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'Straight Outta Compton,' A Lightning Rod for Police Brutality

Gangsta rap was born in a poor inner city neighborhood of Los Angeles, and grew up nourished by the often violent life on the streets and tense relationship with police there. The music expressed the black community's anger and emotions, and Gary Gray’s new movie, "Straight Outta Compton," chronicles the rise and fall of NWA, the group that revolutionized rap and hip hop in the 1980s. Growing up in Compton was tough for O'Shea Jackson, an aspiring musician who took the...

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