NWA

News

here's what went down at coachella

​Find out what happened at a festival where Kanye was quiet, N.W.A got back together and Bernie Sanders was king.
Lula Ososki
4.18.16
News

why n.w.a. won't perform at the rock and roll hall of fame ceremony tonight

Apparently organizers weren't quite as amped for a stadium performance of "Fuck tha Police" as we were.
i-D Staff
Hannah Ongley
4.8.16
News

'straight outta compton' podcast dives deep into hip-hop culture

The first episode is an interview with early N.W.A. mentor Alonzo "Lonzo" Williams.
Hannah Ongley
2.25.16
Music

​n.w.a. to be inducted into rock and roll hall of fame

After the success of box office smash hit 'Straight Outta Compton,' the hip-hop pioneers join the Beatles, Nirvana and Public Enemy on the iconic list.
Charlotte Gush
12.18.15
News

​straight outta compton is the highest grossing film by a black director ever

The N.W.A biopic has taken $200 million at the box office.
Charlotte Gush
i-D Staff
11.5.15
News

​former n.w.a manager is suing makers of straight outta compton

Jerry Heller has filed a $110 million lawsuit against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, the estate of Eazy-E and more for defamation.
Charlotte Gush
i-D Staff
11.2.15
Film

'​straight outta compton' stars respond to crazy-offensive women’s casting call

In a list of A - D, the D Girls are “African American girls. Poor, not in good shape. Medium to dark skin tone.”
Charlotte Gush
8.17.15
Music

​dr dre confirms new nwa-inspired album

Compton: A Soundtrack features Ice Cube, Kendrick Lamar, Jill Scott, Snoop Dogg and Eminem.
Charlotte Gush
8.2.15
Music

how the screen is tackling hip hop in 2015

If Empire is Dynasty 3.0, then does that make The Get Down Dallas 2015? With a flurry of films and TV shows about to hit screens, hip hop is once again being mined for celluloid gold...
Shannon Mahanty
5.21.15
Music

​california love: hip hop’s hollywood dreams

We pay homage to the best West Coast rappers tributes to the City of Angels.
Hattie Collins
5.7.15
News

​nwa experience poverty and police oppression in new trailer for 'straight outta compton'

Catch a glimpse of Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy E in the newly cut trailer for the NWA biopic.
Felicity Kinsella
4.3.15
Culture

​nwa’s straight outta compton movie looks set to be a summer sizzler

The forthcoming film about the 80s LA rap group got its premiere at the Grammy’s last night, and it promises parties and politics.
Stuart Brumfitt
2.9.15
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