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''Straight Outta Compton'' is the debut studio album by American hip hop group N.W.A, released August 8, 1988 on group member Eazy-E's record label Ruthless Records. Its title refers to the group's native Compton, California. Production for the album was handled by Dr. Dre, with DJ Yella giving co-production. The album has been viewed as the pioneering record of gangsta rap; with its ever-present profanity and violent lyrics, it helped to give birth to this then-new sub-genre of hip hop. It has been considered groundbreaking by music writers and has had an enormous impact on the evolution of West Coast hip hop.

''Straight Outta Compton'' redefined the direction of hip hop, which resulted in lyricism concerning the gangsta lifestyle becoming the driving force in sales figures. It also helped to shift the power to the West Coast from the East Coast, which had enjoyed a period of prominence in hip hop for most of the 1980s. It was later re-released on September 24, 2002, which was remastered and contained four bonus tracks. An extended version of the album was released on December 4, 2007, the 20th anniversary of the original album.

Straight Outta Compton (Parental Advisory)
Label: Priority Records
Release Date: 2002-09-24
Duration: 76:24

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1Straight Outta Compton 04:19
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2Fuck Tha Police 05:45
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3Gangsta Gangsta 05:36
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4If It Ain't Ruff 03:34
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5Parental Discretion 12 Advised 05:16
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68 Ball (Remix) 04:52
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7Something Like That 03:35
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8Express Yourself 04:25
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9Compton's N The House (Remix) 05:20
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10I Ain't Tha 1 04:54
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11Dopeman (Remix) 05:20
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12Quiet On Tha Set 03:59
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13Something 2 Dance 2 03:32
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14Express Yourself (Extended Mix) 04:42
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15Bonus Beats 03:03
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16Straight Outta Compton (Extended Mix) 04:53
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17A Bitch 12 A Bitch 03:10
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