It’s the film that many hip-hop/rap fans have been waiting for a long long time and this Summer the lyrical beats will drop at a cinema near you NWA are coming enjoy the new Straight Outta Compton trailer!
This August history, raw passion of hip hop will take you back to the flavour of 1988 and find out why Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, MC Ren and DJ Yella became the most dangerous band in the genre.
Whilst this trailer is regarded as a ‘Green Band’ it does deliver new footage, setting the tone and a film that will have an importance say in America’s social history and once again make them hated by middle class right wing media.
In Straight Outta Compton we travel back to the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton tells the astonishing story of how these youngsters revolutionized music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.
“To be honest, I don’t know anything about hip-hop, but I know that you’re special.” you don’t have to be a fan of the music to appreciate these guys importance to music.When you watch the video it’s based 26 plus years ago, highlights a lot of social commentary which sadly has an significance today. With the recent run ins with the Police in USA the poor and black people targets of oppression.
Straight Outta Compton will be a film with an attitude that may just deliver an intriguing and powerful alternative to the Superhero films when it arrives on 14th August starring O’Shea Jackson Jr.(Ice-cubes son), Corey Hawkins,Jason Mitchell , Paul Giamatti , Aldis Hodge.