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Watch the official trailer for N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton

on February 09, 2015, 8:57am

The first trailer for the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton has received its world premiere. (If you recall, the trailer was first screened during an Ice Cube concert in December.) Watch below.

Directed by F. Gary Gray, the film stars O’Shea Jackson, Jr. playing his father Ice Cube, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, and Paul Giamatti as the group’s manager, Jerry Heller. It hits theaters on August 14th.

Dre and Ice Cube, who serve as executive producers, appear in the trailer’s opening, as does Kendrick Lamar.

(Read: Wait, You’ve Never Heard: N.W.A. – Straight Outta Compton)