On “The Watcher,” the opening observe from his second album 2001, Dr. Dre lamented “we started this gangsta sh*t, and this the motherf**kin’ thanks I get?”
We can lastly say, “yes, yes you do.”
It has been introduced that the legendary artist-slash-mogul-slash-entrepreneur’s debut solo album, The Chronic, can be added to and archived within the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.
Every yr the National Recording Registry chooses 25 songs and albums thought-about “worthy of preservation because of their cultural, historical, and aesthetic importance” in shaping American music, and every choice should be at the very least 10 years previous. Recent inductees have included Jay-Z’s The Blueprint, “Minnie the Moocher” by Cab Calloway, “Mississippi Goddam” by Nina Simone, Schoolhouse Rock! (all of it!), and “September” by Earth Wind & Fire.
Dr. Dre can be joined by the theme music to Mister Rogers Neighborhood, Whitney Houston’s model of “I Will Always Love You,” the late Selena’s Ven Conmigo, Tina Turner’s Private Dancer, and Village People’s “Y.M.C.A.”
Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ To Be Added To Library Of Congress was final modified: March 25th, 2020 by