Straight out of Compton came five individuals who would change the course of hip-hop and music history forever. In the small amount of time N.W.A. was together as a group, they’ve managed to influence extreme feelings of love and hate (to both critics and fans) through their amazing storytelling abilities. Last week’s premiere on the group’s biopic Straight Outta Compton showed us that they were a force to be reckon with.
View our slideshow to find out more about N.W.A’s iconic rise as the most dangerous (and later beloved) group in music history.