• Twenty years after its release, Dr. Dre’s The Chronic gets the oral-history treatment. Suge Knight, Snoop, the late Nate Dogg, and others tell its story. [1 of 3]
 

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on “The Making of The Chronic,” by Ben Westhoff, music editor at LA Weekly and author of Dirty South.
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  • Most fans would agree that the 1992 record is Dr. Dre’s magnum opus, but Jeff Weiss argues that it is also the greatest hip-hip record of all time. [2 of 3]
 
 
  • Images: cover of The Chronic; profile photo via Amazon; photos by Flickr users Jason Persse and ErnestDuffoo, used under a Creative Commons license.
 
 

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