N.W.A. released the follow up to the masterpiece “Straight Outta Compton” in 1991, almost three years after taking the world by storm with their first album (A little EP “100 Miles and Runnin” came out between the LP’s). If you thought the most dangerous group were hardcore the first time around, “Efil4zaggin” brings the misogyny and violence to a whole other level, with lyrics almost hard to listen to at times. A couple of tracks are also aimed at Ice Cube, who left the group in 1989 after a monetary dispute with Eazy-E and their manager Jerry Heller. Sonically, the album leans towards the sound Dre will end up being adulated for on the mega classic albums “The Chronic” and Snoop Dogg’s “Doggystyle”. The production is more polished with a lot of samples replayed by musicians in studio.
The group broke up not long after the release… and the rest is history!
Full album on YouTube:
Stream on Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer and Tidal.
Playlist with the videos:
Alwayz Into Somethin’
Appetite For Destruction
Approach To Danger
Behind the scenes, concert performances and interviews are all included into this documentary released around 5 months after the album. Since the video is age-restricted, we can’t upload it in this post, but you can watch it on YouTube right here: Niggaz4Life: The Only Home Video