Straight Outta Compton
It overtook “Walk the Line,” the Johnny and June Cash story.
N.W.A. Score First Top 40 Hit and score a lot of movement on the charts, thanks to the success of ‘Straight Outta Compton.’
She notes the Dre’s apology came off as possible “damage control by Apple, which can no longer ignore that if you take the ‘Beats by Dre’ logo and remove the ‘S,’ you get a double entendre.”
“Like many of the women that knew and worked with N.W.A., I found myself a casualty of Straight Outta Compton’s revisionist history.”
While the film “Straight Outta Compton” brought in over $50 million, earning the top spot over the weekend, it is not playing in the city of Compton itself.
Universal said, “The studio has not solicited enhanced security for theaters that will be showing the film this weekend, but has partnered with those exhibitors who’ve requested support in their locations.”
Ice Cube explains that Straight Outta Compton was touch and go for a long time.
Check out pics from the World Premiere of “Straight Outta Compton”
Compton: A Soundtrack, inspired by Dre’s experience as a co-producer on Straight Outta Compton, the biopic of his former group N.W.A., will be released on August 7.
Considered one of the world’s “most dangerous” groups, N.W.A brought raucousness and rhymes, pistols and poetry straight from the streets of Compton.