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      It's the bow to the wow, creepin and crawlin

      This was released when Rap's reality superstar was a stone cold gangster, with his gangly frame and the Dogg pound, Snoop was the name to watch on the West Coast back in 1993 when this album was released. This was the era of large checked shirts and Dr Dre produced P-Funk, and this is a great introduction to the lazy rhymes of Snoop D O double G.

      This album is way too long, it is not for those of a sensitive nature as it includes sexist and homophobic lyrics and it is pretty stupid at times in its portrayal of life on the streets and the skits are generally a bit rubbish, but overall this is a really good debut that confirms Snoop as one of the best young rappers in the game (At that time).

      I'm not going to review every track because there is an awful lot of filler and a number of silly skits on the album but I will review the songs which make up the best part of this album.

      However this album includes some of Snoop's classics such as the 'What's my Name' which is still pretty fantastic, as Snoop laconically rhymes over some P-Funk beats, this had the iconic video with Snoop transforming his lanky frame into a dog, it's a cool tune that had real lyrics and didn't try too hard, but has an awesome chorus, great rhymes and just is fantastic.

      Gin and Juice is another classic with the P-Funk backing track and Snoop making this the coolest drink in the world, this song was released as a single and blew people away as the bass combines with the funk and Snoops drawl to thrilling effect.

      Murder was the case is another awesome song as Snoop soundtracks a film he starred in around this time, with Dre on production this is heavy, dark and the story flows brilliantly.

      The album isn't full of outstanding tracks, but was the fastest selling rap album ever until Dr Dre's next protégé Eminem released the Marshall Mathers album.

      This is too long and has too many skits, but it also has excellent production, one of the finest rappers in the game (Witness Live8 where Snoop Dogg was the best performer of all that appeared around the world, when he got the whole crowd including royalty bouncing!) and makes full use of some of George Clinton's greatest hits.

      The album is downbeat and honest without glamorising things too badly (There are a lot of rude words and some are offensive so its worth noting this if you are easily offended), it was critically acclaimed and is so chilled out it can be listened to in the gym or whilst lazing on your bed quite easily, its a great album and one of the best of its genre in the nineties, so i'll give it a 5 out of 5.

      I like this album a lot, it has dated a bit but really reminds me of good times and my teenage years, its offensive but not 50 Cent or The Game offensive, Snoop has mellowed now and whilst this album chronicled his early life and his need to get attention, the elder statesman of west side rap is now a changed man as his reality tv show proves.

      Tracks:

      1 "Bathtub (Skit)"
      2 "G Funk Intro"
      3 "Gin and Juice"
      4 "WBallz (Interlude)"
      5 "Tha Shiznit" Dr. Dre
      6 "Domino Intro (Interlude)"
      7 "Lodi Dodi"
      8 "Murder Was the Case (DeathAfterVisualizingEternity)"
      9 "Serial Killa"
      10 "Who Am I (What's My Name)?"
      11 "For All My Niggaz & Bitches"
      12 "Ain't No Fun (If the Homies Can't Have None)"
      13 "Chronic Relief Intro (Interlude)"
      14 "Doggy Dogg World"
      15 "U Betta Ask Somebody (Interlude)"
      16 "Gz and Hustlas"
      17 "U Betta Recognize (Interlude)"
      18 "Gz Up, Hoes Down"
      19 "Pump Pump"

      I bought a copy recently as my previous copy broke, for £1.99 on Ebay, it is also available on Amazon, Play and I-Tunes.

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        02.10.2008 13:26
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        One of the defining albums in raps history

        Doggystyle is the debut album release in 1993 by west coast rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg on Death Row Records, produced all the way through by the legendary Dr Dre. Dre's production was praised by critics all round, marking (along with 'The Chronic') a shift in heavy gangster beats from the west coast to a much more funky and soulful sound, borrowing heavily from samples from old blues, jazz and soul songs, to create his own brand of music - G-Funk. Its a style of music that has been replicated by many artists since but no-one can do it like Dre and Snoop.

        Snoop had previously featured heavily on Dr Dre's own debut solo album (not to mention on the track 'Deep Cover'), The Chronic, which led to much anticipation for his own release. If NWA and Dre had previously pushed gangster rap lyrics filled with profanity, crime, violence, casual sex, and smoking weed into the main stream then Snoop grabbed it and shoved it in everyone's faces. He was both praised and criticised for the content with many people (C. DeLores Tucker in particular) questioning the fact he would now be seen as a role model and if they wanted such a man in this position. Snoop hit back claiming he rapped about things that he had experienced in his own life growing up in Compton and Long Beach, California, and that he couldn't rap about going to College and getting a degree because it's not something he ever had the chance to do himself. Many other critics praised Snoop realism in his music and his unmistakable voice, labelling the album a hip-hop classic.

        During the making of the album Snoop and his body guard McKinley Lee were involved in an incident in which a rival gang member, Phillip Woldermarian, was shot and killed. According to the case Lee shot Woldermarian in self defence because he was stalking Snoop, while Snoop was driving the car at the time. After a lengthy court case both were cleared of all charges. Snoop would rap about these problems on the '2 of Americaz Most Wanted' track on 2pac's 'All Eyez on Me' album.

        Once the album was released it sold 802,858 copies in its first week making it the first ever album to go straight in at the top of the American album charts at #1 sparking much controversy about the merits and censorship of Gangster Rap. It's now sold over 7m units world wide, making it 4 times platinum and one of the biggest selling rap albums ever.

        The album name relates to the sexual position (although you probably guessed that) mixed with Snoop's name, while the cover artwork is basically portraying the gangster rap lifestyle in a cartoon drawing where everyone is dogs instead of humans. It would also feature several George Clinton lines on the artwork, which was drawn by Joe Cool.


        The Album

        (Sample information taken from Wikipedia)

        Track 1 - Bathtub (Intro)

        A quick intro basically with Snoop in the bath with a women then his friends turn up. Nothing special but a good sample.

        Sample

        Curtis Mayfield - "Give Me Your Love"

        Track 2 - G Funk Intro feat The Lady of Rage, Dr Dre and George Clinton

        A fantastic Dre beat on this one, a sound that would become a trademark of his. Featuring mainly the Lady of Rage rapping with Snoop this track is a great start to the album, love the use of George Clinton talking over the end of the track, he's a legend.

