Teaser for film that traces the origins of N.W.A., the rap group that made Dr. Dre and Ice Cube famous, aired during Sunday’s Grammys
Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for N.W.A. origin biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” featuring an introduction by Dr. Dre and Ice Cube that was shot on the day of the fatal hit-and-run crash involving music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight.
In the black and white intro to the film’s red band trailer,
“We put it all in the music, all our frustration and anger, our music was like our weapon,”
“Straight Outta Compton” follows the formation of legendary rap group N.W.A. in Compton in 1987, and features
The intro footage was shot on Jan. 29, when Knight argued with two men that witnesses told investigators he later deliberately ran over with his truck in a deadly hit-and-run near the set of the shoot.