Priority Records is set to relaunch the original fury of hip-hop this fall with re-releases of N.W.A.'s classic "Straight Outta Compton" and "Niggaz4Life" albums, as well as a 19-song collection title

Priority Records is set to relaunch the original fury of hip-hop this fall with re-releases of N.W.A.'s classic "Straight Outta Compton" and "Niggaz4Life" albums, as well as a 19-song collection titled "The N.W.A. Legacy 2." The compilation, due Aug. 27, will comprise tracks by members of N.W.A. and associates, including the "reunion" tracks (with Snoop Dogg replacing the late Eazy-E) "Chin Check" from 1999's "Next Friday" soundtrack (Priority), and "Hello" from Ice Cube's 2000 Priority release "War and Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)."

That release will be followed Sept. 24 by a flurry of N.W.A.-related material, including rereleases of its seminal second and third albums, 1988's "Straight Outta Compton" and 1991's "Niggaz4Life." Both will come with new liner notes and bonus tracks. The digitally remastered "Straight Outta Compton" includes the tracks "Express Yourself (Extended Mix)," "Bonus Beats," "Straight Outta Compton (Extended Mix)," "A B***h Iz a B***h" and a live version of "Compton's in the House." The updated version of "NiggazLlife" will come complete with the 1990 EP "100 Miles & Runnin'."

Also due for a Sept. 24 release is a remastered edition of group member and Ruthless Records founder Eazy-E's first solo album, "Eazy Duz It," featuring new liner notes and bolstered with the addition of his 1992 EP "5150 Home 4 Tha Sick." Eazy (real name: Eric Wright) -- who formed N.W.A. with O'Shea "Ice Cube" Jackson, Andre "Dr. Dre" Young, Lorenzo "MC Ren" Patterson, and Antoine "DJ Yella" Carraby -- died in 1995 of complications related to AIDS.

Other tracks on "The N.W.A. Legacy 2" include Ice Cube's solo "Amerikkka's Most Wanted," Eazy E's "Eazy Duz It," and Snoop Dogg's "B Please" and "Lay Low."

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