First broadcast date: 7 January 2018
Founded by radio host, music producer, label owner and journalist, Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy, Classic Album Sundays allows listeners to fully immerse themselves into an album by exploring its context, the making of and a full replay of the album on vinyl.
This edition focuses on the debut album from American hip hop artist, Dr Dre, released on his own label Death Row Records. The record was Dr Dre’s first release after his departure from the NWA and is noted for kickstarting the G-Funk genre of Gangsta Rap. The album is since certified triple platinum and is widely regarded as one of the best hip hop records of all time.