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News: NWA’s Straight Outta Compton Entered Into Library of Congress

Each year the Library of Congress selects 25 titles for entry into its records and NWA’s Straight Outta Compton made the list this year. Items selected have to demonstrate ‘cultural, historic, or aesthetic significance’ and even 30 years after its release Straight Outta Compton still does that. Other hip hop projects already inducted include The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Tupac’s ...

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News: Kendrick Lamar To Induct NWA Into Rock n Roll Hall of Fame

   Kendrick Lamar is slated to induct NWA into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. The announcement is fitting considering the many times K. Dot has spoken about NWA’s influence on his career. In a statement about the honor Ice Cube said that regardless of the varying opinions of the group everyone now understands what they did for modern ...

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News: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Headed To #1

In it’s opening weekend, NWA biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton‘ is shattering sales projections. Universal estimated that the Ice Cube and Dr. Dre produced film would bring in about $24 million its opening weekend and the movie pulled that number on Friday alone! New estimates predict total weekend sales of about $57 million. The movie has been getting positive reviews from ...

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News: Kendrick Lamar Interviews N.W.A.

Kendrick Lamar got a chance to sit down with his hometown heroes, NWA, for an interview with Billboard. Lamar, who credits the group with inspiring him throughout his childhood interviewed them in anticipation of the release of ‘Straight Outta Compton‘. They spoke about NWA’s progression from local to international stardom, how they changed music, the hip hop community and culture, ...

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