Film, TV & Stage

N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton wins MTV Movie Award

WINNERS: The cast of Straight Outta Compton

WINNERS: The cast of Straight Outta Compton

CONGRATULATIONS TO the cast and crew of N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton who took home an MTV Movie Award at last night’s ceremony in the category of True Story.

The F. Gary Gray-directed Straight Outta Compton, which charts the rise and fall of the California hip-hop group and features an all-black cast.

Original N.W.A. member DJ Yella took the stage with the film’s cast – O’Shea Jackson, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr and Aldis Hodge – to accept the award and gave a shoutout to the late rapper Eazy E.

Straight Outta Compton notched rave reviews from critics and earned $201 million at the box office.

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