‘Straight Outta Compton’ Reviews Slam Overly-Long Sputtering Film That Leaves Out Group’s Hate Speech

“Straight Outta Compton” celebrates N.W.A. as poster men for free speech in their perennial disputes with would-be censors. That’s an appropriate part of the equation, but the movie declines to discuss the group’s hate speech—the violence, misogyny, antigay views and scattershot racism that pervade its songs.”

  • ntt1

    Its not rap its crap. When I listen to the great old mo town/berry Gordy music i wonder what happened to all that talent? the current garbage sounds like it is written by an algotheroem and “sung ” in soul dead monotone with all the passion of one reciting the grocery list.

  • marty_p

    Howard Stern used to play this one incessantly:


    • Clink9

      I think it’s too subtle for me to appreciate the genius.

  • andycanuck

    I can’t even stand seeing the ad for it. Whenever it was on during last week’s Jays’ hot streak, I’d immediately change the channel.