Standard music biopic messages about the perils of fame and the importance of true friendships.
Guns are pulled but very infrequently fired. Several scenes of brutal fighting and beating. Scenes of a riot at a concert. Some bloody wounds. A major character dies. A character smashes up an office with a baseball bat. Battering ram smashes a house and hits a person. Minor characters die. Images of the 1991 Rodney King beating.
Full-frontal female nudity. Sexual activity. Oral sex. Characters with many partners. References to unprotected sex.
Frequent, extremely strong language includes "f--k," "motherf----r," "s--t," "bitch," "p---y," "ass," "f----t," "d--k," and the "N" word.
Rap artists, etc. mentioned, but not in a product placement sense.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
A main character starts out as a drug dealer. Pot and cocaine shown. Brief drug use. Characters drink heavily and frequently (with no consequences). Brief smoking.