NWA Flowchart Shows Direct Influence of Infamous Rap Group

The movie Straight Outta Compton has taken the US by storm–just like N.W.A. did when they first came out. Not only was Straight Outta Compton the most successful August release ever by a Rated R movie, the biopic about rappers is already in the conversation for an Oscar or two.

The legacy that Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Easy E, MC Ren, and DJ Yella have left on rap is untouchable, but sometimes it’s easy to forget how far their sound has reached into hip hop.
Much like the Bill Parcells coaching tree that’s netted us Bill Bellichick, Sean Payton, and Tony Sparano, this NWA flowchart from Medium shows you just how influential the group out of Compton, CA has been on rap.
Check it out below, and click the image to see it in full size.

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