'Straight Outta Compton' Trailer Tells The Origin Story Of N.W.A.

04/01/2015 12:42 pm ET | Updated Apr 01, 2015

A new trailer for "Straight Outta Compton," the N.W.A. biopic set in mid-'80s southern Los Angeles, touches on the beginnings of the rap group. Produced by N.W.A. members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, the film stars O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, respectively.

"You are witnessing history," a radio DJ says as a montage documents a meteoric rise to fame; "Our art is a reflection of our reality," Ice Cube says at a press conference.

"Straight Outta Compton" arrives Aug. 14.

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