Straight Outta Compton
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Factual error: Eazy-E sports a black Chicago White Sox hat with a white logo early in the movie in 1986, but the logo didn't officially rollout until 1991.

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Factual error: When they show a news snippet of a presenter in a music store talking about gangsta rap, in the background copies of Leaders Of The New School's "TIME" album can be seen. This album was not released until 1993. (00:52:00)

Factual error: 2Pac Shakur is depicted as recording with Dr. Dre for Death Row before Eazy-E passed in March of 1995. 2Pac wasn't even released from jail or signed with Death row until October of 1995, 7 months after Eazy-E's death. (04:16:00)


Trivia: Ice Cube is played by O'Shea Jackson, Jr., his real-life son.

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Jerry Heller: What's NWA stand for, anyway?"No Whites Allowed", something like that?
Eazy-E: No... Niggaz Wit' Attitudes.

Ice Cube: Yo, Dre.
Dr. Dre: What up?
Ice Cube: I got something to say.

Ice Cube: [Watching a crowd destroy their records] Ain't that some shit? Speak a little truth and people lose their minds.
Eazy-E: See, the truth is, they can do whatever they want with them. They bought them motherfuckers.

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Question: Why did Suge Knight hate Jerry so much? They didn't even talk to each other at all in the movie.

Chosen answer: Suge Knight saw Jerry as a threat, and rightfully so. He had control over E and the others, and knew far more about the business than he did. Which meant he had power, something Suge wants complete control of.

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Question: After Jerry shuts off No Vaseline, MC Ren asks Eazy E "who work for who?" What did he mean by this?

Chosen answer: The song is mostly about how Jerry and Eazy screwed the band over, with Jerry taking the lead. Ren is asking "Do we work for Jerry or does he work for us?"


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