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Dr. Dre Heading Back To Court Over Longrunning Beats Royalties Lawsuit

Former hedgefund manager Steven Lamar claims he played a key role early on in the firm's existence by introducing Dre and Iovine to celebrated industrial designer Robert Brunner, who was brought on board...

Snoop Dogg Shuts Down Biopic Movie Talk

Following the release of hugely successful N.w.a. movie Straight Outta Compton which debuted in 2015, and its best original screenplay Oscar nomination, talk quickly turned to a follow up film based on the lives of...

Diddy Reigns As 2016'S Hip-hop Cash King

The Bad Boy Records boss banked $62 million (£46.5 million) in the year from June, 2015, thanks largely to his lucrative endorsement deal with Ciroc vodka, while he also boosted his earnings from...

N.w.a. Manager Dead At 75

The cause of death has not been released, but sources tell TMZ Heller was involved in a car accident in Ventura County, just north of Los Angeles, on Friday (02Sep16). Reports suggest a heart attack...

Snoop Dogg And Suge Knight Hit With Lawsuit Over Ain't No Fun Song

The musicians and Nate Dogg, Kurupt, and Warren G are being sued by two little-known rappers, who allege the hook to Snoop Dogg's 1993 song was written by them for their song, which...

Dr Dre Will Not Face Any Charges After D.a. Rejects 'Gun' Case

Legendary hip-hop pioneer Dr Dre will not face any charges over allegations made by a motorist earlier this week who claimed he pulled a gun during a dispute over a car blocking his driveway, after...

Dr Dre Briefly Handcuffed Outside Malibu Home After Man Alleges He Pointed A Gun

Hip-hop royalty Dr Dre was briefly arrested at his Malibu home yesterday after he was accused of pointing a gun at a man whose vehicle was blocking his driveway, before being released shortly afterwards with...

Dr. Dre 'Handcuffed By Police' After Driveway Clash

Dr. Dre was reportedly handcuffed and placed in a police patrol car after being involved in a driveway encounter in Malibu, California, on Monday (25.07.16).The 51-year-old rap star, whose real name is Andre Young, was...

Dr Dre Searched By Police

Dr. Dre was briefly detained by police over an alleged road rage dispute on Monday (25.07.16).The 51-year-old producer - who has five children from various relationships, including son Truice, 19, and daughter Truly, 15, with...

Dr. Dre Handcuffed By Police During Alleged Road Rage Incident

The 51-year-old rap legend found himself surrounded by deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department at the front gate of his Malibu, California mansion, where he was cuffed as authorities questioned him and patted...

Suge Knight Warns Tv Bosses Over Ex's Biopic

Singer Michel'le is working with U.S. network bosses at Lifetime to adapt her life story for the small screen, with That's So Raven actress Rhyon Nicole Brown cast as a younger version of...

50 Cent And Dr. Dre Hit With Lawsuit Over P.i.m.p.

Music producer Brandon Parrott states in legal documents obtained by TMZ that in 2001, he sent 10 tracks to Dr. Dre in hopes one of the artists on his Aftermath Entertainment label would...

Trent Reznor Working On Apple Music Redesign

The Nine Inch Nails frontman had previously served as Dr. Dre's Beats audio firm's Chief Creative Officer, but he reportedly quit the role in 2014, following the brand's acquisition by Apple executives....

Album Of The Day: 'Straight Outta Compton' By N.w.a.

In the wake of the first reunion of the surviving members of N.W.A. in more than 25 years at Coachella, it's time to reflect on an album that prominently changed the face of rap forever....

Dr Dre, Kendrick Lamar, The Game: Ice Cube Pulls Out All The Stops For Coachella 2016

Ice Cube said he had some tricks up his sleeve for Coachella 2016, but no-one was expecting all this. The rapper managed to reunite with all surviving NWA members, including Dr Dre, on stage at...

Gene Simmons Hits Back At N.w.a. Over Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Speech

Kiss member Gene Simmons has responded to N.W.A., after he was called out by the rap group during their induction speech at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The beef between the bassist and...

N.w.a Are Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Use Speech To Call Out Gene Simmons

The remaining members of group N.W.A. became the newest additions to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night, after being inducted by rapper Kendrick Lamar. The group used their speech to thank...

R&b Star Leon Haywood Dies

The soul star passed away in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles, his godson Darnell 'OG Suicide' Price told the Associated Press. Haywood was perhaps most famous for his 1975 single I Want'a...

Judge Allows Straight Outta Compton Lawsuit To Continue

Jerry Heller sued the studio behind the N.w.a. biopic Straight Outta Compton for at least $110 million (£76 million) in damages in October (15), claiming he was negatively portrayed in the movie by...

'Straight Outta Compton' Used Different Trailers For Different Races On Facebook

N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton used a unique marketing tactic to promote the movie on Facebook, creating different trailers for different races. Speaking at South by Southwest, Universal’s EVP of digital marketing, Doug Neil, and...

Dr. Dre Producing Music For Loaded Tv Series

The Forgot About Dre star is teaming up with his longtime collaborator Mark Batson to produce the music after being gifted with a copy of the book. "I'm excited to work...

Kendrick Lamar: 'Conflict Makes My Lyrics Relatable'

The 28-year-old grew up in the notorious Compton neighbourhood of California, and while he was a good scholar and is deeply religious, critics claim his lyrics often glorify gangsta rap."I see (the) conflict, but the...

Dr. Dre Working On Apple Scripted Tv Series

The Forgot About Dre star, real name Andre Young, has been working with the tech giant ever since his Beats Electronics firm was acquired by Apple bosses in 2014 for a whopping $3...

Dr Dre Reportedly Set To Star In Apple's First Television Show

Dr Dre is reportedly set to star in his own semi-autobiographical series made by Apple. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Apple is developing its first original television show, which will star the rap mogul, with...

Dr. Dre And Ice Cube Move To Dismiss Ex-manager's Lawsuit

Heller sued the studio behind the N.w.a. biopic for at least $110 million (£76 million) in damages in October (15) claiming he was negatively portrayed in the movie by actor Paul Giamatti....

N.w.a To Reunite For This Year's Coachella Festival

N.W.A. are set to reunite at this year’s Coachella festival, according to former member Ice Cube. The rapper is listed as performing at the festival as a solo artist, but has said he’s going to...

N.w.a.'S Straight Outta Compton Album Goes Triple Platinum

Ice Cube and Dr. Dre's groundbreaking rap group experienced a renewed popularity over the summer (15), following the release of its biopic, also called Straight Outta Compton. As a result, N.w.a.'s 1988 album...

Dr Dre Sued By Former Manager Over 'Straight Outta Compton' Portrayal

Dr Dre, Ice Cube and several producers of Straight Outta Compton are being sued by former N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller over his portrayal in the music biopic. Heller is played by Paul Giamatti in the...

Jerry Heller Suing Straight Outta Compton Filmmakers Over Movie Portrayal

The 75 year old was played as a ruthless record label boss by Paul Giamatti in the F. Gary Gray film, but Heller has taken issue with the picture and he is demanding...

Dr. Dre Facing Lawsuit From Former Housekeeper

Raquel Sagustume sued the star in a Los Angeles court this week (ends16Oct15), alleging she was bullied by two of the hip-hop star's cousins, who also worked for Dre, during the 13 months...

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