N.W.A. biopic

Straight Outta Compton tells the story of the former West Coast rap group N.W.A., and while it takes place in Compton, the movie is actually not being shown there. Reports say that movie-goers who want to see the film won’t be able to do so because there is not movie theater in Compton. USC sociology professor Manuel […]

Straight Outta Compton is doing huge numbers in the box office, and it’s been getting some amazing reviews from fans, critics, and first-time N.W.A. listeners. The rap group’s biopic has been bringing out high emotions all over, but more so from those who were involved in the history of N.W.A.’s members. Former hip-hop journalist Dee […]

Young Thug will embark on his first-ever U.S. headlining tour, named after his upcoming debut album,  Hy!£UN35. Tory Lanez will join him in select cities. Tickets go on sale August 7th. [Rap-Up] Rich Homie Quan is not pleased with his record exec, to say the least. Reports say he is suing his label, Think It’s A […]


Marion “Suge” Knight, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube have been named in a wrongful death lawsuit  [PDF] filed by the family of Terry Carter, the man who was killed in a hit and run by Knight earlier this year, TIME reports. Carter’s widow, Lillian Carter, filed the suit on Wednesday in Los Angeles against the men and […]