        Sample

        Funkadelic - "(Not Just) Knee Deep"

        Choice lines

        I'm sippin on Tanqueray
        with my my mind on my money and my mouth in the ganjahy
        R-A-G to the motherf*ckin E
        Back with my nigga S-N double O-P
        [Dre] Yeah, and ya don't stop
        Rage in effect I just begun to rock
        [Dre] I said yeah, and you don't quit
        [Snoop] Hey yo Rage would you please drop some gangsta sh*t

        8/10

        Track 3 - Gin and Juice feat Daz Dillinger

        One of the more famous tracks on the album, Gin and Juice has been played on music TV and radio more times than I think anyone would care to count since it's release. The track was the second single from the album and hit #8 on the American singles charts. Snoops raps are smooth and melodic, while the beats remind me of 'Nothing but a G Thang' from Dre's 'The Chroinc' album. A top track.

        Samples

        Slave - "Watchin' You"
        George McCrae - "I Get Lifted"

        Choice lines

        Everything is fine when you listenin to the D-O-G
        I got the cultivating music that be captivating he
        who listens, to the words that I speak
        As I take me a drink to the middle of the street
        and get to mackin to this b*tch named Sadie (Sadie?)
        She used to be the homeboy's lady (Oh, that bitch)
        Eighty degrees, when I tell that b*tch please
        Raise up off these N-U-T's, cause you gets none of these
        At ease, as I mob with the Dogg Pound, feel the breeze
        beeeitch, I'm just

        9/10

        Track 4 - Tha Shiznit

        A laid back track with a great base line, the beats are top notch on here, while Snoops raps sound effortless and smooth (as usual). It's a good track and well worth the listen, not a track to skip but there is better on here.

        7/10

        Track 5 - Lodi Dodi

        The most laid back track on here, one to kick back and relax to. Snoop tells us a story basically of him getting up and going out looking for women, the lyrics are a bit mad and include Snoop talking to someone in his mirror and a mother and daughter fighting over him.

        Samples

        Kyu Sakamoto - "Sukiyaki"
        Rose Royce - "Ooh Boy"

        8/10

        Track 6 - Murder Was the Case.

        The track starts with some gangsters driving by on Snoop and shooting him, while the lyrics in the song are all about Snoop the shooting and Snoop going to the emergency room where he makes a deal with the devil to save him in exchange for his soul, which quickly lead Snoop to a stretch in jail. Great story telling here, while the beats are heavy and dark while still being quite funky, some great use of different sound effects on here. One of my favourite's on the album.

        Choice lines

        I'm fresh up out my coma
        I got my momma and my daddy and my homies in my corner
        It's gonna take a miracle they say
        For me to walk again and talk again but anyway
        I get, fronted some keys, to get, back on my feet
        And everything that nigga said, came to reality
        Livin like a baller loc
        Havin money, and blowin hella chronic smoke
        I bought my momma a Benz, and bought my Boo-Boo a Jag
        And now I'm rollin in a nine-trizzay El Do-Rad
        "Just remember who changed your mind
        Cuz when you start set-trippin, that ass mine"
        Indeed, agreed proceed to smoke weed
        Never have a want, never have a need
        They say I'm greedy but I still want mo'
        Cuz my eyes wanna journey some more, really doe (check it out)

        10/10

        Track 7 - Serial Killa feat Tha Dogg Pound, RBX, and The D.O.C.

        A track filled with up and coming rappers (at the time) which would become a trademark of Death Row Records in the early 90's. More bouncy, fast paced beats in here with great rapping from all involved, love RBX's crazy voice.

        Sample

        Ohio Players - "Funky Worm"

        8/10

        Track 8 - Who Am I (What's My Name)?

        The first single from the album and a great track. Bouncy, funky, catchy, great lyrics, this ticks all the boxes for anyone wanting a west coast g-funk gangster rap track, it's easy top see why this was the first single. The chorus involves a group of women singing Snoops name over and over, something Snoop would repeat on countless tracks in the future, there truly is no other person in rap who likes hearing his names as much as Snoop! Great use of all the samples as well.

        Samples

        Parliament - "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)"
        Funkadelic - "(Not Just) Knee Deep"
        George Clinton - "Atomic Dog"
        Tom Browne - "Funkin' 4 Jamaica"

        9/10

        Track 9 - For All My Niggaz and Bitches feat the Lady of Rage and Tha Dogg Pound

        A good track with nice beats and nice guest appearances, but theres not too much that makes this one stand out from the rest of the album. Still a great track.

        8/10

        Track 10 - Ain't No Fun (If the Homies Can't Have None) feat Nate Dogg, Kurupt, Warren G

        The closest you'll get to a love song at this point in Snoops career. Snoop collaborates with cousin Warren G and close friend Nate Dogg who before this album release were in a local group called 213 (the local area code), a group the 3 would reform years later to release an album. If your offended by typical gangster rap opinions about women then this isn't for you, if like me you don't get offended by much then kick back and relax to this one and enjoy west coast rap at its best with a fantastically sang chorus by Nate Dogg (its what he's best at).

        Sample

        Lyn Collins - "Think (About It)"

        9/10

        Track 11 - Doggy Dogg World feat Tha Dogg Pound and The Dramatics

        A contender with 'Lodi Dodi' for the most laid back track on here, Doggy Dogg World is a song I've loved since first listen, a track seems as good now as it did on release and wipes the floor with most of the rappers of today. The Dramatics play some great music on here and sing the chorus with such a soulful sound you'd struggle to find another rap song to compare with it (maybe 'Love Iz' by Eric sermon and Al Green). Snoop is at his smoothest on here just to top it all off, a track I recommend to anyone, not just rap fans.

        Samples

        Richard Field - "If it Ain't One Thing, It's Another"

        Choice lines

        Ya know, some of these niggaz is so deceptive
        Usin my styles like a contraceptive
        I hope ya get burnt, it seems ya havn't learnt
        It's the nick nack patty wack, I still got the biggest sack

        10/10

        Track 12 - Gz and Hustlas

        The track starts with the infamous 'what do you want to be when you grow up' skit, then kicks in to a funky West Coast gangster rap beat mixed with some splashes of a music box. The beats are top notch on here and perhaps Dre's best work on the whole album. Love the lyrics even if it's just Snoop rapping about how good he and his crew are. This is my mobile phone ringtone I love it so much.

