The Oakland Raiders have a major fan in actor/rapper Ice Cube, who let the team have a private screening of his movie, “Straight Outta Compton” on Wednesday night.
— NBC Sports (@NBCSports) August 13, 2015
The movie is scheduled to hit theaters on Thursday. However Ice Cube’s special friends had the privilege of beating the general public to the theaters.
From the tweets some of the members of the Raiders posted on Twitter, Ice Cube’s move received a raving thumbs up.
Man! Straight Outta Compton!! Must see!! Thanks @icecube !
— Khalil Mack (@FiftyDeuce) August 13, 2015
— Ricky Lumpkin (@RickyLumpkin) August 13, 2015
The plot of the movie takes place in the mid-1980’s and focuses on the lives of five guys who come from the dangerous streets of Compton, California. “Straight Outta Compton” revolutionizes the era of Hip Hop in America.
Ice Cube plays the character O’Shea Jackson Jr. in the movie.