classic Rotation: N.W.A's "Straight Outta Compton"
On this day, 27 years ago, N.W.A released their indisputable classic, Straight Outta Compton.