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.
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A HUGE $4.5 Million Gold Coin Was Stolen from a Berlin Museum
Plus, a a new website helps you protest defunding the NEA by sending faxes of artworks to congress.
Surviving Dre: The Woman Behind a New Movie About Dr Dre's Alleged Abuse
In her new Lifetime film, R&B singer Michel’le alleges that her exes, Dr. Dre and Suge Knight, physically abused her. Dre has threatened to sue the producers of the movie, but Michel’le is refusing to back down.
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.
Trailer Directors Explain Why Spoilers Are Actually Good
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?
The All Def Movie Awards Is Russell Simmons's Answer to the Oscars
We spoke to the hip-hop mogul about the new All Def Movie Awards, which will honor Will Smith and Norman Lear, and feature categories such as "best helpful white person."
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 Seeing Their Biopic Was Even "More Hurtful" Than Hearing Ice Cube's Diss Track
Speaking about the $110 million lawsuit he's filed against the recent NWA biopic, Jerry Heller also stated, "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.