Straight Outta Compton
'Straight Outta Compton' Is the Most American Album of the 20th Century
Thirty years later, we remember how N.W.A Trojan Horsed gangsta rap into suburban homes.
We Almost Got an NWA Reunion at Coachella, But Instead Just Had a West Coast Rap Party
Ice Cube turned being Ice Cube into a brand, and we're here for it.
Ice Cube Reunited Almost All of N.W.A. and Brought out Snoop Dogg and Common at Coachella
From Compton to the valley.
Coming Soon: We Spoke to Movie Trailer Directors About the Art of Teasing an Audience
Promo for a blockbuster can start 18 months before its release, so there are plenty of trailers for movie fans to sink their teeth into. But what's the secret of one that sticks?
A Very Def Oscars: Russell Simmons Talks the Two-Week Making of the All Def Movie Awards
The first annual All Def Movie Awards takes place on Feb. 24.
A Brief History of N.W.A. Collaborations Post-N.W.A.
If rediscovering 'Straight Outta Compton' this year left you wishing for more N.W.A., there’s good news: More is out there, if you put the mixtape together yourself.
Why Eazy-E's Death Still Can't Make Hip-Hop Talk About AIDS
Hip-hop's stigma against HIV/AIDs has come to take a back seat to the fact that many of the communities most vulnerable to contracting it simply don’t view it as a problem that affects them.
NWA's Ex-Manager Says the Film Was Even "More Hurtful" Than Hearing Ice Cube's Diss Track in 1991
Speaking about the $110 million lawsuit he's filed against the recent NWA biopic, he also states "I have never had a lobster brunch in my life."
No, Eazy E Did Not Get HIV from a Tainted Acupuncture Needle
Frost's new conspiracy theory is straight outta his ass.
Too Funky for Gangsta Rap: Meet the Producer Who Left N.W.A Weeks before 'Straight Outta Compton'
His name is Arabian Prince, and he was one of the first to merge hip-hop with dance music.
Reflecting on the British Impact of NWA With Giggs, Fekky, and Ghetts
"Back then, I couldn’t believe that people were making statements like that, never mind songs."
We Asked Our Six Favourite Illustrators to Re-Imagine the 'Straight Outta Compton' Album Cover
From the hallucinogenic to the symbolic, via the straight up surreal.