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  1. Agency apologises for 'racist' NWA biopic casting callRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | NME

    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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  2. Universal Pictures Speaks Out Against Offensive 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Switched

    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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  3. NWA biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' casting call blasted as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Sande Alessi Casting was slammed with messages calling a recent casting call for extras in the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton racist.

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  4. N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Call Causes ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Black Enterprise

    With the N.W.A. biopic currently in the works, the " Straight Outta Compton" flick put out a casting call that's causing quite a stir.

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  5. Universal Distances Itself From 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Billboard

    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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  6. N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' distances itself from 'racist' casting callRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the planned N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton" are distancing themselves from an offensive casting announcement for the film.

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  7. Straight Outta Compton Casting Call Pulled Because Of Racism AccusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    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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  8. Universal Distances Itself From Offensive 'Compton' CastingRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | CBS Local

    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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  9. Is This 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Call Racist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Vibe

    The N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton has had its fair share of controversy from its Eazy-E casting to now, an allegedly racist casting call.

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  10. What Racism Looks and Feels Like...Straight Outta ComptonRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Daily Kos

    The long-awaited film about the hip hop group, N.W.A. is ready to be made. Universal Pictures, in association with Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, will produce the biopic Straight Outta Compton .

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  11. Poorly Worded "Compton" Casting Call PulledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Dark Horizons News

    To say that the upcoming NWA biopic "Straight Outta Compton" will deal with some fairly adult issues involving racism and sexism is like saying the new Kevin James film will feature frequent acts of idiocy - it is kind of a given.

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  12. Let's Count The Issues With This NWA 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | MTV

    Casting calls often look to find specific types of people for specific parts. But the one for "Straight Outta Compton" posted online Wednesday on the official Facebook page of the agency Sande Alessi Casting, was a combination of strange and racially insensitive.

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  13. Jim Jones Says A$AP Mob Wears Kilts and Tight Jeans, They're Not Like The DiplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | AllHipHop.com

    ... say there is one other group that could match them in overall audience influence: Maybe the most influential-besides N.W.A-when it comes to everything. When it comes to style, we're probably the most influential. I don't recall no other group giving ...

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  14. 411 Music Fact or Fiction 07.11.14: Pulse of the MaggotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | 411mania.com

    I'm your host, Joseph Lee. This week we have Sean Garmer against me again, subbing for somebody else.

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  15. Compton, Calif., reassesses native son Dr. Dre, a newly minted billionaireRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... behind N.W.A.'s hard-core rap sound that was known as gangsta rap. A media storm erupted over the explicit content in N.W.A's 1988 hit "F - tha Police." Parents groups tried to ban the album from stores. The FBI issued a "warning letter" to the rap ...

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  16. KDAY 93.5FM Delivers Strongest Quarterly Ratings Results in 2 YearsRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | BroadcastNewsroom

    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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  17. Three to see: Francis, Sons of N.W.A. and OK GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    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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  18. Irvonta - MoeshaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | CNN

    Irvonta is a West Irving,Texas artist trying to bring sound to his city. He takes great pride in the history of Texas music and let it be know by quoting and recreating projects from Texas artist.

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  19. Dr. Dre is getting respect from Compton after Beats dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Cult of Mac Blog

    It's hard to imagine the inventor of gangsta rap having an office in the spotless halls of Apple's Cupertino headquarters.

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  20. Compton reassesses native son Dr. Dre, a newly minted billionaireRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... behind N.W.A.'s hard-core rap sound that was known as gangsta rap. A media storm erupted over the explicit content in N.W.A's 1988 hit "F - tha Police." Parent groups tried to ban the album from stores. The FBI issued a "warning letter" to the rap ...

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