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Straight Outta Compton

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Is Surprisingly Tame

Film: Straight Outta Compton Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins Directed by: F. Gary Gray Straight Outta Compton is a lot of fun until it’s not. Beginning in the late 1980s, Straight Outta Compton opens with a visceral depiction of life in South Central Los Angeles at a time when tension between police and the […]

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N.W.A. Announce First Live Performance in Over 25 Years

To celebrate the release of the upcoming biopic Straight Outta Compton, the surviving members of N.W.A. have announced that they will reunite on stage for the first time in 26 years. The performance will take place on June 27 as part of this year’s BET Experience, and will also feature performances by Kendrick Lamar, Snoop […]

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Second ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Trailer Will Blow You Away

NWA may be one of the most iconic groups in the history of music, but their story is one that has rarely been told. We all know that Ice Cube and Dr. Dre eventually became household names whose every move is scrutinized by tabloids, but where did they get their start? How did a few […]

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The ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Red Band Trailer Is Here, And It Looks Insane

In 1988, N.W.A released their revolutionary record Straight Outta Compton. Arguably the most significant album in the history of rap music, it represented much more than most modern hip-hop does. It was a commentary on the life and times of being a young black man in the streets of South Central Los Angeles. This August, […]

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Watch the First Trailer for Universal’s Upcoming NWA Biopic, ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Straight Outta Compton, Universal’s upcoming NWA biopic, will hit theatres nationwide next August after nearly five years of development. Back in June, we brought you the news that the film had found its leads, and now, nearly six months later, we are finally able to see these up-and-comers in action. During a recent Australian performance, […]

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Kendrick Lamar Talks New Album

Since the Beats by Dre commercial featuring Kendrick Lamar, we’ve been in anticipation of what’s to come with his followup to the hugely successful good kid, m.A.A.d. city. He recently opened up about the album a bit more in an interview with Complex Magazine. With production work done by Dr. Dre and thirty to forty […]

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NWA Biopic Casts Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, And Eazy-E

Universal has finally found a cast worthy of portraying NWA on the big screen, and it may come as no surprise that every role is essentially being played by an unknown. Straight Outta Compton has been in development for the last five years, and in that time there have been no less than four different […]

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Watch Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Perform History of Rap Part 5

If you’re like me, then you’ve watched the four episodes of Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon performing the history of rap way too many times. Good news: now there’s a new one to memorize. Last night Justin Timberlake went on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to do a reprise of their History of Rap series. Pay […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Dirty Up – “Home”

The internet has been a useful tool for everyone from acclaimed producer Clams Casino to rap enigma Lil B to launch themselves into various levels of notability. Coincidentally, hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area where Lil B calls home, a rising producer and rapper by the name of Dirty Up is looking to follow […]

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Highest Paid Musicians Of 2013 Ranked By Forbes

Ready to throw up? If you’re in a cubicle like me right now, reading this list only makes you feel sad and inferior. Forbes has officially released their list of the highest paid musicians of 2013. All of these statistics aren’t based solely on record sales and concert tickets, but musicians with the highest total […]

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Jimmy Iovine And Dr. Dre Fund A New Academy At USC

Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre gave USC $70 million to create a new academy. As if that school wasn’t already prestigious enough. The two music heads teamed up to expand USC’s notoriety with their large gift. Their aim is to create a unique and promising undergraduate experience. The new academy will be called the Jimmy […]

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Dr. Dre Assures Us That Eminem’s Eighth Studio Album Is Coming

The doctor is in and he has some good news for his patients. Dr. Dre has popped up in the media recently, on Power 106’s Big Boy’s Neighborhood, explaining that Eminem’s eighth yet-to-be-titled studio album is in the works! Read the statement from him through the jump and get ready for the onslaught of Eminem […]