by Dr. Dre
- Record Label: Aftermath/Interscope
- Release Date: Aug 7, 2015
- Summary: Released exclusively on Apple Music/iTunes, the third full-length studio album for the rapper features guest appearances from such artists as Marsha Ambrosius, BJ the Chicago Kid, Eminem, The Game, Ice Cube, Justus, Kendrick Lamar, Craig Owens, Jill Scott, Snoop Dogg, and Xzibit.
- Record Label: Aftermath/Interscope
- Genre(s): Rap
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|Doc, Doctor Dre, you gotta give us some good news! Yeah, about that... Don't let 'em find out, the bitch in you Don't let 'em find out, the snitch...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Positive: 33 out of 36
Mixed: 3 out of 36
Negative: 0 out of 36
The SourceOct 20, 2015Compton gives every indication that Dr. Dre is as potent now as he was in the 20th century's final decade. [#267, p.91]
Aug 11, 2015Knowing that this is Dre's finale, there's a pleasant melancholy that frames Compton, and with the music in our ears, acknowledging that maybe that's for the best.
Aug 7, 2015Musically, it’s ornate and grand-scaled, and somehow also deft.
Aug 10, 2015Regardless of whether or not the album will spawn a generation of imitators like his previous releases, Compton is a proper capstone to Dre’s legendary career.
Q MagazineAug 25, 2015It's a rap record for rap people. [Oct 2015, p.106]
Aug 11, 2015After three decades in the music business, it's inspiring to see him deliver an excellent album: overseeing it, driving his guests/writers/producers onto greater things and delivering it in an interesting way is no mean feat. His voice has matured.
Aug 10, 2015As Compton progresses, it rarely seems to shift out of second gear, evidently favouring laid back grooves and sparse production over aggressive break beats and G-Funk swagger. All the while an almost listless lyrical style on occasion provides a narrative, or lack thereof.... Cynicism aside, there are moments of brilliance here.
Positive: 41 out of 54
Mixed: 6 out of 54
Negative: 7 out of 54
Aug 29, 2021A solid one from the talented Compton producer. Very wonderful mixes and a reason for us to forget detox for now.
Aug 9, 2015The Doc pulled out all the stops on this one. The beats are absolutely incredible and the performances of his guests are downrightThe Doc pulled out all the stops on this one. The beats are absolutely incredible and the performances of his guests are downright jaw-dropping; from lesser known artists like Jon Connor and King Mez to Dre's usual suspects Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and not to mention nostalgic collaborators like Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and even Xzibit. And that's not to take away from the Doc himself, his flow is a good as its ever been, if not, better. Overall this a immaculately crafted album that hits all the right ways in ways that we wanted and even in ways we didn't know we wanted. This is the empathic grand finale that I'm sure the Doc meant it to be. He does not disappoint.… Expand
Aug 7, 2015amazing project solid beats and raw rapping all comes together to make one of the best albums in a minute Dre has mastered the sound of everyamazing project solid beats and raw rapping all comes together to make one of the best albums in a minute Dre has mastered the sound of every generation a album filled with new talent and old the perfect blend of old school and new school Kendrick Lamar and Eminem deliver two of the best verses on the album solute DR D.R.E!… Expand
Aug 31, 2015You've gotta know that this album is going to be quality from the start. Dre's beats are incredible, and synchronized well for the times. IfYou've gotta know that this album is going to be quality from the start. Dre's beats are incredible, and synchronized well for the times. If Chronic was all Snoop, if 2001 was all Eminem -- Compton is definitely all Kendrick. His features scattered throughout vibe with Dre the best, but every track is meticulously produced.… Expand
Aug 9, 20168.08.0
Jul 18, 2017goodgood album.....................................................................................................................................................................… Expand
Aug 22, 2022When I listen to this crap the first thing I think of is the old people that blame ROCK for being repetitive. If you haven't heard thisWhen I listen to this crap the first thing I think of is the old people that blame ROCK for being repetitive. If you haven't heard this overrated album before; don't bother listening to it now.… Expand
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