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Straight Outta Compton ‘North Hollywood’ Filming Locations

With it’s huge rise in success, NWA has successfully made it with the hit movie Straight Outta Compton. The movie was filmed all over Los Angeles including the San Fernando Valley and North Hollywood. Starring in this movie is a wide range of new and upcoming actors and actresses such as O’Shea Jackson, Jr. playing as the famous Ice Cube. Corey Hawkins plays the wildly successful Producer Dr. Dre. And Jason Mitchell stars as Eazy-E. Paul Giamatti as the manager Jerry Heller, whose managing skills are said to have put Eazy-E outta business.



Check out this awesome behind the scenes footage of Straight Outta Compton.


First stop on the Straight Outta Compton tour is the LA Riots scene. If it looks familiar that’s because it was filmed around the old Valley Plaza located in North Hollywood, California.

google street view Laurel Canyon Blvd North Hollywood, California


Below is a shot from the corner of Laurel Canyon Blvd and Sylvan Sreet in North Hollywood

Fun Film Facts: Many movies & TV shows have been filmed at the Valley Plaza in North Hollywood including Straight Outta ComptonAquariusPineapple ExpressThe MiddleSupergirlSuburicon and more


Location # 2 on the tour is Skateland USA in Compton, California. The actual Skateland in Compton had been closed for many years by the time production had started on the movie. And since it was gutted and and vertually condemed, filming had to be done in Glendale, California.

Skateland USA Compton on google street 1950 S Central Ave, Compton, California

This was the actual location of N.W.A’s first official show. Originally a bowling alley before being turned into a skating rink and music venue. Some of the most famous rappers of all time started here. Visit offthamap.wordpress.com for some good info on this historic building.

Since the actual Skateland USA was no longer available for shooting, the production team went about 20 miles north to use The Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale, California.

google street: 5110 San Fernando Rd. Glendale, CA 91204


Location #3 is the Catch One Club located on Pico. google street view 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Fun Film Fact: This is the actual club Dr. Dre and Ice Cube first performed at.


Location #4 Is the World Famous Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena located on Figueroa. The arena was used to recreate a large concert scene 

google street view 3939 Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037 

Sadly, this location was torn down on 11/15/2016


Location #5 is the school seen below. Location is unknown – Got a Tip?

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‘Straight Outta Compton’

Filming Dates: Sept 2018 – Oct 2018

When: 08/14/2015, Universal Pictures / Legendary Ent. / Cube Vision

Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr. Paul Giamatti

Directed By: F. Gary Gray

Produced By: Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E‍ , Tomica Woods-Wright, MC Ren, DJ Yella

Tips Provided By: Harold and Rudy K.

First Published: Oct 28, 2019, 11:20

Straight Outta Compton is a bio-drama film about the rise and fall of the LA hip hop group N.W.A. The film borrows its title from the name of the groups debut album. Straight Outta Compton stars O’Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, and Paul Giamatti as the manager Jerry Heller. Among the film’s Producers are Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Eazy-E‍ ’s widow, Tomica Woods-Wright, with MC Ren and DJ Yella

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