More Music Biopics We Want to See

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Westside Story - Even though Universal says there's "no plans" for a Straight Outta Compton sequel, with the original tearing down the box office, it looks like it may be on its way. Daz Dillinger told TMZ that the movie will cover the rise of Death Row Records and will be called Dogg Pound 4 Life, focusing on the careers and the impact of Snoop, Nate Dogg, Kurupt, and Warren G. Daz, who is serving as one of the producers, added that Dr. Dre's son Curtis will portray his legendary pops.As the stories of how the West was one continue to make their way to light, take a look at few more biopics we would love to see. -Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photo: Chris Connor/WENN)

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Westside Story - Even though Universal says there's "no plans" for a Straight Outta Compton sequel, with the original tearing down the box office, it looks like it may be on its way. Daz Dillinger told TMZ that the movie will cover the rise of Death Row Records and will be called Dogg Pound 4 Life, focusing on the careers and the impact of Snoop, Nate Dogg, Kurupt, and Warren G. Daz, who is serving as one of the producers, added that Dr. Dre's son Curtis will portray his legendary pops.As the stories of how the West was one continue to make their way to light, take a look at few more biopics we would love to see. -Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photo: Chris Connor/WENN)

The Messenger - The life story of "Godmother of Hip Hop" Sylvia Robinson will soon be hitting the screen. Producer Paula Wagner has acquired film rights to the life story of the co-founder of Sugar Hill Records, which catapulted rap into the mainstream with the breakout single "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugar Hill Gang.This biopic should be juicy. In addition to Robinson's stories of success, there's been reports of her companies' ties to the Mafia and artists being ripped off for their publishing and royalties. Melle Mel, of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, who recorded the classic 1983 single "The Message" for Sugar Hill, will also serve as a consultant on the film.(Photos from left: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images, Courtesy Sugar Hill Records)

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The Messenger - The life story of "Godmother of Hip Hop" Sylvia Robinson will soon be hitting the screen. Producer Paula Wagner has acquired film rights to the life story of the co-founder of Sugar Hill Records, which catapulted rap into the mainstream with the breakout single "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugar Hill Gang.This biopic should be juicy. In addition to Robinson's stories of success, there's been reports of her companies' ties to the Mafia and artists being ripped off for their publishing and royalties. Melle Mel, of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, who recorded the classic 1983 single "The Message" for Sugar Hill, will also serve as a consultant on the film.(Photos from left: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images, Courtesy Sugar Hill Records)

Pimp C - Taking advantage of the popularity of the Free Pimp C movement, Rap-A-Lot released Sweet James Jones Stories to whet his fans' appetite back in 2005.(Photo: Bill Olive/Getty Images)

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Underground King  - The story of UGK's Pimp C definitely needs to come to life as Chad was an intricate piece to southern hip hop history and influenced many artists. A biography is currently being penned by former OZONE magazine editor-in-chief Julia Beverly, and the flamboyant MCs grind to the top, incarceration, comeback and untimely death are just a few of the elements from Pimp's life that'll hold an audience's attention in a book and on the big screen. (Photo: Bill Olive/Getty Images)

Who's Bad? - La Toya Jackson recently revealed that she thinks it's time for a Michael Jackson biopic to hit the big screen, and that Bruno Mars or Chris Brown should be in the starring role.While The Jacksons: An American Dream told the Jackson 5's rise to fame, a post-Thriller MJ movie is definitely in order.  (Photos from left: Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Phil Walter/ Getty Images, Getty Images)

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Who's Bad? - La Toya Jackson recently revealed that she thinks it's time for a Michael Jackson biopic to hit the big screen, and that Bruno Mars or Chris Brown should be in the starring role.While The Jacksons: An American Dream told the Jackson 5's rise to fame, a post-Thriller MJ movie is definitely in order.  (Photos from left: Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Phil Walter/ Getty Images, Getty Images)

Big L's The Big Picture - Big L was Harlem's undisputed underground rhyme champ until he was struck down by gunfire in 1999. A year later, Rawkus Records released this album, comprised of material he was working on at the time of his death. The album was certified gold and helped cement L's legend and legacy for years to come.  (Photo: Rawkus Records)

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M.V.P. - Big L met his untimely demise at the age of 24 in 1999 but his hand prints are all over hip hop and deserve a visual representation. The Harlem lyricist was a favorite sparring partner for many of your favorite MCs, including Jay Z, and was instrumental in birthing the careers of Ma$e and Cam'ron and helped Fat Joe sharpen his skills.  (Photo: Rawkus Records)

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Supernova - TLC's story was told in the biopic CrazySexyCool but Left-Eye deserves her own solo look (she'd probably agree). The scrapper of the group burned down her boyfriend Andre Risen's house, ran with Suge Knight and Death Row and died while escaping the madness of the entertainment industry in Honduras. A must see waiting to be told.(Photo: Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)

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Supernova - TLC's story was told in the biopic CrazySexyCool but Left-Eye deserves her own solo look (she'd probably agree). The scrapper of the group burned down her boyfriend Andre Risen's house, ran with Suge Knight and Death Row and died while escaping the madness of the entertainment industry in Honduras. A must see waiting to be told.(Photo: Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)

