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The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am
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The Week In Pop: JoJo, A Pop Star For The Post-Hits Era

"Remember JoJo?" To most of the Western world, that's a reasonable question. Those who do recall Joanna NoĆ«lle Blagden Levesque probably envision her as an…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2015 - 4:47 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

Watch Kendrick Lamar Induct N.W.A. Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

As anticipated, Kendrick Lamar inducted his Compton forebears N.W.A. into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame last night, making them one of the few…
Peter Helman | April 9, 2016 - 11:36 am
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Kendrick Lamar, Lars Ulrich, Black Keys Inducting Artists At This Year’s Rock Hall Ceremony

In December, the organizers behind the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its latest round of inductees. As usual, it was a pretty tepid…
James Rettig | February 5, 2016 - 11:03 am
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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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Rock Hall 2016 Nominees Include The Smiths, NIN, N.W.A, Janet Jackson

Someone is getting in this year. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have announced the nominations for next year's inductions, and the list has…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 9:07 am
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N.W.A Score Their First Top 40 Single

N.W.A were a world-changing force during their late-'80s/early-'90s run, and they sold a ton of albums. But they never landed a song in Billboard's Hot…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2015 - 11:03 am

Dr. Dre: “I Apologize To The Women I’ve Hurt”

Dr. Dre has issued a statement to The New York Times today amid the resurfaced assault allegations that have followed in the wake of the…
James Rettig | August 21, 2015 - 1:02 pm
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Early Straight Outta Compton Script Included Dee Barnes Assault

The main knock against Straight Outta Compton, the new N.W.A biopic that's become a runaway hit, is the way it whitewashes the histories of the…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2015 - 12:46 pm

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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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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N.W.A Reunion Tour Rumored With Eminem As Honorary Member

UPDATE: A rep for Dr. Dre and Eminem tells Rolling Stone they have "no plans to tour together either solo or with N.W.A." …
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2015 - 1:14 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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MC Ren Is Pissed He’s Not In The Straight Outta Compton Trailer

The most recent trailer for the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton came out a few months ago, but founding member MC Ren took to Twitter…
James Rettig | June 10, 2015 - 4:51 pm
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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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Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Green Day Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Nominees

Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2014 - 9:27 am
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