Straight Outta Compton gives you a vivid first look at the controversial rap group N.W.A. and their rise to the top in a very racially divided California.
Ice Cube will be played by his son O’Shea Jackson Jr., while Eazy-E’s legacy is brought back to life by Jason Mitchell. The still-successful rap mogul Dr. Dre will be portrayed by Corey Hawkins and young talented actors Aldis Hodge and Neil Brown Jr. will depict the lives of the co-founders of N.W.A. – MC Ren and DJ Yella.
The man behind N.W.A., manager Jerry Heller, will be represented by Paul Giamatti. Straight Outta Compton the movie hits theaters August 14.
Make sure to catch the story of the tendentious group in the trailer up top.