Capitol/Priority Records Prepare to Re-Release Landmark Material from N.W.A, Eazy-E, Westside Connection & Mack 10

On December 4, Capitol/Priority Records will be re-releasing four CD’s worth of classic West Coast material from some of the most influential artists to ever touch the microphone. The releases will include a reissue of N.W.A’s seminal sophomore LP Straight Outta Compton, and “Best of” compilations from the late Eazy-E, Mack 10 and group Westside Connection. Straight Outta Compton, originally released in 1988, is often hailed as one of the most important gangster rap albums ever recorded and helped solidify the legacies of group members Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E. For this re-release, the album has been expanded to include a live version of “Compton’s In The House,” as well covers of some of the album’s original tracks by Snoop Dogg, C-Murder, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.

N.W.A founder Eazy-E, who passed away in 1995 after contracting the AIDS virus, also left behind a sizable solo catalog, and Capitol/Priority have gathered some of his best work for a new compilation.Featuring… Eazy-E is a 16 track collection of the MC’s best collaborations and rare solo recordings. The album includes tracks Eazy recorded with artists such as Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Mack 10 and N.W.A members Ice Cube, and MC Ren. Featuring…Eazy-E also includes four previously out of print tracks. Also hitting stores on December 4 is The Best Of Westside Connection: The Gangsta, The Killa And The Dope Dealer. Weighing in at 18 tracks, the disc brings together some of the best cuts from the West Coast super group comprised of Ice Cube, WC and Mack 10. Finally The Best Of Mack 10: Foe Life, a 19-track collection of the MC’s solo work will also be available.

  • GMAN

    1st niggas

  • Latino Heat

    damn how many times is priority gonna repackage the same fuckin nwa songs? we know there classics but most of us already have them and aint gonna keep cashin out every time ya’ll add some unnecassary shit like one live song. ya’ll are gettin as pittiful as death row, ya’ll aint had a hit in years so you keep puttin out the same shit over and over again.

  • c styles

    yeah your right man they keep putting the same shit every year or so..if they gonna do something they should just put out a 4 disc copilation of priority hits..this is ridiculous but,i do like the wsc best of

  • http://www.xxlmag.com EReal

    And NOONE CARES.. lol.

    I know they were Pioneers and MC Ren could spit, but honestly, how many of you still rock NWA songs? I mean, even in the whip, at home? Noone listens to that shit anymore.

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