Streets of Compton

  • 2016
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The history of the city of Compton is spotlighted, featuring interviews with prominent residents and an examination of the impact drugs, gangs and political strife had on its music and culture.

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Streets of Compton

17 Facts from A&E's Streets of Compton That Will Blow Your Mind

Compton, Calif. is one of those mythic American cities -- much like its East Coast equivalent, Brooklyn -- whose pop culture legacy and list of famous residents also come with a well-deserved reputation for danger. Despite gifting the world with Venu… Read more

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Part 2 Season 1, Episode 4 Jun 16, 2016 Paid

A&E's 3-hour documentary mini-series, tells the true story of the the City of Compton, revealing how a city overrun by gang and drugs became a cultural powerhouse.

Part 1 Season 1, Episode 3 Jun 9, 2016 Paid

This 3-hour documentary mini-series, tells the true story of the City of Compton, revealing how a city overrun by gang and drugs became a cultural powerhouse.

Part 2 Season 1, Episode 2 Jun 9, 2016 $1.99

A&E's 3-hour documentary mini-series, tells the true story of the the City of Compton.

Part 1 Season 1, Episode 1 Jun 9, 2016 $1.99

A&E's 3-hour documentary mini-series, tells the true story of the City of Compton.

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Streets of Compton Season 1
Streets of Compton, a three-hour documentary film, features rapper The Game as he revisits his hometown of Compton and explores its storied history wi (more…)
Bonus: The Legend of DJ Quik's "Blondie"
Robert Ladd and Timothy M. Brennan explain the origins of DJ Quik's song "Blondie" in this bonus scene from "Streets of Compton."
Behind the Scenes: In Danger
02:19 — Producers Dairold "Wacko" Potts and Cash "Wack 100" Jones talk about the dangers inherent in filming a documentary on the streets of Compton in this w (more…)
Behind the Scenes: Politics and Respect
Producers Dairold "Wacko" Potts and Cash "Wack 100" Jones talk about their goals while making "Streets of Compton" and what the city means to them in (more…)

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  • Premiered: June 9, 2016
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The history of the city of Compton is spotlighted, featuring interviews with prominent residents and an examination of the impact drugs, gangs and political strife had on its music and culture. (more)

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