Dr. Dre | The Chronic (Explicit Content) (2 Lp's)
- 2 LP
The Chronic is the debut studio album from legendary producer and rapper, Dr. Dre. It was released on December 15, 1992, by Death Row Records.
Dr. Dre's production has been noted for popularizing the G-funk subgenre within gangsta rap. The Chronic has been widely regarded as one of the most important and influential albums of the 1990s and regarded by many fans and peers to be one of the most well-produced hip hop albums of all time. The Chronic was ranked at 138 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2020, the album was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Recording Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
Death Row Records changed music and the music industry. The Los Angeles-based company, formed in 1991 and now celebrating its 30th anniversary, catapulted gangster rap into mainstream consciousness, housed a number of superstars, and showed how successful black-owned rap labels could be.
The Chronic (Intro) 1:57
Fuck Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin') 4:52
Let Me Ride 4:21
The Day The Niggaz Took Over 4:33
Nuthin' But A "G" Thang 3:58
Deeez Nuuuts 5:06
Lil' Ghetto Boy 5:27
A Nigga Witta Gun 3:28
The $20 Sack Pyramid 2:53
Lyrical Gangbang 4:04
High Powered 2:44
The Doctor's Office 1:04
Stranded On Death Row 4:47
The Roach (The Chronic Outro) 4:36
Bitches Ain't Shit 4:48