This week sees the release of Legendary Pictures and Universal’s Straight Outta Compton, and we could not be more stoked about catching it in theaters this Friday, August 14th. Given the historical significance of the group and our current socio-political climate, the film is shaping up to be a compulsory watch, regardless of how familiar you are with the music.
To discuss the impact of the group and the forthcoming film, YouTube is currently hosting a livestream with all the original living members of N.W.A. (Ice Cube and Dr. Dre), the cast of Straight Outta Compton, and director F. Gary Grey.
Check it out above and, below, be sure to catch our own conversation with the film’s Marlon Yates Jr., who talked about his favorite music inspired by the legendary group.
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