Popular Rap group N.W.A. lead by legendary rapper Eazy-E and mega producer Dr. Dre had a resurgence with the release of the biopic named after their album Straight Outta Compton that paved the way for the album to reach #4 on the Billboard’s top 200 in August of 2015.

Now nearly 3 decades since the release of their debut album in 1988, the RIAA (Recording Industry of America) officially certified Straight Outta Compton triple platinum on November 11, 2015. A triple platinum certification is the title given to an album that’s sold more than 3 million units.

N.WA. became a household name for their hard hitting lyrics that were a reflection of their environment and the controversial song titled F*ck Tha Police.


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