Ice Cube Gets a Star on Walk of Fame

Ice Cube Gets a Star on Walk of Fame

Rapper, actor, and movie producer Ice Cube received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday (June 12) in front of the Musicians Institute on Hollywood Boulevard. Cube was joined by N.W.A. members Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, and MC Ren, who posted a photo on his Twitter with the caption, “Congratulations to @icecube getting his star in Hollywood. Today was a good day.” Ice Cube, whose real name is O’Shea Jackson, first appeared … Continue reading

Ice Cube Just Bought Who’s Mansion??

Ice Cube Just Bought Who's Mansion??

Rapper Ice Cube had a good day earlier this week, when he closed on a multi million dollar home in Marina Del Rey, California. Ice Cube is the new owner of a $7.25 million mansion that was put on the market by martial artist/actor Jean-Claude Van Damme. According to a report in The Los Angeles Times, Ice Cube’s new home was built in 2011 and is quite roomy. The three-story house, which has 11 bedrooms, also … Continue reading

NWA Reunites At Coachella

NWA Reunites At Coachella

On Saturday (April 23rd), all living members of the legendary rap group, N.W.A., reunited to perform for the first time in 16 years. Iconic rapper, actor, and producer, Ice Cube, brought MC Ren, DJ Yella, and most notably Dr. Dre onstage during his weekend set at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Dre joined his former bandmates on stage after they performed “Straight Outta Compton” and “F-ck The Police” to an exhilarated sold-out crowd. … Continue reading

Birdman & Slim Developing Biopic

Birdman & Slim Developing Biopic

Cash Money Records co-founders and brothers Bryan “Baby” Williams and Ronald “Slim” Williams are currently developing a script for a biopic about the history of the New Orleans based label. The duo announced their recent undertaking during a speaking engagement at Brooklyn Law School. Baby expressed his enthusiasm about the project saying, “I’m excited about the script. That’s something I really, really wanted to do”. Birdman credited the overwhelming success of the 2015 N.W.A. biopic … Continue reading

N.W.A Shuts Down Gene Simmons During Rock Hall Induction Speech

Kiss’ Gene Simmons has a lot of opinions — one of them, probably unsurprisingly, is that “rap will die.” He recently told Rolling Stone, “I am looking forward to the death of hip-hop,” a stance that some rappers naturally took issue with. Well, during N.W.A’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2016, MC Ren shut down Simmons’ prediction in no uncertain terms at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Friday (April 8). “I want … Continue reading

#HappyBirthday Eazy E

#HappyBirthday Eazy E

With his dark sunglasses, jheri curls and high-pitched rapping style, Eazy-E became one of the defining figures of west coast hip-hop. He’s also one of hip-hop’s more sorely missed. The N.W.A legend born Eric Wright would’ve been 52 years old today.

Lil Eazy E Gives Tour of Garage Studio

Lil Eazy E Gives Tour of Garage Studio

Lil Eazy-E, son of the late Eazy-E, recently provided TMZ with a tour of the place where the group N.W.A first got its start. Joined by Dr. Dre’s son, Curtis Young, Lil Eazy-E offered a tour of the Compton, California garage studio where those in N.W.A recorded their early records.