Rapper, Filmmaker Ice Cube Preps New Documentary ‘Straight Outta L.A.’ On ESPN
Los Angeles rap pioneer, actor, and filmmaker, Ice Cube, born O’Shea Jackson, 40, is set to debut his new documentary on ESPN entitled ‘Straight Outta L.A.’
‘Straight Outta L.A.’ is a story about the origins of the The Raiders from their time in Oakland to the court ordered decision in 1982 that allowed them to move to L.A. The film will make it’s world debut at the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival next month.
As you may know, Ice Cube’s supergroup, N.W.A., popularized the Raiders by sporting the team’s black and silver colors while Eazy E. wore his signature Raider cap.
“We are thrilled to launch this year’s Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival with a film that shows how sports are intertwined in so many other cultural arenas. All of the sports documentaries in this year’s festival truly illustrate that the reach of sports in society extends far past solely athletics and into such disciplines as music, language, art and of course, film,” ESPN senior VP for content development Keith Clinkscales says In a statement.
‘Straight Outta L.A. will make it’s debut on television on May 11th on ESPN.