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Anyone who has listened to or owned a copy of Dr. Dre’s iconic The Chronic or 2001 album, or anything by N.W.A, knows that Compton, Calif., is the home of West Coast gangsta rap.
The gritty film – starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett and Ice Cube – humanized the harsh lives of a group of youngsters growing up amid the nihilistic lives explored in gangsta rap.
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the West Coast gangsta rap tour de force that is Dr. Dre’s The Chronic.
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GANGSTA RAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gangsta rap for English Language Learners
: a type of rap music with lyrics about the violence and drug use of street gangs
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