Library Rock's Backpages

N.W.A.: Straight Outta Compton (Priority/Ruthless)

Push, Melody Maker, 8 July 1989

THE SLEEVE of Straight Outta Compton, the debut LP from N.W.A., depicts one of the members of this Los Angeles rap group pointing a pistol at the camera. It's a slightly fuzzy affair, probably because the photographer couldn't stop his hands trembling.

Total word count of piece: 595


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.