        Sample

        Bernard Wright - "Habogablotribin"

        Choice lines

        Freeze, at ease, now let me drop some more of them keys
        It's 19-9-tre so let me just play
        it's Snoop Dogg, I'm on the mic, I'm back with Dr. Dre
        But this time I'ma hit yo' ass with a touch
        To leave motherf*ckers in a daze, f*cked up
        So sit back relax new jacks get smacked
        It's Snoop Doggy Dogg I'm at the top of the stack
        I don't lack for a second, and I'm still checkin
        The dopest motherf*cker that ya hearin on the record
        it's me, ya see, S-N-double-O-P
        D-O-double-G-Y, the D-O-double-G
        I'm fly as a falcon, soarin through the sky
        And I'm high till I dizzie, rizzide

        10/10

        Track 13 - Pump Pump feat Mr Malik

        Probably the fastest paced track on the album to finish us off. The music reminds me of both Dre's 'Natural Born Killer' and 'Deep Cover' tracks (2 amazing songs), with the bounce in the music mixed with the threat in Snoops voice combining perfectly. Couldn't have finished the album with a better track.

        10/10


        Overall a 10/0 for this album from me, every track is worth listening to with no filler in here at all. Snoop became the victim of the perfect first album with this one (something many rappers would suffer from such as Nas) and throughout his career would struggle to live up to Doggystyle. In my opinion if you have this CD there is no real need to own any other Snoop albums until him and Dre work together again for a full LP. Recommended to everyone who likes funky music and rap.


        Further Reading

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doggystyle
        www.snoopdogg.com
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snoop_Dogg

        Buy the album for £5.47 -

        http://www.amazon.co.uk/Doggystyle-Snoop-Dogg/dp
        /B000NTPEAE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1222946410&sr=1-1

        Listen for free -

        http://www.last.fm/music/Snoop+Dogg/Doggystyle

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          Snoo Doggy Dogg's debut album

          Released in 1993, "Doggystyle" is the debut album from the West Coast rapper known then as Snoop Doggy Dogg. It alongside Dr. Dre's "The Chronic", managed to get then then-upcoming West Coast sub-genre of G-Funk into the public eye. This style, pioneered by Dr. Dre was a type of production which could only really adapt to the gangsta style of West Coast rappers as it used funky rhythm with hard beats.

          This was Snoop's most successful album, getting 4x Platinum sales, and regarded as one of the most influential rap albums in terrms of the development of Hip Hop. This is likely due to the fact that the rap game had recently settled out on the West Coast and gangsta rap was introduced, bringing Ice-T, Coolio and NWA to the forefront of rap at the time, and with this and The Chronic", a further stage of development came out as this G-Funk sound came into play.

          Since it's his debut album, I feel I should give a little information on him. He is a rapper from Long Beach, California and was born Cordozar Calvin Broadus. he took on the anme Snoop Doggy Dogg as it was said that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. The artwork is siginficant as it was done by Joe Cool, the artists behind the Peanuts cartoons, so what better way than to have him draw out all of the cover for the first album and the singles which went along with it.

          1. Bathtub (Intro)

          2. G Funk Intro (feat. Lady Of Rage, George Clinton and Dr. Dre)

          I wouldn't say that this is a proper intro, as the one which proceeded this was, this is a beginners course on the sub-genre which has become to be known as G-Funk. I felt that it was an amazing track despite it's length, and it just hypes you up for what you will get to hear a lot of later, coming with some melodic synthesizer sounds based on old P-Funk grooves.

          The Lady Of Rage hits us with some of the lines which made her famous (as they went on to form her only hit single "Afro Puffs" a year later), and Dre comes with a few lines which got him the fame as a solo artist, from "Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang". For an introduction, it is just so exciting and gets you moving immidiately, and this is a great set up for listening to the album.

          **Five Stars**

          3. Gin And Juice (feat. Daz)

          After such a big start, you are focred to just chill, because you cannot be on a hype throughout the record, but when you hear a classic single like this, it doesn't matter how laid-back the track is, you have to get on your feet and sway to the gangsta beat.

          This was one of his greatest tracks from he album, as it broke into the US top ten, whih at the time was a big achievement for a rapper with a couple of tracks to his name. As it is so chilled it's been sampled by eveerone, including Ska Punk bands, displaying the popularity it had at the time.

          **Five Stars**

          4. Tha Shiznit

          This is another Snoop classic, yet again calling "187 on a MFin' cop". This is all about life in the LBC for Bigg Snoop Dogg, where not a day goes by when he doesn't have to use his AK. There's a strong P-funk sample which holds it together, then Dre adds some woodwind to complete it, showing that he is inventive in creating Hip Hop beats.

          This is the first indication of Snoop's '-zzle' lagnuage which he developd after thte Bay rapper E-40 pioneered it, just showing how long ago the trend was set, but then again, it went out of fashion when it became commercial early on in this decade.

          **Four Stars**

          5. Lodi Dodi (feat. Nanci Fletcher)

          You don't get a lot of this anymore, well at all really, because this is a cover version of the classic Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh tune "Lodi Dodi", but this has been adapted by Dr. Dre into a G-Funk style as a whistling rhythm keeps it flowing on a calm beat (making a big change from Doug E.'s beatboxing).

          You can't really get the full feeling of enjoyment from this track unless you have heard the original, because Snoop make slight changes to make it sound more like a story from the West rather than something The Ruler would come with, but these make all the difference when you compare the two from each other.

          **Five Stars**

          6. Murder Was The Case (feat. Daz)

          It took me a while to get this one, but if you didn't understand the context behind this, then you won't really get it at all, and this will be why I took so long to really get into dark rhymes, which contrast from the remainder of the album.

          At the beginning you are given a set up skit which kind of gives you direction as to what this is about as you hear a pair catch Snoop slippin' on the wrong turf, resulting in him getting blasted with a glock. From here Snoop gets into his raps which follow on from the events which you hear, and it's an intersting concept to work from so he paints a picture for the listener to follow his story. He is very descriptive, allowing you to really get a taste of this shooting. All is good here apart from that it sounded as though it got shot a few many times to even remember the events, nevermind live through them.

