Can You Name the Biggest Samples on N.W.A.’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’?

It’ll be Eazy-E — if you know your stuff.


You know N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton story: Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren rise up through the hip-hop ranks, spark controversy with raw lyrics and, in the end, release a best-selling, iconic album.

After the release of the Oscar-nominated N.W.A. biopic, also called Straight Outta Compton, a lot of people know this basic story. But on the album’s 30th birthday (it was released Aug. 8, 1988) we’re looking for real experts.

Are you a real expert?


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