Tag Archives: N.W.A.

  • Yung Eazy Feels Suge Knight Killed his Father Eazy-E (VIDEO)

    Aug 27, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *For anyone familiar with the history of N.W.A. or those who’ve checked out the group’s biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” the death of Eazy-E is a major development that struck a chord. Moreso with the late rapper’s son Yung Eazy, who made his feelings known on social media about who he believes killed his famous father. […]

  • Michel’le Not Buying Dr. Dre’s Apology, Dee Barnes Says He’s ‘Matured’

    Aug 25, 15 by Ny MaGee 3 Comments

    *As producers of the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton” continue to celebrate the critical success of the film, including it raking in over $100 million at the domestic box office since its release two weeks ago, the women from the sordid past of one of the film’s producers continue to speak out publicly about his […]

  • ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Boosts Album Sales of Dr. Dre, N.W.A

    Aug 22, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment

    *Dr. Dre released his first album in 16 years a week before the N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton” killed at the box office with its $60.2-million opening weekend. Dre’s “Compton” was not the movie’s soundtrack but the timing of its release helped move 295,000 units in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. It topped the […]

  • ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Expected to Remain No. 1 at the Box Office

    Aug 21, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *The box office reign of “Straight Outta Compton” is expected to continue for the second straight weekend, according to industry insiders. The N.W.A. biopic exceeded predictions last weekend by opening with an impressive $60.2 million in the U.S. and Canada. As a result, The Los Angeles Times cites people familiar with pre-release audience surveys who […]

  • Suge Knight’s Tasteless Interview Mocking Eazy-E’s Death Goes Viral (WATCH)

    Aug 18, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *A reintroduction and renewed interest of N.W.A. and their music wasn’t the only thing triggered by the success of the group’s biopic “Straight Outta Compton.” A 2003 video of Suge Knight joking about the death of N.W.A. founding member Eazy-E‘s from AIDS was sent viral. Knight’s joke about Eazy came during an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel […]

  • Antonio Moore: The Rise of N.W.A. and the Birth of the West Coast

    Aug 16, 15 by Antonio Moore 5 Comments

    *When N.W.A. splashed onto the music scene in 1988 whether they knew it or not, they represented the frustration of the children of the civil rights movement. Born a generation after Dr. King & Malcolm X, Dre, Cube, Eazy, Ren, Yella, and their indelible art form were the result of the math of racism combined […]