The original video for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ has been recreated in GTA

Hip hop biopic Straight Outta Compton was released in U.S cinemas last weekend, before opening up in Australia early next month. Revolving around the rise and fall of the notorious rap legends N.W.A, the film has already been met by many with critical acclaim. It has doubled it’s budget in profits within a few days, raking in an astounding $56.1 million across its opening weekend. It currently holds a rating of 89% on Rotten Tomatoes, the site describing it ‘as a biopic that’s built to last’, a review that’s sure to relieve long-time fans of the Compton rap group.

Considering how much the group have bene in the media lately, not to mention the long-awaited relesae of Dr Dre’s third album, inspired by the movie, titled Comptonit’s no surprise that everyone else is getting on board – including video game developers.

Youtuber AnimalRobot utilised the Rockstar Editor program that is included with the PC version of grand Theft Auto V, one of the most popular video games, based on a Los Angeles-type world. There’s even a fictional version of Compton in there, and many of it’s best rappers feature on the in-game radio stations.

Compare the pair here: