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[News] Kokane Details Snoop Dogg's Death Row Records Signing
After the demise of N.W.A , Eazy-E's Ruthless Records, and Suge Knight's then-upstart Death Row Records became embroiled in one of Hip Hop's most famous and highly-publicized civil wars.
5 hrs ago
Allison Williams Cast as Peter Pan in NBC Live Show
Over the past year, the world has gotten to know a secret side of NBC Nightly News's Brian Williams - that being the fact that the man can rap.
9 hrs ago
Los Angeles Times
Apple slicing Beats
Music mogul Jimmy Iovine, center, and Rapper Dr. Dre, , right, founded the Beats companies.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Washington Post
What Public Enemy taught me about policy
In this series, we'll discuss policy and politics as reflected in music and popular culture.
[Editorials] 10 Great Hip Hop Producers & Their Unlikeliest Collaborations
When Hip Hop began over four decades ago the producer's job consisted of providing high energy percussion for powerful rhymes.
Body Count: Manslaughter [Reviews]
Released: Jun 10, 2014 Genre: Thrash Metal, Rap Metal, Crossover Thrash Label: Sumerian Records Number Of Tracks: 14 Body Count's first album in eight years showcases the rap/thrash metal fusion that once made them famous and successful.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
VIDEO: A hip-hop history tour of Compton
The city of Compton, south of Los Angeles, has become notorious in American popular culture thanks to its prominence as a home of gangster rap.
Ice Cube, Dr. Dre find their MC Ren, DJ Yella for N.W.A. biopic
Universal and director F. Gary Gray have found the remaining members of gangster rap group N.W.A, as Aldis Hodge and Neil Brown Jr. have been cast as MC Ren and DJ Yella, respectively, in "Straight Outta Compton," TheWrap has learned.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Sande Alessi Casting's Call for Women Incites Debate Over Race, Class and Beauty
Sande Alessi Casting is in a bit of hot water after posting a racially insensitive casting call for the Universal Pictures film, Straight Outta Compton .
Apple's $3B Beats acquisition gets EU approval
From left: Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Beats co-founder Dr. Dre, and Apple SVP Eddy Cue.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Central Western Daily
Home-grown EP for hip-hop act
GLAD RAP: Jake Balzan, or Jakey J, is set to drop his first EP in the coming months.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Catford rapper ShaoDow follows in footsteps of Dr Dre
Fiercly independent Catford rapper ShaoDow has taken a leaf out of Dr Dre's book by selling a line of headphones.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Detroit Free Press
N.W.A. casting call defining beauty backfires, reveals ugly of Hollywood
There are still grown-ups who believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. They're the same people who believe that violent, sexist rap music and blood-and murder-filled video games have absolutely no effect on kids.
Casting Call for "Straight Outta Compton"
Universal Studios is making a biopic entitled " Straight Outta Compton" about pioneering 1980s West Coast gangsta rap group N.W.A., which was led by Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Easy-E.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' distances itself from 'racist' casting call
Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the planned N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton" are distancing themselves from an offensive casting announcement for the film.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
N.W.A Movie Casting Call Conflates Black Skin With Unattractiveness
Progress on long-awaited N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton marches ever forward, but the latest development in casting seems a bit backward to say the least.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Watch A$AP Rocky Join Danny Brown Onstage At Wembley
This past weekend, Eminem played a huge show at London's Wembley Stadium and brought Dr. Dre with him .
Eminem Brings Out Dr. Dre During London Shows
According to NME.com, the emcee enlisted his mentor Dr. Dre as a surprise guest at both his Friday and Saturday evening shows at the stadium.
KLAL-FM Little Rock
Eminem Headlines London's Wembley Stadium; Dr. Dre Surprises Sell-Out Crowd [From ABC News]
On Friday night, Eminem made history by becoming the first rapper ever to headline London's Wembley Stadium, and he didn't roll alone: Dr. Dre surprised the 80-thousand-strong sell-out crowd by appearing with his former protege.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Eminem Brings Out Dr. Dre for Groundbreaking Wembley Concert
Eminem played his first show in London since 2001 on Friday night, and he made his return to the U.K. capital a momentous one.