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The Chronic (Explicit Version)

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9 years, 8 months ago at Sep 15 15:57
great album from the Doc - the album cover deserves the list of worst album art as it is shocking LOL.
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Description: 1989's Straight Outta Compton, by Dre's previous outfit N.W.A., may have shined the public spotlight on the genre, but The Chronic legitimized it. That is not to say that Snoop Doggy Dogg (The Chronic marks his debut) and Dre's raps are for everyone; the subject matter is the sex, drugs, violence, and politics of South Central Los Angeles, and the phrasing is explicit, to say the least. But The Chronic's real genius is the music. By breeding hip-hop, jazz (studio instrumentation includes saxophones and flutes), funk, and soul (sampled artists include Parliament, Donny Hathaway, and Isaac Hayes), Dre creates downright intoxicati ... (more)
Manufacturer: Death Row Records
Release date: 6 March 2001
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0521312985699 UPC: 728706300025
Tags: Rap (5), Gangster (2), Influential (1), Hip-hop (1), 1990's (1), 1992 (1), West Coast (1), Debut (1), G-funk (1), (1)
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"Nuthin’ but a “G” thang After helping write the book on gangsta rap with N.W.A, Andre “Dr. Dre” Young started a smokin’ new chapter with his triple-platinum solo debut. With Snoop Doggy Dogg as his vocal foil and beats influenced by George Clinton’s ’70s P-Funk, The Chronic managed to be both dangerous and addictive at once. Standout tracks: “Let Me Ride,” “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang”"


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"THE CHRONIC (1992) DR. DRE Review coming soon... FAV TRACKS: "Let Me Ride"; "The Day the Niggaz Took Over"; "Stranded on Death Row"; "Lil' Ghetto Boy"; "Fuck wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin')"; "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang"; "Lyrical Gangbang"; "Deeez Nuuuts"; "A Nigga Witta Gun"; "High Powered"; "Bitches Ain't Shit"; "Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat" "


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