After the ensemble film won the award for True Story, stars O'Shea Jackson, Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown, Jr. and Aldis Hodge, along with original N.W.A. member DJ Yella, took the stage to accept the honor.
After DJ Yella paid tribute to all the famed members of N.W.A., Mitchell, who played the late Eazy-E, took the mic to say a few words.
"I would just like to take a moment to thank the Academy," deadpanned Mitchell before Jackson whispered a correction into his ear. "I mean MTV! I'm sorry, I'm sorry,
Mitchell went on to thank MTV for "being pioneers for the N.W.A."
Jackson, who plays his own father
, Ice Cube, in the film, then took to mic to praise the biopic, explaining, "N.W.A and the Straight Outta Compton
story is so much beyond music, it really speaks to brotherhood."
In the film, which tells the story behind the founding of groundbreaking hip-hop group N.W.A., Jackson, 25, plays his own father, rapper Ice Cube.
On Friday, N.W.A. received a coveted honor when they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during a star-studded ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
After getting snubbed by the Oscars in January, Jackson spoke with ET's Cameron Mathison on the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where the actor seemed amused by the lack of recognitio
n and the public outrage it generated.
"You know you're the man when you're not invited to the party, and all they can do is talk about you," Jackson joked. Check out the video below to hear more.