How The Chronic was made(The Sample Credits)

Dr Dre’s Chronic album changed the landscape for hip hop forever. Ill go indepth on the impact behind it at another time but this is the samples and the music that birthed the Chronic:

1 “The Chronic (Intro)” 1:57 Snoop Doggy Dogg

* Samples “Impeach the President” by The Honeydrippers.
* Samples “Get Out of My Life, Woman” by Solomon Burke.
* Samples “Funky Worm” by Ohio Players.

2 “!! wit Dre Day (and Everybody’s Celebratin’)” 4:52 Snoop Doggy Dogg, Jewell, RBX

* Samples “Atomic Dog” by George Clinton.
* Samples “(Not Just) Knee Deep” by Funkadelic.
* Samples “Funkentelechy”, “The Big Bang Theory” & “Aquaboogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)” by Parliament.

* This song is a diss to Eric “Eazy-E” Wright, Luther “Luke” Campbell of the 2 Live Crew, & Timothy “Tim Dog” Blair.

3 “Let Me Ride” 4:21 Jewell, Ruben, Snoop Doggy Dogg

* Samples “Mothership Connection (Star Child)” and “Swing Down, Sweet Chariot (Live)” by Parliament.
* Samples “Kissin’ My Love” by Bill Withers.
* Samples “Funky Drummer” by James Brown.

4 “The Day the niggaz Took Over” 4:33 Dat nigga Daz, RBX, Snoop Doggy Dogg

* Samples live news reports and other soundbites of the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
* Samples “Love’s Gonna Get’Cha (Material Love)” by Boogie Down Productions.
* Featured in the Oliver Stone-directed film Natural Born k!llers.

5 “Nuthin’ but a “G” Thang” 3:58 Snoop Doggy Dogg

* Samples “I Wanna Do Something Freaky to You” by Leon Haywood.
* Samples “Uphill (Peace of mind)” by Frederick Knight.

6 “Deeez Nuuuts” 5:06 Dat nigga Daz, Nate Dogg, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Warren G
7 “Lil’ Ghetto Boy” 5:29 Dat nigga Daz, Snoop Doggy Dogg

* Samples “Little Ghetto Boy” by Donny Hathaway.

8 “A Nigga Witta Gun” 3:52 Snoop Doggy Dogg

* Samples “Master Plan” by Kool G Rap.
* Samples “Big Sir Sweet” by J. Hammond.
* Samples “Who’s the Man (With the Master Plan)” by the Kay Gees.
* Samples “Friends” by Whodini.
* Fuck Wit Dre Day” can be heard playing in the background at the beginning of the track.

9 “Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat” 3:48 RBX, Snoop Doggy Dogg

* Samples “Vegetable Wagon” by Donny Hathaway.
* Samples “Brothers Gonna Work It Out” by Willie Hutch.
* Samples “Pot Belly” by Lou Donaldson.

10 “The $20 Sack Pyramid” (Skit) 2:53 Big !! Nickie, The D.O.C., Samara, Snoop Doggy Dogg

* A Compton-themed parody of the gameshow Pyramid.
* Samples “Papa Was Too” (live) by Joe Tex.

11 “Lyrical Gangbang” 4:04 Kurupt, Lady of Rage, RBX

* Samples “Damn” by The Nite-Liters.
* Samples “When the Levee Breaks” by Led Zeppelin

12 “High Powered” 2:44 Dat Nigga Daz, Lady of Rage, RBX

* Samples “Big Sir Sweet” by J. Hammond.

13 “The Doctor’s Office” (Skit) 1:04 Jewell, Lady of Rage

14 “Stranded on [rip] Row” 4:47 Bushwick Bill, Kurupt, Lady of Rage, RBX, Snoop Doggy Dogg

* Samples “Do Your Thing (Live)” by Isaac Hayes.
* Samples “If it Don’t Turn You On (You Outta Leave it Alone)” by B.T. Express.

15 “The Roach (Outro)” 4:36 Dat nicca Daz, Emmage, Jewell, Lady of Rage, RBX

* Samples “P-Funk (Wants to Get Funked Up)” by Parliament.

16 “Bitches Aint Shit” 4:48 Dat nicca Daz, Kurupt, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Jewell

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