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|Tags:||hip-hop rap gangsta rap west coast rap hip hop west coast|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
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The initials stand for Niggers With Attitude, which was the perfect embodiment of this Los Angeles crews outlook. They comprised Dr. Dre (André Romell Young, 18 February 1965, South Central, Los Angeles, California, USA), DJ Yella (b. Antoine Carraby, Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA), MC Ren (b. Lorenzo Patterson, Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Eazy-E (b. Eric Wright, 7 September 1963, Compton, California, USA, d. 26 March 1995, Los Angeles, California, USA). Founder member Ice Cube (b. OShea Jackson, 15 June 1969, Crenshaw, South Central Los Angeles, California, USA), arguably the most inspiring of the rapping crew, departed for a solo career after financial differences with the bands manager (which would later be recorded in a highly provocative song that attacked him for, amongst other things, being Jewish). However, all the bands members had long CVs: Dr. Dre had DJed for World Class Wreckin Crew, and had...