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"Gangsta Gangsta" vinyl case
|Single by N.W.A|
|from the album Straight Outta Compton|
|B-side||"Something 2 Dance 2"|
|Released||September 5, 1988|
|Genre||Golden age hip hop, gangsta rap|
|Producer||Dr. Dre, DJ Yella|
|N.W.A singles chronology|
"Gangsta Gangsta" is a single from American rap group N.W.A's 1988 album, Straight Outta Compton. The song later appeared on the N.W.A Greatest Hits album and The Best of N.W.A. - The Strength of Street Knowledge.
The song conveys the dangers of living in the streets of Compton, California and South Central Los Angeles but also speaks of the appealing side of "gangsta life". The song has been covered or otherwise remade several times since its release, among them include versions done by The Game, Mack 10 and the 57th Street Rogue Dog with Tech N9ne and a parody of the lyrics appear in "The Salaminizer" by Gwar.
Track listing 
|1||"Gangsta Gangsta" (Radio Edit)||5:36|
|2||"Something Like That" (Radio Edit)||3:35|
|3||"Gangsta Gangsta" (Instrumental)||4:04|
|4||"Quiet On tha Set"||3:59|
|5||"Something 2 Dance 2"||3:32|
Chart positions 
|U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks||1|
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