"Straight Outta Compton," Universal's biopic chronicling the rise of the groundbreaking gangsta-rap group N.W.A, has cast
The two join previously announced cast members O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube (playing his real-life father), Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre and Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E.
Set for release Aug. 14, 2015, "Straight Outta Compton" takes its name from N.W.A's debut album, which burst onto the music scene in 1988 with a controversial but undeniably compelling view of the violence and brutality of gang-ridden South Los Angeles.
The album earned N.W.A a reputation as "the world's most dangerous group" while setting the template for West Coast hip-hop for years to come. It sold more than 3 million copies and was certified double platinum in 1992.
Hodge's film credits include 2013's "The East" and