Straight Outta Compton

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A $100.2 Million Opening for 'The Fate of the Furious' Sets Career Record for Director F. Gary Gray

Gray beat his own record, set by “Straight Outta Compton,” for the highest earning opening weekend by a Black film director. 

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READ: Michel'le Talks 'Surviving Compton' in Candid New Interview

The singer, who was controversially omitted from “Straight Outta Compton,” will tell her side of the story in a new Lifetime movie premiering this weekend.

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Lifetime Biopic on Michel'le to Premiere in October

“Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me” promises to tell the Death Row Records heads’ story from the perspective of the woman who famously married Knight and accused Dre of abusing her while they were together.

Drake Leads BET Awards Pack With Nine Nominations

The ceremony will air on June 26, complete with a tribute to Prince.

Kendrick Lamar Owned The Grammys Last Night

Kendrick may not have won “Album of the Year,” but who cares? Did you see that performance? 

Corey Hawkins Tapped for Starring Role in Fox's '24' Reboot

Hawkins starred as Dr. Dre in this summer’s “Straight Outta Compton.”

David Oyelowo on Lack of Black Oscar Nominees: 'The Academy Has a Problem'

The “Selma” star went off script at a gala honoring Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs. 

Oscar Nominations are So White, Even the 'Straight Outta Compton' Nominees are White

No love for Ryan Coogler, Michael B. Jordan or anybody from the “Straight Outta Compton” cast? 

Dee Barnes On Life After Dr. Dre Assault: 'I Was Too Busy Trying to Survive

Barnes spoke at length to The Huffington Post about Dr. Dre’s assault—and how it impacted her career and well-being—in her first interview about the attack in nearly 25 years.

After 'Compton' Success, Will We See A Def Jam Biopic?

According to reports, Universal is looking at the success of “Straight Outta Compton” and considering a biopic on Def Jam Records. 

Sanaa Lathan On Marginalization of Black Stars: 'We Need to Come into the 21st Century'

The star of the upcoming thriller “The Perfect Guy” is frank in calling out Hollywood’s problems with race. 

'Straight Outta Compton' is the Highest-Grossing Music Biopic of All Time

When was the last time a music drama was a summer blockbuster? 

Dee Barnes and Michel'le Split on Dre Apology

Now that Dr. Dre has made a more definitive public apology to women he’s hurt, Dee Barnes and Michel’le—two who publicly accuse him of assault and battery—have issued very different responses. 

Dr. Dre on Dee Barnes and Michel'le: 'I Made Some Horrible F***ing Mistakes'

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube address past controveries and misogynistic lyrics for the upcoming Rolling Stone cover story. 

Violent Misogyny on 'Compton: A Soundtrack' Echoes Dr. Dre's Past

On “Compton: A Soundtrack,” a skit about murdering a woman and an Eminem punchline about rape bring to mind Dr. Dre’s history of misogynistic violence. 

Dr. Dre Announces New Album For Release This Week

“Compton: A Soundtrack” will be released this Friday.

Read: Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and 'Straight Outta Compton' Cast On The Hollywood Reporter's Cover

The legendary NWA producer and emcee join cast members of the new biopic “Straight Outta Compton” on the cover The Hollywood Reporter’s latest issue and speak about the movie, Suge Knight, and a reunion tour. 

Ice Cube: N.W.A.'s 'F**k tha Police' is 'Just as Relevant as it Was Before it Was Made'

The rapper and actor discussed the inspiration behind N.W.A.’s controversial song while promoting the upcoming biopic about the group and an upcoming reunion performance.