Tag Archives: Straight Outta Compton

Lifetime biopic ‘Surviving Compton’ shows Dr. Dre beating the hell outta Michel’le

Michel’le airs Dre’s nasty, dirty laundry. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — In last year’s N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” Dr. Dre and company were portrayed as being a bunch of gun-toting, civil rights activists with enormous chips on their shoulders. The group’s image, however, took a negative hit this weekend on Lifetime’s “Surviving Compton” — the poignant story ...

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ film may have killed ex-N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller

Jerry Heller dead, film responsible? Mass Appeal Wire Reports THOUSAND OAKS — Jerry Heller is dead… and the movie “Straight Outta Compton” is primarily responsible says Heller’s lawyer — Mickey Shapiro — who spoke with TMZ. The former N.W.A. manager was involved in a fatal car accident Friday around noon in Thousand Oaks, California. He was 75. Even though Heller ...

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Shining stars the theme at ABFF Awards

Lots of big winners at ABFF Awards. Mass Appeal Wire Reports BEVERLY HILLS — The American Black Film Festival Awards at the Beverly Hilton was saturated with excellence Sunday night — highlighted by the recognition of legendary actress Diahann Carroll who won the Hollywood Legacy Award. Kansas City native Don Cheadle attended the star-studded ceremony, along with Jamie Foxx, Pharrell ...

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