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A critical and commercial success, it remains one of the defining hip hop albums of the s. AIce Cube immediately moved to record his own album. Cube maintains that originally, he and N. A producer Dr. Dre still wanted to collaborate for Cube's debut solo, but the move was nixed by label powers:. When I went solo, I wanted Dr. But Dre did want to do it; we gotta put that on record. Dre wanted to do my record, but it was just too crazy with the break-up Endangered Species (Tales From The Darkside) (Remix) - Ice Cube - AmeriKKKas Most Wanted N.
Linking up with Sir JinxDr. Dre's cousin, Cube made use of pre-written notebooks of songs meant for N. Under fire from his former group with the song " Miles and Runnin' "from the EP of the same name, he also recorded the song "Jackin' This Holiday Night - Various - Daybreak Entertainment 2015 Morning Show Holiday Sampler Beats", using beats allegedly planned for use on the next N.
A album,  though he would use this several months later on the Kill at Will EP. The album received a fair share of production credited to various Bomb Squad members, with an appearance by Public Enemy frontman Chuck Ddespite Jinx's claims that the only Bomb Squad member fully present was Eric Sadler. Cube contacted me wanting to know if we could do a few tracks for his solo album after the whole NWA thing came to what it was and I was like, I'll do it if I can do the whole album.
And he said, that's what I was hoping you would say…y'know…and when we were in the studio he showed up with notebooks and notebooks full of new rhymes, a bag full of rhymebooks. With socio-political conscious and gangsta rap content, its songs delve into the issues of ghetto life, drug addictionracism and poverty. Throughout the album, Ice Cube incessantly attacks institutional racismas well as social norms which directly or indirectly allowed the oppression of those living in the ghettos of Los Angeles to continue.
On " Endangered Species Tales from the Darkside ," he predicts that his neighborhood would become a flash point for violence before 's scandal over the beating of Rodney King and takes police to task for the policies that would later lead to the L.
Throughout the album, Cube takes some controversial stands, referring to certain types of African-Americans as " Oreo cookies ", an epithet implying that they appear black on the outside, but have, internally, negative white tendencies. Arsenio Hall is specifically mentioned as being a " sell-out. The title song directly parodies the television show, America's Most Wantedalleging bias and denouncing the Getting Me Down - Rezillos* - Cant Stand The Rezillos the program displays in arresting African-American men.
A later skit, "The Drive By," returns to the same theme at the end, with newscaster Tom Brokaw reporting on rioting, stating: " Outside the south central area, few cared about the violence because it didn't affect them. AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted initially charted without the support of a lead single or video, although the title track would later receive a pressing, and a rare video for "Who's the Mack?
The title track was the first official single from the album. The title comes from an excerpt in the beginning of the song, in which a reporter talks about the alarming death rate of black males in America, and the song's lyrics focus on this as well. Upon release, AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted received critical acclaim, and over the years it has Endangered Species (Tales From The Darkside) (Remix) - Ice Cube - AmeriKKKas Most Wanted regarded by many as a hip-hop classic.
A 's crucial element. He's an unusually gifted rhymer, and his delivery is even more self-assured. He throws ghetto life in our faces and dares us to draw our own conclusions". Ice Cube's social, Endangered Species (Tales From The Darkside) (Remix) - Ice Cube - AmeriKKKas Most Wanted political commentary, delivered in an incisive manner, has influenced numerous rappers since Amerikkka's Most Wantedparticularly in the gangsta rap and political rap subgenres.
Although Ice Cube's popularity among mainstream listeners has lessened since the s, and his sound may be considered distinctively old school to modern ears, many notable rappers themselves have been influenced by AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted. The album was eventually certified platinum two months later on September 16, As of Junethe album has sold over 3. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Endangered Species Tales from the Darkside. Ice Cube. West Coast hip hop gangsta rap political hip hop    hardcore hip hop.
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