Neil Brown, Jr, from left, as DJ Yella, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, O’Shea Jackson Jr as Ice Cube, Aldis Hodge as MC Ren, and Corey Hawkins as Dr Dre, with police in a scene from the film, Straight Outta Compton
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