Dr. Dre Is Finally Releasing A New Album Titled ‘Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre’

Justin Burnell:

I’m so ready for the new Dre album next week and the new Straight Outta Compton movies comes out on the 14th of this month. I ain’t wrong for that.

Originally posted on UPROXX:

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It’s official, Detox is dead. But there is a new Dr. Dre album on the way.

Yes, the legendary producer has announced a real deal, brand new full-length album titled Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre.

Dre made the announcement during his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy, saying, “Detox didn’t come out because I didn’t like it. It wasn’t good. I’ma keep it 1000. I couldn’t do that to my fans.”

Dre’s follow-up to 2001 is finally on the way nearly 16 years later and was inspired by the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton. Featuring the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Xzibit, Ice Cube, Marsha Abrosius, and many, many more. According to Dre, he was so inspired that he did an album “under wraps” and it’s now finished. The best part? It drops in just six days on Friday, August 7th.

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Full Video Of UC Officer Murdering Sam DuBose

Justin Burnell:

The cop who shot Sam DuBose is a asshole. I hope he gets life or death sentence for that. Rest in peace Sam DuBose.

Originally posted on AllHipHop:

After University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose, body camera video of the killing surfaced online.

It shows Dubose stopped for a minor traffic violation and the events that lead to his murder.

Rest In Peace Sam. Your actions while stopped for a minor traffic violation do not justify your cold blooded murder.


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Ralkina Jones, 37, found dead in Cleveland Heights jail cell

Justin Burnell:

Not this crap again. Another black woman found dead in jail cell. First was Sandra Bland now is Ralkina Jones. Rest in peace. Prayers goes to her family and friends.

Originally posted on theGrio:

Not again.

Thirty-seven-year old Ralkina Jones was found dead in her jail cell Sunday, according to Cleveland Heights police officials.

Jones was arrested Friday night on domestic violence and assault charges stemming from an incident with an ex-spouse according to a Cleveland Heights police department news release.]

Jones appeared lethargic Saturday evening and was transported to “HealthSpan” facility near the jail. She was evaluated by medical personnel and re-released to the Cleveland Heights jail later that night.

Sunday morning, around 7:30 in the morning, Jones was found unresponsive in her cell.

From Cleveland Heights police:

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner is currently investigating Ms. Jones’s cause of death. The autopsy was completed today and it revealed no suspicious injuries. The exact cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner pending further studies.

Jones death coincides with the news of the passing of Sandra Bland in Texas and Kindra Chapman in Alabama. Chapman committed…

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Sandra Bland’s Death Should Open Eyes

Justin Burnell:

Sending players for Sandra Bland’s family and friends. God rest her soul.

Originally posted on Underground Overlord:


Everyday for one reason or another, or even no reason at all, minorities are harassed and detained by unjust police officers. Everyday. Behind the badge and with the unwavering support of others like themselves, these infallible idiots use the power afforded them to strip human beings of their right to freedom, and like animals they throw them in cages. Assisted by magistrate who neither care nor pretend to care about minorities as individuals. They dole out immediate sentences without once looking into the victims dark faces or hearing their side of the story. In a rare instance they may happen to look up just to give that look of disdain, the kind a Mom gives after a cookie jar raid, then simply go with whatever story the cop has written down and make you sign your life away.

If you’ve never felt the cold of jail cell, just try to…

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Dead: Whitney Houston’s Daughter Dies At 22

Justin Burnell:

Sending my hearts and prayers goes out to Bobby Brown and the rest of her family & friends. Rest in peace to Bobbi Kristina Brown and her late mother Whitney Houston.

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

What a tragedy. Bobbi Kristina Brown died at the young age of 22 on July 26. Whitney Houston’s daughter had been found unresponsive in her bathtub and raced to the hospital on Jan. 31. She remained in a nearly 7-month coma until her heartbreaking death on Sunday.

Bobbi Kristina Brown sadly passed away on July 26 after a nearly 7-month coma. She was only 22 years old. The daughter of the beloved Whitney Houston had been found unconscious in the bathtub of her Roswell, Georgia home on Jan. 31. Sadly, despite all of the best medical efforts, she just couldn’t pull through.

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A Fifth Person Has Died In The Chattanooga Shooting

Justin Burnell:

When I saw it on the news it single handedly broke my heart. Rest in peace to all the brothers.

