Rapper Kendrick Lamar Brings Out N.W.A At The 2016 Rock Hall Of Fame Awards Ceremony
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2016 Rock Hall Of Fame Awards Ceremony
It's always great to see an act as important as N.W.A. recognized for their influence, but it's even better when it's the right person doing the honoring.
You couldn't really ask for a better speaker for the group's induction to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame than Kendrick Lamar, and he lived up to expectations at the ceremony yesterday.
All living members of the group, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, DJ Yella, and MC Ren, as well as Eazy-E’s mother, were on hand for the induction ceremony at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, which was filled with compelling moments, including a poignant speech from Ice Cube about why the “World’s Most Dangerous Group” belongs in the Rock Hall despite what naysayers like Gene Simmons say.
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“Are we rock and roll?” Cube asked. “I say, you goddamn right we rock and roll. Rock and roll is not an instrument. Rock and roll is not even a style of music.
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What connects us all is that spirit. Rock and roll is not conforming to the people who came before you, but creating your own path in music and in life. That is rock and roll and that is us.”
“Being gangster symbolizes a hustle that you can change your reality,” explained K-Dot. “The true
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Being gangster is forming iconic labels: Ruthless Records, Death Row, Aftermath Records. Being gangster is breaking out to become a movie star, a movie producer, and having your own son play you as a retrospect to your career, Straight Outta Compton.
The 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which also includes Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Chicago, Steve Miller, and Bert Berns, will air April 30 on HBO.