In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history.
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Night club and studio runner Lonzo is Alonzo Williams, who along with Dr. Dre and DJ Yella were in the group World Class Wreckin' Cru, famous for the song "Turn Off The Lights" (featuring an early appearance of singer Michel'le) and for wearing lace gloves à la many 80s R&B acts. Read More