Boyz n the Hood is a American coming-of-age hood drama film written and directed by John Singleton in his feature directorial debut. The film's title refers to the N. A rap song of the same name , written by Ice Cube. Singleton initially developed the film as a requirement for application to film school in and sold the script to Columbia Pictures upon graduation in
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This paper analyses two recent ghetto action movies: Dope and Straight Outta Compton It argues that in returning to the cinematic hood in , it is necessary and logical to revisit literature surrounding Boyz N the Hood to assess if images of black women and girls have evolved in contemporary films. Directed by John Singleton, the film emerged during and reflected an important moment of the post-Reagan political and cinematic landscape. The routine racial profiling of young non-white males, the brutal beating of Rodney King by the LAPD in and the subsequent acquittal of the police officers involved furthered social unrest. Capitalising on and conveying the issues of disadvantaged neighbourhoods such as South Central LA , gangsta rap artists, most famously NWA, detailed the systemic injustices faced by young racially marginalised males with political consciousness. Craig Watkins. Although rap and film are two very distinct forms and should be treated differently, the ghetto action movie cycle opened up debates that gangsta rap had previously.