R | | Biography, Drama, History
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
The original cut of the film was 3 hours and 30 minutes. The cut scenes included Dr. Dre's infamous beating of journalist Dee Barnes, the incident where Dre was shot four times in the leg, and a graphic flashback of his younger brother's death.
Good to see you, Cube
Ice Cube: I can barely see you, Jerry. What's with all the Godfather shit?
Jerry Heller: Okay. I know that you've been very eager to sign a contract with Eric's company, Ruthless Records
Ice Cube: Eric's company... ain't it your company, too?
Jerry Heller: That's incorrect. ...
The cover of "Straight Outta Compton" is shown with a "Parental Advisory - Explicit Content" label in a 1980s news segment. This variation of the advisory label was not used until the mid 1990s, and the original releases of the album had a much smaller advisory label.
The only opening credits are graffiti writings of the main characters and their actors.
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