N.W.A.: A Nasty Jolt for the Top Pops

N.W.A.'s grotesque new rap album soars to No. 1, raising questions about why ghetto rage and the brutal abuse of women appeal to mainstream listeners

No time to chill. Here's a representative lyric from Efil4zaggin, the latest album by the rap group N.W.A. (Niggers with Attitude): "This is the bitch that did the whole crew/ She did it so much we made bets on who the ho would love to go through . . ./ And she lets you videotape her/ And if you got a gang of niggers the bitch'll let you rape her."

Last week Efil4zaggin -- "niggaz4life" backwards -- was the best-selling pop album in America. It was at the very top of Billboard's main chart -- without benefit of a video on...

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