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Nuthin' but a 'G' ThangMaking his directorial debut, Dr. Dre takes us on a South Central tour in Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang: hanging at a cookout, low-riding on...Nuthin' but a 'G' ThangHip-Hop/RapMaking his directorial debut, Dr. Dre takes us on a South Central tour in Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang: hanging at a cookout, low-riding on...1993-02-26
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Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Lead Performer: Dr. Dre; Director: Dr. Dre

Making his directorial debut, Dr. Dre takes us on a South Central tour in Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang: hanging at a cookout, low-riding on the freeway, and ending up at a dance party. It all feels and looks real, down to Dre’s smarmy, frat-house misogyny. A girl’s bikini top is ripped by leering homeboys and a standoffish ”bitch” gets sprayed with beer while the crowd laughs, reducing this slice of life to yet another hip-hop cheap shot. C-

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