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Matman x Whosampled x Wax Poetics – Dr Dre ‘The Chronic’ 25th Anniversary Mixtape

In Hip Hop by Nick Russell

The former DMC and ITF champion, DJ Matman has dropped another collaborative mix with WhoSampled & Wax Poetics. Last week saw the arrival of the 25th Anniversary of The Chronic by Dr Dre, which is considered a land mark album from hip hop culture,  and is credited with being the catalyst that kicked off an entire hip hop movement. and held great influence over the genre’s direction for decades to come! The mix features original samples, b-side cuts, remixes, unreleased versions, album joints and interview footage! Listen below.

Tracklist:

1. Dr. Dre – High Powered / Mix Intro
2. Nite Liters – Damn (Sampled in ‘Lyrical Gangbang’)
3. Led Zepplin – When The Levee Breaks (Sampled in ‘Lyrical Gangbang’)
4. Dr Dre ft. Lady of Rage – Lyrical Gangbang
5. Donny Hathaway – Vegetable Wagon (Sampled in ‘Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat’)
6. Lou Donaldson – Pot Belly (Sampled in ‘Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat’)
7. Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady (Sampled in ‘Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat’)
8. Dr Dre – Rat-Tat-Tat
9. Dr Dre – Rat-Tat-Tat [Original Version] 10. One Way – Pull Fancy Dancer / Pull (Sampled in ‘Deeez Nuuuts’)
11. Dr Dre – Deeez Nuuuts
12. Donny Hathaway – Little Ghetto Boy (Sampled in ‘Lil’ Ghetto Boy’)
13. Dr Dre – Lil’ Ghetto Boy
14. Leon Haywood – I Want’a Do Something Freaky To You (Sampled in ‘Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang’)
15. Dr Dre – Nuthin’ But a “G” Thang
16. Dr Dre – Nuthin’ But a “G” Thang Club Mix
17. Sly & The Family Stone – Sing A Simple Song (Sampled in ‘Deep Cover’)
18. Undisputed Truth – I Know I’m Losing You (Sampled in ‘Deep Cover’)
19. Dr Dre – One Eight Seven
20. Johnny Hammond – Big Sur Suite (Sampled in ‘A Nigga Witta Gun’)
21. Whodini – Friends (Sampled in ‘A Nigga Witta Gun’)
22. The Kay-Gees – Who’s The Man (with The Master Plan) (Sampled in ‘A Nigga Witta Gun’)
23 Dr Dre – A Nigga Witta Gun
24. Parliament – Mothership Connection (Star Child) (Sampled in ‘Let Me Ride’)
25. Bill Withers – Kissing My Love (Sampled in ‘Let Me Ride’)
26. Dr Dre – Let Me Ride
27. Dr Dre – Let Me Ride (Extended Club Mix)
28. Parliament – P-Funk (Wants to Get Funked Up) (Sampled in ‘The Roach’)
29. Dr Dre – The Roach
30. Dr Dre – Puffin’ On Blunts And Drankin’ Tanqueray
31. The Ice Man’s Band – Mr Dream Merchant (Sampled in ‘The Day the Niggaz Took Over’)
32. Clarence Reid – Living Together Is Keeping Us Apart (Sampled in ‘The Day the Niggaz Took Over’)
33. Dr Dre – The Day the Niggaz Took Over
34. Dr Dre – Mr Officer (unreleased)
35. Funkadelic – (Not Just) Knee Deep (Sampled in ‘Dre Day’)
36. Dr Dre – Dre Day
37. Dr Dre – Dre Day (Extended Club Mix)