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1 hr ago | HipHopDx

[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.

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Related Topix: Kokane, Rap, Black Entertainment, Eazy-E, Above the Law, Paramount, CA

5 hrs ago | WebProNews

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.

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Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Allison Williams, NBC Nightly News, Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, Rap, N.W.a., Black Entertainment

9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Apple slicing Beats

Music mogul Jimmy Iovine, center, and Rapper Dr. Dre, , right, founded the Beats companies.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, Ice Cube, 3rd Bass, Hip-Hop, N.W.a.

HipHopDx

[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.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Timbaland, Hip-Hop, Opinion

Ultimate-guitar.com

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.

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Related Topix: Ice-T, Rap, N.W.a., Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Jay-Z, Celebrities

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BBC News

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap, The Game, World News

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Rap, N.W.a., Ice Cube, Black Entertainment, MC Ren, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Actor

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 .

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Los Angeles, CA

CNET News.com

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Headphones

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.

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Related Topix: Royce Da 5'9", Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Shopper

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

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.

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Related Topix: Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, N.W.a., Tupac, Comedy Movies, Are We There Yet?, Family, Entertainment, Television

VDARE

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.

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Post-Standard

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.

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Media, Universal Pictures, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Spin

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.

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Stereogum

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 .

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Related Topix: A$AP Rocky, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Eminem, Rap, Black Entertainment

WJIZ-FM Albany

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.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment

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.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

Sat Jul 12, 2014

RollingStone

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Music, Entertainment

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