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Compton's Most Wanted

Compton's Most Wanted
Formed: 1989 in Compton, CA
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Group Members: MC Chill, DJ Mike T, DJ Slip, The Unknown DJ, MC Eiht, Chill MC, Boom Bam
Biography: Though N.W.A got most of the recognition, Compton's Most Wanted also did much to popularize and proliferate early-'90s West Coast gangsta rap. Led by future solo artist MC Eiht and legendary West Coast electro producer the Unknown DJ, this Compton, CA, group (also known as CMW) reveled in themes involving ...Read full biography
Music To Driveby
Released: 1992
Label: ORPHEUS/EPIC
Critics' Rating:
The third and commercially most successful album by Los Angeles rappers Compton's Most Wanted contained such terse narratives as "Dead Men Tell No Lies" and "Hit the Floor." If there hadn't been such an ...Read full review
It's a Compton Thang
Released: 1990
Label: Orpheus Records
Critics' Rating:
Rudimentary yet undoubtedly cornerstone, It's a Compton Thang brings together for the first time a talented group of rap artists highlighted by future and former West Coast legends -- MC Eiht and the Unknown ...Read full review
More Compton's Most Wanted albums: Main Albums (5), Compilations (2), Singles & EPs (10)
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