“Surviving Compton” aired this past weekend on Lifetime and got mixed reactions.
The story is about Michel’le Toussant and her abusive relationships with both Dr. Dre and Suge Knight.
The one-time R&B star (1989’s “No More Lies”) dated Dr. Dre in the early 1990s, when he and N.W.A. were on the road to stardom. The couple lived together and had a son in 1991. Oddly enough, Michel’le later married Dre’s Death Row Records counterpart, Suge Knight, with whom she had a daughter in 2002 (they divorced in 2005).
[FLASHBACK: Michel’le Get’s ‘Nicety’ With Suge Knight in Child Support Case… ]
Michel’le was signed to N.W.A. member Eazy-E’s Ruthless Records, and Dre produced her album but she conspicuously absent from last year’s hit film “Straight Outta Compton”… and now we know why!
In case you missed it, watch ‘Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le’ below… Continue Reading…
Clifford ‘T.I.’ Harris
is in for quite an eventful Summer! Not only is he featured in the upcoming Roots remake (click HERE
if you missed that) but he’s also prepping for his latest album and recently released what many feel is Summer ’16’s new anthem with the Dr. Dre-produced single ‘DOPE.’
The track, which borrows heavily from a sample of Aaliyah’s 2001 single “Rock the Boat,” is the latest cut off Tip’s upcoming 10th album ‘Dime Trap’ and he’s also unveiled a cameo-filled video for your viewing pleasure.
The video takes place in Los Angeles in the year 2020, and it was director Jesse Terrero’s vision to recreate the Leviticus scene from Empire.
Check out T.I.’s newest single below and share your thoughts… Continue Reading…
It’s official! Ice Cube and Dr. Dre are reviving the ‘worlds most dangerous’ rap group aka NWA!
Universal Pictures has just announced the release date for their highly-anticipated biopic, ‘Straight Outta Compton, which hits theaters this summer.
The new film, directed by F. Gary Gray (Friday, Set It Off, The Italian Job), will be produced by the two original N.W.A. members, who are joined by fellow producers Matt Alvarez and Tomica Woods-Wright.
Super producer Will Packer also serves as executive producer of the film alongside Gray.
Check out the new promo pic below… Continue Reading…
It’s Official! The super producer/entrepreneur Dr. Dre is not the worlds 1st hip-hop BILLIONAIRE!
A video shot by R&B artist Tyrese Gibson seems to confirm all the talk about Apple buying up Beats Electronics.
Beats’ founder is rapper and entrepreneur Dr. Dre (Andre Young), and he’s pointing right at the lens in Gibson’s video as he states:
The first billionaire in hip hop right here from the motherf—-n West Coast!”
The Financial Times was first to report the sale yesterday (May 8, 2014) that Apple is closing in on a $3.2 billion purchase of the high-end headphones and streaming music service, however at that time, representatives from Apple and Beats both declined comment.
Apparently the deal is done, so it’s all good now tho…
Check out Dr. Dre’s official confirmation of the sale below… Continue Reading…
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