Red-Band Trailer: “Straight Outta Compton”

Timed with last night’s Grammy Awards, Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures have unveiled the red-band trailer for their upcoming N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton”. Founding members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre appear in a specially recorded one-minute intro to the trailer, all of which you can see below.

Set in the mid-1980s in the dangerous streets of the Los Angeles suburb of Compton, the story follows five young guys whose brutally honest music gave voice to a silenced generation and revolutionized music and pop culture forever.

O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell star as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E respectively in the film which opens August 14th.