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Straight Outta Compton: 20th a [VINYL] [Import]

N.W.A. Vinyl
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  • Vinyl (4 Dec 2007)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Priority
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 51,388 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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21 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gangsta rap starts here. 19 April 2008
By dynamitekid156 VINE VOICE
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Hip-hop music was barely regarded as a legitimate music form by the late eighties, despite having been around for more than a decade. This was partly because of its almost childlike innocence and quaint rhyming couplets, as well as the viewpoint that its sampling techniques were 'stealing music.'

Then gangsta rap appeared. At the forefront, alongside the likes of Ice-T, were NWA - a rap group that managed to wrench rap out of the underground and make it something to terrify The Man - or more specifically, white people and conservatives.

Overnight, rap music went from worthless to (seemingly) a genuine threat to the way people lived their lives.

When compared to the often disgusting examples of gangsta rap in modern times, NWA's proper debut Straight Outta Compton seems almost as quaint as the likes of Sugarhill Gang when you look at it now.

Its mighty opening trio aside (we'll get to them later), the rest of the album is mostly fun-loving party rap much like their contemporaries. Aside from some bad language (even that pales in comparison to modern groups) songs like 'If It Ain't Ruff' or 'Something 2 Dance 2' simply express a love of rhyming and partying. The former doesn't even feature any profanity, but is simply a three-minute showcase for the underrated MC Ren. 'Parental Discretion Iz Advised' features jazzy live instrumentation. 'Express Yourself,' meanwhile is one of the most upbeat gangsta rap songs ever created and even features an anti-drugs message in its lyrics.

But NWA achieved notoriety not for any of these songs, but because of this album's brutal and brilliant opening salvo, the songs that changed the face of rap and virtually invented modern gangsta as we know it.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Old School Fun 14 Feb 2013
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I'm the whitest guy alive, but these songs are so easy to just drive along to, bobbing my head, catching the ladies eyes in my 1.2L corsa.

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4.0 out of 5 stars A Significant Episode in Hip Hop 4 Jan 2004
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You are now about to witness the strength of street knowledge. With these words begins an album of lyrical, musical and political significance.Certainly this album is far from being a great album from the point of view of its musical prowess, but its caustic melodies and dark pessimistic lyrics, conjured up the spirit of the time and gave the weakest in society a voice. In effect Straight outta Compton is the most influential collection of songs in the history of rap and that genre which we know today grew from its foundations.
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NWA the beginning of a legacy. This album has to be the best Rap about. Compiling together a number of highly rated rap artists rapping classics such as "STRAIGHT OUT OF COMPTON" did it for me!! I believe that if you are a true Rap fan this would be the album for you.
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By R. Boor
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This is a great album from when Hip hop was still young. A toddler, with all it's moods and hilarity. Brilliant social commentary turned sideways and forced in your earhole. Musically, it's clever. I think this album should be in everyone's collection. It could sit next to your mumford and sons disc and take its dinner money
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5.0 out of 5 stars gangsta rap at its finest 8 Oct 2013
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what can one say--a dj friend played the "f@@k the police track and it put a smile on face--thinking thatll never get on british radio--and I was right!!! its good stuff but if you are offended by bad language then STILL BUY IT--and play very loud. todays rap sounds pale to this--and this is over 20yrs old !!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Just what I needed! 16 May 2013
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If you have had a bad day at the office, then put this baby on! Love the lyrics the beats and the attitude! My wife walked in and was not pleased ha ha!
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5.0 out of 5 stars N.W.A 18 Feb 2013
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Propper old school, not a big fan of modern rap / hiphop or whatever they call it these days, but this is a must have album from the original masters of the art.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Plastic Gangsters.
What you get here is the NWA, one of (if not the) original gangsta rap acts, gloryfying and boasting about a life that none of them ever lived "We're scum and we're proud". Read more
Published 14 months ago by ame
5.0 out of 5 stars nwa cd
perfect in every way :) ...apart from when the twins are in the car with it blasting out! better than a mr tumble cd though!
Published 18 months ago by Stacey mum of twins & teenagers
5.0 out of 5 stars feel the rap essence
Straight Outta Compton Album par N.W.A. Sortie 8 août 1988 Enregistrement 1987-1988 Audio Archivments Studios (Torrance , Californie) Durée 60:27 Genre Gangsta rap
Published 20 months ago by Zoughlami Riadh
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 star
Classic album every hip hop fan needs this in there collection. Great price and arrived within a few days. Ace
Published on 15 April 2012 by Michael Dunwoodie
5.0 out of 5 stars one of my favourites
this is simply brilliant & really funny - ice cube & eazy e are brilliant and very comical (though quite brutal at times) Dr dre is quite reserved in comparison but mc ren steals... Read more
Published on 13 April 2012 by mrvman
5.0 out of 5 stars the old ones are the best
Not much to say other than this is a blast. I heard it 20 odd years ago and its still as edgy as it was then. If you havent heard it... Buy it Now!!!
Published on 15 Mar 2011 by Charlietwice
5.0 out of 5 stars one of the best rap groups... ever
just read the title of my review, great lyrics from the masters of gangster rap, epic beats produced by yella, MC ren and dr dre although I am told the whole group was into beat... Read more
Published on 23 Dec 2010 by James Woods
5.0 out of 5 stars N.W.A. Reloaded
This is a classic album every West Coast old school fan must own and this 20th Anniversary Edition reloaded with new stuff makes it a Collector's Edition. Read more
Published on 7 Dec 2010 by Roger Silva Vilalta
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