MC Ren Blasts Universal Pictures For His Absence In ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Trailer

This goes out to you and you and you … While his intent is to NOT promote the film, this is sorta kinda promotion. MC Ren, real name, Lorenzo Patterson choose Twitter as the social media tool to blast Universal Pictures, and their promotional abilities. The N.W.A. member and founder of Villain Entertainment aired out his grievances, because the film studio chose to not give him as much airtime – as the other N.W.A. characters – in the latest trailer for Straight Outta Compton biopic. Hit the jump for more.

Ice Cube To Revive N.W.A. On Stage In Los Angeles

Ice Cube’s hands have been tied up in film recently, but he’s set on reminding the masses about his roots with a rare performance. The rapper-turned-actor is set to hit the stage for the BET Experience going down later this month. Cube will be joined by some special guests from the West Coast to relive the glory days of N.W.A.’s prime. Find out who will be in the building for the BET Experience after the jump.

Suge Knight, Dr. Dre And Ice Cube Named In Hit-And-Run Lawsuit

Just when you thought this situation had reached its highest peek of trouble, the trouble rises up a few more notches. Suge Knight, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and Universal Studios have been named in a hit-and-run lawsuit for the death of Terry Carter. Hit the jump for the details.

(Video) Ja Rule Says TVT Records Could Have Been The Biggest Rap Label In The Industry

Ja Rule’s credibility may have taken a hit after his Fox News appearance and had his own bad habit of passing up good opportunities. However, I think he makes a valid point about TVT Records. According to Ja, the label’s founder passed up several other major acts, which could have made it the most instrumental label in hip-hop history. Find out who TVT passed on after the jump!

#DJFunkFlexApp NEW MUSIC: Dr. Dre ft. Kendrick Lamar & Jeremih – 2Nite

Though many fans have lost hope that Dr. Dre would ever release his third album ‘The Detox’ being that it was originally slated for release over 10 years ago, perhaps there may be some hope after all. Case in point, a brand new cut from the good Doctor featuring protege Kendrick Lamar and crooner Jeremih. No word on whether this was intended for the long overdue album, or if it was merely a leak never intended for release, but check it out nonetheless.

Forbes Names The Top 5 Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists Of 2015

It’s that time of year again when Forbes reveals the top power-players in hip-hop, and it should come as no surprise that it’s the same 5 people it usually is. A slight shift here and there in the order, but the message remains the same: these guys are really, really ridiculously rich. Find out who made the cut below!

(Photos) Dr. Dre Wins Lawsuit Against New Death Row Records

The name of “The Next Episode” is #staywinning! Dr. Dre Wins Lawsuit Against New Death Row Records which if you didn’t know, was sued last year by the Hip Hop legend for years of misuse and abuse. But it wasn’t the name Dre cared about, so what exactly was the beef??? And (sidebar) his lawyer’s official statement includes a priceless song title drop!

(Photos) NBA: Your Favorite Classic Hip Hop Albums Get Remade With NBA Covers

This is so funny and so dope at the same time. Kudos to artist Jesse Nunez and his Photoshop skills for taking some of the best rap albums of all time and remixing the covers with current NBA stars. Melo’s “Get a ring or die trying” is so perfect but he also used Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and the Clippers. My personal fave though is what he did with Lebron & Kyrie on the cover of Raekwon’s “Only built 4 Cuban Linx”. Check out the gallery!

(Photos) Dr. Dre Talks Biopic And The Groups Respect For Women “There’s A Big Misconception”

Dr. Dre talks Biopic And The Groups Respect For Women.There is a alot of buzz about the “Straight Outta Compton” Biopic.There is also a lot of drama with the whole Suge Knight ordeal.In a recent interview The “Dr” revealed he didn’t want to do the movie at first. Find out why after the jump.

(Video) Dr. Dre Reminisces On The Last Time He Talked To Eazy E Before He Died

To celebrate Eazy E’s life and the 20th year of his passing (March 25th, 1995), Dr. Dre stopped by to chop it up with Big Boy on his radio show. Dre spoke about the NWA “Straight Outta Compton” biopic film, making “Nothing But A G Thang” with Snoop Dogg, the last time he spoke with Eazy E before he passed away along with much, much more. Check out the full interview below. RIP, EAZY E!

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