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

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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.READ MORE

Members of N.W.A. DJ Yella, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and MC Ren

'Straight Outta Compton' Soundtrack Lands 2017 Grammy Nomination

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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 Soundtrack For Visual Media category.READ MORE

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

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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 to proceed due to the entertainment industry lawyers not consulted during the film.READ MORE

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Michel'le Gets Green Light on Lifetime Biopic

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

Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Marlon Yates, Jr., Aldis Hodge, and O'Shea Jackson, Jr. attend the Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' premiere of 'Straight Outta Compton'

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

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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 three nods, including Movie of the Year.READ MORE

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

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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 officially dismissed his $110 million lawsuit and all claims that he was misrepresented in the movie.READ MORE

O'Shea Jackson Jr, Ice Cube and Jason Mitchell attend a special screening of Straight Outta Compton

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

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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 of nods it even spawned an online hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite. In the wake of the controversy, several Oscar voters have gathered to discuss 'Straight Outta Compton,' the nominations and what they think of the film itself.READ MORE

Rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard (aka. ODB & Dirt McGirt) attends a news conference to announce his signing with Roc-A-Fella Records at the Rihga Royal Hotel May 1, 2003 in New York City. The controversial rapper was released from prison earlier today after being

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

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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 project for quite some time, but with the NWA biopic and also All Eyez on Me, the Tupac Shakur movie, in the works, it sounds like RZA and company are ready to move forward with it finally.READ MORE

Straight Outta Compton Australian Premiere - Arrivals

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

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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."READ MORE

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

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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 nods on his Facebook page this past Friday (Jan. 15).READ MORE

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

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

Jerry Heller

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

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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 nod.READ MORE

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

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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.READ MORE

 Actor O'Shea Jackson, Jr. (L) and his father O'Shea Jackson aka Ice Cube arrive at the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' 'Straight Outta Compton'

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

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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 not historically accurate.READ MORE

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

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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.READ MORE

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