Annotation

This 13-track CD version was released for the first time in 1989. The original 1988 LP only contained 10 tracks. "8 Ball (remix)", "Something Like That" and "Something 2 Dance 2" are bonus tracks.

Debut album on Ruthless/Priority.
Licensed by several labels for worldwide distribution, including 4th and Broadway/Island UK (cat: BRCD 534 / 842 442-2).

Art Direction: Helane Freeman.
Photography: Eric Poppleton.

Annotation last modified on 2012-09-02 21:12 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Straight Outta Compton
5 4:19
2 Fuck tha Police
4 5:47
3 Gangsta Gangsta
4 5:37
4 If It Ain’t Ruff
4 3:34
5 Parental Discretion Iz Advised
3 5:16
6 8 Ball (remix)
3 4:53
7 Something Like That
3 3:36
8 Express Yourself
3 4:25
9 Compton’s N the House (remix)
3 5:21
10 I Ain’t tha 1
2 4:55
11 Dopeman (remix)
3 5:20
12 Quiet on tha Set
4 4:00
13 Something 2 Dance 2
4 3:23

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Ant Banks (track 11)
O’Shea Jackson (track 11)
Dedrick Rolison (track 11)
Charles Wright (track 8)
lyricist:
O’Shea Jackson (track 8)
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby) (tracks 1–13)
Dr. Dre (Andre Young, rap producer) (track 1)
vocals:
The D.O.C. (US rapper & N.W.A member Tracy Curry) (track 5)
Dr. Dre (Andre Young, rap producer) (track 5)
Eazy‐E (tracks 1, 5)
Ice Cube (tracks 1, 5)
MC Ren (tracks 1, 5)
writer:
O’Shea Jackson (tracks 1–2)
Lorenzo Patterson (tracks 1–2)
Eric Wright (a.k.a. Eazy‐E) (track 1)
Andre Young (track 1)
mash-ups:
Smells Like Compton (N.W.A. vs. Nirvana) (Best of Bootie 2005 DJ-mix) by Cheekyboy (track 1)
sampled by:
Sa Prize, Part 2 by N.W.A (track 2)
samples:
Get Me Back on Time, Engine #9 by Wilson Pickett (lead vocals) (track 1)
It's My Turn by Dezo Daz feat. DJ Slip (lead vocals) (track 1)
recording of:
8 Ball (track 6)
Dopeman (track 11)
Express Yourself (track 8)
Fuck tha Police (track 2)
Gangsta Gangsta (track 3)
I Ain’t tha 1 (track 10)
If It Ain’t Ruff (track 4)
Quiet on tha Set (track 12)
Something 2 Dance 2 (track 13)

Release

executive producer: Eazy‐E
mastering: Brian Gardner (mastering engineer "Big Bass Brian")
Bernie Grundman
producer: Dr. Dre (Andre Young, rap producer)
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
remastered versions: Straight Outta Compton
ASIN: US: B000003B6J [info]
Discogs: http://www.discogs.com/release/125286 [info]