Tag Archives: Straight Outta Compton

06Feb/16
Taraji P. Henson of TV's "Empire" accepts an NAACP Image Award

‘Straight Outta Compton’ receives NAACP award for Outstanding Motion Picture

“Creed” star Michael B. Jordan takes home two awards while ‘Straight Outta Compton’ wins for Outstanding Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards.

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21Jan/16

LL Cool J backs Smiths Oscar boycott

Grammy-winning rapper and actor LL Cool J receives star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and says he backs Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith in their Oscar boycott.
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14Jan/16
Oscar Voters Are Still Overwhelmingly White & Male

Oscars get a sequel – ‘so white’ for a second year

Oscar nominations once again shut actors of color out of the industry’s biggest honors.

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06Sep/15

‘War Room’ tops box office charts this weekend

Sony’s faith-based drama “War Room” edges out the popular N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton” to lead the lackluster U.S. box office over the weekend.

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30Aug/15

“Straight Outta Compton” tops the box office for third straight weekend

(R Reports) – The Box Office numbers are out… and rap group N.W.A. is still selling hard.

The group’s biopic “Straight Outta Compton” cruised steady in Number 1 for a third consecutive week.
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16Aug/15

Box Office: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Debuts to Scorching $56.1 Million

(UNIVERSAL PICTURES / PARAMOUNT PICTURES / WARNER BROTHERS / TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX / STX ENTERTAINMENT) – “Straight Outta Compton”, a biopic about rap group N.W.A., debuted to an impressive $56.1 million this weekend in 2,757 theaters, making it the biggest ever August debut for an R-rated movie, outpacing the previous best set by “American Pie 2”.
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02Jul/15

Movie makers take cues from social media

(Reuters Business Report) – Magic Mike is already looking like a huge hit for the July 4th holiday weekend, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise to social media users.
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20Mar/15

Knight’s bail set at $25 million; rap mogul collapses in court

A judge sets bail at $25 million for Suge Knight in a murder case and the rap mogul collapses immediately after the hearing.

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10Feb/15

Dr Dre, Ice Cube intro trailer for “Straight Outta Compton”

The trailer for the N.W.A biopic, “Straight Outta Compton” debuts with an introduction featuring Ice Cube and Dr. Dre.
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