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RIP Ox Baker, Master Of The Heart Punch, 1934-2014

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The pro wrestling world has lost as a true legend as Ox Baker, master of the Heart Punch, has died at age 80.

#Fascinating Facts

Woooo! 10 Things You Might Not Know About The Incredible Life Of The ‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair

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This week marked the anniversary of Ric Flair's first world title win, so let's take a strut through his illustrious career.

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Meet MC Ren and DJ Yella From ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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Don't you want to know who's playing MC Ren and DJ Yella in the NWA biopic? ...Don't you remember DJ Yella?

#INDEPENDENT WRESTLING

The Thread Count: A Fashionable History Of Wrestling Hippies

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With Spandex's dedicated fashion column looks at the history of pro wrestling's hippies, from Superstar Billy Graham to CJ Parker.

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

Here’s Your First Look At The Cast Of The NWA Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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Universal announces release date and picture of the full cast of 'Straight Outta Compton,' the biopic of NWA, aka Neighbors With Attitude.

#PRO WRESTLING

Vintage Promos: If You Move, Thunderbolt Patterson Will … Something

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Vintage Promos is a series looking back at the best, worst and most memorable pro wrestling interviews of all time.

#jimmy fallon

Brian Williams Raps NWA’s “Straight Outta Compton”

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NBC News anchor Brian Williams raps the NWA classic “Straight Outta Compton” (thanks to some clever editing).

#Jay Z

10 Great Rap Samples That Originate From Lame Songs

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Ten great rap samples from Wu-Tang, Jay-Z, and Notorious B.I.G. tracks that originate from extremely lame songs.

#BEYONCE

6.22 The Cooler

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Black Chyna The Amazing Spider-Man Poised to Earn Money Definitely, Acclaim Probably <a href="http://www.vulture.com/2012/06/amazing-spider-man-money-acclaim.html">[Vulture]</a> The 25 Best Wives and Girlfriends In Hip-Hop <a href="http://hiphopwired.com/2012/06/19/wired-25-the-25-best-wives-and-girlfriends-in-hip-hop/">[Hip-Hop Wired]</a> How Does This Work.

#Facebook

4.12 The Cooler

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Cyn Santana Charles Manson Denied Parole, Probably For The Last Time <a href="http://gawker.com/5901121/charles-manson-denied-parole-probably-for-the-last-time">[Gawker]</a> Ruben Studdard's Ex-Wife Surata Zuri McCants Gets Next to Nothing in Divorce Settlement <a href="http://gossiponthis.com/2012/04/10/ruben-studdard-ex-wife-surata-zuri-mccants-gets-next-nothing-divorce-settlement/">[GOT]</a> What if N.

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

Dr. Dre, Ice Cube might cast their sons in NWA movie. Wait, what?

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I haven't heard anything about an NWA biopic (tentatively titled Straight Outta Compton) since they were looking for a director <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/03/nwa-biopic" target="_blank">almost three years ago</a>, which would seem to indicate that it's in some stage of development hell (meanwhile, the Margaret Thatcher biopic shot straight to finished product before we heard anything about it.

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‘Straight Outta Dunwoody’ Is The Hardest ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Parody To Ever Come Out Of Suburban Atlanta

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I'd be lying if I didn't admit to being a little jealous back in May when <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2011/05/here-is-a-new-orleans-bounce-artist-named-mr-ghetto-rapping-about-walmart/" target="_blank">New Orleans' Mr. Ghetto released his booty-tastic viral hit</a> about the all around awesomeness that is the Walmart that Cajun Boy shops at.

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Mega Gallery: The Least Intimidating Pictures of Ice Cube

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<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/ice-cube-then-now.jpg"></a>The <a href="http://www.firstshowing.net/2011/ice-cube-joining-channing-tatum-jonah-hill-in-21-jump-street/" target="_blank">news</a> that Ice Cube would soon be appearing in 21 Jump Street alongside Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum has sparked renewed interest in the man's singular legacy, inspiring me to create this slide show.

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A Compton City G

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Depending who you ask, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/eazy-e">Eazy-E</a> is either one of Hip-Hop's greatest pioneers or one of its greediest figures.

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

CRAZY MUTHAF*KA NAME ICE CUBE

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The only surprising thing about an NWA biopic is that no one's made one yet.

#Kanye West

3.8 The Cooler

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Sports Sundays With Le-Shae Palmer Daylight Saving Time Origins [Snopes] 'Straight Out Of Compton!' N.W.A. Biopic In The Works [The Playlist] Fitting Cinderella With Her NCAA Slipper [The Love Of Sports] The Music of March [HHIR] T.I. & Shawty Lo Publicly End Their Beef [RTNY] S-P-E-L-L-B-O-U-N-D: [...].


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