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Straight Outta Compton (2015)

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Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Film
Thursday, November 19
8:45 pm
Cost: Free
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON tells the dramatic story of N.W.A., the hip hop group that changed music forever with brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats.

USA | 147 min | R | DCP | Dir. F. Gary Gray

In 1988, N.W.A. releases its first studio album "Straight Outta Compton." The record not only stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles, but also launches the career of a band that would change music forever. Straight Outta Compton follows the dramatic stories of band members Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella, and MC Ren, as they navigated the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history. "What stands is an amazement, an electrifying piece of hip-hop history that speaks urgently to right now." –Rolling Stone

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USA | 147 min | R | DCP | Dir. F. Gary Gray

In 1988, N.W.A. releases its first studio album "Straight Outta Compton." The record not only stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles, but also launches the career of a band that would change music forever. Straight Outta Compton follows the dramatic stories of band members Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella, and MC Ren, as they navigated the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history. "What stands is an amazement, an electrifying piece of hip-hop history that speaks urgently to right now." –Rolling Stone

Watch the Trailer!

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