History vs. Hollywood

“Straight Outta Compton” is the debut studio album by American hip-hop group N.W.A (N***** With Attitude) released August 9, 1988 on group member Eazy-E’s record label, Ruthless Records. Dr. Dre with DJ Yella handled production for the album. The album has been viewed as the pioneering record of “Gangsta Rap” with its ever-present profanity and violent lyrics. It has been considered groundbreaking by music writers and has had an enormous impact on the evolution of West Coast hip-hop. Continue reading “History vs. Hollywood”