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
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Greatest hits album by N.W.A
Released December 26, 2006
Recorded 1986-1998
Genre Gangsta rap, West coast hip hop
Length 1:07:25
Label Ruthless Records
Priority Records
Producer Dr. Dre
DJ Yella
N.W.A chronology
The N.W.A Legacy, Vol. 2
(2002)The N.W.A Legacy, Vol. 22002
The Best of N.W.A - The Strength of Street Knowledge
(2006)
Family Tree
(2008)Family Tree2008
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]

The Best of N.W.A: The Strength of Street Knowledge
No. Title Length
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" 4:22
8. "Alwayz into Somethin'" (2000 digital remaster) 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" (featuring Snoop Dogg) 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