Nina Gordon "Straight Outta Compton"
Published Feb 28, 2005Its amazing how this N.W.A. classic has managed to dodge a folky reworking until now. Former Veruca Salt singer Nina Gordon handles one of hip-hops fiercest anthems with her kid gloves and a lonesome guitar. Though its hard to deny this is nothing more than a desperate case of novelty fever by the long-time absent singer, its also hard to deny how enjoyable it is to hear her delicate voice sing a lyric like "Goin off on a motherfucker like that with a gat thats pointed at yo ass. (www.ninagordon.com/audio/straightouttacompton.mp3)