          **Four Stars**

          7. Serial Killa (feat. RBX, Daz, Kurupt, and the D.O.C.)

          This one starts with a little Cutty Ranks cut, giving you guidance on the direction Snoop is going to take with this track as the reggae artists says "6 million ways to die. Choose one." then this is followed up by Tha Dogg Pound getting right in your face talking about how they are "Anybody Killaz" (which they recently made into a track with The Game). So you are given the impression that people out West are ruthless, and willing to do kill anyone, not just Bloods, but their own Crips too if they don't watch what they do.

          The Bigg Dogg and the rest of the crew really show that they are creative with the way that they rap, because often you tend to get rappers say that they would kill for fun, but these really sound as if they would, and with their Rollin 20s (Crip) background, you don't doubt them at all, and they don't just say that they are going to blast on busters, they describe their journey after this, and without having actual expereince of this, I beleive that it would be difficult to come across as genuine.

          **Five Stars**

          8. Who Am I? (feat. Dr. Dre and Jewell)

          In my opinion, this is the best song from the album as it is an anthem for so many different things: The West Coast, Summer, or just Hip Hop in general, and there's no arguing with it really, because although it just broke into the top ten in the US, it has remained a favourite amongst all Hip hop fans to this day, and if a compilation of works was put together without this in, then it simply would have no idea of the significance of this single.

          This along with Dre's "Nuttin' But A 'G' Thang" and Warren G's "Regulators" have to be everone's favourite G-Funk tracks of all-time, of course if you enjoy this type of music. I doubt that if you've heard one of these, that you haven't hear the rest, and so if you aren't really a Hip Hop fan and you only happened to hear a couple, then I suggest that you complete the trio, because they are simply amazing. It's hard to describe why they are so good too, you really have to have heard it from its orginal release to fully enjoy it.

          **Five Stars**

          9. For All My N****z And B*****s (feat. Daz, Kurupt, and Lady of Rage)

          This one sounds quite different to a lot of the other tracks, and this is likely to be because Dre wasn't the only person on production here, Daz Dillinger was having a go alongside him to see if he could match Dre's amazing beats, but I didn't think that he had the style as well as the originator did, it wasn't as funky as most of the other material, and it seemed as though Daz just wanted to go for the proper West Coast gangsta style, no samples, no funk, just pure hard beats to match the rhymes from Tha Dogg Pound and Lady of Rage.

          Young Ghotti (Kurupt) really rips through this track with his rhymes with fellow Dogg Pound member Daz, and I was quite impressed with what the Lady of Rage brought too, so all of the featured guests performed well, but you can't have expected Snoop to slip here. As always he kept up the qulaity rhymes and didn't allow the momentum to drop, as he still had a lot more to offer.

          **Four Stars**

          10. Ain't No Fun (feat. Nate Dogg, Kurupt, Warren G)

          The chorus sings" It ain't no fun, if the homies can't have none." and if you don't understand Nate Dogg's words, then you don't need to know.This is one of my old favourites which was really underestimated by many, simply because it wasn't released as a single, but this was probably best as you couldn't com e up with a clean version out of this material, unless you completely change the subject of it, but how can you mess with Snoop's material like that.

          The beat for this one was sampled from an old funk cut, and this version went on to feature as part of the remix to Mariah carey' "Heartbreaker" and Celly Cel's "What Can I Do", displaying that Dre really made a smasher if others wanted to use it on their own material . It really is one of th ebest grooves I've heard and Snoop with his crew make it work for them without much effort.

          **Five Stars**

          11. Doggy Dogg World (feat. Kurupt, Daz and The Dramatics)

          Tha Dogg Pound (Kurupt and Daz) team up with Snoop to form tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Clicc, a super-group who tend to come together now and again when Snoop decides he wants to get all gangsta again. The '70s funk group, The Dramatics, also appear on here singing "It's a Doggy Dogg World" for the chorus.

          When you look back on this now, especially after the release of "Ego Trippin'", you can see Snoop's love for the '70s funk grooves shine through as this was like the first version of "Sensual Seduction", "Cool" or even "Signs", where he takes on a persona from that era. He raps it, but with a R&B style as he sings lines when he sees appropriate.

          **Five Stars**

          12. Gz And Hustlas

          **Five Stars**

          13. Pump Pump (feat. Mr. Malik)

          In this one you see a little more variety as to where his influennces have come from as he choose to come wih a Jamaican patois style for a few lines. I always find it funny to hear Americans attempt a Jamaican accent, because it doesn't matter how much exposure they've had to the patois of the Caribbean, they just can't do it properly, (KRS-One is the worst) or as well as the ones in the UK, and I just don't get why.

          Regardless of this little picky note, this is a really fun track as you hear Snoopy just come with an amazing flow which just seems to be unstoppable, even as we are closing down the album, he just doesn't want to slow down, and I prefer it like this when you just get the same quality throughuot the LP, and it doesn't seem to be losing steam towards the end.

          **Five Stars**

          In my own opinion, I believe that this was the best Snoop Dogg record he ever released as he didn't stay as pure as this album with the LPs which followed it, but recently, although he changed up his style quite a bit, I felt that I enjoyed his later work more than the albums just after this debut. Although many didn't see it as good as I did, "Ego Trippin'" was my second favourite album he did, but it doesn't compare to this one as he stays consistantly within his set plan of action, to bring the South Central lifestyle to audiences around the world, but not how it was done in the late 80s and turn of the decade that followed it, but by introducing some funk into this gangsta stuff.

          I have to say that this is essential for all Hip Hop fans, and on of a few albums I would suggest non-Hip hop fans to pick up, because it along with a few others at the time manged to alter society in a way which is only apparent now, when you look back at how far we have progressed over about the last 20 years due to the inclusion of gangsta rap being one of the most popular music genres, but this hasn't all been negative, and you may work some things out from listening to a classic like this.

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            doggystyle !

            I love this album, its very groovy and funky. I bought it for only £3.99 in HMV recently. I bought it when it first came out but seemed to have mislayed it.

            the tracklisting is -

            1. Bathtub
            2. G Funk Intro
            3. Gin & Juice
            4. Tha Shiznit
            5. Lodi Dodi
            6. Murder Was The Case
            7. Serial Killa
            8. Who Am I (What's My Name)
            9. For All My & Bitches
            10. Ain't No Fun
            11. Doggy Dog World
            12. Gz & Hustlas
            13. Pump Pump

            The stand out tracks are Gin & Juice and the famous Who Am I (What's My Name). The rest grooves along nicely and is well funky. There is alot of bad language and some of it is a bit sexist, but if you can learn to ignore that it's great.
            Produced by the legendary Dr Dre, this really put Snoop on the map.

