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Counterbalance No. 109: N.W.A's 'Straight Outta Compton'
7 Dec 2012 // 12:00 AM
This week's LP is expressin' with its full capabilities. It's not livin' in correctional facilities, though, it's the 109th most acclaimed album of all time. A West Coast masterpiece is this week's Counterbalance.
J.J. Fad Left Out of 'Straight Outta Compton' Despite a 'Supersonic' Success
28 Aug 2015 // 4:05 AM
The success of J.J. Fad’s infectious single, “Supersonic", and its Dr. Dre co-produced album that followed, played a role in establishing Ruthless as a legitimate enterprise, forging a path for the breakout success of N.W.A.
'Straight Outta Compton' Film on N.W.A Echoes the Past and Present
4 Aug 2015 // 10:48 AM
Straight Outta Compton may be a period film, but it hits at issues right out of today’s headlines, particularly the treatment of minorities at the hands of law enforcement.