straight outta compton

Dre’s Ex-Fianceé Miche’le On His Apology: “Treat Us Like We Have Names”

Dre somehow keeps sticking his foot in his mouth, Jimmy Fallon’s horrible ring finger incident is fishier than we suspected, and everything you wanted to know about dating Justin Bieber(why).

Megan Reynolds | August 25, 2015 - 11:29 am

Dr. Dre (Finally) Apologizes For Abusive Past: “I Deeply Regret What I Did”

In the wake of “Straight Outta Compton”‘s box office success and renewed attention on his past abuse of many woman, Dr. Dre has finally apologized for this behavior in a

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Dee Barnes On Dr. Dre Beating: “My Life Changed That Night”

The hip-hop journalist has penned an essay for Gawker about being beat up by then NWA member Dr. Dre in 1991, and the incident’s noticeable omission from the film “Straight…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Kills At Box Office

The much anticipated hit ‘Straight Outta Compton’, the biopic about N.W.A., the early 90s hip hop group, proved highly successful at the box office on its opening day.

The…

Katrin Higher | August 15, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Oh Hey, The “Straight Outta Compton” Trailer Is Here — And It Looks Pretty Great

I would like to hereby apologize for wrongly assuming that “Straight Outta Compton,” the sorta-biopic about late-’80s/early-90s rap group N.W.A., would be a bad movie better suited for Lifetime. By…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 9, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Clueless Casting Director’s Casting Call Ad Tells Us All We Need To Know About Racism And Colorism

I previously wrote a piece for The Frisky that briefly detailed the racism I discovered while working on a research thesis on prostitution in New York City. I explained to…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 18, 2014 - 11:00 am