Straight Outta Compton
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Factual error: Eazy-E sports a black Chicago White Sox hat with a white logo early in the movie in 1986, but the logo didn't officially rollout until 1991.

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Factual error: When they show a news snippet of a presenter in a music store talking about gangsta rap, in the background copies of Leaders Of The New School's "TIME" album can be seen. This album was not released until 1993. (00:52:00)

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Factual error: 2Pac Shakur is depicted as recording with Dr. Dre for Death Row before Eazy-E passed in March of 1995. 2Pac wasn't even released from jail or signed with Death row until October of 1995, 7 months after Eazy-E's death. (04:16:00)

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Factual error: At Doo-Too's club, Dr. Dre is scratching and playing Cherrelle's "I didn't mean to turn you on", but the records on the turntables are from Atlantic and MCA, she was signed to Clarence Avant's Tabu records.

Factual error: When they show a news snippet of a presenter in a music store talking about gangsta rap, in the background copies of Leaders Of The New School's "TIME" album can be seen. This album was not released until 1993. (00:52:00)

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Ice Cube: [Watching a crowd destroy their records] Ain't that some shit? Speak a little truth and people lose their minds.
Eazy-E: See, the truth is, they can do whatever they want with them. They bought them motherfuckers.

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Trivia: Ice Cube is played by O'Shea Jackson, Jr., his real-life son.

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Question: After Jerry shuts off No Vaseline, MC Ren asks Eazy E "who work for who?" What did he mean by this?

Answer: The song is mostly about how Jerry and Eazy screwed the band over, with Jerry taking the lead. Ren is asking "Do we work for Jerry or does he work for us?"

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