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Movie Director F. Gary Gray Receives Walk of Fame Star
May 29, 2019
Gary Gray, who has directed such films as ``Straight Outta Compton'' and ``The Fate of the Furious,'' became the latest honoree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle: A Legacy That Transcends Rap 
April 4, 2019
The murder of Nipsey Hussle is personal. It is personal to me. It is personal to a generation in looking at social media and news interviews, there was a clear message that his death was felt deeply and hurt immensely, and particularly for anyone who came into contact with him, no matter how brief the interaction.    ... read more »
WATCH: With Dr. Dre Behind him, Anderson .Paak is Feeling Epic
December 31, 2018
Warning this interview contains adult language. NEW YORK (AP) — Getting Dr. Dre to produce his entire album had Anderson .Paak feeling like “the prodigal son,” as he put it, ... read more »
Beyonce, Jay Z Appear At City Of Hope Cancer Charity Event
October 18, 2018
The singer's vocals soared as she performed three ballads including her 2009 smash hit “Halo” and “Ava Maria” after saluting the character of Warner/Chappell Music Publishing CEO Jon Platt at the City of Hope gala near Los Angeles on Thursday night. She took the stage following her husband, Jay Z, who presented Platt with the Spirit of Life award during a charity event that raised more than $6 million. ... read more »
Music Composer Jongnic Bontemps Brings His Silicon Valley Tech Brilliance and Hip-Hop Rhythmic Elements to “United Skates”
May 2, 2018
Bontemps is a gifted music composer and the owner of Composer Tech, and it's his musical composition in the new documentary “United Skates” (by directors Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown) that is causing the strong pre-festival buzz, and that’s always good news for new filmmakers and film festival honchos. ... read more »
Compton Performing Arts Complex Named After Hip Hop and Business Mogul Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young 
November 16, 2017
As a part of the new Compton High School, the center will offer a variety of activities to youth.  ... read more »
Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre Break Ground on New Building for Their USC Academy
October 19, 2017
With the newest addition to USC’s campus being a permanent home for the Iovine and Young Academy, students will continue to transform the status quo of the arts landscape ... read more »
Dr. Dre Invests 10 million for new Compton High Performing Arts Center
June 22, 2017
In 1988, one of Black America’s most influential hip-hop groups, N.W.A. let the world know that they were “Straight Outta Compton.” ... read more »
Curtis Hamilton Talk His Role as Dr. Dre in Lifetime Biopic Surviving Compton
October 19, 2016
Watch as we chat with Curtis Hamilton, set to play "Dr. Dre" in the the Lifetime movie premiere of Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le, which is scheduled to air on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Host: Brittany K. Jackson Director of Photography: Aaron Brumfield ... read more / watch video »
Compton Unified Alum Dr. Dre & Apple Executive Lisa Jackson Celebrate iPad Rollout at Jefferson Elementary School 
January 27, 2016
Compton Unified School District’s Jefferson Elementary School welcomed two very special guests to its iPad rollout event, Friday, January 15 ... read more »
Top 9 moments that had “Black Twitter” Wired Up in 2015
December 29, 2015
Everything is better with memes and when you think about the Meek Mill vs. Drake beef you can’t help but think of the jokes that followed. The beef started when rapper Meek Mill aka “Mr. Twitter Fingers” started a series of tweets aimed at rapper Drake for allegedly using a ghostwriter. ... read more »
African-American Film Critics Association Names ‘Straight Outta Compton’ as Top Film of 2015
December 10, 2015
Movies that reflect the revolutionary undercurrent running through society dominated this year’s voting for the 7th AAFCA Awards. “Straight Outta Compton”, the summer box office hit centered on the ‘90s rap group N.W.A., captured an overwhelming majority of the votes cast by members of the association. The Universal Pictures film earned multiple awards for Best Picture, Best Ensemble and Best Supporting Actor for Jason Mitchell, who portrayed the group’s founder, Eazy E. ... read more »
Corey Hawkins: The “Straight Outta Compton” Interview
August 19, 2015
Born in Washington, DC on October 22, 1988, Corey Hawkins studied acting at Juilliard before making his big screen debut in 2012 opposite Bow Wow in Allegiance. The next year, he appeared in Iron Man 3 with Robert Downey, Jr., and in Non-Stop with Liam Neeson the year after that. Here, he talks about his breakout role playing Dr. Dre in Straight Outta Compton, a biopic about the legendary rap group NWA. ... read more »
Straight Outta Compton: A Tale of N.W.A
August 19, 2015
The group N.W.A. highly anticipated biopic, Straight Outta Compton, is a wonderful depiction of the group’s togetherness, troubles, and success. Straight Outta Compton was such a wonderful success that it made $60.2 million opening weekend, according to Associated Press, making it the biggest opening for a musical biopic ever. ... read more »
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