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N.W.A.'s 'F*ck Tha Police' Played On Repeat On Police Radios After Hack

Someone hacked New Zealand's police radio frequency and illegally broadcasted N.W.A.'s 'F*ck Tha Police.' Inspector Kelvin Lloyd said the intrusion is disturbing work and putting people in danger.

'Straight Outta Compton' Soundtrack Lands 2017 Grammy Nomination

Straight Outta Compton continues to receive rave reviews and accolades for its phenomenal screenplay and actors. Now, it's being recognized by the recording academy for the film's music with a 2017 GRAMMY nomination in catergory for Best Compilation ...

'Straight Outta Compton' Lawsuit Continues, Judge Rules Movie Defames Manager Jerry Heller

The 'Straight Outta Compton' lawsuit continues as a judge rules that the movie defames manager Jerry Heller by portraying scenes in “colorful and hyperbolic” terms. The U.S. District Judge in question, Michael Fitzgerald, is allowing the lawsuit ...

Michel'le Gets Green Light on Lifetime Biopic

Michel'le's story will soon hit the small screen in a Lifetime developed biopic slated for a 2016/2017 development.

MTV Movie Awards 2016 Nominees: 'Straight Outta Compton', 'Pitch Perfect 2' Get Musical Nods

Straight Outta Compton may have gotten snubbed at the Oscars, but the MTV Movie Awards are looking to make that up. On Tuesday (March 8), MTV announced the nominees for its annual best-of film award show, and the N.W.A. biopic fared well, earning ...

Producers of 'Straight Outta Compton' Dismiss Former NWA Manager Jerry Heller's Lawsuit Basis

Jerry Heller was unhappy with the summer smash hit film Straight Outta Compton, which chronicles N.W.A’s rise to fame and portrays the former manager as dishonest and a thief. He is even suing over his portrayal, but the producers of the film have ...

Oscar Voters Talk 'Straight Outta Compton' Snub and #OscarsSoWhite

Controversy has been swirling since what is arguably the biopic of the decade, 'Straight Outta Compton,' was snubbed during the Oscar nominations. When the film itself, aside from it’s two white screenwriters, was conveniently left off of the list ...

RZA says Ol' Dirty Bastard Biopic Movie Could Happen Thanks to 'Straight Outta Compton'

According to a new interview with Wu Tang Clan leader RZA, we can thank the success of 2015's Straight Outta Compton for possibly moving the long gestating Ol' Dirty Bastard biopic movie into pre-production. Yes, we've been hearing about this film ...

Ice Cube Says 'Straight Outta Compton' is a "Slice of American History"

Comparing the film he produced, "Straight Outta Compton," which chronicles the rise of his rap group NWA, Ice Cube has referred to the film as a "slice of American history."

Straight Outta Compton Executive Producer Will Packer Slams All-White Oscar Nominations

Will Packer has joined the chorus of voices in the #OscarsSoWhite discussion that’s swirling online following this year's Academy Awards nominations. The executive producer of Straight Outta Compton slammed the lack of diversity among the Oscar ...

K Camp Bemoans the Lack of Black Artists that Receive Nominations from Respected Institutions

Atlanta rapper K Camp discuses his distaste over the lack of African American nominees and award recipients in major American institutions of accolades.

Jerry Heller Would Be Pissed if 'Straight Outta Compton' Gets Oscar Nomination Amid Lawsuit

In 2015 N.W.A's critically acclaimed biopic shattered box office records. However not everyone was happy about the success of the film, as the group's former manager Jerry Heller says he would be pissed if Straight Outta Compton receives an Oscar ...

Ice Cube Reacts to 'Straight Outta Compton' Golden Globes Snub

Universal's "Straight Outta' Compton" is one of the year's most successful movies, but it looks like all the praise wasn't enough to earn the film a Golden Globe nod. Ice Cube shares his reaction to the snub.

Ice Cube Says 'Straight Outta Compton' Movie Isn't Accurate, Talks About "Escapism Rap"

Straight Outta Compton was a massive hit. Not only did the movie perform remarkably at the box office, it's soundtrack has now been officially certified as triple platinum by the RIAA. However, Ice Cube is now claiming the aspects of the film were ...

'Straight Outta Compton' Named Best Film of 2015 by African-American Film Critics Association

Straight Outta Compton has been drowning in great news since it's August 2015 release. Now, four months since it's debut, Straight Outta Compton has been named "Best Film of 2015" by the African-American Film Critics Association.

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