Here’s What’s Missing from ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Dee Barnes, former host of hip-hop show “Pump It Up!” who was assaulted by Dr. Dre in the early 1990s, looks back on her own experience, N.W.A.’s attitude toward women, and why the movie ignored women artists like JJ Fad and Tairrie B, who were protégés of the group.

Author: Dee Barnes
Source: Gawker
Published: Aug 18, 2015
Length: 11 minutes (2,822 words)
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