Posts tagged #NWA

The Six Degrees of N.W.A


Noboddy can deny the incredible impact and influence that "the world's most dangerous group", N.W.A., had on hip hop culture, but now we have a handy graphic just to prove it!

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of N.W.A. and the release of Straight Outta Compton on Digital Download, designer Christian Tate has put together this incredible chart, detailing the impact the group, and its members, had on rap music culture and the people they met along the way.

From Dr. Dre's Death Row Records, which signed the inimitible Tupac and Snoop Dogg, to finding links to, Kendrick Lamar and of course Eminem and 50 Cent, here is the Six Degrees of N.W.A....

Posted on January 19, 2016 and filed under News.

N.W.A to re unite for Coachella performance..?

Ice Cube is already on the bill for this years Coachella festival as a solo act, but after an interview with The Talk he's hinted that there could be some of his old crew joining him on stage for what could be a very special performance.  “I’ve got some tricks up my sleeves … I’m gonna try to bring the members of N.W.A together. Give everybody a little history lesson on Ice Cube and N.W.A, West Side Connection, everything I’ve been doing over the years.” Dr. Dre hasn’t performed with his old crew for a while, but Ice Cube did briefly get together with DJ Yella and MC REN at last year’s BET Experience just before Straight Outta Compton hit our screens.
If this happens it could be huge, but I guess we'll have to wait and see.

Check out his interview below...

Posted on January 18, 2016 and filed under News, Festivals.