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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.

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Related Topix: Ice-T, Rap, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Jay-Z, Celebrities

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

N.W.A biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' casts its MC Ren, DJ Yella

Aldis Hodge will play MC Ren in the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton." 'Straight Outta Compton' rounds out its N.W.A cast with Aldis Hodge as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella "Straight Outta Compton," Universal's biopic chronicling the rise of the groundbreaking gangsta-rap group N.W.A, has cast Aldis Hodge as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as ... (more)

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Hollywood Reporter

'Leverage,' 'Walking Dead' Actors Join N.W.A. Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton'

Aldis Hodge will play MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. will take on the role of DJ Yella in Universal's film.

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AllHipHop.com

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap, Eazy-E

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Actor

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 .

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

Ice Cube Reveals Why Eazy-E's Son Was Rejected For N.W.A Biopic, 'Straight Outta Compton'

N.W.A's highly anticipated forthcoming biopic, "Straight Outta Compton" has received a lot of attention in recent weeks from the film's controversial casting process to rumors of Eazy-E's son, Eric Wright Jr., anger after not being able to portray his father in the film.

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Related Topix: Rap, Eazy-E

Vibe

Ice Cube Sheds Details On New Album ANd Upcoming NWA Movie

Ice Cube has been keeping himself even busier than normal the past few months whether it be on wax or in film.

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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)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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: Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, Comedy Movies, Are We There Yet?, Family, Entertainment, Television, African-American

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Vibe

'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.

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Related Topix: Rap, Universal Pictures, Media

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: Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Tupac, Comedy Movies, Are We There Yet?, Family, Entertainment, Television

NewsOne

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.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

NME

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.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

AllHipHop.com

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.

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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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Gawker

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 .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Black Entertainment

BroadcastNewsroom

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)

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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: Rap, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Sacramento, CA, Eazy-E

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