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Oprah Winfrey Gives Straight Outta Compton Her Blessing And A Thumbs Up

EarHustle411 was wondering which celeb would put their stamp of approval on the NWA biopic. Well who would have thought it would be Oprah Winfrey. She is not a fan of hip hop at all and thinks huge for her to give the movie her blessing. So you can best believe that Oprah fans will be going to the theaters to see the film. We will keep everyone updated in first run box office numbers. This should be really interesting.

Read more as reported by All Hip Hop:

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Oprah Winfrey has never been the biggest fan of hip-hop. The former talk show host has always condemned the genre for its violent lyrics, degradation of women and use of the N-word. You think N.W.A would be the last thing Winfrey would be interested in but surprisingly, she went to see an early screening of their biopic, Straight Outta Compton, and actually liked it.

The mogul took to her Twitter feed and tweeted Selma director Ava DuVernay to rave about the film, calling it “powerful.”

.@AVAETC just saw #StraightOuttaCompton. Powerful! Powerful! Have u seen it?

— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) August 9, 2015

@thablogmother@AVAETC was eye opening rap education for me. #StraightOuttaCompton

— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) August 9, 2015

Straight Outta Compton, which was directed by F. Gary Gray, depicts the beginnings of hip-hop’s biggest gangsta rap group and follows their rise to fame and all the trials and tribulations that came along with it. The biopic hits theaters Aug. 14th.

Source: All Hip Ho

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