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
#TitleRatingLength
1Straight Outta Compton4.54:19
2Fuck tha Police4.155:47
3Gangsta Gangsta
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
sampled by:
DP Gangsta (explicit) by Snoop Dogg feat. C‐Murder & Eddie Griffin, Gangsta, Gangsta by Beanie Sigel feat. Kurupt, My Brother’s a Basehead by De La Soul and No More Fun and Games by The Game
edits:
Gangsta Gangsta (edit) by Evan Roth
recording of:
Gangsta Gangsta
lyricist:
Eazy‐E, Ice Cube and MC Ren
composer:
Andre Young (Andre Young, rap producer), Andrew Noland, Leroy Bonner, Eric Wright, Marshall Jones (US bassist & songwriter, member of Ohio Players), Lorenzo Patterson, Ralph "Pee Wee" Middlebrooks, O'Shea Jackson, Walter Morrison and Greg Webster (drummer for Ohio Players)
3.755:37
4If It Ain’t Ruff
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
samples:
A Star in the Ghetto (12" edit) by Average White Band
recording of:
If It Ain’t Ruff
writer:
Andre Young (Andre Young, rap producer) and Lorenzo Patterson
43:34
5Parental Discretion Iz Advised
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
vocals:
The D.O.C. (US rapper & N.W.A member Tracy Curry), Dr. Dre (Andre Young, rap producer), Eazy‐E, Ice Cube and MC Ren
edits:
Parental Discretion Iz Advised (edit) by Evan Roth
recording of:
Parental Discretion Iz Advised
writer:
Eazy‐E, Ice Cube and MC Ren
35:16
68 Ball (remix)
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
edits:
8 Ball (edit) by Evan Roth
recording of:
8 Ball
writer:
Ice Cube
34:53
7Something Like That
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
edits:
Something Like That (edit) by Evan Roth
recording of:
Something Like That
writer:
Dr. Dre (Andre Young, rap producer) and MC Ren
33:36
8Express Yourself
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
samples:
Dieueul-Dieuleul by Aby Ngana Diop (drum machine) and Express Yourself by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
edits:
Express Yourself (extended mix) by N.W.A
recording of:
Express Yourself (Combination of 2 different works, the original and the N.W.A. cover with new lyrics...needs splitting)
lyricist:
O’Shea Jackson
composer:
Charles Wright
44:25
9Compton’s n the House (remix)
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
mash-ups:
In the House Tonight by dj BC
edits:
Comptons in the House (edit) by Evan Roth
recording of:
Compton’s ’n the House
writer:
Andre Young (Andre Young, rap producer), Lorenzo Patterson and O'Shea Jackson
35:21
10I Ain’t tha 1
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
samples:
The Message (Inspiration) by Brass Construction
recording of:
I Ain’t tha 1
writer:
Randy Muller and O'Shea Jackson
24:55
11Dopeman (remix)
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
sampled by:
Gold by Sir Mix‐A‐Lot
edits:
Dopeman (remix) (edit) by Evan Roth
recording of:
Dopeman
composer:
Ant Banks, Dedrick Rolison and Ice Cube
35:20
12Quiet on tha Set
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
samples:
Rock Creek Park by The Blackbyrds
recording of:
Quiet on tha Set
writer:
MC Ren
44:00
13Something 2 Dance 2
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
sampled by:
Come on My Selector by Squarepusher
recording of:
Something 2 Dance 2
writer:
Dr. Dre (Andre Young, rap producer) and Eazy‐E
3.253:23

Credits

Release

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