            The skits in between the proper songs are annoying. I really don't know why rap artists have them (probably ran out of ideas). That aside, I recommend this to anyone who likes rap.

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              A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. I decided recently that it's probably high time I wrote a negative review of something I hate. And here it is- my review on an album I bought three years ago which is hard to beat for poor purchasings. Disclaimer: this is the same review I wrote for the Epinipons website Here's a track by track rundown. Skit- "Bath tub intro" This is the first skit on the album- and it's actually the only one that is any good. In-fact its quite cinematic and dramatic, as Snoop Dogg is visited by some of his old shady connections, who are trying to persuade him to return to the criminal lifestyle he has left behind. Suffice it to say he agrees. * "G-Funk Intro". A quite bouncy 1 minute track where Snoop Dogg is absent and Lady of Rage takes the mike. I'm not too keen on her flow, but soundwise, it's pretty good. Dr. Dre was never a sloppy musical producer, and here he creates some infectiously upbeat and fast funk, tinged with a little bit of gospel. "This is just a small introduction to the G Funk Era Everyday of my life I take a glimpse in the mirror And I see motherf***ers tryin to be like me Every since I put it down with the D-R-E" * "Gin and Juice". The album mellows out for a bit now, and Snoop takes the mike properly this time, describing a house party full of weed and prostitutes. The subject matter is pretty shallow and incredibly sexist, but Snoop's mike skills of storytelling and speedy rapping somehow make it all interesting. "With so much drama in the L-B-C It's kinda hard bein Snoop D-O-double-G But I, somehow, some way Keep comin up wit
              h funky a*s s**t like every single day May I, kick a little something for the G's and, make a few ends as I breeze, through Two in the mornin and the party's still jumpin cause my momma ain't home I got b***hes in the living room gettin it on and, they ain't leavin til six in the mornin" * "Skit: W. Balls" a pretty unfunny skit about a radio station. It's frustratingly long too... * "The Shiznit". A nice pumped up base and upbeat flute whistles set this one apart. Here Snoop's topics are more focused on th e gangster lifestyle, and are unusually confrontational for his laid-back rapping style, making a disturbing contradiction. "Poppin, stoppin, hoppin like a rabbit When I take the nina Ross ya know I gota ta have it I lay back in the cut retain myself Think about the s**t, and I'm thinkin wealth How can I makes my grip And how should I make that n**ga straight slip Set trip, gotta get him for his grip as i dip around the corner, now i'm on a-nother mission, wishin, upon a star Snoop Doggy Dogg with the caviar In the back of the limo no demo, this is the real Breakin n**gaz down like Evander Holyfield" * "Lodi Dodi". Snoop Dogg's remake of Slick Rick and Doug E Fresh's old Rap classic. The first time a Rap song had ever been remade (if you don't count Grandmaster Melle Mel's 1984 cover of Lightnin' Rod's "Sport", which was a spoken-word jazz, and a pre-cursor to Hip-Hop). He carries the song well, dealing with the same storyline of the original, involving a talking mirror, bubblebaths and a daughter and mother violently competing for the Rapper's affections. I'm not too happy with some of the changes he makes to the storytelling, bringing in gratuitous drug references and misogyny. However I have to say that
              soun dwise, it's better than the original, with nice whistles and strings giving much more atmosphere and cartoonish surrealness. * "Murder Was The Case". Best track on the album. After the previous tracks, this adds a nice little 'journey' moment. Beginning with a truly disturbing depiction of Snoop Dogg's drive-by shooting murder by a rival gang (I believe they were called the Bloods). Throughout the song Snoop tells a compelling but confusing tale of a near death experience, an encounter with God, reincarnation, living rich and somehow the story ends with Snoop in jail. Desp ite its fantasy element, it is the only conscious or ghettocentric track on the whole album. "As I look up at the sky My mind starts trippin, a tear drops my eye My body temperature falls I'm shakin and they breakin tryin to save the Dogg Pumpin on my chest and I'm screamin I stop breathin, damn I see deamons Dear God, I wonder can ya save me I can't die Boo-Boo's bout to have my baby" This song has been remixed since, but this original is the best, with an ominous, gothic soundscape and hard-hitting beats. "Serial Killer" I don't like this one, the chorus just really irks me like nothing else. "Suicide, it's a suicide. Suicide, it's a suicide." etc... I always have to skip this one. * "Who Am I (What's My Name)" with a nice interpolation of George Clinton's "Atomic Dog", and drawing on a similar musical style of infectious funk keyboard notes and gospel claps. Can't complain about Snoop's tongue twister delivery either, which the two seem made for each other. I actually think this is more of a party track than "Gin n' Juice" * "To All my N**gas and my B**ches". Another meaningless song. Still it's listenable enough, but the quality of the album
              is starti ng to decline. ......and here it hits an all time low!! * "Ain't No Fun". Well what can i say about this piece of trash. Actually it sounds really good, with a nice mellow beat and some nice guitar strings, giving a nice R'n'B feel to the track. Unfortunately the lyrics are anything but. The song is a vulgar parody of a love song, and is about gang-b*nging sex and glorified misogyny- almost as if they want to play cruel mind games with female listeners by making it seem as first as if this is a love song. Kind of the same way you may get a hate message from some one in your inbox and try to fool you into thinking its a friendly message by starting with "Hi there!", before subjecting you to a load of verbal abuse and the song literally is as unfunny, excessively unpleasant, malicious, immature and totally undeserving of any respect as that. Snoop, Nate Dogg, Kurupt and Warren G each deliver a long tyrade of verbal abuse of women, done with a shallowness and banality that is unbelievably pathetic. "Well, if Kurupt gave a f**k about a b**ch I'd always be broke I'd never have no motherf***in indo to smoke I gets loced and looney, b**ch you can't Do Me Do we like BBD, you hoochie groupie? I have no love for hoes That's somethin I learned in the pound so how the f**k am I supposed to pay this hoe, just to lay this hoe I know the p**sy's mines, I'ma f**k a couple more times" Whatever, ChuckleVision is more entertaining than this. Definitely makes my list of one of the worst listening experiences I've ever had, and I could not defend this if a Rap-hater brought this up to me for his argument that Hip-Hop lyrics are just mindless crap. This is no better than a rascist's hate speech against Jews/Blacks/Asians as these Rappers' downright horrific hate speech against women. In-fact it
              closes with a horrible stoned spoken word hateful rant against women who like their boyfriends to take them to expensive restaurants and says it immediately qualifies as gold-digging on the woman's part. Basically sounding no better than a poorly educated Nazi ranting about imigrants feeding on the country's resources- in-fact if he had done that, I doubt he'd have gotten away with it. * "Doggy Dogg World" Unfortunately features more pimpster bulls**t. Actually I like the mellow Disco flavour to the track, and the gospel chorus. But again the lyrics are sometimes quite catchy, and sometimes banal, mi sogynistic trash. The second half of this album just hammers you over the head with unfunny sexist jokes. "Diggity Daz out of the motherf****n cut once mo' So grab a seat and grab your gin and juice and check out the flow I flip flop and serve hoes with a fat d**k Till I die I'm still screamin that (b***hes ain't s**t)" Real Disco was never THIS banal! "Gz & Hustlers" is next. This is far more listenable, and Snoop does inject some style into his Rapping. "So sit back relax new jacks get smacked It's Snoop Doggy Dogg I'm at the top of the stack I don't lack for a second, and I'm still checkin The dopest motherf***er that ya hearin on the record" The old 70's R'n'B flavour's really upbeat too. * Skit- "U Betta Recognise" This skit is awful. Basically Snoop shows off his ego, and his ability to attract the opposite sex even whilst he calls them b**ches and ho's. In this skit he kills the boyfriend of one of his fans who was trying to get into his pocket. I wonder why there are women who agree to play such parts in the song or video. Actually the ammount of violence on this album is quite low, and moments of gunshots and killing are rarer than mos
              t Gangster Rap album s. Still he doesn't inject an ounce of wit to this. * "Pump Pump" a nice close to the album actually. Quite bouncy. Snoop's flow is good too. "Whether standin on the corner, or bouncin in the six-deuce When I was locked up, I couldn't wait to get loose Cuz back in the days, on the side where it's at A n**ga had to have a fat stack And I was a fool, don't make me have to grab my strap and go rat-tat-tat-tat, n**ga slap to a motherf***er face he fall" Then there is supposed to be the track "G's Up, Ho's Down" but it was removed because it was offensive to women... (snicker). I don't think one more song like the ones above would have made much difference to the album's overall effect (cover art and all) to put women through a verbal meat shredder. I'm pretty sure its removal isn't something I'll lose sleep over. My recommendation is, rather like its companion album "The Chronic", if you can get past the offensive lyrics, then you'll probably like this album and employ it for house parties. If you like the G-Funk sound, but are looking for something less violent than Dr. Dre or Eminem, then this, or something by Warren G. is probably a good choice. This album will not educate you in the way of a Public Enemy, KRS-ONE or Common album. I cannot really complain about the first half of the album. It's really good, ranging from ominous to laid back, to captivating. However if you don't want to spend money on a full album, then believe me, you don't want to buy this album- the second half of this album is downright atrocious. Furthermore if you are a self-respecting feminist who does not wish to hear such grossly misogynistic lyrics or financially reward artists who perform them, then stay clear.

