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After -- is right in the middle of trying to crack down on players with attitude most notably with a six game suspension.
-- -- -- -- not many disagree with big -- suspension.
But sometimes pendulum to swing to foreign one direction and there are some folks who think it's important to keep a little bit of that attitude that football -- One of those is well known musician he's an actor -- director and a filmmaker ice cube who has made a film about a team.
It -- often defined by him and other spider routed to the Oakland and the LA raiders and -- joins us now good to see does thanks for being here appreciate you.
So they explained why the raiders played such important -- your life.
What I mean I'm a big -- -- fan.
Of course I don't condone Roethlisberger did you mean nine pain in so much as we know what he did yeah -- whatever you don't mean.
But as far as the raiders -- big fan you know they've moved to my city and 82.
In the severe for what twelve years in LA Houston I'm aware of Oakland CA and -- the city fell in love this was that related I'm new you know.
Most people -- LA as the 84 Olympics or the showtime lakers but.
The raiders represented LA.
Right yes south central Los Angeles -- later our rule -- so they were various influential and in.
Just that it's who -- city.
The attitude and OK what what is there added to what does it you know you can understand why it's -- -- -- -- people are breaking the law are doing things they shouldn't do.
But what part of attitude in football and other sports for that matter is important to -- -- I think.
You know you gotta.
You know have a mentality.
You know you you will do whatever it takes.
To win you -- having that mentality of you know the raiders were known for you know we don't care what you do.
Monday through Saturday just come play on Sunday and I think -- Davis you know.
It trickled down from him in in the -- goes it goes back when he was though they have failed guy.
Fight and that failed -- verdict you know for everything yeah -- -- Fight you you want a little -- she and whatever you're doing whether especially in football whether it's football whether it's it's it's music movies even telling even -- -- television sometimes you want a little edge and and that's what straight out LA which is your film.
About the raiders is about -- is about that attitude.
Well you know ESPN -- pros.
-- markup need to and that -- would would you be interest and in doing a film own sports any thing that you wanted to.
To door and on -- thought -- while you know.
What sports that impact in my life and it was the raiders' move in the Los Angeles and and me join him in W weigh in and taken on that.
Hiring and W NWA will share the name of your group which is an acronym and I came -- say the first -- I don't think -- -- say that far.
But the point is.
That was that that's then they gave you an open platform they so whatever you wanna do -- sports and you chose the raiders.
What night it was it was -- more of a love of the raiders that I had as a sports fan and end.
I started getting into music -- -- and -- -- from -- we we decided so -- that list.
You know we don't figure out what's going define our.
Our -- and we just we decided black the color black would define our school.
And the raiders had to assume they had Indians.
You know you Wear one -- had to the photo shoot another guy named produce our own people are associating -- with that you know that shield.
Talk about how your attitude -- changed over the years because you came on I mean we -- -- say the name of naming your group because it was so controversy was so hard edge.
Have you had your edges kind of curbed a little bit -- you've got soft injures now or at least softer edges and I used to.
Outweighs you know would win was going on around here today -- -- get a little sharper sharper all the time mop my whole.
Career garbage trying to show America that you can't judge a book blasts come.
You know meaning you can't you know I mean I've been showing that you know morning way.
Everybody said I wasn't began -- and when a -- -- -- I'll probably more than what people think right now you have what you dream and you're making kids films aren't you -- did you know I enjoyed key is towns in our book.
You know watching -- -- and -- grew up you know I like like every other kid in America and I'm going up on they're great kids rooms and you know when I had opportunity to do -- -- we did are we there yet and the -- is loved -- -- We're bringing it to television we got a sitcom finally ESPN how would out of that relationship work out are you gonna do some else -- I hope so you -- -- a big sports fan you're not -- My.
My to suspend for sports you know is is a lot more than a lot of other stuff you know your eyes sparkled when you say two words sports today they are -- you know it's it's this is pure.
And in a lot of ways you know courses it has its political pars but for the most part is is is pure human beings.
You know gore for something so beautiful thing to watch and I -- been part of.
The film is called straight out LA I guess from straight out of Compton right.
And dates at the TriBeCa film fest is going to be general release.
-- you know we go.
This gone ESPN may eleventh and you know hopefully everybody in America -- you regulate to CNN thank you very.
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