Superstar - From learning to play the piano by ear at age three to losing his father at age eight to his off stage drama with other R&B stars like En Vogue and Anita Baker, Luther Vandross definitely deserves a big screen look, as he'll always be remembered as one of the greatest singers of all time.(Photo: Frank Micelotta/ABC/ImageDirect)

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Superstar - From learning to play the piano by ear at age three to losing his father at age eight to his off stage drama with other R&B stars like En Vogue and Anita Baker, Luther Vandross definitely deserves a big screen look, as he'll always be remembered as one of the greatest singers of all time.(Photo: Frank Micelotta/ABC/ImageDirect)

King of Rock - Jam Master Jay is the most renowned DJ of all time and his legacy deserves a closer look. Besides holding Run and DMC down on the turntables, Jay was a successful label head and played huge roles in the careers of MCs like 50 Cent and Onyx.(Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

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King of Rock - Jam Master Jay is the most renowned DJ of all time and his legacy deserves a closer look. Besides holding Run and DMC down on the turntables, Jay was a successful label head and played huge roles in the careers of MCs like 50 Cent and Onyx.(Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

BX Bred: The Bronx's Hip Hop Heavyweights - Friday (Feb. 7) marks 14 years since Big Pun, at the young age of 28, died from a heart attack. An immense talent who had only put out one album, Pun was gone far too soon, but still managed to leave a lasting legacy of songs, verses and influence. It's safe to say that he did his native Bronx proud. In his honor, here are some other heavyweights from hip hop's birthplace. (Photo: Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

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Leatherface - Big Pun, the first Latino rapper to score a platinum plaque, left a huge mark in his short career and set a benchmark for lyricists to aspire to. (Photo: Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

The Overweight Lover - Heavy D was a major force in hip hop and also made his presence felt in Hollywood before his untimely death at 44 in 2011. Heavy's life was filled with achievements that need to be highlighted, which included becoming a record executive himself and getting Puff put on as an intern at Uptown Records before he began creating his own history. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Bacardi)

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The Overweight Lover - Heavy D was a major force in hip hop and also made his presence felt in Hollywood before his untimely death at 44 in 2011. Heavy's life was filled with achievements that need to be highlighted, which included becoming a record executive himself and getting Puff put on as an intern at Uptown Records before he began creating his own history. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Bacardi)

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Rick James\r\r - He was Rick James, b—ch. And yes his beaded extension braids and long curls were stunting on a lot of ladies in the ‘70s. If you look back through his flashy, body-hugging animal print and sequined outfits, you’d definitely find more than a few pieces that a woman could wear to be on trend today. We’d also wear some of his over-the-knee boots. \r\r(Photo: Glenn A. Baker/Redferns/Getty Images)

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Super Freak - Rick James lived the the ultimate life of a rock star filled with women, drugs and money. Besides creating classics, Rick's beef with Prince and serving time for burning a woman with a crack pipe would surely hold an audience's attention and a lot of the material could be pulled from his recently released autobiography, GLOW. (Photo: Glenn A. Baker/Redferns via Getty Images)

Hot Stuff

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Hot Stuff - Donna Summer ruled the '70s and earned her title as "The Queen of Disco" by supplying hits like "Love to Love You Baby" and "Last Dance." Summer then forged her way into the '80s as well with R&B chart-toppers like "Bad Girls" and "She Works Hard for the Money." This diva's biopic would be "Hot Stuff."  (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

J. Dilla, Jay Stay Paid - This 2009 album teams 30 unreleased instrumentals from the late, great beat maker with impressive guest spots from Bun B, Black Thought and others, but it never sounds patchwork or exploitative. Skillfully arranged by Pete Rock, one of his biggest influences, the album is actually one of the best released under Dilla's name, lovingly showcasing his diverse sound spectrum, from grimy sample chops to ethereal, neo-soul excursions.  (Photo: Courtesy Natural Sounds Records)

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Best Kept Secret - J Dilla started collecting vinyl as early as two years old and went on to help establish Detroit's rap scene via beats and occasionally blessing the mic with his crew Slum Village. He branched out to create classics for De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Common, The Roots, Busta Rhymes and more. After a dramatic weight loss, he revealed to the public he suffered from a rare blood disease and lupus. Since his death, his legacy has continued to raise awareness and funds. (Photo: Courtesy Natural Sounds Records)

Amy Winehouse - Late soul singer Amy Winehouse apparently didn’t read the “no smoking” signs when she boarded a half-hour flight from London to Glasgow in 2007. Winehouse reportedly took several smoke breaks on the flight. Although no charges were filed, her fellow passengers did voice their opinions that if it were them, they would have been arrested. The flight crew even had fun with the "Rehab" singer. One flight attendant spoke over the loud speaker, "Our famous little friend is smoking in the toilet. It's just that the smoke alarm hasn't gone off yet."(Photo:  Dave Hogan/Getty Images) 

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Lioness - Amy Winehouse's vocals belted out soul and a passion that proved that art and life are inextricably linked. Hits like "Rehab" were eerily all too real as the British vocalist died at the age of 27 from alcohol poisoning. The impression she made in her short career, however, was surreal. (Photo: Dave Hogan/Getty Images)