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Eazy-E’s family hooked up the N.W.A founder with a new tombstone to mark what would have been his 55th birthday.

It only took a Michigan jury nine minutes to clear the man who blasted N.W.A’s F*ck Tha Police at a cop who pulled over a Black driver.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

After swindling the group out of millions in the 80s and 90s, Jerry Heller is back in hopes of taking over half of the profit from the biopic.

With the impeding release of Straight Outta Compton (in theaters tomorrow), there is a lot of buzz surrounding the film’s subject- both positive and negative. While many praise legendary rap group N.W.A, many also have focused on the groups history of misogyny and their harmful treatment of women. Jeff Johnson explains why they were still a crucial piece of hip-hop history regardless. Listen […]

After delivering a glowing review of “Straight Outta Compton,” Headkrack discusses what happened when he talked with Jason Mitchell, who played Eazy-E in the film. Listen to the audio player to hear Jason explain how he got into character in this exclusive audio from the latest edition of Hip-Hop Spot! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley […]