“Creed” star Michael B. Jordan takes home two awards while ‘Straight Outta Compton’ wins for Outstanding Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards.
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.
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.
(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”.
The trailer for the N.W.A biopic, “Straight Outta Compton” debuts with an introduction featuring Ice Cube and Dr. Dre.