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Dr. Dre visited Big Boy’s Neighborhood, where he and the radio host had an in-depth conversation about the upcoming NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton.

The eye-catching trailer for the film has yours truly and plenty of other rap fans anxiously awaiting its release, but Dre revealed that he initially wasn’t for bringing the Hip-Hop group’s story to the silver screen.

“I thought it would put a blemish on our legacy,” Dre explained. But fellow co-producer Ice Cube made him a believer after he helped create the first draft of the script.

Now, Straight Outta Compton‘s theatrical release is set for August 14.

Hear Dr. Dre speak below. See the full interview on the following page.

Photo: YouTube

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