Standard music biopic messages about the perils of fame and the importance of true friendships.
Positive Role Models & Representations
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.
Ease of Play
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.