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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...

Dr. Dre Wants To Tour Europe With Snoop Dogg And Eminem

The rapper reveals he has dreamed of performing his full hits catalogue with his proteges for years - and now he has a name for the venture. Opening up about the potential...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Revealed As Highest-earning Hip-hop Star Of 2015

Despite not having released an album in nearly half a decade, Sean “P Diddy” Combs has been revealed as the highest-earning hip-hop star in the world this year with a gross income of $60 million...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Is World's Highest Paid Rapper

Sean 'Diddy' Combs is the world's highest paid rapper.The 'I'll Be Missing You' hitmaker, 45, has topped Forbes' annual list of The World's Highest-Paid Rap Acts after reeling in an estimated $60 million over the...

Ice Cube Challenges Straight Outta Compton Critics

Ice Cube has challenged critics of 'Straight Outta Compton' to make their own movie.The 46-year-old rap icon - who starred in N.W.A alongside DJ Yella, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and MC Ren - acts as a...

Ice Cube Challenges Straight Outta Compton Critics

Ice Cube has challenged critics of 'Straight Outta Compton' to make their own movie.The 46-year-old rap icon - who starred in N.W.A alongside DJ Yella, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and MC Ren - acted as a...

Tha Dogg Pound Biopic Cast Head To The Recording Studio

Following the success of N.W.A. movie Straight Outta Compton, Dillinger, the cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg, announced plans to create his own film about Tha Dogg Pound collective, which also included Warren G...

Man Attacked With Acid Following 'Straight Outta Compton' Screening

A man has been attacked outside a cinema in Crawley, West Sussex, following a screening of N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton. The attack took place in the early hours of Sunday morning and is reported...

Dr. Dre's Son Cast As Superproducer Dad In Tha Dogg Pound Biopic

The hip-hop legend prevented his kid, aspiring actor/rapper Curtis Young, from landing the role of Dre in hit N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton because he feared Young lacked screen experience, and the part...

'Straight Outta Compton' Top Us Box Office For Third Straight Week

Straight Outta Compton is on top of the US box office for the third-straight week taking an estimated $13.2 million at US theaters. The N.W.A. biopic beat Christian drama War Room to keep the number...

Stars Receive Citations Over Water Use

Earlier this year (15), California Governor Jerry Brown issued mandatory water reductions to residents and businesses to tackle the shortage and warned that fines would be handed out to those who did not...

Jess Glynne Eyes Niall Horan Collaboration

Jess Glynne wants to work with Niall Horan.The 'Not Letting Go' hitmaker has revealed she would love to collaborate with the 'Night Changes' singer now it has been confirmed the chart-topping boy band will be...

Dr. Dre's Alleged Assault Victims Question Public Apology

Journalist Dee Barnes blasted the movie, about the hip-hop mogul's 1980s rap group, for failing to mention his assault on her in a nightclub in 1991 over an interview she published....

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