Bohemian Rhapsody is now the highest-grossing biopic in Hollywood history.  The movie about Freddie Mercury and Queen has made over 600-million-dollars worldwide, and 175-million-dollars in the U.S.  The victory pushes the previous record holder, the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton, down to second place.  Earlier in the week, the song Bohemian Rhapsody was declared the […]

Unfortunately this one is true. It turns out that the entire cast of  Straight Outta Compton is not invited to the Academy Awards. Amid all of the drama surrounding the Oscars this year after ZERO Black actors were nominated in any category, the cast of the hit film was not asked to come. What makes it even worse […]

“Straight Outta Compton” is now a record-setter as it wins the box office for a third straight weekend.  The rap biopic about the early days of N.W.A pulled in over 13-million dollars.  With a domestic total of over 134-million dollars, it’s now the highest-grossing musical biopic, surpassing the Johnny Cash drama “Walk the Line.”  Coming […]

Make it two for two… “Straight Outta Compton” remains the top movie in the nation.  The movie biography about rap group N.W.A. sold nearly 27-million-dollars in tickets this weekend for a two-week total of almost 112-million-dollars.  Coming in a Number Two is “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” which earned nearly 12-million-dollars this weekend for a […]

Straight outta music to topping this weekend’s box office, the film biopic about rap group N.W.A., “Straight Outta Compton” slayed in theaters nationwide. It debuted with $56.1 million meeting industry predictions that ranged from $55 to $60 million. The film that focused on how the group formed and later revolutionized music, pop culture and influenced hip-hop […]

Dr. Dre is planning a major “give back” to the community with the earnings from his new album, “Compton.”  On Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio program Thursday, the rapper revealed that he plans to donate the royalties from “Compton” to building a performing arts center in his hometown of Compton, California. “Compton: The Soundtrack” is inspired by […]

Suge Knight’s portrayal in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, “Straight Outta Compton,” may have led to the fatal hit-and-run incident that landed the Death Row Records co-founder behind bars on a murder charge. Insiders in Suge’s camp tell TMZ that the afternoon of the incident, he showed up on a shoot for the film to confront […]

Last week the set of the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton” was the scene of a real life drive-by shooting. Eyewitnesses tell TMZ gunfire erupted outside the Compton Courthouse during filming last week when some unidentified neighborhood guys flashed gang signs at a passing car. TMZ reports the gunmen weren’t targeting the crew, but the bullets came dangerously close […]

The N.W.A. biopic, “Straight Outta Compton” will be a family affair. Director F. Gary gray has enlisted Ice Cube’s son O’Shea Jackson Jr. to play the rapper. Ice Cube is one of the producers alongside his former N.W.A. partner Dr. Dre and the wido of the late Eazy-E. Cube had reportedly been pushing for his […]