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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Sun Jul 20, 2014
'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Company Issues An Apology
The upcoming N.W.A biopic garnered negative attention last week when a casting call for female characters was posted online.
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.
Universal Distances Itself From Racist 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Call
Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the planned N.W.A. biopic are distancing themselves from an offensive casting announcement for the film.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Agency apologises for 'racist' NWA biopic casting call
The agency responsible for casting the forthcoming NWA biopic has apologised after the firm's casting call was accused of being racist.
Cinema Blend News
Straight Outta Compton Casting Call Pulled Because Of Racism Accusations
Hollywood is a tough place to try and land work. Often, casting agencies are looking for specific appearances, and if someone doesn't fit the idea they're looking for, they're simply discarded and told to move along.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Casting Call For N.W.A. Biopic Asks For "Poor, Not In Good Shape" African American Women
Sometimes trying to recreate history is a tricky endeavor. Earlier today a casting call post for the upcoming Straight Outta Compton was leaked and revealed their search for out of shape African American women.
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.
Straight Outta Compton Casting Call Is Racist as Hell
Universal Pictures is hard at work on the film Straight Outta Compton , an N.W.A. biopic set for release next year .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
KDAY 93.5FM Delivers Strongest Quarterly Ratings Results in 2 Years
Southern California's Legendary Radio Station KDAY hits new ratings and cume levels, as it grows stronger in Nielsen's Quarterly Ratings Confirming its Unique Appeal leading minority-owned media group, announced today that it reached its highest Quarterly cume and AQH share ratings in two years for the second quarter of 2014 according to the ... (more)
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
Cult of Mac Blog
Dr. Dre is getting respect from Compton after Beats deal
It's hard to imagine the inventor of gangsta rap having an office in the spotless halls of Apple's Cupertino headquarters.
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 .
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Former NWA Manager Shares His Thoughts on Straight Outta Compton Movie
Former NWA Manager Shares His Thoughts on Straight Outta Compton Movie Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 07.06.2014 He is concerned about his portrayal in the film... TMZ caught up with former NWA manager Jerry Heller who commented on Eazy-E's son being shut out of the audition process for the upcoming NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton and his concern on ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
[News] Lil Eazy-E "Not Upset" Over Casting For N.W.A Biopic
Lil Eazy-E says he's offered advice to Jason Mitchell, the actor who will play Eazy-E in "Straight Outta Compton."
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Lil Eazy-E Coaching the Actor Playing His Dad in N.W.A Film
Despite a report that he was unhappy with the casting, Eric Wright, Jr. the son of N.W.A rapper Eazy-E who records as Lil Eazy-E tells Rolling Stone he has embraced Jason Mitchell, the actor portraying his father in the Ice Cubeproduced N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton .
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Ice Cube goes behind enemy lines
Raggamuffin star Ice Cube talks to Oscar Quine about going from being a member of NWA to playing a cop From "F*** Tha Police" to playing a cop.
Raggamuffin Announces First Line-up And Move to Auckland
In an exciting move, the one-day event will now feature two stages - one reggae, and one urban, with acts also set to include leading Pacific reggae artist Fiji, Jamaica's Etana and Chronixx, beacon of British reggae, Gappy Ranks - who will play a set with New Zealand's own P-Money.
Eazy-E's Son Upset He Wasn't Cast To Play His Father In NWA Biopic
Eazy-E's Son Upset He Wasn't Cast To Play His Father In NWA Biopic Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.02.2014 Even though Ice Cube cast his own son... TMZ reports that Eazy-E's son Lil Eazy-E thinks that Ice Cube went against what his father would have wanted when he cast an unknown to play the former NWA member instead of him.