NWA was one of the most successful hip-hop groups in the history of the genre.
Formed in Compton in the late 1980s, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Easy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella, exploded onto the scene with their gritty tracks about life in South L.A.
Their irreverent prose made them a hit in the black community and beyond.
NWA will touch a new generation of hip-hop fans this week, when biopic, ‘Straight Outta Compton’ comes to theaters later this week.
Dr. Dre dropped his new album, "Compton," just ahead of the movie. In it, he reflects on the great successes and failures of his career since he first started with NWA.
Music supervisor Morgan Rhodes joined Take Two to talk about the cultural impact of NWA, and Dr. Dre’s development as an artist and as a businessman.
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