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  1. How Yo! MTV Raps Changed Hip-HopAlso included: Why Carole King ended up on the show, and how Tupac was a lot funnier than people ever really knew.
  2. eazy-e
    Eazy-E’s Daughter Making a Doc About His DeathShe alleges he may have been murdered.
  3. jerry heller
    Ice Cube ‘Shed No Tears’ Over Former N.W.A Manager Jerry Heller’s Death“I didn’t have no emotions, you know.”
  4. straight outta coachella
    Watch Dr. Dre Perform With N.W.A at CoachellaKendrick Lamar also joined the iconic rap group on stage.
  5. coachella 2016
    Ice Cube Reunites With (Some of) N.W.AIce Cube also brought his son, Common, and Snoop Dogg to the stage.
  6. rock and roll hall of fame
    66-Year-Old Man With Large Tongue Holds Predictable Opinion on Rap MusicGene Simmons is feuding with Ice Cube over N.W.A’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  7. reunions
    N.W.A. Won’t Perform at Rock HoF Induction“We really didn’t feel like we were supported enough to do the best show we could put on.”
  8. the toughest scene i wrote
    Toughest Scene We Wrote: Straight Outta Compton“There was enough material for 15 pages worth of script, but it had to be condensed into an extremely dense three to four pages.”
  9. movies
    F. Gary Gray to Direct N.W.A. BiopicHe’ll chronicle the pioneering rap group.
  10. exclusive
    N.W.A. Biopic Going Ahead, Possibly Without Director John SingletonBut maybe with Peter Berg!
  11. clickables
    Relive the Year in Animated Celebrity Sex ScandalsHappy Tiger-versary!
  12. the industry
    The NWA Biopic May Actually HappenAndrea Berloff has just been hired to whip up a script.
  13. chat room
    Ice Cube Talks Straight Outta L.A.The rapper turned actor talks about his new documentary, the connection between marketing and hip-hop, and playing pickup with Snoop Dogg.
  14. music
    Listen to NWA’s Straight Outta Compton, But Just the ProfanitiesF*&% a@@ b&*#$%, etc.
  15. The Hold Steady and Music’s Booziest Bands and ArtistsThere are only a select few bands that have booze, whether in the form of lyrical content, real-life behavior, or (usually) a lot of both, truly ingrained in their artistic DNA.
  16. apropos of nothing
    Why Did the Oscars Do That to Poor Amy Adams?Did Amy Adams insult Gil Cates or something?
  17. the industry
    Will Ferrell to Run From Dinosaurs, Presumably in UnderpantsPlus: Industry news about N.W.A. and Chevy Chase!