Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell who played Dr. Dre and Eazy-E respectively,in the smash hit Straight Outta Compton star alongside Samuel L. Jackson in yet another reboot of King Kong. Coming from the producers of Godzilla, most people in the Youtube comments believe this is the set up movie for King Kong vs. Godzilla. Guess we will have to see if this is any good first.
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON HOOD WORKOUT w/ Kali Muscle + CT Fletcher + Big Rob + Big Hurk
Jerry is not happy about the movie and in all his subsequent interviews after its release he has stated as such. I am posting a recent interview where he claims that Eazy-E was never jumped by Suge Knight.
Jerry Heller is suing everyone connected with “Straight Outta Compton,” alleging the movie defamed him … and he wants $110 MILLION minimum.
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My homie Fab Five Freddy hooks up with the cast and crew of Straight Outta Compton to give an exclusive look at the movie dropping in August.
This shit right here. I am dead.
The story of the worlds most dangerous group set to bow on August 14th.
K. Dot goes in over Notorious B.I.G classic instrumentals at Big Boy;s new show on REAL 92.3.
Ice Cube son looks like him but being lighter than his father is throwing me off a bit, but it looks like his performance will overshadow all of that.
So Australia gets first dibs on NWA trailer before LA? Iggy had to have been in on this, somebody get Azaela on the phone!
There’s nothin’ more gangsta than doin’ an intv in your bathrobe in front of KRS-One. Take that Ghostface Killah!
14 years ago today, we lost Eric Wright to AIDS. Hip-hop will never stop celebrating the life of the West Coast legend. Some of my favorite videos from the O.G. after the break.
Iconic rap group N.W.A. (N*ggaz With Attitude) are reportedly headed to the big screen with a film called Straight Outta Compton.
The film will offer fans an in-depth look into the careers of each member.
New Line is developing Straight Outta Compton, an urban drama about N.W.A. The project will chronicle the rise and fall of the rap quartet, founded by Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, and MC Ren, whose songs were so incendiary (i.e. “F— tha Police”) they were banned from radio playlists but still sold millions of albums. The film’s producers, which include Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Tomica Wright (Eazy-E’s widow), and Circle of Confusion entertainment, are now actively searching for a director along the lines of Curtis Hanson (8 Mile). (Entertainment Weekly)
Hip-Hop pioneers Run-DMC are also slated to hit the big screen in the near future.
Notorious screenwriter Cheo Hodari Coker will adapt Bill Adler‘s “Tougher Than Leather: The Rise of Run-DMC — The Authorized Biography” for DJ Classicz president Dallas Jackson. The filmmakers will explore the history of hip-hop’s first superstars: Joseph “Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell, who was shot to death in his Queens studio in 2002. (Reuters)
The latest rap biopic to hit theaters was last January’s Notorious, based on the uprising of late rapper Biggie Smalls.
Notorious, a biopic of slain rap artist Christopher Wallace grossed an estimated $21.5 million from 1,638 theaters to post the best per-location average, $13,126, of the weekend. The film was distributed by Fox but produced and marketed by Fox Searchlight. Opening is the biggest ever for the specialty unit. (Variety) Continue reading