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The Oscars are less-than 24 hours away and outshining any buzz surrounding who will win what is the important conversation on the long-running lack of diversity in Hollywood. Although a handful of African-American TV and film stars, as well as thousands of fans, have publicly vowed to boycott the award show altogether tomorrow, the chatter […]

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Well that didn’t take too long. A day after it was reported that Straight Outta Compton’s F. Gary Gray was a finalist to direct Furious 8, it’s been made official: Gray will direct the next entry in the blockbuster series. He confirmed the news on Twitter. This is yet another highlight after directing the surprise success that was Straight […]

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After Straight Outta Compton broke the box office, rumors about a sequel started circulating. It looks like the gossip may be true, as alleged photos…

Thanks to the success of box-office smash Straight Outta Compton, it feels like directors are in a race to confirm a sequel. S. Leigh Savidge, the documentarian behind 2001’s Welcome to Death Row, wants to bring the doc to the big screen as a follow-up to Straight Outta Compton. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it would feature the […]

"Straight Outta Compton" topped the box office for the third week in a row and made history as the highest grossing musical biopic ever.

There may be more good news in store for Straight Outta Compton‘s Jason Mitchell. The actor is currently in talks to join the cast of the action flick Kong: Skull Island, according to The Wrap. Mitchell, who played Eazy-E, will join in Straight Outta Compton co-star Corey Hawkins, Tom Hiddleston, and Brie Larson to the Jordan Vogt-Roberts directed film. The plot […]

N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton biopic has been shattering expectations at the box office since its release, and it’s now shedding light on the group’s music. For the first time ever, the hit song “Straight Outta Compton,” has landed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, at number 38. The successful feat comes 27 years after the song […]

The acclaim for the box-office smash, Straight Outta Compton just won’t quit. The N.W.A. biopic dominated the box office for the second consecutive weekend in a row, bringing in another $27 million. Not only is the film educating a new generation of hip-hop fans, it also brings to light the violent era of police brutality […]

As Straight Outta Compton continues to get rave reviews and pull in record-breaking numbers, the uncovering of Dr. Dre’s abusive past has left a dark cloud looming around the movie and Dre’s accompanying album, Compton. Even after Dre released an apology, Michel’le (one of Dre’s accusers) doesn’t accept. In an interview with 5Live radio’s Dotun Adebayo, she said. “I don’t really […]

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Straight Outta Compton has taken over the box office for a second weekend in a row. The film directed by F. Gary Grey pulled in another $27.5 million this week, after debuting at $56 million. It won’t be long till the film hits the $100 million mark. Check out the film if you haven’t already. You won’t regret […]

Word? Since the release of Straight Outta Compton, rumors have quickly circulated that there is a sequel in the works, and who else but 50 Cent to go ahead and get the job done? The Power actor is known to be the mind behind the hit series on Starz, as well as the star of his own biopic Get Rich or […]