Featured Artists: Snoop Dogg and Eminem and Defari and Kurupt and Nate Dogg and King Tee and RBX and Xzibit and Mary J. Blige and Tray Deee and Devin and Hittman and Six-Two and Eddie Griffin and Ms. Roq and Traci Nelson and Mel-Man and Charis Henry and Knoc-Turn'al and Kokane and Mc Ren and Time Bomb and Jake Steed and RellGenre: R&B
- Genre: Rap, Hip-Hop
- Release Date: November 1999
- Label: Aftermath
- Rating: Parental Advisory (this format contains explicit lyrics).
- Format: CD
- Number of Discs: 1
- Audio Format: Stereo
- Producer: Dr. Dre; Mel-Man; Chris Taylor
Entertainment Weekly (11/19/99, pp.141-2) - "...The gangsta style that Dre pioneered is still going great guns....Dre's patented G-funk is as addictive as it was back when over 3 million record buyers got hooked on THE CHRONIC....reestablishes his mastery of the form..." - Rating: A-
Q (1/01, p.90) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000".
Q (1/00, p.112) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...the master of high-concept hip hop....The catchy, dramatic production and guest spots from Eminem and Mary J Blige are a joy..."
Muzik (1/00, p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...another highlight to his career....the Doc slides into low-slung grooves and pungent atmospheres born of someone who's been around long enough to view streetlife from a shrewd, singular perspective..."
CMJ (12/13/99, p.26) - "...harvests another potent bushel of sonic chronic....perfects beats through the use of session musicians and programmed samples....It's Dre Day now more than ever."
Vibe (1/01, p.101) - Voted as "Album of the Year" in The 2000 Vibe Of The Year Awards - "...Proved that [he] hadn't lost his Midas touch..."
The Source (1/00, pp.185-6) - 4.5 mics out of 5 - "...a sumptuous millenial appetizer....the bar is raised 10 times higher than for any rap artist/producer....no fast forward factor....makes gangsta sound so crystal clear and futuristic....[He] is still the king of this s*** here."