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                There is always an album special to yourself that gets you into a certain genre of music and this is the one for me. Doggystyle is without a doubt in my opinion my favourite rap album of all time, I am putting it above the Chronic, All eyes on me and ready to die! Thats how highly I rate this album. I bought it in 1994 and i still listen to it, have not tired of it and its one of those albums where everybody who buys it and listens to it, knows all the words and lets face it, everybody likes to rap along to a great rap tune! I do not know anybody who has this album and thinks iis is average or OK, if you buy it and listen to it, u will love it, simple as that. Every track is a classic Gin and juice, who am I, aint no fun, Tha shiznit, Lodi Dodi, doggy dogg world, murder was tha case, G funk intro. That is why the majority of the tunes on this album made it onto death rows greatest hits album. So many standout lyrics that our legendary now, the best intro on any rap album, what a tune! This is what snoop is about, just snoop busting out verses, great rapping, catchy tunes, brilliant lyrics, obviously Dre adds that winning formula producing most the tracks but believe me buy this album and you will never look back, look forward to years of enjoyment! P Dogg Out

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                It annoys me when people say Rap Music has been outdated, but I disagree very strongly raps been going since the late eighties and is still going strong. The reason I'm doing this op on doggystyle by none other than snoop dogg is that it was the best rap album no let me rephrase that it was the best album of 93. 93 I hear you say but it's 2001 thats eight years ago, I say to well done on your a-level in maths. although it is eight years old classic albums stick in the mind especially if you love rap which I do. This album was released by death row records the biggest rap record label back then with the infamous suge knight at the helm. The album is also produced by Dr. Dre and when you get someone that big producing your album you know it's gonig to be good. Here is the track listing for doggystyle 1. Bathtub 2. G-Funk Intro 3. Gin And Juice* 4. Tha Shiznit* 5. Lodi Dodi 6. Murder Was The Case* 7. Serial Killa 8. Who Am I (Whats My Name)* 9. For All My N*****z & B*****s 10. Ain't No Fun* 11. Doggy Dogg World 12. Gz & Hustlas* 13. Pump Pump The songs with the stars are my favourite songs on the album and i will give a breif desription of them below Gin & Juice (UK No.4) Fantastic song done all by himself which has a great tune in the background and has a catchy chorus "sipping on gin and juice layed back with ma mind on ma money and ma money on ma mind" dammit i have to stop that. Tha Shiznit A song released on death row greatest hits which has many great songs on and includes this. The tune must have been so catchy that Ol' Dirty Bastard of the wu-tang clan stole (Borrowed) for his song got ya money. Murder Was The Case This song features daz dillinger from the dogg pound and tells the story when snoop dogg gets killed by some gansters and comes back to earth with a great life doesn't make
                much sence but fantastic chorus. Who Am I (Whats My Name) The biggest song on the album and the only one that MTV turned into a video which is pritty stupid considering all the great songs on thge album. This song was like the nuthin but a 'G' thang on the chronic and set off snoops career Ain't No Fun I huge contender for the best song on the album this song features nate dogg, warren g and kurupt who do a great job with the lyrics with the master chorus maker nate dogg not failing to deliver another quality chorus. Gz And Hustlas Why wasn't it released by far the best song on the album. The start begins with a substitute teacher asking kids what they want to be when they grow up the first says a policeman the second says fireman and the third snoop says he wants to be a mutha fuckin' hustler the song then kicks of with the excellent beat that makes it the best track on this album and the fact that it's done all by himself which always means it's going to be good. On the whole a great album with at least 5 Amazing songs and no poor songs. Doggystyle has been out for 8 years but is still bought today it has even been digitally remastered and is now sold under ron winter productions who have taken the rights to all death row titles. Doggystyle is available from all music stores with sence and can be purchased for around £11-£12 I rate this album 10 out of 10 and I don't often give products 10 out of 10 so go and buy it now.

