Problem Reviews N.W.A’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ – XXL Issue 150

Artist: N.W.A Reviewer: Problem Rating: XXL Anniversary: 25-year Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the September 2013 issue of XXL Magazine. I was listening to it , but I didn’t know what they were talking about. It was dangerous, and it showed another side of rebelliousness. Young dudes was just fed up with the way shit was going. No cliché shit was going on in that project, from the production to the words. I didn’t realize how rebellious it was until I got older. That was just everyday shit in L.A.—finally, someone was talking about it. It didn’t seem that ...

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