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    Straight Outta Compton

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    Straight Outta Compton broke many records such as the best R-rated August opening, topped the North American box office for three weeks in a row, the top-grossing music biopic and the highest-grossing film from an African-American director, just to name a few. The movie is filled with action and suspense which gives the movie it's exciting and upbeat mood. This movie has topped charts and made history for its true and and unbelievable plot and storyline which were based on true events. The movie shows the struggle of growing up in troubled neighborhoods and around bad things and people but if work hard enough, can get out of it. Straight Outta Compton can be considered a great movie. Straight Outta Compton won many awards. Typically a…

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    Straight Outta Compton is a film about a group called N.W.A. According to Kautz (2017), “Niggaz with Attitudes is a hip-hop group formed in 1986 in Compton, California by artist Eric Wright also known as Eazy-E, N.W.A considered one of the greatest in the history of hip-hop music” (p.3). The group has a total of five members, including the founder Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Mc Pen and Dj Yella. However, the movie primarily concentrates on the three main head characters, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, and Ice…

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    in which several films nowadays are those of a biopic, a biographical film. “Straight Outta Compton” is a biopic from 2015 that talks about the career of the hip-hop artists of NWA, Niggas with Attitude- Ice Cube, Easy-E, Dr. Dre, MC Ren, and DJ Yella. The release of the film “Straight Outta Compton” allowed many different depictions and interpretations to arise, focusing on its culture and music. “Straight Outta Compton” was a biopic that was not afraid to address many controversial and…

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    Violence peppers the history of Black Los Angeles, a pervasive force of destruction found both within the community and between the black community and the Los Angeles Police Department. Menace II Society and Straight Outta Compton approach similar situations of conflict within South Central Los Angeles, examining the relationship between discrimination and violence. Directed by the Hughes Brothers and released in 1993, Menace II Society chronicles the life of fictional Caine Lawson, a son of…

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    The film “Straight Outta Compton” is a great performance which addresses several issues directly and others indirectly. It is possible to identify several restored behaviors throughout the performance, and it was also possible to identify that the plot was organized to appear linear in terms of sequence. The characters’ interactions among was well structured, and it was possible reflect the strength of their friendship. Since the language and actions used by the characters reflect the modus…

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    “Straight Outta Compton” is a documentary film directed by F. Gary Gray. This film was a hit in the industry and marked the box office for more than two-hundred million tickets sold for “Straight Outta Compton.” “Straight Outta Compton” was nominated for over thirty awards for their outstanding cast and music involvement. The story is about an upcoming rap group called NWA in the late 1980’s. Their music contradicted, very controversial subjects like police brutality, violence, and gangs.…

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    An Analysis Of N. W. A.

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    In the late 1980’s, from the streets of Compton, California, an unapologetic and incredibly honest music group, brought life-changing lyrics and beats to the music industry. From 1986 to 1991, N.W.A shined light on their realities and everyday lives of living in the hood. Also in those five years, the group endured years of controversy due to their extremely explicit lyrics and song topics on drugs, crimes, and police brutality. The group was a very well known for their hatred of the police…

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    Hip Hop Social Movement

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    rapping about this world where you walk out of your house and you get shot. It was just so clear what stupid little white-boy poseurs we were" (Hiatt). This showed that around the world it was a shock to the music world due to it being a different sound and different meaning. Whereas the youth that related to their life viewed their song “Is arguably the most influential song from "Compton" (Jacobs). Critics also “……

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    In “Straight outta Compton,” directed by F. Gary Gray, some undiscovered artists from Compton want to make money and become rappers while living in very poor conditions. During the movie, the transformation from these undiscovered artists to famous rappers slowly begins to change they way these rapper were viewed as people. What once were best friends begin to think of each other as enemies because of the money made and the power gained from rapping and being famous. Race, Setting, and the…

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    Ice Rape History

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    “I got something to say.” ”Rap has developed various substyles including gangsta rap focusing on the ills of inner-city life. It remains the one of the most dominate popular music styles well into the 21st century” (Starr and Waterman 574). On August 9th, 1988 an album that to this very day is still relevant. Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella, and MC Ren were the original members of the famous rap group N.W.A; which stands for Niggas with Attitude. They released their first album Straight…

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