New ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Trailer Tells N.W.A.’s Story

N.W.A. Biopic Trailer

A new trailer for the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, released on Wednesday (April 1) touches on the beginnings of the rap group.

The new trailer, shows Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and Ice Cube being racially profiled in the streets of Compton, hitting the recording studio to record their now-legendary album and performing some of their hits on stage.

Produced by N.W.A. members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, the film stars O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, respectively. F. Gary Gray serves as director.

Straight Outta Compton hits theaters on Aug. 14.

Watch the trailer below!

 (Photo Credit: Universal Pictures)