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Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' Tells The Epic Story Of Hip-Hop And N.W.A

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'Straight Outta Compton,' 20 Years Later

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Hip-Hop Renaissance Man: Ice Cube

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Actor and Musician Ice Cube: 'Are We There Yet?'

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