Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell, from left), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins) and Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson Jr.) were the core of pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A.
Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell, from left), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins) and Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson Jr.) were the core of pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A. Jaimie Trueblood Universal Pictures
Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell, from left), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins) and Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson Jr.) were the core of pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A. Jaimie Trueblood Universal Pictures

‘Straight Outta Compton’ revisits the birth of N.W.A. with echoes of today: 3 stars

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