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N.W.A.'s DJ Yella and the new film, Straight Outta Compton

Still from the upcoming N.W.A. bio pic
Still from the upcoming N.W.A. bio pic "Straight Outta Compton" directed by F. Gary Gray

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This weekend, the movie Straight Outta Compton hits theatres across the country. It tells the story of the ground breaking West Coast rap group NWA. Dr Dre, Ice Cube, Easy E, MC Ren and DJ Yella 

But for listeners who were not around to know how influential they were, we started the conversation listening to some of the top hip hop songs n 1988, this was was the typical sound of hip hop.

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