Straight Outta Compton

The Straight Outta Your Hometown meme has 6 million downloads to date.

Learned the birth names of some of the N.W.A. members: Eric Wright a.k.a. Eazy E, Andre Young, a.k.a. Dr. Dre, O’Shea Jackson, a.k.a. Ice Cube.

There was no extra security at the Grand Lake Theatre in Oakland, California where I saw the movie. In fact, no security at all.

It’s 2015 yet the abuse of power by law enforcement, violence and racism in the 1980s remains.

I was unaware of the F tha Police showdown in Detroit at the N.W.A. tour.

Did not know that N.W.A. got a warning letter from the F.B.I.

Ice Cube, Eazy-E’s widow, and Dr. Dre are all producers of the movie.

The title comes from the name of N.W.A’s 1988 debut studio album.

Suge Knight is a straight up gangsta thug. Many are glad he is in custody and cannot make bail.

Ice Cube’s son O’Shea Jackson Jr. a.k.a. O.M.G. portrays him in the film.


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