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3 April, 2014 3:26 am

LA radio station KCRW was on the scene at the casting call for the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, directed by F. Gary Gray. Hundreds of actors showed up to audition, as you can see in the photos below. Check out the station’s audio report from the scene, as well.

22 January, 2014 9:53 pm

Ice Cube sits in with Arsenio to talk about his new film, Ride Along, and also speaks on how he believes his son, rapper OMG, is the best man for the job to play him in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic. He also performs a gangsta rap version of “Goodnight Moon” over the “Straight Outta Compton” [cont.]

17 January, 2014 1:21 pm

Ice Cube called into LA’s Power 106 to speak on his new film, Ride Along, with Kevin Hary. He also gives status updates on the N.W.A. biopic, and the next installment of the Friday series.

9 January, 2014 8:20 am

In promotion for his new film, Ride Along, Ice Cube spoke on N.W.A.’s nomination and sub for entry into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

5 October, 2012 12:52 am

Public Enemy and N.W.A. are among a list of first-time nominees for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. Alongside Rush and Deep Purple, this is the first time for both pioneering hip-hop acts to be recognized for the Hall, who will also join returnees Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, [cont.]

16 August, 2012 6:42 pm

The above image was posted by Dr. Dre via Twitpic yesterday, portraying him and director F. Gary Gray (Friday, The Italian Job) on the set of the as-of-yet-untitled N.W.A. biopic. (How about Straight Outta Compton?). More news on this as it develops.

4 January, 2012 2:33 pm

In an on the street interview, TMZ discovered that the possibility of an N.W.A. movie could happen, starring the original members’ kids playing their fathers. Given each sons’ uncanny resemblances to their fathers, rumors have swirled that Curtis Young aka The Product would play Dr. Dre, OMG as Ice Cube, and Lil E as Eazy-E. [cont.]

19 May, 2011 2:55 pm

This would never fly on American airwaves.

14 October, 2010 3:12 am

Crooked I spits over HBO’s Boardwalk Empire theme, and Ice Cube and N.W.A.’s “Hello”. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Crooked I – “HHW Reloaded #10 (“Boardwalk Empire / Hello)” Crooked I – “HHW Reloaded #10 (“Boardwalk Empire / Hello)”

28 May, 2010 4:11 pm

Cube talks with allhiphop, squashes the rumor of a N.W.A. reunion, talks about a possible movie and Dr. Dre’s album Detox. The new album from Cube hits stores July 13th.

8 May, 2010 6:54 pm

Don Mega is making moves in Hollywood nowadays.Cube’s documentary “Straight Outta L.A.,” will appear on ESPN as part of the networks “30 For 30″ documentary series.The documentary describes the Raiders move from Oakland to Los Angeles in 1982. It further describes how the team, as it gathered Black and Hispanic fans in Los Angeles, became [cont.]

5 May, 2010 5:52 am

Well kids, it was bound to happen. A new biopic about the legendary group N.W.A. is currently in the works. Straight Outta Compton will follow N.W.A from their early days in the mid/late ’80s through their peak in the early 90′s and onto their eventual breakup. The film will be released by New Line Cinema [cont.]

12 February, 2010 7:15 pm

Backpackers read comics and fanboys like classic hip-hop? We can’t imagine anything like that to be true. Kenny Keil’s collection of comic book inspired rap album covers meshes the two into the ultimate nerdgasm. This, we like. Check out “The Great Adventures of Spider-Man”, “Dare Is A DarkSeid”, and more just beyond the link…. – [cont.]

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