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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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Suge Knight Indicted For Threatening Straight Outta Compton Director

Suge Knight has been indicted by an LA County Grand Jury for making felony criminal threats against Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray, TMZ
Peter Helman | August 2, 2017 - 9:00 pm

Antony, The Weeknd, Sam Smith, Lady Gaga Nominated For Oscars

We could see Antony Hegarty win an Oscar this year. When this year's Oscar nominees were announced this morning, one of the big surprises was…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2016 - 8:58 am

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

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

Straight Outta Compton “Sequel, Of Sorts” Will Reportedly Focus On Snoop Dogg, Tupac

The new N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton is a massive runaway success, so it makes sense that a sequel is already in the planning stages.
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2015 - 8:44 am

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

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

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

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

Dr. Dre Announces New Album Compton: The Soundtrack, Explains Why Detox Never Came Out

A few days ago, Ice Cube said that the soundtrack to the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton was coming soon and would be a…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 7:46 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

Straight Outta Compton Soundtrack Has Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem

The N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, which includes Ice Cube and Dr. Dre as producers, is coming out next month. As MTV reports, Dre is…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2015 - 12:51 pm

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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