NWA

Remembering Things

'Straight Outta Compton' Is the Most American Album of the 20th Century

Thirty years later, we remember how N.W.A Trojan Horsed gangsta rap into suburban homes.
Paul Thompson
8.9.18
Noisey News

A Hacker Broadcast "Fuck tha Police" Over a Police Scanner

Yeah, this is definitely illegal.
Lauren O'Neill
1.10.18
Noisey News

Guess Who is Playing Fagin in a Forthcoming Remake of Oliver Twist?

This is actually happening, people.
Lauren O'Neill
10.26.16
Interviews

'Original Gangstas' Goes Beneath the Surface of West Coast Rap's Origin Story

Twenty years after Tupac Shakur's murder, Ben Westhoff digs into the legacy that made gangsta rap so fascinating to its listeners—and deadly to its artists.
Reed Jackson
9.13.16
Coachella 2016

Ice Cube Reunited All of N.W.A. and Brought out Kendrick Lamar This Weekend at Coachella

Still D.R.E.
John Hill
4.25.16
Coachella 2016

We Almost Got an NWA Reunion at Coachella, But Instead Just Had a West Coast Rap Party

Ice Cube turned being Ice Cube into a brand, and we're here for it.
Andrea Domanick
4.18.16
Coachella 2016

Ice Cube Reunited Almost All of N.W.A. and Brought out Snoop Dogg and Common at Coachella

From Compton to the valley.
John Hill
4.18.16
Kendrick Lamar

"Black Superheroes": Watch Kendrick Induct N.W.A. Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

At Brooklyn's Barclays Center, Lamar delivered an inspiring speech highlighting the influence of the group.
John Hill
4.11.16
Breaking News

NWA to Reunite for Live Shows?

Ice Cube seems pretty sure in this American talk show interview.
Noisey Staff
1.18.16
brief histories

A Brief History of N.W.A. Collaborations Post-N.W.A.

If rediscovering 'Straight Outta Compton' this year left you wishing for more N.W.A., there’s good news: More is out there, if you put the mixtape together yourself.
Andy Hoglund
1.6.16
Breaking News

NWA, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Chicago, and Steve Miller Are the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2016

Straight outta Compton, and straight into the Hall of Fame.
Noisey Staff
12.17.15
Op-Eds

Why Eazy-E's Death Still Can't Make Hip-Hop Talk About AIDS

Hip-hop's stigma against HIV/AIDs has come to take a back seat to the fact that many of the communities most vulnerable to contracting it simply don’t view it as a problem that affects them.
Andrea Domanick
12.2.15
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