N.W.A. were larger than life, so retelling their story on the big screen is no easy feat. Luckily for "Straight Outta Compton" director F. Gary Gray, he had a talented team of actors ready to take on the roles of Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella.
In the lead-up to Friday's release of "Straight Outta Compton," actors O'Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre) and Jason Mitchell (Eazy-E) came to MTV News to tell us what it was like to play the World's Most Dangerous Group.
"Straight Outta Compton" hits theaters on Friday, August 14.