The UCLA Anderson School of Management honored rapper, actor and entrepreneur Ice Cube today with the 2020 Game Changer Award, which recognizes influential business leaders in media, entertainment and sports. ... read more »
Actress Rhyon Nicole Brown tells us how she landed the role and mastered the voice of Michel'le in the new Lifetime movie biopic: Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le
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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 »
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.
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When West coast-based rap group N.W.A released “Straight Outta Compton” in 1988, the young men single-handedly introduced gangsta rap to mainstream America, and forever left their mark in hip-hop history. ... read more »
The BET Experience filled the LA Live venues in downtown Los Angeles for the third consecutive year, this past June 27 with one of the high lights being the anticipated reunion of Compton based rap group NWA, minus the late great Eazy E. Additional performers included Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and his Top Dawg Entertainment label mates Ab-Soul, Jay Rock and Schoolboy Q. ... read more »