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August 12 2015

'Straight Outta Compton' gives N.W.A. their Great Men movie

Once-notorious gangsta rap outfit N.W.A. get lionized in "Straight Outta Compton," a biopic that recontextualizes their music as heroic political acts.

Straight Outta Compton

A key scene in "Straight Outta Compton" finds the members of N.W.A. shook down by police officers while they stand on the sidewalk. Also, doesn't O'Shea Jackson Jr., second from the left, look shockingly like his dad, Ice Cube?

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