Episode 1

Published on:

19th Jan 2023

Straight Outta Compton

Your HHMCs review the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton, starring O'Shea Jackson, Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, and Paul Giamatti. This episode of Hip Hop Movie Club answers the question: What happens when these Boyz from the Hood skyrocket outta Compton? 

Straight Outta Compton on IMDb

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime

The California Raisins (Wikipedia)

Mr. Furley and Mr. Drummond

The "Streisand Effect" (TVTropes.org)

"No Vaseline" by Ice Cube

Suge Knight, Tupac, and Biggie

Jerry Heller: I Should've Let Eazy-E Kill Suge Knight (VladTV/YouTube)

Vanilla Ice debunks Suge Knight balcony story (XXL Mag)

Marion H. "Suge" Knight (Pro Football Reference)

Snoop Dogg freestyle (Eazy-E diss) on The Arsenio Hall Show (YouTube)

"Dre Day" by Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg

"It's Funky Enough" and "The Formula" by The D.O.C.

Late N.W.A manager Jerry Heller’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ lawsuit dismissed (Rolling Stone)

Paul Giamatti (IMDB) and "The Green Fields of the Mind" by A. Bartlett Giamatti

"We Want Eazy" by Eazy-E

"Give Up the Funk" (Live, Houston 1976) by Parliament Funkadelic


Hip Hop Movie Club is produced by your HHMC's: Boogie, JB and DynoWright! Theme music by Boogie.   

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On the next episode of the Hip Hop Movie Club podcast, your HHMCs will discuss Krush Groove. Subscribe today in your favorite podcast app and you won't miss it!  

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About the Podcast

Hip Hop Movie Club
Harmonizing the rhythm of hip hop with the magic of movies
HHMC is brought to you by a trio of longtime hip hop fans: JB, an 80s and 90s nostalgia junkie, Boogie, a veteran DJ and graffiti artist, and DynoWright, podcaster and filmmaker.

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