First Look | Straight Outta Compton

24 06 2012

Recently, media caught up with director F. Gary Gray who is in the pre-production stages of his next film, the N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton. Gray discusses what he hopes his film will achieve. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversations with . . . Ice Cube

31 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Chilling with Ice
O’Shea Jackson was born on June 15, 1969, and adopted the cool alias “Ice Cube” before founding N.W.A. in the late 1980s. As the lyrical mastermind behind the legendary group’s Straight Outta Compton album, he literally launched the gangster rap revolution. And his subsequent solo material, including such early Nineties classic CDs as AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted and Death Certificate, solidified his place in the pantheon of the genre’s more socially-aware artists.

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