15 Other Things Straight Outta Compton

Get to know the city N.W.A. made world-famous

Next Friday marks the release of Straight Outta Compton, a film that tells the important story of the Compton-based hip hop group N.W.A. Thanks to pre-box office buzz and Dr. Dre’s new Compton album, the So Cal city is trending.

But musical history shouldn’t be the area’s sole claim to fame. Compton has a rich background full of lesser-known impressive facts. Here are 15.