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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
Sherri Shepherd Gets First Post-View Job - Joins 'Ride Along 2a 2
While Sherri Shepherd may be saying farewell to The View on Wednesday, she's lined up her first new job following her exit.
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.
Dark Horizons News
Casting: Hodge, Gooding, Livingston, Moore
Straight Outta Compton Aldis Hodge will play MC Ren and Neil Brown, Jr. will play DJ Yella in F. Gary Gray's upcoming N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton" at Universal Pictures.
Ice Cube Explains Why Eazy E's Son Was Left Out Of N.W.A. Biopic
No favoritism with Ice Cube, simply acting business. Less than a month after Eazy E's son, Eric Wright Jr was allegedly outraged on not being cast to portray his father in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton , Ice Cube explains that Wright Jr's lack of experience was to blame.
Olivia Munn joins the Ride Along 2 cast in Miami
It's a real stretch! Olivia Munn adds a touch of glamour to the Ride Along 2 set... as she keeps her body limber with a fitness session As many fitness fanatics will attest, there's always time to squeeze in a quick workout at some point during the day.
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 .
Sat Jul 26, 2014
AuH warns of suicide attacks if NWA op continues
Ahrar-ul-Hind , a splinter group of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan , the other day threatened to stage suicide attacks across the country if the government did not stop military operation against militants in North Waziristan Agency.
Do not let Haqqani fighters resettle, US tells Pakistan : July 27, 2014,
The Haqqani Network, which mainly operates out of Pakistan's border areas, has been blamed for some of the deadliest and most sophisticated attacks on NATO and Afghan troops in Afghanistan.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
KP governor to Kabul: focus repatriation of Afghan refugees : July 26, 2014,
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Khan expressed anguish at the Afghan government's move to tempt North Waziristan's residents to seek shelter across the border in Afghanistan on Friday, saying, "Kabul should focus resources and energies on long-awaiting and honourable repatriation of Afghan refugees."
Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of July 25-27
It's summer, when the co-ops chug along with regularly scheduled member shows -- and sometimes, the art spills outdoors.
[Editorials] Stray Shots: Ice Cube's Indignation & French Montana's Ascension
This week, Ice Cube angered his "hardcore fans" with "Drop Girl," and French Montana explained his relationship with Khloe Kardashian and why he doesn't care about being "lyrical."
Thu Jul 24, 2014
'Ride Along 2' filmmakers may reconsider returning to South Florida
Filming for "Ride Along 2," a movie starring Olivia Munn , Kevin Hart and Ice Cube , wrapped up filming in Fort Lauderdale on Monday, but a fee could make it difficult for at least one major production company to consider filming here again.
[News] Ice Cube: "We Wouldn't Have Rap Music Without James Brown"
Ice Cube's material has featured several samples of late soul singer James Brown .
VIDEO: Jay Leno Gets LOW In The World Of SoCal Lowriders
It was the early 1990s and I was entranced. Seeing rap legend Ice Cube rolling - and bouncing - around and professing the real deal about SoCal life in his music video for his hit "Today Was A Good Day," was pretty mind bending at the time.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Universal distances itself from offensive film castingUniversal...
Universal distances itself from offensive film casting The casting company has since removed the announcement from its Facebook page Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/movies/2014/07/23/universal-distances-offensive-film-casting/13068241/ The cast and filmmakers of "Straight Outta Compton" are producer ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
[News] Ma$e Reportedly Cuts Ties With Churches
The site reports that Ma$e has severed these ties with parishioners of El Elyon International Church and that he's returned to the Rap industry full time.
Ice Cube returns with new single and 10th album
Ice Cube makes his highly anticipated return to the mic with the worldwide video premiere for his debut single, 'Drop Girl' featuring Redfoo and 2 Chainz, today on VEVO.com.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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.