N. W. A was an American hip hop group from California, they were among the earliest and most significant popularizers and controversial figures of the gangsta rap subgenre, are considered one of the greatest and most influential groups in the history of hip hop music. Active from 1987 to 1991, the rap group endured controversy owing to their music's explicit lyrics which many viewed as being misogynist, as well as to its glorification of drugs and crime; the group was subsequently banned from many mainstream American radio stations. In spite of this, the group has sold over 10 million units in the United States alone. Drawing on their own experiences of racism and excessive policing, the group made inherently political music, they were known for their deep hatred of the police system, which has sparked much controversy over the years. The original lineup, formed in early 1987, consisted of Arabian Prince, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube. DJ Yella and MC Ren joined that year, they released their first compilation album as a group in 1987 called N.
W. A. and the Posse which peaked at #39 on Billboard magazine's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Arabian Prince left shortly after the release of their debut studio album, Straight Outta Compton, in 1988, with Ice Cube following suit in December of the following year. Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren and Dr. Dre would become platinum-selling solo artists in their own right in the 1990s, their debut album marked the beginning of the new gangsta rap era as the production and social commentary in their lyrics were revolutionary within the genre. N. W. A's second studio album, Niggaz4Life, was the first hardcore rap album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 sales charts. Rolling Stone ranked N. W. A number 83 on their list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time". In 2016, the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, following three previous nominations. N. W. A was assembled by Compton-based Eazy-E. Eazy-E sought an introduction to Steve Yano. Although rebuffed, Yano was impressed by Eazy-E's persistence and arranged a meeting with Dr. Dre.
N. W. A consisted of Dr. Dre. Together with fellow producer Arabian Prince, Ice Cube was added to the roster after he had started out as a rapper for the group C. I. A. Dre would bring DJ Yella on board as well. Dre and Yella were both members of the World Class Wreckin' Cru as DJs and producers. Ruthless released the single "Panic Zone" in 1987 with Macola Records, included on the compilation album N. W. A. and the Posse. N. W. A was still in its developing stages, is only credited on three of the eleven tracks, notably the uncharacteristic record "Panic Zone", "8-Ball", "Dopeman", which marked the first collaboration of Arabian Prince, DJ Yella, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube. Mexican rapper Krazy-Dee co-wrote "Panic Zone", called "Hispanic Zone", but the title was changed when Dr. Dre advised Krazy-Dee that the word "hispanic" would hinder sales. Included was Eazy-E's solo track "Boyz-n-the-Hood". N. W. A released their debut studio album, Straight Outta Compton, in 1988. With its famous opening salvo of three tracks, the group reflected the rising anger of the urban youth.
The opening song "Straight Outta Compton" introduced the group, "Fuck tha Police" protested police brutality and racial profiling, "Gangsta Gangsta" painted the worldview of the inner-city youth. While the group was credited with pioneering the burgeoning subgenre of gangsta rap, N. W. A referred to their music as "reality rap". Twenty-seven years member and co-producer of the Straight Outta Compton film, Ice Cube, commented "they were talking about what led into the style that we ended up doing, now called hardcore gangster rap." Dr. Dre and DJ Yella, as HighPowered Productions, composed the beats for each song, with Dre making occasional rapping appearances; the D. O. C. Ice Cube, MC Ren wrote most of the group's lyrics, including "Fuck tha Police" the group's most notorious song, which brought them into conflict with various law enforcement agencies. Under pressure from Focus on the Family, Milt Ahlerich, an assistant director of the FBI sent a letter to Ruthless and its distributing company Priority Records, advising the rappers that "advocating violence and assault is wrong and we in the law enforcement community take exception to such action."
This letter can still be seen at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Ohio. Policemen refused hurting their plans to tour. Nonetheless, the FBI's letter only served to draw more publicity to the group. Straight Outta Compton was one of the first albums to adhere to the new Parental Advisory label scheme still in its early stages: the label at the time consisted of "WARNING: Moderate impact coarse language and/or themes" only. However, the taboo nature of N. W. A's music was the most important factor of its mass appeal. Media coverage compensated for N. W. A's lack of airplay and their album went double platinum. One month after Straight Outta Compton, Eazy-E's solo debut Eazy-Duz-It was released; the album was dominated by Eazy's persona but behind the scenes it was a group effort. Music was handled by DJ Yella. O. C; the album was another double platinum success for Ruthless. 1989 saw the re-issue of N. W. A and the Posse and Straight Outta Compton on CD, the release of The D. O. C.'s No One Can Do It Better.
