The 57th Grammy Awards were held this evening, so it only makes sense that the biggest upcoming musical biopic would release its first trailer at the exact same time. But this is no ordinary trailer for Straight Outta Compton - this is a red band trailer.
Helping to ease audiences into this first look at Straight Outta Compton - which tells the story of how N.W.A. emerged from humble beginnings to become one of the biggest rap groups in the world - is a pretty cool and interestingly placed introduction featuring Ice Cube and Dr. Dre revisiting the area of Los Angeles where it all began. Before you see their story unfold, you get a quick peek at the impact they have managed to have through their music.
As for the trailer itself, I'll admit my interest is certainly captured. There are certainly signs of all the classic musical biopic ...read more