Iron-Cast

What happens when a metalhead, a classic rock fan and a semi-drunken semi-hipster decide to talk music and more.

Episode 28 - N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton

April 16th, 2016

Once in a while an album is released that starts a revolution; an album whose impact is still felt decades later. Like the debut albums from Black Sabbath and The Ramones, N.W.A.'s 1988 debut album, "Straight Outta Compton", belongs in the same pantheon of those albums that not only changed music but also impacted popular culture. But does "Straight Outta Compton" live up to the hype? Is it a case of a substantial album or is it a case of a couple of hits doing all of the heavy lifting? Tune in as we take a track-by-track look at the album that started a revolution and put Los Angeles on the hip hop map.

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