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Megan Thee Stallion has dropped her new song, “Girls in the Hood,” which samples late rapper Eazy-E. The 25-year-old rapper’s new tune puts a spin on the star’s 1987 hit track “Boyz-N-The-Hood” and is her fourth release of the year. In a series of Instagram posts to celebrate the single’s release, she wrote: “GIRLS IN…

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Ice Cube is one of the most respected MCs in the game. From hip-hop to Hollywood, Cube has left a lasting imprint on the entertainment world that’s been imitated but never duplicated. It’s been 25 years since Ice Cube released his sophomore effort, Death Certificate. Ice Cube recently inked a deal with Interscope to re-release the…

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Jerry Heller, N.W.A’s former manager and a music industry legend died. The 75-year-old had a heart attack on Friday evening, Sept. 2, 2016, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The devastating news was confirmed by his cousin Gary Ballen who shared chilling details. Ballen confirmed Heller died after suffering from a heart attack while driving his vehicle.…

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Fresh off his acclaimed performance as N.W.A. leader Eric “Eazy-E” Wright in Straight Outta Compton, actor Jason Mitchell already has his sights set on his next project. According to Variety, Mitchell is close to finalizing a deal to join the cast of Kong: Skull Island, which will star Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and interestingly enough, his Compton castmate…

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Almost 25 years after their breakup as a group, N.W.A. is bounding up the Billboard charts, thanks to the runaway success of their biopic, Straight Outta Compton. Despite having sold millions of records with little to no mainstream success, the group never really made much of an impact on the Billboard charts or scored a Top 40…

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Hip-hop and America were both in the throes of a major transition in 1986. The government found itself fixated on the War on Drugs while also playing a major role in distributing cocaine to poor communities through the Iran Contra Affair. HIV/AIDS changed the dynamics of sexual health and President Ronald Reagan’s Reaganomics policies increased…

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Kokane of Above the Law took Ice Cube to task for the way Cube has allegedly handled the production of the highly-anticipated upcoming N.W.A. biopic. According to Kokane, Cube and the film’s producers have failed to include the family of the late Eazy E, who founded N.W.A. and Ruthless Records in the late 1980s.

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We’re one step closer to a biopic on pioneering west coast hip-hop supergoup N.W.A. That’s right. Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella (and maybe even brief group member Arabian Prince) are on their way to the big screen. Ex-group member and superstar rapper/actor/producer Ice Cube is overseeing the project so we…

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Former “Real World: San Francisco” star and HIV/AIDS Activist Sean Sasser passed away at the age of 44. According to MTV News, Sasser’s friend and fellow “Real World” cast mate Judd Winick made a predictive announcement  of Sasser’s death on Tuesday via his Twitter page.   Our friend Sean Sasser has died. Our love goes…

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