Tha Dogg Pound – Ridin’ Slipin’ And Slidin’ on -SNJ
Written by 107PowerFM.Net on November 20, 2019
Dogg Food is the debut studio album by the American hip hop group Tha Dogg Pound. Its controversial lyrics were the subject of shareholder protest. (The album was supposed to be released in July 1995. As a result of the controversy from Time Warner, the release was delayed for three months.) Two singles were released from the album, “Let’s Play House” and “New York, New York”, featuring Nate Dogg and Snoop Doggy Dogg, respectively.
It reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart with first-week sales of 277,500. Though it eventually sold over 3 million records (3× Platinum), Dogg Food did not equal the success of preceding Death Row Records releases (The Chronic and Doggystyle). It is one of the last high-selling and critically acclaimed releases from the label, preceding only Tha Doggfather and 2Pac’s albums as an anticipated album, and is the last album to be “officially” produced under the G-Funk (subgenre) era of hip-hop. The original title for the album was going to be called “After All Thiz Shit Look at Uz Now”, but Daz’s cousin Joe Cool kindly changed the name to Dogg Food (in slang for heroin). Though Dr. Dre was Death Row’s top producer, the album was mostly produced by Dat Nigga Daz. Dr. Dre mixed the album. Dogg Food led the way for Daz to become the top in-house producer for Death Row until his departure in the late 1990s.
Dogg Food. (2016, September 9)