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When news broke that the cast of “Straight Outta Compton” were not invited to this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, it only fueled further uproar over the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. Ice Cube – the executive producer of the film – previously said that he’s never attended the show in the past so this year will be no […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — “Straight Outta Compton” easily maintained its box-office lead with an estimated $26.8 million in ticket sales over a sleepy late summer weekend at North American multiplexes, according to studio estimates Sunday. Universal’s N.W.A biopic, a much buzzed-about hit, dominated over the late August releases that often characterize Hollywood’s dog days of […]

With the release of the much anticipated N.W.A. biopic, “Straight Outta Compton,” Dr. Dre is sure to reap a lot of profits from both the flick and his arguably even more anticipated first album in 16 years, “Compton,” which serves as the movie’s soundtrack. Dr. Dre‘s decision to forgo the hefty profit and instead donate it […]