Straight Outta Compton’s Popularity Has Us Looking Back At Adam Buxton’s Parody Song, ‘Help The Police’
Everyone has been talking about "Straight Outta Compton" lately. The movie is currently leading in the box office, everyone is posting straight outta blank memes all over social media, and everyone is just generally talking about that wave of hip hop. That new movie really got people excited and looking back on that era of music and the struggles that Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, and other early rappers had to go through to make such an impact on hip hop and what it is today.
For a lot of us with young children, we can't really explain the importance or that particular movement in music history without having to explain a few things, but in the video below, English comedian Adam Buxton takes a different spin on NWA's most recognizable song. By changing the lyrics and turning the song down at certain times, he somehow makes the controversial song into a song that even the youngest kids can enjoy.
Check out this safe-for-work comedy bit.
This video has been circulating the internet for several years now, but with all this new focus on "Straight Outta Compton," we figured we'd highlight a internet gem that you may have missed.