The story of 5 young emcees from Compton, California who changed the world with their music is coming to theaters this summer.They gave a microphone to the voices of silenced generation and shifted pop and hip-hop culture forever. Straight Outta Compton tells the astonishing story of how these youngsters revolutionized music the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.
Starring O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, Straight Outta Compton is directed by F. Gary Gray. Original N.W.A. members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre are joined by fellow producers Matt Alvarez and Tomica Woods-Wright. Will Packer serves as executive producer of the film alongside Gray.
The movie hits theaters on August 14th.