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Dr. Dre's first new album in 16 years is coming out August 7th

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Dr. Dre is finally giving his fans something new to listen to. The music producer, Apple executive, and N.W.A. rapper announced yesterday that he's releasing a new album on Friday, August 7th. It's called Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre, and it's Dre's first proper album since 1999's 2001.

"I was leaving the set, going to the studio, and I felt myself just being so inspired by the movie that I started recording an album," Dre said on Saturday during his weekly Beats 1 radio show, "The Pharmacy." "I kept it under wraps, and now the album is finished. It’s an ‘inspired-by’ album, it’s inspired by Straight Outta Compton," the new N.W.A. biopic coming out this month. The album will be exclusive to iTunes and Apple Music.

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The announcement also marks the official death of Dre's long-in-the-works album, Detox, which was originally planned for release in 2011. "I didn't like it," Dre said on his radio show, adding "The record, it just wasn't good. … I worked my ass off on it, and I don't think I did a good enough job ... I just wasn’t feeling it."

Check out the full track list and album art for Compton below.

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1. Intro

2. Talk About It [ft. King Mez & Justus]

3. Genocide [ft. Kendrick Lamar, Marsha Ambrosius & Candice Pillay]

4. It's All on Me [ft. Justus & BJ the Chicago Kid]

5. All in a Day's Work [ft. Anderson Paak & Marsha Ambrosius]

6. Darkside/Gone [ft. King Mez, Marsha Ambrosius & Kendrick Lamar]

7. Loose Cannons [ft. Xzibit & COLD 187um]

8. Issues [ft. Ice Cube & Anderson Paak]

9. Deep Water [ft. Kendrick Lamar & Justus]

10. One Shot One Kill [ft. Snoop Dogg]

11. Just Another Day [ft. Asia Bryant]

12. For the Love of Money [ft. Jill Scott & Jon Connor]

13. Satisfaction [ft. Snoop Dogg, Marsha Ambrosius & King Mez]

14. Animals [ft. Anderson Paak]

15. Medicine Mane [ft. Eminem, Candice Pillay & Anderson Paak]

16. Talking to My Diary

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