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Straight Outta Compton | Theatrical Trailer | MTV
This can't arrive soon enough.
A brand new trailer for the highly anticipated N.W.A biopic 'Striaght Outta Compton' has been released. The film, which follows the story of Ice Cube, Dr Dre and Eazy-E, delves into their formation, the recording of their first album and their run-ins with the police.
The film was produced by Dr Dre and Ice Cube themselves and directed by F. Gary Gray, who said of it; "It's not unlike 'Social Network' or 'American Graffiti' where you take a place and time in America, especially as it relates to popular culture, and you see the shift, and they were right there and created part of the pivot that America took in entertainment."
Watch the new trailer for 'Straight Outta Compton' above.
The first trailer for new film 'Straight Outta Compton,' NWA's upcoming biopic, has been unveiled.
The new film documents Ice Cube, Dr Dre, Eazy E, MC Ren and DJ Yella's beginnings in the industry, rise to success and of course, their Compton roots.
Before the official trailer, Dr Dre and Ice Cube give an introduction that involves them riding around Compton, reminiscing about their time there.
"This is where it all started" Dr Dre says in the intro clip, which also features Game and Kendrick Lamar.
"We put it all in the music, all our frustration and anger. Our music was like our weapon" Ice Cube adds. "We let people know it's ok to say what you want to say."
"It's a good time for us to tell our story. Some kids from Compton... How we touched the world."
Watch the full trailer for 'Straight Outta Compton' above.
(Warning: This trailer contains strong language and NSFW images that some people may find offensive.)