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                  1993 was some year for the Dogg Father; not only was he featured on half the songs on Dr. Dre’s chart smashing “Tha Chronic”, he was also in court for murder and he released record breaking album “Doggystyle”. While critics said that that Snoop’s first solo album was a carbon copy of, his producer Dr Dre and friend’s album, it didn’t stop the fans putting it to the top of the record charts. The album was huge for the simply fact that its p-funk melodies where amazing, and Snoop delivered his rhymes smooth, fast and well. In comparison to other albums it is relatively short, with only thirteen tracks (only one of these being a skit). With Suge as Executive Producer and Dre as Producer, the album was giving it’s distinctive sound of p-fink, gangster and hardcore rap all mixed together. With each track featuring someone on either the chorus or just laying down a verse, the album has a great range name, which include: Nate Dogg, Daz Dillinger, RBX, Kurupt and Tha Dogg Pound and more. While the album is an all-round masterpiece, I only want to tell you about a few that stand out (it was a heard choice) and just make you want to dance and rap along: Gin and Juice feat. Daz Dillinger, this great track was made a huge hit because of its great p-funk chorus and great lyrics. Lodi Dodi, is just a great tale of a day in the Dogg Fathers life in the hood, it has a great Rn’B verse by Nancy Fletcher to give it a feel that most gangster films don’t have. Murder was the Case, is a great track about Snoop selling his sole to the Devil, to live again, and because of Snoop’s greed he gets caught out and done for murder. This track is like none other with its gothic and eerie sound mixed with Snoop’s distinctive voice and style created a hit with was huge, and eventually there was a small movie made around the song. Who Am I (Whats My Name)? Is possible the Snoop’s best son
                  g on the album, with the most unbelievable backing track which is just so catchy and foot taping you can’t help grooving to it. Dre also makes a small appearance on this track. Aint No Fun features the excellent Nate Dogg, Warren G and Kurupt is one of the more Hip-Hop tracks on the album, with a slow speed for an easy groove. With this variety of talent it is one of the more Hip-Hop tracks on the album, with a slow speed for an easy groove. This album is one of my all time favourites and Snoops best, with it still having an influence on albums today, as it just a great happening feel which is perfect for a party. This classic is a must for any record collection.

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                  I have been a rap fan for quite a while now and Snoop Dogg has become my favorite rap artist. I only have 3 of his albums(Doggy Style, Tha Last Meal and Dead Man Walkin)out of the 6 that he has made(the other 3 are Top Dogg, Dogg Father and Tha game is to be sold and not to be told) This was on of the albums he fisrt brought out and he brought this out in 1993 ans was released bt death row rcords(who he has now left). Snoop before this was hardly well known and was heard when he featured on Dre's hit Nothin but a "G" Thang. Dre also produced this album and the exucutive producer was Suge Knight. With Dre producing this album it instantly got wanted publicty to all fans who loved gangsta rap. The content on this album largely comes down to his life as a kid and what he saw because this is what most rappers do. At the time this album was compered to Dre's The Chronic so it also got a lot of publicity in going head to head with Dre's album because at the time Dre was the biggest rappers around. The thing that i think stands out is that Snoop has got a unique voice so you know when you hear one of his tracks you know it is his. Also his lyrics stood as as well and he talked about things that could be offensive to people who did'nt really understand him and would not like him because of what he rapped about. This album at the time was setting the standard of rap and a lot of people tried to follow it. Now in this day and age there are a lot of rappers and a lot of this could be down to the release of this album because it got a lot of people into this genre of music so it became very popular. The album consists of 13 tracks which does not sound a lot which it is'nt but the stndard of all the tracks is excellent unlike many other albums on the market. The tracks include BathTub G Funk Intro Gin and Juice Tha Siznit Lodi Dodi Murder was the Case Serial Killer Who am I (Whats my Name) F
                  or all my Niggaz & Bitches Ain't no Fun Doggy Dogg World Gz and Hustlas Pump Pump All of the tracks on this album contains bad language this is to tie into the fact this album is telling people what he has expierienced and what it was like and he has tried to share this with the listeners. This album anyway in my opinion is the best one that snoop has brought out just because it brings in different aspects of style and many different interesting lyrics. I am going to describe some of the better tracks on the album. Gin and Juice This was one of the songs on the album that he did by himself. The chorus is very catchy and it is one of the poppiest songs on the track. It is also one of the easiest to dance to as well. So it makes the track very popular. Who am I (Whats my Name) This is one of two songs that is self titled (along with the one on Tha Last Meal) and had some resemblence to the song nuthin but a "G" thang which was also a success. Very catcy once again with a great beat Overall this album is jam packed with quality and too many rap fans is a must buy. This album will offend many people which can't be helped when you are talking the truth. The albums tracks are all packed with heavy beats and will get you going.

