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14 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

Sir Mix-A-Lot will perform in Greeley on Saturday

Sir Mix-A-Lot appears Saturday at the Moxi Theater in downtown Greeley. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance and $25 the day of the show.


Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot, Rap, Greeley, CO, Theater, Arts, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy

15 hrs ago | Music-News.com

Ice Cube talks up LA

Ice Cube thinks everyone should be exposed to 'the flavour of LA'. The 44-year-old entertainer famously represented South Central Los Angeles in his ground-breaking rap group N.W.A., and his 1995 cult classic film Friday also depicts life on City of Angels streets.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014


[News] MC Ren Recalls Reconnecting With Ice Cube Post N.W.A

After Ice Cube left N.W.A , he reconnected with former group member MC Ren nearly a decade later when two appeared together in 1998 on MC Ren's song "Comin' After You."


Related Topix: MC Ren, Rap

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Ice Cube Talks Straight Outta Compton Movie Saying the Nwa Biopic Is Scheduled to Film This July

During a recent interview for the Blu-ray release of Ride Along , Ice Cube gave Steve an update on the progress of the Straight Outta Compton movie.


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


Comedian Capone Will Play Suge Knight In Ice Cube's Upcoming N.W.A. Movie

Suge Knight in the 1990s was nothing to laugh about, however Ice Cube has decided to enlist one of the funniest comedians to assume the role of Knight.


Related Topix: Rap

Sunday Herald

Why Outkast's Hey Ya! has stood the test of time

"Musically and lyrically, OutKast are unusual, even given the medium's history of experimentation.


Related Topix: Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Pharcyde, Rap, Public Enemy, De la Soul

Fri Apr 11, 2014


[News] Rolling Stone Names Classic Rappers Not In Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

LL Cool J and N.W.A are among the Rap acts named in Rolling Stone's list of "20 Classic Artists Still Not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."


Related Topix: LL Cool J, Rap, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Hip-Hop, The Beastie Boys

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Long Beach Election

LONG BEACH >> Kittens, puppies and the San Diego skyline have made appearances in the mailboxes of voters this year as candidates and their supporters dig deep, and sometimes misstep, in... LONG BEACH >> They are the “grass roots” candidates if there are any, five residents going up against the establishment in very long-shot bids in ... (more)


Related Topix: Rap


[News] N.W.A "Straight Outta Compton" Director F. Gary Gray Looking For "Hood Factor" During Casting

Director F. Gary Gray says "Straight Outta Compton" will focus on the shift in culture that took place during N.W.A.'s rise to fame.


Related Topix: Rap

Thu Apr 03, 2014

LA Observed

Morning Buzz: Thursday 4.3.14

Last week's quake cluster under La Habra appears to be from a fault separate from the Puente Hills thrust fault that threatens downtown Los Angeles.


Related Topix: La Habra, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Brea, CA, Santa Monica, CA, Rap


Director F. Gary Gray Discusses N.W.A Biopic "Straight Outta Compton"

The upcoming N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton is still in its early stages, but the film's creators have begun searching for actors to play the roles of the members of the iconic West Coast group.


Related Topix: Rap, Short, Comedy Movies, Ice Cube, Thriller, Set It Off, Friday, Crime Movies, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Action Movies, F. Gary Gray, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Media

Nashville Scene

The great adventures of masterful storyteller and hip-hop founding father Slick Rick

Well, you could make probably make that argument for any year half a decade before or after 1988 - this is the height of hip-hop's golden age we're talking about.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Slick Rick, De la Soul, Biz Markie, Rap, Public Enemy, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Refinery 29

The Best Bleeping Guide To Swearing In Rap Music You'll Ever See

Some people have way too much time on their hands, and sometimes that works to our benefit.


Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre

Tue Apr 01, 2014


2001 Rap's Dirtiest Year According to Profanity Study

Rap has well-earned rep for having the most profane lyrics, but just how many curses are on the most popular hip-hop albums? BestTickets.com's new study, "The Best F*cking Article You'll Read Today: Profanity in Rap Lyrics Since 1985," has a bevy of answers.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap, Ja Rule, Nas

Sat Mar 29, 2014


The 8 Ball 03.29.14: Top 8 1980s Rap Albums

The 8 Ball 03.29.14: Top 8 1980s Rap Albums Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.29.2014 From N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton and The Great Adventures of Slick Rick to Run-D.M.C.'s Raising Hell and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 1980s rap albums! Welcome, one and all, to the 8 Ball in the Music Zone! I'm your host Jeremy Thomas and as ... (more)


Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Hip-Hop, Slick Rick, Run DMC, Music, Entertainment

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Cavalier Daily

Gangsta Rap

Things just ain't the same for gangsters. N.W.A.'s "Efil4zaggin" debuted at number one on the Billboard charts in 1991, and ever since, rap has maintained an impressive foothold in American popular music.


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

Thu Mar 27, 2014

OC Weekly

Remembering N.W.A.'s Infamous Concert 25 Years Ago in Anaheim

An anti-police brutality activist took the podium at Tuesday's tense Anaheim city council meeting and began rapping the intro to "Fuck Tha Police" by N.W.A. Little did he know that history was being channeled as the world's most dangerous rap group performed the very same song nearly 25 years ago to the day! The Celebrity Theatre, literally a ... (more)


Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Anaheim, CA, MC Ren

Eugene Weekly

Professor Trill

As MF Doom once said, rap these days is like a pain up in the neck. Seriously, the ratio of intelligent lyricists to not-exactly-lyricists-at-all leans heavily toward the latter in this time of ours.


Related Topix: MF Doom, Hip-Hop, Rap, Bun B, U.G.K., Music, Entertainment

Mon Mar 24, 2014


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Who should be inducted in 2015?

In 2015, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Pavement, Lenny Kravitz, Queen Latifah and Ani DiFranco will be eligible .


Related Topix: Rap, Queen Latifah, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Music, Entertainment