HBO has announced a four-part documentary series about Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. The Defiant Ones — directed by Allen Hughes (Menace II Society, Dead Presidents) — will feature interviews with Ice Cube, Eminem, and more. From HBO: “Set amid many of the defining events of the past four decades, THE DEFIANT ONES tells the stories of Jimmy […]
The biopic cut deeper than Lifetime's usual brand of victim-porn by showing a single Black woman's struggle to navigate an industry that was built to prey on her.
The Lifetime biopic Surviving Compton — also known as Dr. Dre‘s ex-girlfriend Michel’le‘s attempt to write herself back into history after she was literally erased from Straight Outta Compton — aired last night, despite Dre’s many attempts to get it shut down. The rap mogul’s vicious abuse of Michel’le was front and center in the […]
When Straight Outta Compton debuted last year, Hollywood was buzzing over the movie about the rise of NWA that became an instant hit. But among all the chatter were whispers wondering why Michel’le Toussaint was nowhere to be found in the narrative even though she was a huge part of their history. By the time Surviving […]
Jerry Heller, known to most as the co-founder of Ruthless Records and manager of the “World’s Most Dangerous Rap Group” N.W.A. has died. Heller co-founded Ruthless Records with partner Eazy-E and went on to sell millions of records with N.W.A., Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, J.J. Fad, The D.O.C., Michel’le and others. In 2015 after the release […]