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Apart from the title track and "8 Ball", the record also included "Dope Man", a song about a local drug dealer who is waited on hand and foot by frequent clients whose lives have been ruined as a result of their consumption of his products.
This track was also the B-side of a split single release with Eazy-E's "Boyz-n-the-Hood", which was released in 1989, following the commercial success of Eazy-E's solo debut Eazy-Duz-It and the group's first album proper, Straight Outta Compton, on which a remix of "Dope Man" was included. Both the original version and remix version of "Dopeman" appear on side B of the split, while the original version and the remix version of "Boyz-n-the-Hood" appear on side A.
The song later appeared on The Best of N.W.A: The Strength of Street Knowledge. It contains a sample of "Funky Worm" by the Ohio Players.
Despite its notoriety and popularity, "Dope Man" was never released as a single proper. At 0:58, the song contains a reference to Scarface: "To be a dopeman, boy, you must qualify - don't get high off your own supply."
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