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NWA: Straight Outta Compton (Ruthless import LP)

Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 15 April 1989

COMPTON DOES not sound like the kind of area you want to move to. Judging by this LP, most of its inhabitants seem to bear a massive grudge against anyone who is not black, male and wanting to make a lot of money. You also end up saying muthaf***** a quite a lot.

Total word count of piece: 306


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