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From Love & Mercy To Sid & Nancy: 7 Best Musical Biopics Of All Time

Here at Contactmusic, we can't get enough of a good musical biopic whether it's 'The Runaways', 'The Doors' or 'Nowhere Boy' - the list is endless. There are only a handful, however, that make for...

Ice Cube's Mom Made Him Take His Ex To Prom

Ice Cube might be known as a badass gangsta rapper, but when he was a teenager he most certainly wasn't driving an SUV with blacked out windows - and he did everything his mother told...

Lebron James Humbled By Namechecks

LeBron James finds it ''humbling'' to be referenced in so many songs.The basketball legend insists artists never ask his permission to use his name in their tracks, but he is always flattered whenever he suddenly...

Ice Cube Comments On Bill Maher 'N-word' Controversy

Veteran rapper Ice Cube has hit out at talk show host Bill Maher after his casual use of the n-word during an interview last week, saying “you gotta know when to shut up”.However, the former...

Ice Cube Worked To Create An Epic Fist Fight

Ice Cube thought the idea was perfectly suited to the two of them, a rare high school comedy that focussed on teachers instead of students. Cube says he found inspiration for his role from his...

Ice Cube To Play Fagin In New 'Oliver Twist' Film

Former N.W.A. legend Ice Cube is to play the role of Fagin in a new musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ 'Oliver Twist'.The rapper is also going to co-produce the movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter,...

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...

'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...

Rudimental And Disclosure Return For Wild Life Festival 2016

Festival co-curators Rudimental and Disclosure are returning to the Brighton City Airport to headline an evening each, bringing along an army of top-class artists with them. Mimicking the variety of 2015, the festival curators have...

For Kevin Hart, Ride Along 2 Was About Having Fun

When they made the first Ride Along two years ago, Kevin Hart and Ice Cube found an unusual bond as collaborators. "Literally there wasn't a day that we stepped on set with any bad energy,"...

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...

Ice Cube Replacing Chris Pratt In Comedy

The Jurassic World star signed on to lead the cast of the film about a straight-laced couple, who find themselves on vacation in Mexico, opposite his real-life wife Anna Faris last year (14),...

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...

Christina Hendricks Will Reportedly Join Ice Cube For 'Fist Fight'

Former ‘Mad Men’ actress Christina Hendricks is reportedly in talks to join comedy Fist Fight, starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day. According to The Hollywood Reporter Hendricks is in negotiations with New Line to star...

Tracy Morgan In Talks For First Film Role After Tragic Accident

The former 30 Rock star suffered severe head trauma and broken bones in the New Jersey crash in June, 2014, which claimed the life of his comedian pal James 'Jimmy MACk' MCNair....

Ice Cube To Play Scrooge In New Christmas Film

The former N.W.A. star will play a real estate mogul who is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future in a modern-day version of DICkens' A Christmas Carol. Ice...

Ice Cube To Play Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

Ice Cube is to play Scrooge in a modern retelling of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'.The 46-year-old star - who initially found fame as part of the iconic rap group N.W.A. - is to play...

Ice Cube Stops California Concert After Crowd Fight

The former N.W.A. star was performing with his son, O'Shea Jackson Jr., at The Queen Mary in Long Beach on Saturday (12Sep15), when concertgoers began fighting in the middle of his set, according...

Ice Cube At Centre Of T-shirt Lawsuit

Photographer Patrick Hoelck claims he owns the rights to the image, depicting the N.W.A. star wearing a black T-shirt and matching cap, snarling at the camera, and was never approached by retail bosses...

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...

Chelsea Clinton’S Thinks It’S “Awesome” Kanye West Wants To Run For President

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Democrat nominee hopeful Hillary Clinton, revealed she thinks Kanye West’s decision to run for President in 2020 is “awesome”. Clinton’s enthusiasm isn’t necessarily with West’s...

Ice Cube: Iggy Azalea Makes 'Dope Songs'

Ice Cube thinks Iggy Azalea makes ''dope songs''.The 'Check Yo Self' hitmaker has defended the 'Fancy' rapper amidst rumours she doesn't write her own tracks. He told the Daily Mail Australia: ''She make dope songs,...

Ice Cube Backs Kanye West For President

Ice Cube doesn't see a better presidential candidate than Kanye West.The controversial rap star recently promised to run for political office in 2020 and has already received backing from one of the hip-hop's most prominent...

Ice Cube On Kanye West’S Presidential Run: “Who’S Better Than Kanye To Run?”

Ice Cube will support Kanye West if he runs for President in 2020. The 46-year-old rapper, who produced this summer’s hit movie Straight Outta Compton, revealed his political preference in a recent interview.Ice Cube outside...

Ice Cube For Kanye West As President

Ice Cube would vote for Kanye West as President. The 'Straight Outta Compton' star would be up for having the 'All Day' rapper running the United States as he thinks '' who's better than Kanye''...

Straight Outta Compton Star Fears He Was Victim Of Police Profiling

Jackson, Jr., who is the son of rapper Ice Cube, fears he has been unfairly targeted by cops, but his famous family connections got him out of trouble - even though his father...

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