The Best of N.W.A: The Strength of Street Knowledge

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The Best of N.W.A: The Strength of Street Knowledge
Greatest hits album by N.W.A
Released December 26, 2006
Recorded 1986-1998
Genre Gangsta rap
Length 66:85
Label Ruthless Records
Priority Records
Producer Dr. Dre
DJ Yella
N.W.A chronology
N.W.A Greatest Hits
(1996)
The Best of N.W.A - The Strength of Street Knowledge
(2006)
Family Tree (2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

The Best of N.W.A: The Strength of Street Knowledge is a greatest hits compilation of N.W.A material. It contains some of their old hits and remixes. There is also a Deluxe 20th Anniversary Edition with a bonus DVD. The title is a reference to the quote from the intro to "Straight Outta Compton".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Straight Outta Compton" (2002 digital remaster) – 4:15
  2. "Appetite for Destruction" – 3:08
  3. "Dope Man" – 6:15
  4. "Fuck tha Police" (2006 digital remaster) – 5:14
  5. "Real Niggaz" – 4:27
  6. "8-Ball" – 4:15
  7. "Express Yourself" (2000 digital remaster) – 4:22
  8. "Alwayz into Somethin'" –4:24
  9. "A Bitch Iz a Bitch" – 3:06
  10. "Gangsta Gangsta" (2002 digital remaster) – 5:26
  11. "100 Miles and Runnin'" – 4:29
  12. "Boyz-n-the-Hood" – 5:37
  13. "Real Niggaz Don't Die" – 3:38
  14. "Compton's in the House" (Remix) (2002 digital remaster) – 5:15
  15. "Approach to Danger" – 2:45
  16. "Chin Check" – 3:41
  17. "If It Ain't Ruff" (2002 digital remaster) – 3:33

DVD[edit]

  • Straight Outta Compton
  • Ice Cube interview: hypocrisy of censorship
  • Express Yourself
  • Dr. Dre, DJ Yella & MC Ren interview: Compton and "Gangsta rap"
  • 100 Miles and Runnin': new street version
  • DJ Yella Interview - parental advisory stickering
  • Appetite for Destruction: extended street version
  • Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella & MC Ren interview: sex, change of life style
  • Alwayz Into Somethin': street version
  • Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella & MC Ren interview: Approach to Danger, sampling, arguing in the studio
  • Ice Cube interview: role models, news as an influence, telling the truth and positivity