movieweb.com With the five main members of pioneering rap group N.W.A. already set, the biopic Straight Outta Compton has added Paul Giamatti as N.W.A. manager and Ruthless Records co-founder Jerry Heller.The story follows five young rappers from Compton, who channeled their harsh upbringing into their revolutionary music, as they pioneered the "gangsta rap" genre and became one of the most important rap groups in music history.
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Straight Outta Compton Synopsis and Credits

Biopic about the rap group N.W.A. F. Gary Gray is directing.

"Straight Outta Compton" stars Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, and O'Shea Jackson Jr..

Directed by F. Gary Gray.
Written by Andrea Berloff.
Produced by David Alpert, David Engel, Ice Cube, John Singleton, Matt Alvarez, and Tomica Woods.
Production company/distributor: Universal Pictures.

Release Date: August 14, 2015

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