With N.W.A.’s new Straight Outta Compton film hitting the big screen tomorrow, check out what Jerry Heller had to say about the upcoming biopic when we sat down with him for an exclusive interview for White Label Radio earlier in the year. Heller also discusses Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, “No Vaseline,” Suge Knight, what life was like after Eazy-E’s death and more. Filmed & edited by Luie C. of Collective State TV.
Earlier in the year White Label Radio host, Melloe Won, had the opportunity to sit down with Jerry Heller for an exclusive one-on-one interview at Dash Radio. Watch as Heller discusses details on discovering N.W.A., going into business with Eazy-E, Ruthless Records artists and much more. Filmed and edited by Luie C. of Collective State TV.
Earlier in the year I had the opportunity of shooting an exclusive interview with former N.W.A. manager and Eazy-E business partner, Jerry Heller, for White Label Radio. Before the film Straight Outta Compton drops this Friday, take a look at what the man who is responsible for getting the group off the ground had to say about past beef with Ice Cube, falling out with N.W.A., Eazy-E’s death, Dr. Dre and more.
Skateboard P catches up with FUSE and gives up a couple hints at what possibly fans can hope to hear from him in the near future. Pharrell gets into details on his recent work for the upcoming Spider-Man 2 film as he was chosen to score it along with Hans Zimmer. The N.E.R.D. front man also shared his thoughts on how he approaches being 40-years-old.
Go behind-the-scenes for an exclusive look at Pharrell’s new music video for his infectious single, “Happy.” The track serves as the lead single to the soundtrack for the film, Despicable Me 2. Hear some commentary from the Virginia Beach native as well as directors Andrew Coleman and Mike Larson as they share details on the creative process behind the song’s 24-hour-long visual.
Here’s an interesting look at Curtis Jackson’s audition tape for the roll of Huey Lucas in the 2007 film American Gangster. Fans will remember the movie starred Denzel Washington as Harlem’s former heroin crime boss Frank Lucas. The role of Huey Lucas was eventually filled by actor Chiwetel Ejiofor who went on to do an excellent job. Check out the G-Unit general go through a couple of random scenes from the film as he gets help some help from a woman with his script lines.
Jet Life head honcho Curren$y links up with Pitchfork for a short documentary titled Jetflix. Follow along as videographer CJ Wallis brings viewers behind-the-scenes for a West Coast tour with the New Orlean native as he hits the stage for Rock The Bells 2013 in San Bernardino, smokes one with Smoke DZA, records at the studio and performs in San Diego, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz.
Rapper and actor Ice Cube will be starring alongside comedian Kevin Hart in the upcoming film titled Ride Along. The film is set to premiere on January 17 and will also showcase the acting skills of John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne. The premise of the film centers around Hart’s character who is portrayed as a bumbling security guard who wants to marry his girlfriend but first must get the approval of her hard cop brother played by Ice Cube. The buddy cop film takes off after Hart’s character decides to enroll into the police academy and purse a career in law enforcement alongside his future brother-in-law.
Take a look at this short new trailer for the upcoming film titled Black Nativity. Legendary Hip Hop artist and Queensbridge native Nas will star in the Hollywood remake of Langston Hughes play alongside seasoned actors such as Forest Whitaker and Angela Basset. Singers Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige and Tyrese also make an appearance in the film.
Director Ron Howard and Showtime release a trailer to the upcoming Made In America documentary which goes behind-the-scenes and chronicles JAY Z’s groundbreaking festival. The film is set to debut at the Toronto International Film Festival going down next weekend and finally will hit the small-screen for viewers on October 11. Watch the sneak peek below to hear commentary from some of music’s biggest names on the importance of the festival and its significance.