Straight Outta Compton

Obama plans on implementing regulations that would lower the amount of child support that prisoners pay when they’re behind bars, hopefully reducing a major driver of mass incarceration.

Last year as the world watched Straight Outta Compton break box-office records and become a hit with both fans and critics alike, those who were actually apart of the story were left wondering why much of the story about the physical abuse that N.W.A. member Dr. Dre inflicted upon the women in his past relationships […]

The 2016 NAACP Image Awards was a night to celebrate the fullness of Black excellence in all of its forms. With a handful of major awards being handed out on Wednesday night, viewers may have been wondering what may have what there was actually left to experience at the 47th Annual Image Awards. However, anyone […]

The Academy Award nominations are in and there are a few colorful nominees.  Summer box-office smash directed by F. Gary Gray, Straight Outta Compton  has been nominated for best original screenplay.  What Happened, Miss Simone?, a documentary about the life of legendary singer and activist Nina Simone’s received a nomination for Best Documentary Feature.  Creed, the Rocky revival film, starring […]

Presidential candidate Scott Walker has thrown in the towel and dropped out of the race. A CNN poll released on Sunday showed that Walker’s support…

In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top stories in culture, media and entertainment during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and debate.

The box office reign of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton has been thwarted by faith-based film War Room. The Sony/Affirm’s has risen to the No. 1 spot, winning in both the 3-day and 4-day scenario with respective estimates of $9.24M and $12.1M. Filmed in Charlotte and Concord, War Room, has a mostly African America cast and tells the […]

Dee Barnes continues to speak out about her abuse at the hands of Dr. Dre in a response to his apology.

The N.W.A biopic film "Straight Outta Compton" shattered box office records, but unfortunately that didn't make headlines.