“Straight Outta Compton,” the musical biopic about boundary-breaking rap group N.W.A., cleaned up at box offices this summer — and made some enemies along the way.
The entertaining NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” is sexist, violent and profane. But it’s awfully careful to make sure it’s not perceived as anti-Semitic. Adam Langer explores why this might be.
‘Straight Outta Compton,’ which opened on Friday, tells the origin story of rappers N.W.A. Unfortunately, their Jewish manager is the villain.