If there was one thing that the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton was criticized for, it was for completely failing to address Dr. Dre’s troubling past in regards to violence against women. A new TV movie titled Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le attempts to correct that omission. The first trailer for the Lifetime movie about Michel’le and her relationships […]

The music industry veteran died of a heart attack Friday night in California.   Jerry Heller, manager of the legendary rap collective N.W.A, died at the age of 75. The music industry veteran died of a heart attack Friday night at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California. His cousin Gary Ballen confirmed the sad news to Billboard. […]

Kiss singer Gene Simmons made headlines in March for his viewpoints on The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Gene expressed a dislike for the backroom politics associated with the selection process and believed entry into the prestigious club should be more selective. “Simmons, who as a member of Kiss’ original outfit was recently inducted […]


Just months after the release of their record-breaking biopic Straight Outta Compton, it was recently announced that the legendary rap group N.W.A. will be inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.

Next spring, NWA will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We can hear them screaming now, Mama We Made It! The controversial group, comprised of Ice Cube, Eazy-E, and Dr. Dre took their story to the big screen this year when they released Straight Outta Compton to critical acclaim, which is perhaps why […]

We love when we can see our favorite artists get honored in a big way. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees were announced…

The son of late rapper Eazy-E has reason to believe his father was murdered by Suge Knight.

N.W.A’s former manager, Jerry Heller, recently weighed in on the possibility that Eazy-E was injected with AIDS by Suge Knight. This comes in light of the…

Dee Barnes continues to speak out about her abuse at the hands of Dr. Dre in a response to his apology.

The former manager of N.W.A and co-founder of Ruthless Records Jerry Heller has never been one to mince his words when it comes to commenting on the truth of N.W.A, Eazy-E and the whole gangsta rap movement of the late ’80s and ’90s. Recently, the famed music executive spoke with the Murder Master Music Show and opened up about the time when he had […]

When people with pasts as colorful as the members of N.W.A venture into autobiographical territory, they should be fully prepared for skeletons from their pasts to be exposed and in some instances, rehashed. In an essay published on Gawker, former “Pump It Up” host Dee Barnes shared her reaction to the Straight Outta Compton biopic, […]

Since the release of N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton, many have questioned the absence of Dr. Dre’s history of misogyny and abuse towards former girlfriends and women in the industry. During the ensuing discussion, the entrepreneur expressed regret for his mistakes. In a cover story for Rolling Stone, the legendary producer doesn’t give an explanation as to why fights […]