Black Men Can't Jump Straight Outta Compton

January 22, 2016

James III Jerah Milligan Jonathan Braylock

#OscarsSoWhite are upon us, so in appropriate fashion we break down the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton, starring Jason Mitchell, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and Corey Hawkins. Up for discussion: whether the film was truly snubbed, the value and/or problems of “gangster rap”, the film’s treatment of women, and if this story really helped the cause.