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Ice Cube Says He 'Can't Be Mad' About Straight Outta Compton Snub: 'It's the Oscars, They Do What They Do'

Originally posted 01/14/2016 03:30PM

Straight Outta Compton might have been one of the biggest snubs in the Best Picture category when the 2016 Academy Award nominations were announced Thursday, but Ice Cube, a driving force behind the film, said he "can't be mad" about it.

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N.W.A. to Be Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

N.W.A. to Be Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Originally posted 12/17/2015 05:15PM

Gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Dr. Dre Apologizes to 'The Women I've Hurt' After Straight Outta Compton Controversy

Dr. Dre Apologizes to 'The Women I've Hurt' After Straight Outta Compton Controversy

Originally posted 08/21/2015 05:10PM

While Straight Outta Compton has been a runaway success at the box office, the film has come under fire from some who allege that it glosses over N.W.A.'s misogyny, musically and otherwise, and in particular, Dr. Dre's physical abuse of women.

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Straight Outta Compton Is Expected to Dominate the Box Office a Second Weekend in a Row – Is a Sequel Next?

Straight Outta Compton Is Expected to Dominate the Box Office a Second Weekend in a Row – Is a Sequel Next?

Originally posted 08/21/2015 01:25PM

Straight Outta Compton, the N.W.A. biopic starring Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson Jr., saw unprecedented success its opening weekend, setting the record for the largest R-rated August release in history. The film's triumph already has fans speculating on what's next for the stars and has sparked rumors that a sequel (of sorts) is already in the works.

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Ice Cube Speaks Out on Police Brutality: 'We Got to Hold These Officials Accountable When They Break the Law'

UpdatePosted 08/15/2015 12:25PM

Ice Cube Speaks Out on Police Brutality: 'We Got to Hold These Officials Accountable When They Break the Law'

Originally posted 08/07/2015 08:00AM

The new movie Straight Outta Compton tells the story of how the rap group N.W.A rose to fame in an America plagued by controversies over police brutality, racial injustice, and economic inequality in the late '80s and early '90s.

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Suge Knight, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube Being Sued in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Suge Knight, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube Being Sued in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Originally posted 06/04/2015 12:45AM

Marion "Suge" Knight remains in custody while he waits to be tried on murder charges, but on Tuesday, the widow of the man he allegedly ran over filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Knight, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Cle "Bone" Sloan, Universal Pictures and other parties.

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Nirvana, LL Cool J, Linda Ronstadt Among Rock Hall of Fame Nominees

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Nominees Announced

Originally posted 10/16/2013 09:35AM

Grunge, old-school rap and pyro-infused '70s rock are well represented in the latest list of nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Nirvana, Kiss, N.W.A. and solo artists Peter Gabriel, LL Cool J, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens are among the 16 nominees for 2014, Cleveland's Rock Hall announced Wednesday.

They are joined as nominees by Hall and Oates, the Replacements, Deep Purple, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Link Wray, the Meters, Chic, Yes and the Zombies.

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