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Why Ice Cube's Look-Alike Son Still Had to Audition to Play His Dad in Straight Outta Compton

UpdatePosted 08/29/2015 02:15PM

Why Ice Cube's Look-Alike Son Still Had to Audition to Play His Dad in Straight Outta Compton

Originally posted 08/07/2015 07:00PM

Even with his name and likeness, Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson Jr. was no shoo-in to play his dad in Straight Outta Compton.

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Dr. Dre's Alleged Violence Against Women – and More N.W.A History That Didn’t Make It into Straight Outta Compton

UpdatePosted 08/28/2015 10:10PM

Dr. Dre's Alleged Violence Against Women – and More N.W.A History That Didn’t Make It into Straight Outta Compton

Originally posted 08/23/2015 09:45AM

Straight Outta Compton is a highlight reel biopic of N.W.A's most amazing moments, but some pieces of history that the film left out have garnered almost as much attention as the movie itself.

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Filed Under: Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube
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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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Dr. Dre Speaks Out on Suge Knight Charges: 'Maybe He Was Looking For Trouble'

Dr. Dre Speaks Out on Suge Knight Charges: 'Maybe He Was Looking For Trouble'

Originally posted 07/22/2015 05:30PM

Dr. Dre is speaking out for the first time about the fatal hit-and-run in Los Angeles earlier this year that left one man dead and Marion "Suge" Knight in jail facing murder and attempted murder charges.

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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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Friday's 'Bye Felicia' and 10 Other Phrases You Didn't Know Came From Pop Culture

Friday Hit Theaters 20 Years Ago – And Gave Us 'Bye, Felicia'

Originally posted 04/26/2015 12:45PM

Twenty years ago, the Ice Cube comedy Friday hit theaters. And while fans can quote the script verbatim, a certain two-word phrase spoken in the film has surpassed every other line: "Bye, Felicia." Twenty years later, it's never been more popular, to the point that it gets used by people who have never seen Friday.

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Is Chris Pine a Worthy Jack Ryan in Shadow Recruit? PEOPLE's Review

See This/Skip That: From Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit to Ride Along

Originally posted 01/17/2014 12:00PM

Chris Pine has some mighty big shoes to fill, stepping in for Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford as he takes on an iconic role in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. But is he up to the task?

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Celebrity Hitchhikers: Who Would You Give a Lift?

Originally posted 12/13/2013 09:25AM

General consensus is that celebrities have everything they could ever want or need … except, it turns out, a ride.

Alongside guests Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, stars of the new movie Ride Along, Conan O'Brien set out to share a drive with an unsuspecting stranger thanks to the mobile app Lyft, which allows users to signal for a driver to pick them up.

After standing around a corner for a bit, which Hart joked was unsafe and made it seem as if the three were "selling a––," the trio were picked up by a man named Anthony.

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