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After Empire: What’s The Future Of Hip-Hop On Scripted Television?

The recent announcement that Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson would be developing a single camera comedy called My Friend 50 for FOX was surprising for a…
Stereogum | December 14, 2015 - 2:38 pm
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Straight Outta Compton: The Stereogum Review

Straight Outta Compton, the new movie about N.W.A., once dubbed the world's most dangerous group, strives for (and achieves) historical accuracy, but rarely offers any…
Collin Robinson | July 31, 2015 - 2:04 pm

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The Week In Pop: La Roux’s Trouble In Paradise Finds Breezy Ways To Brood

Trouble In Paradise is the sound of Elly Jackson letting her hair down. The La Roux singer's aggressive upward spike of follicles has been combed…
Chris DeVille | July 24, 2014 - 4:21 pm
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More Ice Cube stories

Watch A$AP Rocky, Big Sean, Ty Dolla $ign, & More In Ice Cube’s Kidz Bop Hip Hop Commercial

Jimmy Kimmel Live! recently aired a joke commercial for Ice Cube's Kidz Bop Hip Hop, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like --…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2016 - 9:46 pm
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Watch Ice Cube Reunite N.W.A. & Bring Out Kendrick Lamar At Coachella

Ice Cube staged an N.W.A. sort-of-reunion at Coachella last weekend, but he seemed to have forgotten about Dre. Last night, though, Dr. Dre finally showed…
Peter Helman | April 24, 2016 - 11:05 am

Ice Cube & Common Squash Ancient Beef On “Real People”

Once upon a time, Ice Cube and Common did not like each other. Cube perceived some of the lines on Common's canonical 1994 song "I…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2016 - 2:55 pm
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Funkadelic – “Ain’t That Funkin’ Hard On You? (Remix)” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Ice Cube) Video

George Clinton and Funkadelic shared a remix of "Ain't That Funkin' Hard On You?" back in September that featured Kendrick Lamar and Ice Cube as…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 24, 2016 - 12:12 pm
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Ice Cube Teases N.W.A. Reunion At Coachella

Ice Cube and N.W.A. are riding one hell of a resurgent wave off of Straight Outta Compton. Just weeks after the announcement of their Rock
Collin Robinson | January 18, 2016 - 12:43 pm
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Watch Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, Best Coast, & More Act In A High Octane Promo For Triple J’s Hottest 100

Triple J is an Australian radio program that hosts a "Hottest 100" contest every year, in which listeners vote for their favorite singles. The 100…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 9, 2015 - 5:13 pm
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Jerry Heller Sues Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Straight Outta Compton Producers For Defamation

In 1991, not long after he left N.W.A, Ice Cube ripped his old group apart on his scathing diss track "No Vaseline." But he saved…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2015 - 4:17 pm
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Ice Cube Cast As Scrooge In Latest A Christmas Carol Remake

This summer, the massively successful N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton reminded the world that Cube was once one of the world's most vital and important…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2015 - 9:15 am
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Watch Kendrick Lamar Absolutely Tear Down The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

The night before last, Stephen Colbert ended his first night as the Late Show's successor to David Letterman by leading an all-star cover of Sly…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2015 - 8:49 am
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Dee Barnes Reflects On Straight Outta Compton, Dr. Dre Assault

Dee Barnes was a member of West Coast hip-hop duo Body & Soul, and she used to host the rap-centric Fox series Pump It Up!,…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2015 - 5:34 pm
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Watch Kendrick Lamar Interview N.W.A

It turns out that the rumored N.W.A reunion is happening. It's just that the surviving members of the legendary rap group aren't playing shows; they're…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2015 - 10:50 am
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Dr. Dre Discusses Assault Allegations: “I Made Some Fucking Horrible Mistakes”

N.W.A.'s Dr. Dre and Ice Cube will grace the cover of this month's issue of Rolling Stone, which hits stands this coming Friday. Though their…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 12, 2015 - 5:57 pm
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Livestream The Straight Outta Compton Panel Discussion

The monolithic, ubiquitous Straight Outta Compton promotional campaign is almost over -- the movie hits theaters this Friday. But first, here's a little more hype.
Chris DeVille | August 11, 2015 - 4:25 pm

Ice Cube Says Dr. Dre’s Straight Outta Compton Soundtrack Is Coming This Week, Is Basically A New Dre Album

During a stop by Philadelphia radio station Power 99 this morning to promote the new N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, Ice Cube let slip some…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2015 - 1:19 pm
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Watch N.W.A. Reunite On “Fuck Tha Police” At BET Experience

Just as Ice Cube promised, he, MC Ren, and DJ Yella performed together as N.W.A. for the first time since 1989 at last night's BET…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2015 - 1:07 pm
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Your $10K Donation To Geto Boys’ Kickstarter Will Earn You A Custom-Designed Casket And Embroidered Pillow

Houston rap trio the Geto Boys have been out of the game for a decade, but like plenty of other veterans on hiatus, they've decided…
Caitlin White | June 15, 2015 - 4:32 pm

Watch The Red Band Trailer For N.W.A Biopic Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton, the forthcoming N.W.A biopic, has been in the news a lot lately, but it hasn't been for good reasons. Suge Knight is…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2015 - 9:00 am
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Watch The Trailer For N.W.A Biopic Straight Outta Compton

After languishing in production hell for years, the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton is finally on its way, and Ice Cube showed off the trailer…
James Rettig | December 30, 2014 - 10:54 am
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