Originally posted on UPROXX:

Four Marines and One Sailor Killed In Military Center Shootings In Chattanooga, Tennessee

A naval officer died early Saturday morning from wounds sustained in the Chattanooga, Tennessee shooting that previously claimed the lives of four marines on Thursday.

Randall Smith was a naval petty officer who worked as a logistics specialist. Family members say he was wounded after warning people of the gunman Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez’s presence at the Navy Operational Support Center:

Smith saw the shooter and warned people around him, according to family members. But he was unable to get away. Smith was shot in the liver, colon and stomach, said his grandmother, Linda Wallace.

Authorities have seized four guns associated with Abdulazeez, and are still investigating a possible motive. Mourners gathered in Chattanooga for a prayer service on Friday, and a Texas Roadhouse photo of a table dedicated to the marines who died on Thursday has been making the social media rounds.

(Via CNN)

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Freezer Mom Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murdering Her Two Children

Justin Burnell:

Excuse my language but I’m glad that bitch got life sentence with no parole. I hope that bitch dies and rot in hell for what done to her kids. Bad mother.

Originally posted on Global Grind:

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Mitchelle Blair, the mother who admitted to killing two of her children and hiding their bodies in a deep freezer, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on Friday.

Blair pleaded guilty in June to first-degree murder and urged the judge to give her the death penalty if Michigan had it. In the closing statement before the sentencing, Judge Dana Hathaway stated,

“As a mother, one of your primary responsibilities was to protect your kids. And in that respect, you failed in the worst possible way. You imposed the death penalty on your own children. Thankfully, that house of horrors that you created is no longer in existence.”

Blairs two surviving kids, ages 17 and 8, have been placed with an aunt.


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CSI Series Finale Cast: Melinda Clarke’s Lady Heather and 11 Others Returning

Justin Burnell:

I can’t believe that my all-time favorite show CSI ending on the September 28th with a big-ol’ series finale. Can’t wait to see all the guest stars who was featured on the show. I will alaways miss the original CSI.

UPDATE: The long finale of CSI is slated to air on Sunday September 27th.

Originally posted on TVLine:

Ready or not, it’s almost time to say goodbye to CSI. The long-running CBS procedural’s finale is slated to air Sunday, Sept. 27, and TVLine can now confirm more than 10 vets returning to the fold for the farewell fete.

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Marvel Is Paying Homage To Hip-Hop Classics With A New Line Of Comics

Justin Burnell:

Those Marvel hip-hop album covers was totally dope. My favorite one was X-Men inspired “3 Feet High And Rising” album cover. It was the bomb. I like all the other ones including the Iron Man and Dr. Strange.

Originally posted on UPROXX:


If you got geeked at the sight of Marvel adopting the Jewel Runners’ salute for a couple of covers earlier this year, prepare to nerd the f*ck out. Marvel is again diving into the world of hip-hop on a new line called Hip-Hop Variants, which will feature covers that pay homage to some of the genre’s most iconic albums – and their artwork.

Uproxx was lucky enough to get a sneak peak at some of the tributes, which fans will be able to get their hands on in October. Below, take a look at a handful of the covers available, side-by-side with the album artwork that inspired them.

Extraordinary X-Men #1 (Artwork by Sanford Greene) / 3 Feet High and Rising by De La Soul


Howard the Duck #1 (Artwork by Juan Doe) / Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version by Ol’ Dirty Bastard


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Comic Con 2015 – Suicide Squad Trailer

Justin Burnell:

That shit was totally incredible. I can’t go see it when it comes. The Joker’s laugh was crazy. The cast of the film like Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robie, and Adam Beach are in it.

Originally posted on Bookshelf Battle:

Hey 3.5 Readers,

BQB here with some thoughts on the Suicide Squad trailer:

The official story is this trailer was only intended for Comic Con but DC decided to release it because nerds had pirated it and distributed it so they figured they might as well put out a quality version.

If you’re a nerd who isn’t in the know, the Suicide Squad is basically DC’s version of Dirty Dozen.

Based on a DC comic series of the same name, the government forces/recruits the DC villains (mostly Batman’s enemies) to use their evil powers for good, sending them on high-risk, practically suicidal missions.

Overall, the footage looks great and Jared Leto, in my opinion, looks like he’s going to be a better Joker than I’d originally given him credit for.

Like most geeks, I’m a big Harley Quinn fan.  If you’re not a nerd, Harley is the Joker’s girlfriend who got…

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