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The Big Screen: A Return To Compton

by Stephen Becker 13 Aug 2015 8:20 AM


When N.W.A. released Straight Outta Compton, the album launched the careers of Ice Cube, Easy E and Dr. Dre and introduced the world to one of music’s most controversial genres – gangsta rap. This week, we discuss the new film about the group’s late ‘80s rise and hear from a Dallas rapper about why N.W.A remains relevant.

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