The rap group N.W.A.’s rise to fame as told in the movie Straight Outta Compton was a huge box office hit this past year. For its home video debut, going down January 19 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD combo, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment is offering up a new director’s cut of the film.
We have teamed up with Universal to offer some great Straight Outta Compton prizing in support of the release. One grand prize winner will take home the Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD combo pack; a copy of the soundtrack on Vinyl; and a Beat Pill. Four runner-ups will get a Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD combo pack so there will be five winners in total.
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Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how five young cultural rebels – armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent – stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.
Straight Outta Compton features breakout stars O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre), Jason Mitchell (the late Eazy-E), Neil Brown, Jr. (DJ Yella) and Aldis Hodge (MC Ren) as members of N.W.A. and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Paul Giamatti (HBO’sJohn Adams) as the group’s manager.BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO Blu-ray:
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- BECOMING N.W.A. – An in-depth look at how the producers and F. Gary Gray tackled the challenging task of casting these larger than life creators of gangster rap.
- NEVER BEFORE SEEN PERFORMANCEBLU-RAY and DVD BONUS FEATURES
- N.W.A. THE ORIGINS – N.W.A. was a group that changed history. Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, DJ Yella, and many others talk about their start in the 80’s and where it all began.
- IMPACT – An exploration of the impact N.W.A. and specifically their breakout album that changed everything.
- DIRECTOR’S JOURNEY – Utilizing a large amount of stand up interviews, we follow F. Gary Gray through the streets of Compton as he brings together the story of the founders of gangsta rap.
- THE STREETS: FILMING IN COMPTON – Take a look through the lens of Director F. Gary Gray as he perfected the authentic feeling of what it was like to walk the streets of Compton.
- N.W.A PERFORMS IN DETROIT – We go behind the scenes of what this performance meant to the original members of N.W.A. as they saw their lyrics spark controversy against the corruption of the police in Los Angeles, as well as the thoughts of the actors performing the song on stage for the movie.
- FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR/PRODUCER F. GARY GRAY
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