H.E.R. to make acting debut in ‘The Color Purple’ remake

R&B singer H.E.R. will be making her Hollywood entrance real soon as the “Best Part” hitmaker just landed her first acting role and will play Squeak in the upcoming big-screen adaptation of Broadway’s “The Color Purple.” H.E.R. scored the role of Squeak, who goes from a juke joint waitress to an aspiring singer in the […]

‘Straight Outta Compton’ a perfect blend of hip-hop relevance and history

Watching N.W.A. navigate through the music business in Straight Outta Compton, one wonders the outcome had they remained together as a musical act. Making consecutive hits looked easy. But there they were, five or more young black men from Compton, laying down layered tracks and defying record industry protocol. It makes one hopeful that N.W.A. […]

‘Straight Outta Compton’ brand new Red Band movie trailer

If you were tuned in to the 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, then you had a chance to catch a commercial featuring Dr. Dre and Ice Cube riding around Compton, California then a cutaway to a commercial for the NWA biopic, Straight Outta Compton. Universal Studios has officially release the Red Band […]