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[News] Warren G Hoping To Work With Dr. Dre On "Straight Outta Compton" Biopic Music

"I'm pretty sure that soundtrack is going to be monstrous," Warren G said of "Straight Outta Compton."

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Village Voice

Funk Legend Steve Arrington On Being Sampled By A Tribe Called Quest, N.W.A. and Jay Z

Steve Arrington has attainted a position of righteous funk royalty. Having risen to prominence with the band Slave in the late-'70s, he then flew the roost to form the humbly-monikered Steve Arrington's Hall of Fame before storming through the '80s as a solo funkateer.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Q-Tip, Dr. Dre, A Tribe Called Quest, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Scoop

Raggamuffin Announces Venue And Final Line-up

Other acts confirmed to join the line-up include NZ Pacific Music Award lifetime achievement inductee Che Fu & The Kratez , reggae favourites Sons of Zion , Mai FM's DJ Sirvere and JAfA MAfiA Crew + guests including Silva, Jah Red Lion, Israel Starr and MC Hlats .

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Related Topix: Cypress Hill, Hip-Hop, Ub40, Reggae, Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment

HipHopDx

[News] Paul Giamatti To Play Jerry Heller In N.W.A Biopic "Straight Outta Compton"

Heller was the manager of N.W.A during their rise. He also co-founded Ruthless Records with Eazy-E.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre

ContactMusic.com

Paul Giamatti to star in NWA biopic

Giamatti, 47, will play the role of Jerry Heller, the manager of the iconic hip-hop group that achieved worldwide fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s with hits like '100 Miles and Runnin'.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Rap, Paul Giamatti, Eazy-E

Sun Aug 17, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Paul Giamatti To Play N.w.a. Manager In Biopic

Sideways star Paul Giamatti has given F. Gary Gray 's N.W.A. biopic some real star power after signing on to play music mogul Jerry Heller in the film.

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Related Topix: Paul Giamatti, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap, Dr. Dre

Peter Black AM

A question of authenticity

Using social media as a politician is always fraught with danger, especially when you are not in control.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Paul Giamatti to Star in 'Straight Outta Compton' as NWA Manager

Will Packer and Scott Bernstein are exec producing. Heller was already a major figure in the music scene before working with N.W.A. He represented acts ranging form Journey to ELO to REO Speedwagon and helped Pink Floyd and Elton John in their early American tours.

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Related Topix: Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Cinderella Man, Paul Giamatti, John Lennon, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony aiming for legendary status

The five-man outfit out of Cleveland burst onto the scene in 1993 when it was noticed, and signed, by N.W.A. rapper Eazy-E.

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Related Topix: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Rap, Dance, Bone, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube

Wed Aug 13, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Krayzie Bone Discusses Eazy-E Casting For "Straight Outta Compton" Biopic

Exclusive: Krayzie Bone says he thinks one of Eazy-E's sons should be the one portraying the late rapper in the forthcoming N.W.A biopic, "Straight Outta Compton."

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Related Topix: Rap

Tue Aug 12, 2014

411mania.com

Warner Bros. Delays The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Warner Bros. Delays The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.12.2014 It's pushed seven months out... Warner Bros.

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Related Topix: Rap, Movies, Entertainment

411mania.com

Actual Drive-By Shooting Happens On Set Of Straight Outta Compton

Actual Drive-By Shooting Happens On Set Of Straight Outta Compton Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.12.2014 Outside of the Compton courthouse... TMZ reports that a drive-by shooting happened in front of the crew on the set of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rap, Los Angeles County, CA, Movies, Entertainment

Deadline

Relativity Taps 'Ride Along' Producer To Head New Multicultural Division

The producer of hits such as Ride Along , the Barbershop franchise and the upcoming NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton has been tapped as EVP Production and President of Relativity Media 's newly formed multicultural division.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

HipHopDx

[News] Gunfire Erupts Near N.W.A's "Straight Outta Compton" Film Location

Gunshots are fired in an unrelated incident as N.W.A's "Straight Outta Compton" is filmed outside of Compton Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

AllHipHop.com

NWA Biopic Filming Encounters Gun Shots, One Civilian Shot

Straight Outts ta Compton got a scary encounter with its source material. According to reports, gunfire erupted near the set of the N.W.A. biopic filming in Los Angeles last week.

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TMZ.com

N.W.A. Movie -- Gang-Style Shooting On Set Was the Real Deal

The N.W.A. flick " Straight Outta Compton " just got christened with a drive-by shooting ... right in front of the movie crew.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rap

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Deadline

Zoe Saldana's Cinestar Pictures Taps Daniel Schnider As Head Of Development

Zoe Saldana's Cinestar Pictures has named veteran film and television producer Daniel Schnider to head development and production.

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Related Topix: Rap

Thu Aug 07, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

KDAY 93.5FM Delivers Consistent Growth in July

July Marks Eight Consecutive Months of Over 1 Million Weekly Cume Listeners for Southern California's Legendary Radio Station KDAY 93.5FM leading minority-owned media group, announced impressive Nielsen Audio PPM results for KDAY with more than 1 million cume listeners concentrated in prime demographics tuning into the legendary station weekly.

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Related Topix: California, Hip-Hop, Audio, Rap

Mon Aug 04, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Common Details 5 Favorite J Dilla Beats, Revisits Ice Cube Beef

As an up-and-comer in Hip Hop during the time he was dissed by former N.W.A rapper Ice Cube on the Mack 10 track "Westside Slaughterhouse," Common says he felt a variety of emotions following the diss.

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Related Topix: Common, Hip-Hop, J Dilla, Rap

HipHopDx

[News] 2Pac, Ruthless Records, Priority Records Set To Be Honored At...

Indie Entertainment Summit Conference & Hip Hop Honors is set to honor Tupac , Ruthless Records and Priority Records at its third-annual event, which is slated to take place August 6-9 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: 2pac, Rap, Black Entertainment, Media, Tupac Shakur, IGN Entertainment, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Tupac

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