n.w.a.

The portrayal of Dr. Dre in Michel’le‘s highly anticipated and controversial film, “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me,” ignited a lot of conversation about his abusive behavior toward women. While it is common knowledge that some of the men of N.W.A and that era in general were notorious women abusers, not every female artist had […]

Over the weekend, Michel’le‘s biopic, “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me” ignited a firestorm aimed toward Dr. Dre when the film brought to light his abusive ways toward women in the N.W.A. days. People took to twitter to express their disgust for him, and vowed to withdraw their support for him in various ways. Sign […]

Michel’le‘s highly anticipated and controversial film, “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me,” premiered on Lifetime over the weekend. The portrayal of Dr. Dre‘s abuse of Michel’le when they dated years ago ignited a lot of ire from twitter users as they watched the film. Many people even begun talking about boycotting Dr. Dre’s “Beats” brand […]

Jerry Heller, Ruthless Records founder and former manager of N.W.A. passed away recently after a car accident caused by a “medical emergency” the he suffered as he was driving in California. With last year’s insanely popular release of N.W.A.’s biopic, “Straight Out Of Compton,” it became public knowledge that Ice Cube and Jerry’s business relationship […]

Jerry Heller, known to most as the co-founder of Ruthless Records and manager of the “World’s Most Dangerous Rap Group” N.W.A. has died. Heller co-founded Ruthless Records with partner Eazy-E and went on to sell millions of records with N.W.A., Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, J.J. Fad, The D.O.C., Michel’le and others. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! […]

Dr. Dre was noticeably absent from the N.W.A. reunion that happened at Coachella this past weekend. Headkrack spent the weekend checking out the scene, which was full of surprise guests and amazing sets. Click on on the audio player to hear him explain the highs and lows of the annual festival in this edition of the Hip-Hop Spot! Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” sailthru_list=”Rickey […]

Ice Cube chats with “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about “Ride Along 2,” and all the success that has caught up to N.W.A this year, with their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and box office success of  “Straight Outta Compton” and its Oscar nomination. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Plus, he discusses the […]

Congratulations are in order for N.W.A., who was voted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! But when they perform and accept this incredible honor, who will fill in for the late Eazy-E? Click on the audio player to hear more on this story in this edition of the Hip-Hop Spot! Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” sailthru_list=”Rickey […]

N.W.A’s former manager, Jerry Heller, recently weighed in on the possibility that Eazy-E was injected with AIDS by Suge Knight. This comes in light of the…

The former manager of N.W.A and co-founder of Ruthless Records Jerry Heller has never been one to mince his words when it comes to commenting…