While the film “Straight Outta Compton” brought in over $50 million, earning the top spot over the weekend, it is not playing in the city of Compton itself.
Compton: A Soundtrack, inspired by Dre’s experience as a co-producer on Straight Outta Compton, the biopic of his former group N.W.A., will be released on August 7.
Courtney Smith examines the resurgence of gangsta rap and its subtle differences and striking similarities to its hey day in the 90s. Has the climate of South Central LA changed in the last 20 years, and discovers the music reflects an unfortunately stagnant environment of violence and gang activity.
On Rollin’ With Nick Cannon, Nick was stressing the point that different ways social networking can ruin your day. Case in point: Rapper [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Game[/lastfm] got into a little bit of trouble last Friday […]