Dr. Dre & Ice Cube Introduce "Straight Outta Compton" Movie Trailer

“Our music was like our weapon and that’s the most powerful weapon we got.” – Ice Cube

While the 57th Grammy Awards were fairly light on the hip-hop side last night, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube made it a point to use the large audience to introduce the full trailer for the “Straight Outta Compton” movie.

Riding through the infamous city of Compton and reminiscing on N.W.A’s rise to stardom, Dre and Ice Cube highlight the words of The Game and Kendrick Lamar and N.W.A’s impact on their careers.

The trailer shows the powerful message behind N.W.A and their vision to use their art as a reflection of the reality they faced in the dangerous streets of Compton. No word yet on the release date but this is a movie that no hip-hop head will want to miss. Check the trailer below as well as Ice Cube’s latest trip to Sway In The Morning.


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