(AllHipHop News) Apple Music has announced the company will be streaming the highly anticipated new album Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre on Thursday (August 6). Users of the service will get to hear the California rapper/producer’s first official project in 16 years one day before its officially released.
— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) August 4, 2015
The 16-track album features appearances by Ice Cube, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, The Game, Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Marsha Ambrosius, Jill Scott, BJ the Chicago Kid, Jon Connor, Anderson Paak, and other artists. Dre has said the music was inspired by F. Gary Gray’s N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton.
“I was leaving the set, coming to the studio and I felt myself just being so inspired by the movie that I started recording an album,” said Dre during his Apple Music Beats 1 Radio show The Pharmacy.