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Why Straight Outta Compton's casting call for light skin girls hurts
Last year on July 25th, I sent this tweet to Ice Cube: "dreamed I was married to @icecube.
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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
Fred Durst Directed This eHarmony Commercial
Limp Bizkit still exists, but frontman Fred Durst has maintained a healthy side hustle as a film director for years now.
Ride Along 2 Being Shot on Fort Lauderdale Beach
Throughout this past week, people spending their summer on Fort Lauderdale beach have been able to capture photos and video of the filming of Ride Along 2 , the sequel to the buddy cop comedy action flick released earlier this year.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Universal distances itself from 'Compton' casting
This photo released by Universal Pictures shows the cast and filmmakers of "Straight Outta Compton, " clockwise, from top left, producer Ice Cube, director F. Gary Gray, producer Dr. Dre, Corey Hawkins , Jason Mitchell and O'Shea Jackson Jr. .
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.
Dark Horizons News
Casting: Powell, Irons, Cole, Weaver, Forester
Ride Along 2 Glen Powell has joined the cast of Tim Story's "Ride Along" sequel at Universal Pictures.
'Ride Along 2' Continues Filming In Fort Lauderdale
The motion picture "Ride Along 2" starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube continued their production Thursday in Fort Lauderdale Beach after a brief delay.
Mania TRT - Second Shot
It's time for Mania's second shot of TRT. You can already see why Vitor suddenly started kicking people's heads off once he started on the TRT, just look at what 1 shot did to Mania.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Renee Elise Goldsberry Lands In 'The Nest,' Glen Powell Joins 'Ride Along 2'
Universal's comedy The Nest has added actress RenA©e Elise Goldsberry in the role of Kim, a longtime friend of Amy Poehler and Tina Fey's characters who throw one last house party at their parents' pad.
Ken Jeong joins Kevin Hart and Ice Cube on Ride Along 2 set
Cop is suspended for brawl with aggressive speeding driver he pulled over who turned out to be a superior officer 'trying to pull rank'... while the lieutenant is merely reassigned The Comcast service rep who REALLY doesn't want you to quit! Astounded customer records his nightmare 18 minute 'interrogation' when he phoned to cancel with cable giant ... (more)
Fri Jul 11, 2014
UN to help generate aid for NWA IDPs : July 12, 2014,
ISLAMABAD: Ambassador Elizabeth Jones, Principal Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, US Department of State, on Friday said that that the United States will work with the UN and the international community to mobilize funds and aid for IDPs.
Jim Jones Says A$AP Mob Wears Kilts and Tight Jeans, They're Not Like The Diplomats
A$AP Rocky once said "a weirdo, but I'm rare though" on his song "Trilla" and Jim Jones seems to agree.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Three to see: Francis, Sons of N.W.A. and OK Go
You know those songs that pop on Pandora or iPod shuffle while you’re cleaning house or tending to the stove and literally slap you into paying attention and wondering, “Whoa, what is this?” L.A.-bred singer Robert Francis has a few of those in his catalog – a young but rapidly evolving collection rife with melodically supple ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Sequel Bits: 'Jurassic World', 'Pitch Perfect 2a 2, 'Pirates...
Just because J.K. Rowling returned to Harry Potter doesn't mean Daniel Radcliffe has any plans to.
Kevin Hart and Ice Cube try to keep cool in the Miami heat as they film Ride Along 2
They're back! Kevin Hart and Ice Cube try to keep cool in the Miami heat as they film Ride Along 2 On Monday Kevin Hart and Ice, real name O'Shea Jackson, were spotted in Miami shooting Ride Along 2, the follow up to the hit cop comedy released in January.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Eazy-E's Son Shows Support To Actor Playing His Late Father
Eazy-E's son is throwing his support behind the actor playing his father in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton .
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Ken Jeong Hops On to 'Ride Along' Sequel
Ride Along 2 is making room in the backseat for Ken Jeong. The addition of Jeong is just the latest news about the anticipated sequel to the successful Kevin Hart and Ice Cube buddy-cop comedy.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Two confirmed for Raggamuffin Festival
ETANA and Chronixx are the Jamaican acts confirmed for the eighth staging of the Raggamuffin Festival, to be held December 13 in Auckland, New Zealand.