In Five: Ice Cube’s N.W.A. Biopic, Drug Song Banned, and More Performing Arts News

In Five: Ice Cube’s N.W.A. Biopic, Drug Song Banned, and More Performing Arts News
N.W.A. on the cover of their debut album, "Straight Outta Compton."
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1. Ice Cube is searching for someone to direct the N.W.A. biopic he plans to produce. [MTV]

2. The band Los Tigres del Norte has been barred from playing Ciudad Juárez after violating an ordinance that prohibits perfomances of narcocorridos. [ArtsBeat/NYT]

 

3. Jonah Hill originally thought that the forthcoming “21 Jump Street” remake sounded like a “corporate cash grab.” Instead, it just looks terrible. [The Reel Bits via NME]

4. Stream a new Gossip song, the disco-slick “Perfect World.” [Gossip Youth via Pitchfork]

5. A famous sequence from the movie “Office Space” may have inspired the opening scene of the last episode of “The Walking Dead.” [Uproxx]

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