After producing a classic with his debut,AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted, many questioned whether ice cube could get more political,get angrier, and most importantly if he could top the huge standard he'd set for himself. Well no fear, because how do u beat a classic? You make possibly the best hip hop album of your generation! It's political, furious and awesome!! A concept album which has the 1st half of the album labeled "the death side" showing where the black man is, and then "the life side" showing the black man where he must go.Cube's storytelling is off the scale as his lyricism, straight to the point and not making any excuses. Unfortunately it comes at a price as ice's anger got him accused of racism,against the koreans working in the liquor stores and n.w.a's manager a white jewish fella by the name of jerry heller. This was the soundtrack to the l.a riots and perfectly epitomised the struggles of the black peoples of L.A.This album covers everything from hustling, dealing,girlfriends,std's,politics, and a memorable n.w.a diss.Although not for the faint-hearted and not for yer kids, this is straight-up hardcore rap classic material,recommended highly. One of, if not the best album in rap and cube's best. WOW!!