In My Lifetime: Music Biopics

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  • Ice Cube, Dr. Dre. F. Gary Gray, N.W.A.
  • Tupac Shakur, John Singleton
  • Aaliyah
  • Kelly Rowland, Donna Summer
  • James Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Jackie Robinson
  • Prince, The Time, Morris Day
  • TLC, T-Boz, Left Eye, Chilli, Lil Mama, Drew Sidora, KeKe Palmer
  • Jimi Hendrix, Wood Harris, Andre 3000
  • MC Hammer, Romany Malco
  • The Jacksons, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Joe Jackson, Jermaine jackson
  • Halle Berry,  Dorothy Dandridge
  • Beyonce, Etta James, Muddy Waters
  • Miles Davis
  • Halle Berry, Frankie Lymon, Larenz Tate
  • Eminem, 8 Mile
  • Jamie Foxx, Ray Charles
  • Notorious B.I.G., Diddy, Puffy
  • Sammy Davis, Jr.
  • The Temptations, Suzanne de Passe, Otis Williams
  • ODB, Ol' Dity Bastard
  • Diana Ross, Billie Holiday
  • What's Love Got to Do With It
  • El Cantante, Jennifer Lopez, Mark Anthony
  • 50 Cent, Joy Bryant
  • Raekwon
  • Bob Marley
  • Marvin Gaye, Jesse L. Martin

Straight Outta Compton

The boyz n da hood are officially coming to a theater near you on Aug. 14, 2015, and last night unveiled the trailer for their biopic during a Grammys' commercial break. And for added activator, prior to the clip, Ice Cube and Dr. Dre are seen docu-style visiting their old stomping grounds of Compton, while Game and Kendrick Lamar weigh in on the group's influence. How's that for Cube vision?

Meanwhile, peep a few more biopics, in the works or already produced, based on the lives of some of our most legendary music stars.

(Photo: Todd MacMillan/Universal Pictures)

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