Dr. Dre won’t be charged in the unfortunate gun case drama he faced in Malibu.
The ballots are back for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and it’s a mixed result for fans Urban music.
For while, N.W.A have officially made the list of names set to be bestowed the renown honor, the likes of Janet Jackson and Chaka Khan have not been shortlisted.
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‘Straight Outta Compton’ is going straight into the history books after adding yet another shining achievement to its already long list of nods. As fans know, the movie – released in August 2015 – set a number of records its first weekend including:
- Highest opening weekend for a musical biopic ($60 million)
- Highest August opening weekend for an R-rated film
Fast forward three months and $200 million later, the NWA biographical film now boasts two new records: highest grossing musical biopic of all time and highest grossing film by a black director (F. Gary Gray). But, while the legendary rap group may be lifting a glass to celebrate the accomplishments, there’s one who isn’t exactly thrilled at the news: their former manager Jerry Heller…
Dr. Dre has something to share.
As his movie ‘Straight Outta Compton’ continues to rock and roll atop box offices worldwide the mogul has used this time to step forward to apologise to the women he assaulted before turning his life around.
His words below…
Dr. Dre has prescribed what the people want and looks set to reap the rewards accordingly.
Last weekend, the Hip-Hop pioneer and media mogul announced that his long-awaited comeback project ‘Compton, A Soundtrack’ would hit retail this Friday (August 7th)
And, despite the short notice, fans have flocked to Apple Music (where the set will be released exclusively…at least initially) to pre-order.
How high have said purchases soared? Find out below…
Kendrick, Snoop, Marsha Ambrosias & More Join Mogul On Comeback LP
Dr. Dre is back.
Though the legendary MC has been omnipresent with his entrepreneurial endeavours, musically he hasn’t released new material in over 13 years.
That’s all set to change next Friday (August 7th), when the Beats mogul blazes back onto the scene with ‘Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre.’
More details on the project’s unique concept below…
This summer brings with it the hotly anticipated premiere of N.W.A biopic, ‘Straight Outta Compton.’
The film, which takes its title from the group’s 1988 debut, promises to compellingly re-tell the story of how the likes of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, and Ice Cube came to be one of Hip-Hop’s most iconic forces, as well as the backlash they faced along the way.
Having whet appetites with its initial trailer, an extended sneak peek has today been unleashed. Check it out…