‘Straight Outta Compton’ Premiere
‘Straight Outta Compton’ is smashing the reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, with an audience score of 97% positive who like it. The movies premise is one most of us are aware of but for the uninitiated :
In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A’s first studio album, “Straight Outta Compton,” stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history.
Most of the reviews about the biopic lean towards the fact that this movie showcases the the struggles and controversy behind one the most influential hip hop group of all time. So it doesn’t just give us the surface story which we may already know. Directed by F. Gary Gray it looks to be a box office smash. Check out what stars showed up to the ‘Straight Outta Compton’ premiere below: