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N.W.A. and the Posse
N.W.A. and the Posse
Compilation album by N.W.A.

Released

6 November 1987

Recorded

1986-1987

Genre

Hip hop, gangsta rap

Length

46:26

Label

Macola

Producer

Dr. Dre

N.W.A chronology

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Straight Outta Compton (1988)

N.W.A. and the Posse is a compilation album featuring various Dr. Dre-produced tracks and marketed as an album by N.W.A, released in 1987 by Macola Records. It includes previously released songs by N.W.A, Eazy-E, Fila Fresh Crew, and Rappinstine. The cover photo is the same as N.W.A's "Panic Zone" single and features people who do not appear on the record.

On the album cover, the group name has a period at the end, while on later albums by the group, there would be no third period. N.W.A. and the Posse was re-released in 1989 on Ruthless Records, substituting another N.W.A song, "A Bitch Iz a Bitch", for the song "Scream" by Rappinstine.

The album peaked at #39 on Billboard magazine's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album was certified gold by the RIAA in 1994.

People on front coverEdit

Track listingEdit

All songs were produced by Dr. Dre.

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Length
1. "Boyz-n-the-Hood" Eazy-E Jackson 5:37
2. "8 Ball" N.W.A Jackson 4:00
3. "Dunk the Funk" Fila Fresh Crew Curry, Dr. Rock, Fresh K 4:40
4. "Scream" Rappinstine Thomas, Thomas, Troy 3:18
5. "Drink It Up' Fila Fresh Crew Curry, Dr. Rock, Fresh K 4:27
6. "Panic Zone" N.W.A Lezan, Trujillo, Young 4:30
7. "L.A. is the Place" Eazy-E, Ron-De-Vu Jackson 4:28
8. "Dope Man" N.W.A Jackson, Trujillo 6:00
9. "Tuffest Man Alive" Fila Fresh Crew Curry, Dr. Rock, Fresh K 3:59
10. "Fat Girl" Eazy-E, Ron-De-Vu Jackson 2:48
11. "3 The Hard Way" Fila Fresh Crew Curry, Dr. Rock, Fresh K 4:32

Notes

  • Tracks 1, 7 and 10 previously released on the "Boyz-n-the-Hood" single, 1986
  • Tracks 2, 6 and 8 previously released on the "Panic Zone" single, 1987
  • Tracks 3, 5, 9 and 11 previously released on Tuffest Man Alive, 1987
  • Track 4 previously released on the "Scream" single, 1987

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