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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and the Problem with Rock-n-Roll Biopics

The success of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and 'Rocketman' means we are guaranteed to see more fist-pumping rock-'n'-roll biopics. Too bad these films seem more interested in melodrama and downloads sales…

Jason Mitchell Dropped From ‘The Chi’ and Netflix Film Amid Misconduct Claims

In the wake of multiple allegations of misconduct, 'Straight Outta Compton' star Jason Mitchell has been terminated by his agent and manager and dropped from Showtime's 'The Chi' and an upcoming…

Universal, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube Win Appeal in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Suge Knight Killing

A California appeals court rejected a bid Wednesday to revive a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Terry Carter, who was killed during the 2015 production of the N.W.A biopic 'Straight…

From ‘Straight Outta Compton’ to ‘Unsolved’: Meet Hollywood’s Go-To Tupac

Marcc Rose was also poised to play the late rapper in John Singleton's stalled Tupac biopic.

Prosecutors Claim Suge Knight, Lawyer Discussed Witness Bribery

The rapper and his lawyer considered paying people thousands of dollars to say the victims at the scene were armed, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said, making Knight seem like he…

Suge Knight Arraigned for Allegedly Threatening to Kill ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Director F. Gary Gray

The former rap mogul is also awaiting trial for murder in connection with a hit and run that happened during filming.

Eazy-E’s Widow Launches Production Company (Exclusive)

The newly formed Ruthless Entertainment has signed with Circle of Confusion.

BET Awards: The Complete Winners List

The 16th annual BET Awards show aired live Sunday night from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

NBCUniversal Asks Judge in Defamation Suit to Watch ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Film

The real-life Jerry Heller says Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy E's widow, Tomica Woods-Wright, inaccurately portrayed him as a villain in the film because they blame him for breaking up N.W.A.

Drake Leads BET Awards With 9 Nominations

The 16th annual BET Awards show will air live June 26.

N.W.A, Chicago, Cheap Trick Join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Deep Purple and Steve Miller also were honored at a ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Skeptical Judge Gives ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Lawsuit One Last Shot

Former N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller's lawsuit is troubled, says California federal judge.