The 25 Best Songs About Selling Drugs

3. N.W.A "Dope Man"


Life is no walk in the park for the local dope man. N.W.A's seminal classic was one of the first records to explore all the angles and intricacies of the trade, and was unfairly lambasted by scared music critics and the moral majority for glorifying the business when, in fact, it was simply another account of what actually happened in Compton in the late 80s (and, for what it's worth, what happens in Compton to this very day). From the demands of fiends to trouble from competitors, they've got all the complications covered. Ironically, the verses were delivered by Ice Cube, who wasn't particularly known for his experience in the trade, unlike group member Eazy-E, who was still bagging weed even after he was famous.

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