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Murder Was the Case [The Soundtrack]
     

Murder Was the Case [The Soundtrack]

by Snoop Dogg
 

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The soundtrack to an 18-minute film inspired by Snoop Doggy Dogg's "Murder Was the Case" provides more thrills than the average hip-hop release. Again, Dre relies on his standard production tricks and crew, introducing a couple of new members to the mix. But the result sounds anything but stale -- it ranks alongside The Chronic,

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The soundtrack to an 18-minute film inspired by Snoop Doggy Dogg's "Murder Was the Case" provides more thrills than the average hip-hop release. Again, Dre relies on his standard production tricks and crew, introducing a couple of new members to the mix. But the result sounds anything but stale -- it ranks alongside The Chronic, Doggystyle and Above the Rim in terms of quality. In fact, various-artist compilations like Murder Was the Case are the ideal vehicle for Dr. Dre -- they show his versatility. Murder has the harrowing title track from Snoop Dogg, as well as the smooth funk of Warren G and the chilling hardcore of "Natural Born Killaz," the first track from Dre's collaboration with Ice Cube. At some point, Dre will need to find some new tricks, but Murder Was the Case finds him at the top of his game.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/22/2001
Label:
Death Row Koch
UPC:
0728706300520
catalogNumber:
63005
Rank:
38769

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Performance Credits

Snoop Dogg   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Ice Cube   Track Performer
CPO   Track Performer
Jodeci   Track Performer
Ron King   Horn
Cornelius Mims   Bass
Carl "Butch" Small   Percussion,Vocals,Background Vocals
Barbara Wilson   Background Vocals
Craig Williams   Keyboards
George Archie   Drums
Nanci Fletcher   Vocals,Background Vocals
Sam Sneed   Track Performer
Tha Dogg Pound   Track Performer
Nate Dogg   Track Performer
Young Soldierz   Track Performer
Danette Williams   Background Vocals
Danny Ray   Track Performer
Kurupt   Vocals
Young Swoop G   Track Performer
Warryn Campbell   Piano
Cynthia Calhoun   Background Vocals
Big Tray Deee   Track Performer
Jewell   Background Vocals
Tony Green   Background Vocals
David Foreman   Guitar

Technical Credits

John P. Kee   Composer
Dave Frishberg   Composer
Dr. Dre   Producer
Flip   Composer
Tweedy Bird Loc   Composer
DJ Quik   Producer
Kevin Lewis   Producer
DeVante Swing   Producer
George Archie   Producer
Dat Nigga Daz   Producer
Sam Sneed   Producer
Keystone   Composer
Big Wy   Composer
Lil Stretch   Composer
Suge Knight   Executive Producer
Big Stretch   Composer
Jewell   Arranger,Producer

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