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19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Comedy Movies, Are We There Yet?, Family, Entertainment, Television, N.W.a., African-American

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: Rap, Black Entertainment, N.W.a., Dr. Dre, 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, Dr. Dre

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Stereogum

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.

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Related Topix: The Longshots, Online Dating, Pop/Rock, Limp Bizkit, Black Entertainment, Rap

Broward-Palm Beach

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Kevin Hart

Thu Jul 17, 2014

SFGate

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. .

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Related Topix: Media, Universal Pictures, Black Entertainment, Rap

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, Dr. Dre

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Kevin Hart, We're the Millers, Jason Sudeikis, Celebrities, Jeremy Irons, Animal Kingdom

CBS Local

'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.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Kevin Hart, Black Entertainment, Rap

MMA Mania

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.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Deadline

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Kevin Hart

Daily Mail

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)

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Related Topix: Think Like a Man, The Hangover, Kevin Hart, Ken Jeong, Black Entertainment, Rap

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Times

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, World News, Pakistan

AllHipHop.com

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.

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Related Topix: Rap, The Diplomats, Jim Jones, A$AP Rocky, Hip-Hop, N.W.a., Dr. Dre, Black Entertainment

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)

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Rap, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Sacramento, CA, Eazy-E

Tue Jul 08, 2014

/film

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.

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Related Topix: Authors, J.K. Rowling, Books, Rap, Black Entertainment, Comedy Movies, SLC Punk!, Drama Movies

Daily Mail

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.

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Related Topix: Think Like a Man Too, Kevin Hart, Black Entertainment, Rap

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WGMZ-FM Gadsden

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 .

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Related Topix: Eazy-E, Rap, N.W.a., Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre

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.

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Related Topix: The Hangover, Community, Entertainment, Television, Ken Jeong, Kevin Hart, Rap, Black Entertainment, Comedy Movies, Lethal Weapon 2, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Jamaica Observer

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.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Ub40, Reggae, Black Entertainment, Rap

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