‘Efil4zaggin’ was more than a full stop to NWA's career. It bridged hip-hop's early golden age and the sound that would dominate the West Coast in the 90s.
Hip-Hop artists have always waged war on conventional music – and each other. Braggadocio is always there, but it got out of control and ended in tragedy.
Straight Outta Compton, the gritty biopic telling the story of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A, makes it to DVD and Blu-ray on 11 January 2016.