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  1. Aldis Hodge and Neil Brown Jr. join N.W.A. BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Aldis Hodge has been cast as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella in Universal Pictures' N.W.A biopic, "Straight Outta Compton."

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  2. N.W.A Biopic Casts MC Ren & DJ Yella RolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Billboard

    Universal's N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton is rounding out the cast, adding Aldis Hodge as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella.

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  3. N.W.A biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' casts its MC Ren, DJ YellaRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    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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  4. 'Leverage,' 'Walking Dead' Actors Join N.W.A. Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    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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  5. Ice Cube, Dr. Dre find their MC Ren, DJ Yella for N.W.A. biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Philly.com

    Universal and director F. Gary Gray have found the remaining members of gangster rap group N.W.A, as Aldis Hodge and Neil Brown Jr. have been cast as MC Ren and DJ Yella, respectively, in "Straight Outta Compton," TheWrap has learned.

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  6. Ice Cube Explains Why Eazy E's Son Was Left Out Of N.W.A. BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | AllHipHop.com

    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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  7. Sande Alessi Casting's Call for Women Incites Debate Over Race, Class and BeautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Daily Actor

    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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  8. Ice Cube Reveals Why Eazy-E's Son Was Rejected For N.W.A Biopic, 'Straight Outta Compton'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Switched

    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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  9. Ice Cube Sheds Details On New Album ANd Upcoming NWA MovieRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Vibe

    Ice Cube has been keeping himself even busier than normal the past few months whether it be on wax or in film. He spoke with KS 107.5 earlier this week to discuss a few topics ranging from his new album Everything's Corrupt due in October, the N.W.A movie and more. Check out the interview above.

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  10. Universal distances itself from offensive film castingUniversal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    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: The cast and filmmakers of "Straight Outta Compton" are producer ... (more)

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  11. Master P Planning Film Trilogy Of His Life StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    The rapper, real name Percy Miller, has unveiled plans for his own series of biopics, with the first instalment, The Ice Cream Man, documenting his early upbringing and the formation of his own label, No Limit Records in 1990.

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  12. De La Soul Returns to Rio on Sunday, July 27thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Rio Times

    With an over 25 year career that includes the groundbreaking debut album, Three Feet High And Rising , the release of six subsequent studio albums, tours throughout the world and a 2006 Grammy Award for a collaboration with the group Gorlliaz, the legendary hip hop trio De La Soul returns to Rio de Janeiro for the first time in nine years on ... (more)

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  13. Re: Universal Distances Itself From Racist 'Straight Out Of Compton' Casting CallRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | NewsOne

    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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  14. Why Straight Outta Compton's casting call for light skin girls hurtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... casting call is a financial and career opportunity. Everyone deserves a chance. Like Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, N.W.A's original audiences are now grown folks with grown kids. Like the rappers, the original audiences are well over 45 now and South ...

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  15. Casting Agency & Studio Issue Apology For "Straight Outta Compton" Casting Call NoticeRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | AllHipHop.com

    A casting notice for the upcoming N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton sparked controversy for language many perceived as being racially insensitive and stereotypical.

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  16. 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Company Issues An ApologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Vibe

    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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  17. N.W.A. casting call defining beauty backfires, reveals ugly of HollywoodRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    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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  18. 'Compton' casting announcement called offensiveRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    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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  19. Casting Company Apologizes for Offensive 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Billboard

    In a casting call for the NWA biopic "Straight Outta Compton," Sande Alessi Casting put out a call earlier this week seeking women in different categories.

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  20. Casting Call for "Straight Outta Compton"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | VDARE

    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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