First Round Knock Out

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First Round Knock Out
Compilation album by Dr. Dre
Released May 21, 1996
Recorded 1987-1994
Genre G-Funk
West Coast Rap
Label Triple X Records
Producer Dr. Dre
Cold 187um
Chris "The Glove" Taylor
Dr. Dre chronology
Concrete Roots
(1994)
First Round Knock Out
(1996)
Back 'N The Day
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars Link
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 1/5 stars Link

First Round Knock Out is a compilation by rapper/producer, Dr. Dre. The album was released in 1996 for Triple X Records and was mostly produced by Dr. Dre, as well as Cold 187um and Chris "The Glove" Taylor, who produced one song each . Artists featured on the album include Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, The D.O.C., Kokane, Michel'le, Rose Royce, Jimmy Z and the World Class Wreckin' Cru. First Round Knock Out managed to make it to #52 on the Billboard 200 and #18 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "First Round Knockout"- 0:47 (Intro)
  2. "Deep Cover"- 4:16 (Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg)
  3. "Bridgette"- 4:40 (The D.O.C.)
  4. "Nickel Slick Nigga"- 4:56 (Kokane)
  5. "Requests"- 0:13 (Interlude)
  6. "He's Bionic"- 4:02 (World Class Wreckin' Cru)
  7. "Juice"- 4:12 (World Class Wreckin' Cru)
  8. "Funky Flute"- 4:36 (Jimmy Z & Dr. Dre)
  9. "Nicety"- 3:22 (Michel'le)
  10. "Indo Freak"- 0:11 (Interlude)
  11. "Turn Off The Lights"- 5:45 (World Class Wreckin' Cru & Michel'le)
  12. "Who's Phuckin' Who?"- 0:14 (Interlude)
  13. "The Sex Is On"- 4:28 (Po' Broke & Lonely)
  14. "It's Not Over"- 4:25 (Rose Royce)
  15. "The Fly"- 4:57 (World Class Wreckin' Cru)

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 52
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 18