N.W.A.: Niggaz With Attitude
the 1st actual people who started explicit writing in rap songs. Don't be saying "Oh yea Kayne is the best ever!" cause he aint. It all started w/ Dr. Dre, Eazy E, Ice Cube, MC Ren & Mella Yella. Straigth west coast rap! They got alot of attention on their 2nd album where they said "Fuck the Police" on the album, "Straight Outta Compton" the most recognized NWA album. Then following they had "100 Miles and Runnin'" and EP they did for Compton city fans. Shortly after, Ice Cube went solo and NWA relesed their 2nd big hit album, "Efil4Zaggin/Niggaz 4 Life" Some good hits like "Alwayz Into Somethin'" "Appitite for Destruction" "Just Don't Bite it" and many others. When this sold, Eazy and Dre had a money fued. The 2 hit rappers left and NWA split, w/ the members taking sides. Dr. Dre was the 1st to make a big hit. He did a song called "187mm/Deep Cover" w/ the newcomer Snoop Dogg. Dre claims he thought it was weak but it made him the money to make "The Chronic" his 1st LP. the 1st hit single came out, "Fuck Wit Dre Day & Everybody Celebratin'" a diss to his once friend Eazy E. but Eazy wasn't tooken down. It had been 5 years when he released his 2nd album in 1993. "It's On Dre" an EP he produced w/ some of his own record label rappers. Eazy's diss to Dre didnt go big but had a diss to "Dre Day"'s video. In the Dre Day video it has someone acting like Eazy w/ a sign at the Compton freeway saying "Will Rap 4 Food", Well on Eazy's "Reel Muthaphuckin' Gs" ("Reel Compton City G's" on edited version) it shows Eazy w/ his whole fam and gang beating up the poser of Eazy. This did not go big but was still good none the less. This album went unnotice, but then he stopped the dissing for a bit and released his next ep, "5150 Home 4 Tha Sick". This included some great songs that would make his hits album in 2 years, "Only if You Want it", "Neighborhood Sniper" & "Zaggin (Niggaz) My Height Don't Fight" (availble on NWA's "Efil4Zaggin") It also included a song that would include the future members of BEP, "Merry Muthafuckin' Xmas". 2 years later Eazy E died of aids. A month later they released his next LP, "Str8 Off Tha Streetz Of Muthafuckin' Compton". Once that went a hit, they released his "Eternal E, Greatest Hits" album. Dre had never felt so sad. Ice Cube had made many albums during the Dre/Eazy fued. Everyone had felt ashamed. 4 years later Dre got back on his albums and released his long-awaited, "2001" (released in 1999) As this happen it somehow made an end to west coast rap. NWA had 1 last track on the "Next Friday" soundtrack featuring Snoop Dogg. The last album you can expect to be real NWA style is Dre's last album, "The Detox" expected around 2006.
..i gave tha whole example of NWA...
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