“Cuz the Boyz N Tha Hood are always hard
You come talkin’ that trash we’ll pull your card
Knowin’ nothin’ in life but to be legit
Don’t quote me boy, cuz I ain’t said s#!$.”
As a follow-up to my N.W.A. piece from two months prior, what we have now is more movement from the Straight Outta Compton promotions vehicle. New images showcasing each actor portraying their respective N.W.A. member popped up a few days ago. Also, there’s a new theatrical trailer to accompany them. Straight Outta Compton will be released in theaters on August 14th. This new trailer contains more dramatic depictions as well as appearances from Ruthless Records founder Jerry Heller (portrayed by Paul Giamatti) and a young Jimmy Iovine. Updates will be provided as they appear, but in the meantime, check out the latest:
Sy L. Shackleford is a jack-of-all-trades columnist for Action A Go Go. A University of Connecticut graduate with a degree in both psychology and communication sciences, he is a walking encyclopedic repository for all things Marvel Comics, movies, hip-hop, et. al. You can follow him on Twitter @shack_house83.
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