Watch Streets of Compton
- 1 Season
This three-episode documentary miniseries examines the cultural phenomenon that is Compton, California. The city, which is an area of South Los Angeles, was beset by gangs, poverty, drugs and violence in the 1980s, and the cultural turmoil in the neighbor was the spark for performers who used the city as an inspiration for their music. In the end, Compton became the epicenter of the rise of West Coast hip hop. The series aired on the A&E cable network in 2016.