It's been two years since rapper/actorIce Cube
first announced plans to produce a film recounting his days as a member of gangsta rap groupNWA
. There's finally some news about the oft-delayed film. DirectorJohn Singleton
,2 Fast 2 Furious
and the upcoming Taylor Lautner-starringAbduction
) may be the man to helm the project, according toThe Playlist
With Ice Cube as producer, it will be interesting to see how the filmmakers treat the story of the Compton rap group. In the late eighties, NWA helped popularize west coast hip-hop and spawned the careers of Ice Cube,Dr. Dre
. After the release of the group's 1988 debutStraight Outta Compton
, Cube left the group over disagreements regarding royalties.
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