Dr Dre's new album Compton: The Soundtrack features multiple verses from Kendrick Lamar

 

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Over the weekend, Dr Dre confirmed on a Beats 1 show that he would be releasing a new album to coincide with the release of N.W.A. movie Straight Outta Compton – and now we have a tracklist.

As hoped, the album features Dre's protégée Kendrick Lamar, who features on the tracks 'Genocide', 'Darkside/Gone' and 'Deep Water'.

Fellow West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg is also on there, while Eminem and BJ the Chicago Kid also make appearances.

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Here's hoping the album can undo the pain of Beats by Dre and this image:

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The LP contains 16 tracks and is completely different from the previously rumoured Detox album, which Kendrick, Schoolboy Q and The Game all talked up.

"I didn't like it," Dre said on Beats 1 show  The Pharmacy. "The record, it just wasn't good."

Compton: The Soundtrack has a release date of 7 August on iTunes and Apple Music and you can pre-order it here.

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