In this drama directed by Grey, O’Shea Jackson plays as Ice Cube who revolutionizes hip-hop in the mid-80s by forming NWA in the streets of Compton. Co-starring Jason Mitchell, Corey Hawkins, Paul Giamatti, Andrea Berloff.
There’s a humanity to the story that you wouldn’t normally associate with this genre of music. That was important to me. I want you to get to know the guys behind the tracks, behind the lyrics and beats, and get a sense of them as human beings. That’s what makes this special, because you can’t just google “N.W.A.” and get these details. You can’t experience the brotherhood that you experience in the movie by going on to Wikipedia.