Straight Outta Compton

In 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., this documentary tells the astonishing story of how these young men revolutionized music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • F. Gary Gray

Cast:

  • O'Shea Jackson Jr.
  • Corey Hawkins
  • Jason Mitchell
  • Neil Brown Jr.
  • Aldis Hodge
  • Paul Giamatti

Writers:

  • Andrea Berloff
  • Jonathan Herman
  • S. Leigh Savidge
  • Sheldon Turner
  • Alan Wenkus

Producers:

  • Ice Cube
  • Dr. Dre
  • Matt Alvarez
  • Tomica Woods-Wright

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