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Tomohiro Katanosaka is a former Japanese football player and manager. Katanosaka was born in Kagoshima on April 18, 1971. After graduating from high school, he joined Mazda in 1990. From 1991, he became a regular player as left side back. In 1994, the club won the 2nd place in J1 League. In 1995, however his opportunity to play decreased Ryuji Michiki and he moved to Kashiwa Reysol in July, he played as regular player and the club won the champions 1999 J. League Cup; however his opportunity to play decreased behind Tomonori Hirayama in late 1999. In 2000, he moved to Oita Trinita; however he could hardly play in the match and he moved to Gamba Osaka on loan in August. He played at Gamba until 2001 and he moved to Vegalta Sendai on loan in 2002. In 2003, he returned to Trinita and he retired end of 2003 season. After retirement, Katanosaka started coaching career at Oita Trinita in 2004. In 2007, he became a coach; the club won the champions 2007 J. League Cup, 2008 and 2009 Emperor's Cup. In 2010, he moved to his first club.
The club won the champions 2013 J1 League. In 2014, he moved to Gamba Osaka again. In 2014, the club won the champions all three major title in Japan J1 League, J. League Cup and Emperor's Cup. In 2015, the club won Emperor's Cup for 2 years in a row. In 2016, he became a manager. In 2016, although Trinita played in J3 League, he led Trinita to won the champions and was promoted to J2 League. In 2018 season, Trinita won the 2nd place in J2 and was promoted to J1. Update. League Cup: 1999 Oita TrinitaJ3 League: 2016IndividualJ. League Manager of the Year: 2019 Player statistics at J. League Manager statistics at J. League Sanfrecce Hiroshima Profile at biglobe.ne.jp
The 1977 Masters Tournament was the 41st Masters Tournament, held April 7–10 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Tom Watson, age 27, won the first of his two green jackets, two strokes ahead of runner-up Jack Nicklaus; the two were tied after 68 holes Watson birdied the par-4 17th. Needing a birdie to tie, Nicklaus bogeyed the final hole, one of 19 times in his career that he was the runner-up in a major championship, it was the second of Watson's eight major championships, he won a second Masters in 1981. The pair again dueled for a major title in the final round in July in Scotland, at the Open Championship at Turnberry won by Watson. Although he had won a major in 1975 and led the PGA Tour in season earnings entering this Masters, Watson had been labeled a "choker" early in his pro career, known for relinquishing leads in the final round of majors and regular events. Notable among these was the U. S. Open in 1974 at Winged Foot. 1. Masters championsTommy Aaron, George Archer, Gay Brewer, Billy Casper, Charles Coody, Raymond Floyd, Doug Ford, Bob Goalby, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Sam Snead, Art Wall Jr. Jack Burke, Jr. Jimmy Demaret, Ralph Guldahl, Claude Harmon, Ben Hogan, Herman Keiser, Cary Middlecoff, Byron Nelson, Henry Picard, Gene Sarazen did not play.
The following categories only apply to Americans2. U. S. Open champions Lou Graham, Hale Irwin, Johnny Miller, Jerry Pate 3; the Open champions Tom Watson, Tom Weiskopf Lee Trevino was recovering from back surgery and did not play4. PGA champions Dave Stockton 5. 1976 U. S. Amateur semi-finalistsJames T. Mason, C. Parker Moore Jr. Bill Sander, Stan Souza 6. Previous two U. S. Amateur and Amateur championsVinny Giles, Fred Ridley, Dick Siderowf 7. Members of the 1976 U. S. Eisenhower Trophy teamJohn Fought 8. Top 24 players and ties from the 1976 Masters TournamentBuddy Allin, Jim Colbert, Ben Crenshaw, Al Geiberger, Hubert Green, Dave Hill, Tom Kite, Gene Littler, Roger Maltbie, Rik Massengale, Jerry McGee, Curtis Strange, Larry Ziegler 9. Top 16 players and ties from the 1976 U. S. OpenButch Baird, Rod Funseth, Mark Hayes, Don January, Lyn Lott, Mike Morley, Andy North, J. C. Snead John Mahaffey was injured and did not play10. Top eight players and ties from 1976 PGA ChampionshipGil Morgan, John Schlee 11.
Winners of PGA Tour events since the previous MastersAndy Bean, Woody Blackburn, Danny Edwards, Lee Elder, Gibby Gilbert, Joe Inman, Gary Koch, Billy Kratzert, Bruce Lietzke, Mac McLendon, Tom Purtzer, Bob Wynn Blackburn and Kratzert were the winners of the Walt Disney World National Team Championship. Subsequent winners of this pairs event did not receive an invitation.12. Members of the U. S. 1975 Ryder Cup teamBob Murphy 13. Foreign invitationsIsao Aoki, Seve Ballesteros, Bruce Devlin, David Graham, Dale Hayes, Tommy Horton, John Lister, Graham Marsh, Takashi Murakami, Jack Newton, Christy O'Connor Jnr, Peter Oosterhuis, Bob Shearer Numbers in brackets indicate categories that the player would have qualified under had they been American. Source: Thursday, April 7, 1977 Source: Friday, April 8, 1977 Source: Saturday, April 9, 1977 Source: Sunday, April 10, 1977 Source: Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par Source: Masters.com – past winners About.com: 1977 Masters Augusta.com – 1977 Masters leaderboard and scorecards