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Ice Cube Explains Dr. Dre’s I Am the West Absence (Video)

blame it on Shake August 30, 2010

Ice Cube chops it up with MTV about the absence of Dr. Dre on his upcoming album, I Am the West, dropping September 28th.

I didn’t get a chance to work with Dre on this record. He’s been M.I.A. for two to three months now. But I don’t feel bad, because Snoop can’t find him either. I think, really, it’s because people expect so much from him. People expect, when Dre does a record, it [will] change the trajectory of music. Not just be an album and it come out and be good. It has to come and take us in a different direction. And that’s a lot of pressure.

Hit the jump for the revised tracklist.

01 A Boy Was Conceived
02 Soul On Ice
03 Life In California f. Jayo Felony & WC
04 She Couldn’t Make It On Her Own f. Doughboy & OMG
05 Urbanian
06 Y’all Know How I Am f. OMG, WC, Doughboy & Maylay
07 Too West Coast f. WC & Maylay
08 I Rep That West | Video
09 Drink The Kool-Aid | Video
10 No Country For Young Men
11 It Is What It Is
12 Hood Robbin
13 Your Money Or Your Life
14 Nothin’ Like L.A.
15 All Day, Everyday
16 Fat Cat

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