IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MAY 24TH, 1990 CMW (COMPTON’S MOST WANTED) RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM IT’S A COMPTON THANG

Compton’s Most Wanted (C.M.W.) is an American gangsta rap group and part of the early West Coast hip hop scene. The leaders of the group are MC Eiht and Tha Chill.

It’s a Compton Thang! is the debut studio album by American gangsta rap group Compton’s Most Wanted. It was released in 1990 through Orpheus Records.

Recording sessions took place at Thllss Studios in Los Angeles with audio engineer Mike “Webeboomindashit” Edwards and producers DJ Slip and The Unknown DJ. It was mastered at The Other Room in QueensNew York, by Jack Skinner. Ant Capone was supposed to be part of the group, but left prior to this album due to contractual and managing issues, and was replaced by DJ Mike T.

The album peaked at number 133 on the Billboard 200 and at number 32 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in the United States.

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