Congratulations to Ice Cube and N.W.A. for their induction into the 2016 Class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The accolade comes a few short months after Straight Outta Compton scorched the box office, earning over $200MM worldwide, making it the highest grossing biopic in history. After being on the ballot three times prior to this year, N.W.A. will join Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Chicago and Steve Miller as their fellow inductees.
In addition to the critical acclaim the film has already received, the induction puts an exclamation point on not only the film, but the impact and legacy of N.W.A.