Compton, subtitled “A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre,” is the third studio album by West Coast hip hop legend Dr. Dre, released on August 7, 2015 through Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. Make sure to check out the liner notes as well as our breakdown of the cover art and track list.
The album debuted at number 2 on the US Billboard 200, selling 295,000 equivalent album units in its first week.
Upon its release, Compton was received well by critics, garnering an overall score of 83/100 on Metacritic. Check out reviews here:
Dead End Hip Hop (positive)
Big Quint Indeed (positive)
Spectrum Pulse 9/10
The Needle Drop 7/10