Straight Outta Compton: Music from the Motion Picture

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Straight Outta Compton:
Music From the Motion Picture
Straight Outta Compton (Music from the Motion Picture).jpg
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released January 8, 2016
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Length 77:55
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Straight Outta Compton: Music from the Motion Picture is the soundtrack to the 2015 film of the same name.[1] The album was released by Universal Music Enterprises on January 8, 2016 in digital formats. The soundtrack features songs that were mainly performed by N.W.A but also includes solo performances from N.W.A members Ice Cube, Eazy-E, and Dr. Dre (featuring Snoop Dogg).[2]

Commercial performance[edit]

The soundtrack debuted at number 39 on the US Billboard 200, for the week ending January 30, 2016. The album debuted at number-one on the Top Rap Albums chart.[3] In the second week, the album peaked at number one on the Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, selling 12,000 units in the second chart week.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from the album's liner notes.[5]

No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Straight Outta Compton" (from Straight Outta Compton, 1988)Ice Cube, MC Ren, Eazy-E, Dr. DreN.W.A 
2."Flash Light" (from Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome, 1978)George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie WorrellParliament 
3."We Want Eazy" (from Eazy-Duz-It, 1988)Eazy-EEazy-E featuring Dr. Dre and MC Ren 
4."Gangsta Gangsta" (from Straight Outta Compton, 1988)Ice Cube, MC Ren, Eazy-E, Dr. DreN.W.A 
5."(Not Just) Knee Deep" (from Uncle Jam Wants You, 1979)Clinton, Philippé WynneFunkadelic 
6."Boyz-n-the-Hood" (from N.W.A. and the Posse, 1987)Ice Cube, Eazy-E, Dr. DreEazy-E 
7."Everybody Loves the Sunshine" (from Everybody Loves the Sunshine, 1976)Roy AyersRoy Ayers Ubiquity 
8."Dopeman (Remix)" (from Straight Outta Compton, 1988)Ice Cube, Dr. DreN.W.A 
9."Fuck tha Police" (from Straight Outta Compton, 1988)Ice Cube, MC Ren, Dr. DreN.W.A 
10."Express Yourself" (from Straight Outta Compton, 1988)Ice CubeN.W.A 
11."Weak at the Knees" (from, Steve Arrington's Hall of Fame, Vol.1, 1983)Steve Arrington, Charles Carter, Wayne "Buddy" Hankerson, Roger ParkerSteve Arrington's Hall of Fame 
12."Quiet on tha Set" (from Straight Outta Compton, 1988)MC Ren, Dr. DreN.W.A 
13."8 Ball (Remix)" (from Straight Outta Compton, 1988)Ice Cube, Dr. DreN.W.A 
14."The Nigga Ya Love to Hate" (from AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted, 1990)Ice Cube, Eric SadlerIce Cube 
15."Real Niggaz" (from 100 Miles and Runnin', 1990)DJ Yella, MC Ren, Eazy-E, Dr. DreN.W.A 
16."No Vaseline" (from Death Certificate, 1991)Ice CubeIce Cube 
17."Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang" (from The Chronic, 1992)Snoop Dogg, Dr. DreDr. Dre featuring Snoop Dogg 

Sample credits[edit]

Charts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Various Artists - Straight Outta Compton [Music From The Motion Picture] (Digital Download - Universal #)". AllMusic. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  2. ^ "Various Artists - Straight Outta Compton (Music from the Motion Picture)". iTunes. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  3. ^ "Rap Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  4. ^ "Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Dr. Dre's 'Compton' Hits a Half-Million Sold, Madonna's 'Immaculate' Return". Billboard. 30 January 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d e Straight Outta Compton: Music from the Motion Picture (CD liner notes). Santa Monica, California: Universal Music Enterprises/Priority Records. 2016. B0023597-02.
  6. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Soundtrack – Straight Outta Compton". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  7. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Soundtrack – Straight Outta Compton". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  8. ^ "Official Compilations Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  9. ^ "Official R&B Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  10. ^ "Soundtrack Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "Top Soundtrack Albums: Week January 30, 2016". Billboard.biz. Prometheus Global Media. January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  12. ^ "Soundtrack Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard.
  13. ^ "Soundtrack Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard.