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N.W.A.: Straight Outta Compton (Priority/Ruthless)

Review by Push, Melody Maker, July 1989

THE SLEEVE of Straight Outta Compton, the debut LP from N.W.A., depicts one of the members of this Los Angeles rap group pointing a pistol ...

Niggers With Attitude: Street Hassle

Interview by Push, Melody Maker, August 1989

Just when you thought Public Enemy had pushed as far as it could go, just when you thought rap outrage had peaked, along come N.W.A. ...

N.W.A.: Straight Outta Compton (Fourth & Broadway) *****

Review by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, September 1989

Guns and girls and rap 'n' roll ...

Niggers With Attitude: Straight Outta Compton (4th And Broadway LP/Cassette/CD)

Review by Steven Wells, NME, September 1989

PAINT IT BLACK ...

NWA: Welcome to L.A.

Report and Interview by Mark Cooper, Sunday Correspondent Magazine, October 1989

"Takin' a life or two/That's what the hell I do." The rap band NWA – Niggers with Attitude – compares Los Angeles street life to ...

N.W.A.: Shot By Both Sides

Interview by Push, Melody Maker, November 1989

IN THEIR SHORT CAREER THE RAPPERS HAVE BEEN INVESTIGATED BY THE FBI, CONDEMNED BY THE CONGRESS FOR RACIAL EOUALITY, BANNED BY TV AND RADIO AND ...

U.S. Rap: Listen Up!

Report and Interview by Mark Cooper, Q, January 1990

RAIN IS STREAMING down in sheets on the Long Island suburb of Hempstead but, inside Public Enemy's headquarters, the group's leader Chuck D is just ...

NWA: Hanging Tough

Interview by Frank Owen, Spin, April 1990

Hounded by the FBI and acclaimed as the new, new Sex Pistols, NWA's rise has been rapid and sensational. But now that chief spokesman and ...

N.W.A.: Some Muthas Do 'Ave 'Em

Interview by Steven Wells, NME, June 1990

Rubbing white America's nose in its own racism or blagging big bucks by glorifying gangsterism, NWA are not the FBI-pigs' favourite people. STEVEN 'Wild West' ...

Poison The Hood: Niggaz with Attitude

Retrospective by John Mendelsohn, unpublished, for Playboy, 1991

ON A SPRING EVENING in 1991, the late Eazy-E accepted the invitation of Dr. Dre, his fellow member of the notorious "gangsta" rap group NWA, ...

E Bygone!: Eazy-E: Eternal E (Virgin)

Review by Dele Fadele, NME, January 1996

THE BIBLE says that, in the last days, men will actively seek death and death will flee from them. So, as sad and ultimately preventable ...

Hip Hop Don't Stop

Overview by David Bennun, Hot Air, 1999

A LITTLE over two minutes into The Fugees' 1996 hit 'Ready Or Not', the voice of Lauryn Hill is thrown into relief by a brief ...

Dr. Dre: 10 Reasons Not To Forget About Dre

Comment by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, November 2000

THOUGHT DR DRE HAD SLIPPED OUR MINDS, DID YA? NOPE — US MUTHAF***AS WERE JUST ACTING LIKE WE HADN'T REMEMBERED THE HIP-HOP POWERHOUSE. HERE'S WHY ...

Jerry Heller

Interview by Angus Batey, Hip-Hop Connection, January 2007

JERRY HELLER may just have the most undeservedly bad rep in the history of hip hop. ...

see also Ice Cube

see also Dr. Dre

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