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                    All the while, we do it Doggystyle! Well, where do I start? This is Snoop Dogg's finest hour, and maybe the whole rap music genre too. Snoop Dogg has set the standard of rap albums, and if every artist can aim to be this good, then rap music has a fantastic future ahead. Doggystyle is rather similar to Dr Dre's 'The Chronic', which is also a fantastic album. For Dr. Dre, this is a fine start to his illustrious producing career, and he has now progressed to become Eminem's producer. Doggystyle is a fine addition to Death Row records, and although Snoop Dogg has brought out many more albums, and often on different record labels, this remains his best effort. Snoop has himself tried producing now, and has founded 'Doggies Angels', whose album 'Pleezbaleevit' is a great find for all R'n'B and hip-hop lovers alike. I am the proud owner of no less than nine of Snoop Dogg's albums (nine I hear you cry!) And I hope to add to this collection soon. I have the following albums, of which some are imported from America. Doggystyle is the best of the lot. It has some excellent tracks on it, and some of Snoop Dogg's best ever songs are on this. If there is one fault with this album, it is that a couple of the songs sound a bit samey. This is due to the distinctive beat that was popular in the early 1990's, however this is no problem as it isn't as if the beat isn't good! My favourites on the album, which believe me are hard to pick would be G'z and Hustlaz and Lodi Dodi. Both are amazingly crafted, and deserve recognition as some of the best ever tunes released by Snoop Dogg. As in most rap albums, the language here is quite bad, however this helps the artists express their feelings, and contrary to some peoples beliefs, it isn't just there for the sake of it. There is also the fact that bad language helps sell albums.....not that Dogg
                    ystyle needs any help selling itself. Avoid this album if you dislike bad language, and in fact avoid all hip-hop albums for that matter too. This touches on Snoop Dogg's lifestyle, and has many stories to his songs. The album has many skits which help the album flow, and one song runs into the next. This is better than the two second gap as in many other albums, and the songs sound a lot better this way. Doggystyle should take the credit for all the G-Funk era, however Dr. Dre's the Chronic claims it all. This is truly a great album, and is defiantly one of my favourites.

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                      Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' is often credited with inventing the G-Funk, West-Coast sound and hence being the best album in the genre. This is wrong, 'Doggy Style' is a far superior album, in every aspect, it is like Dre looked at his own album and then saw how he could improve it into one of the best hip-hop albums ever. Snoop's laid back, laconic delivery, matched with the George Clinton influenced production of Dre is a match made in heaven. The whole album sounds frewsh from the quality of the ryhmes, to the powerful production. Best of all, there's no Nate Dogg on it to spoil proceedings. 'Doggystyle' has the main ingredients which seems to elude the modern hip-hop album, which are coherency and consistency. Neither Snoop nor Dre and arguably Eminem have ever made an album as jaw-droppingly thrilling as this. It is ruthlessly commercial and yet totally vital to hip-hop. Millions of kids grew up listening to this album and wanted to become a 'mutha- f#'kin' hustler as a consequence'. If only my mate hadn't taken his copy back which I nicked off him.

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                      Death Row records released THE most important rap album ever, "The Chronic" by none other than Dr Dre. However, amongst the pure g-funk bliss, was Death Row's new protege, Snoop Doggy Dogg. His unique voice and style, classic lyrics and amazing song writing skills made him stand up even Dre on his album. It was only a matter of time before he released his own album and "Doggystyle" didn't dissapoint. The "G-funk intro" sets the scene for the rest of the album. Great tune while it lasts, but this is only an appetiser. "Gin and Juice" is the first main track from the album. Classic g-funk tune and production laced with some of the finest ever Snoop lyrics. The next tune is again some classic g-funk. You'll be nodding your head to "The Shiznit" The next tune is much slower than the rest. "Lodi Dodi" isn't the best tune, however Snoop still sounds good. "Murder was the Case" is a well known tune. Great lyrics depict Snoop being killed by jealous rivals. A classic. "Serial Killa" speeds things up and is a great party tune featuring Kurupt and Daz (Tha Dogg Pound). Catchy track waith a great beat. The next track is a classic "Who Am I (whats my name)" had people singing "Snoop Doggy Dogggggggggggggg!" all other the world. Great g-funk tune with some classic Snoop rhyming. Again the album makes a turn with the dark "For all my N***az". Featuring Tha Dogg Pound, Snoop again rolls out another good track. Heard Mariah Carey's "Heartbreaker"? Well now you know where she got the melody from. "Aint No Fun" is an explicit but fun track . Again featuring Kurupt but also a young Nate Dogg singing the chorus. "Doggy Dogg World" is another classic Snoop tune. Catchy hook with some cool Snoop lyrics. "G'z and Hustlaz&quo
                      t; is one of Snoops best tracks on the album. Very catchy g-funk with Snoop lacing the track well. "Pump Pump" ends the album with a very different type of track. The beats and production are unlike the rest of the album, but that doesn't mean its not a good track. Good lyrics but not as catchy as the rest of the album. The above tracks are all interlinked with interludes and skits. This gives the whole album fluency as one track flows into another. It is therefore a great album to listen to all the way through, as well as just to have so you can skip to the classics. Any real rap fan should have this album. This is Snoop Doggy Dogg in his prime. Great production gives the album a silver lining. If you don't like rap you probably won't like this album as it isn't really commercial hiphop. However, give it a try. This an album from raps' prime era and definitely a classic.

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                      This is my favorite album of all time. I purchaced about 1992 - 1993, and I lost it after about 6 months and re-purchaced it about 1998 time. Every song on this album is a classic, it has some hard gangster beats and lyrics but has a few chilled out tunes you can kick back to. This was Snoops first solo album and he did an eccelant job of it. If you are easily offended or tend to stick to goody goody music DON'T buy this album, the language used is like in any other hiphop album... bad. Personaly, my opinion is that this is the best album snoop has ever produced. Maybe because Dre produced the majority of beats, or maybe because he was only about 19 - 20 and he had more of a attitude... I dont know. But I think this has his best work on this album. I can't think of a bad point for this album, its slamming, the lyrics are cool, there is a book inside the CD cover with a small story in it... it's great. Ohh yes I can... the price. I went looking at CD's the weekend before last and this album (although it had been released for a long time) is £18. That is a big price for a CD, especialy when you can buy a new release for £15. If i've missed anything out what you want to know just drop me a comment and i will respond

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                      Disc #1 Tracklisting
                      1 Bathtub
                      2 G Funk (Intro)
                      3 Gin and Juice
                      4 Interlude 1
                      5 W Balls
                      6 Tha Shiznit
                      7 Interlude 2
                      8 Lodi Lodi
                      9 Murder Was the Case
                      10 Serial Killa
                      11 Who Am I (What's My Name)?
                      12 For All My Niggaz & Bitches
                      13 Aint No Fun (If the Homies Cant Have None)
                      14 Interlude 3
                      15 Doggy Dogg World
                      16 Interlude 4
                      17 GZ and Hustlas
                      18 Interlude 5
                      19 Pump Pump