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The Chronic
Dr. Dre




 
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Overview

Track Listing

DISC 1:
1 Chronic, The (Intro)
2 Fuck Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin')
3 Let Me Ride
4 Day the Niggaz Took Over, The
5 Nuthin' But a "G" Thang
6 Deeez Nuuuts
7 Lil' Ghetto Boy
8 Nigga Witta Gun, A
9 Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat
10 $20 Sack Pyramid, The
11 Lyrical Gangbang
12 High Powered
13 Doctor's Office, The
14 Stranded on Death Row
15 Roach, The (The Chronic Outro)
16 Bitches Ain't Shit
DISC 2:
1 Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat
2 $20 Sack Pyramid, The
3 Lyrical Gangbang
4 High Powered
5 Doctor's Office, The
6 Stranded on Death Row
7 Roach (The Chronic Outro)
8 Bitches Ain't Shit


Featured Artist: Bushwick Bill

 

Details

  • Genre: R&B
  • Release Date: March 2001
  • Label: Death Row (USA)
  • Format: Vinyl
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Audio Format: Stereo
  • Producer: Dr. Dre
 

Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.128) - Ranked #137 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "[Dr. Dre] funked up the rhymes with a smooth bass-heavy production style and the laid-back delivery of then-unknown rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg."

Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.53) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."

Rolling Stone (3/18/93, p.40) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...A hip-hop masterwork full of big beats and little surprises....THE CHRONIC drops raw realism and pays tribute to hip-hop virtuosity..."

Spin (9/99, p.122) - Ranked #8 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."

Entertainment Weekly - "[A]n album that transformed hip-hop, popularized a brewing subgenre, and introduced the world to Snoop Dogg."

Entertainment Weekly (1/8/93, p.54) - "...No one in the pop universe makes more visceral--or more visual--music than he does....THE CHRONIC storms with rage, strolls with confidence, and reverberates with a social realism that's often ugly and horrifying..." - Rating: A+

Q (12/99, p.76) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."

Q (1/94, p.82) - Included in Q's list of `The 50 Best Albums Of 1993' - "...a mature, progressive, marvelous new record..."

Q (1/94, p.85) - Included in Q's list of `The 50 Best Albums Of 1993.'

Q (12/02, p.122) - "...Chock-full of impossibly thrilling basslines....Hugely influential..."

Vibe (12/99, p.157) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century

Vibe (6/02, p.109) - Ranked #6 in Vibe's "Top 10 rap albums" - "...Dre's decade-defining opus introduced the world to the laid-back luxury of Californian 'G-funk'....The game would never be the same."

The Source (2/93, p.55) - 4.5 Stars - Excellent Plus - "...Following the hype behind one of his hardest tracks ever, `Deep Cover,' Dre has unloaded all over this album with the same furified intensity....An innovative and progressive hip-hop package that must not be missed..."

Village Voice (3/94, p.5) - Ranked #2 in the Village Voice's 1993 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.

Village Voice (3/1/94, p.5) - Ranked #6 in the Village Voice's 1993 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.

Pitchfork (Website) - "He collapsed the distance between the lawless Los Angeles of the persona he created for himself and the real one right outside Solar studios, giving his songs texture wherever possible..."

 

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