MC Ren of the legendary Hip-Hop crew N.W.A. says he's been working new music with Ice Cube and has plans to work with DJ Premier.
Of course, Kendrick Lamar was the one who gave them their proper due. N.W.A was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last night, with the fellow Compton rapper delivering a poignant speech honoring the world’s most dangerous group.
A DJ was fined for playing N.W.A’s “F*ck the Police,” as cops attempted to clear a bar in Westfield, MS. The incident occurred last October, but 25-year-old DJ Boogy was prosecuted for disorderly conduct last week.
This spring, N.W.A will receive a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction by an artist seen as an extensions of the movement started by the World’s Most Dangerous Rap Group. Compton’s own Kendrick Lamar has been tapped to lead N.W.A’s induction ceremony ceremony at Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Arena April 8.
Former N.W.A manager Jerry Heller has been chatting with anyone within ear shot this year and Straight Outta Compton was being prepped to run its historic course. The 74-year-old Ruthless Records expressed his disdain for the biopic as celebrated actor Paul Giamatti was cast to portray him in the box office smash and afterwards when […]
Afte the success of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, connected figures like Jerry Heller and Suge Knight have resurfaced in the news over allegedly historical missteps made in the film. However, an older interview featuring the group’s former manager in Heller speaks to an interesting allegation that Knight may have injected Eazy-E with the […]
As if his reputation wasn’t already bad enough, an old interview has resurfaced of Suge Knight joking about the death of Eric “Eazy-E” Wright.
Billboard magazine has completed the cover trifecta started by The Hollywood Reporter and Rolling Stone by giving the legendary N.W.A the cover spot. To flip it on the creative side, they have called upon Kendrick Lamar to handle the interview duties.
On the last day of July of this year, Gawker ran a story that went into great depths on the past domestic abuse (read: women beating) cases of Dr. Dre. While the headline “Remember When Dr. Dre Bashed a Female Journalist’s Face Against a Wall?” was indeed inciderary and used to draw in readers swept […]
This Friday, August 14, history will be made when Straight Outta Compton, the story of the iconic gangsta rap group N.W.A, hits theaters. Simply put, without the defiant poetry of Ice Cube; the pioneering production of Dr. Dre and DJ Yella, unapologetic lyricism from MC Ren; and the hood fabulousness of Eazy-E, Hip-Hop culture would […]
The World’s Most Dangerous Group is finally getting their lives and times out in the open. Come next week, the official N.W.A biopic, Straight Outta Compton will be in theaters nationwide,
Although the story of N.W.A has been approved by several varying parties ahead of Straight Outta Compton’s release, the hollowness of Eazy-E’s absence still isn’t an emotion to sweep under the rug.