Dr Dre's 'The Chronic' arriving early on TIDAL | The Music Universe

Starting on April 19th, experience The Chronic like never before, in the highest audio quality available

4/20 is starting early on TIDAL with the platform’s advance release of Dr. Dre’s iconic debut album, The Chronic. On Sunday, April 19th the global music and entertainment streaming platform will introduce Dr. Dre’s legendary 1992 album in the highest audio quality available, a day earlier than other platforms. Beginning on Sunday at midnight ET, fans can stream The Chronic at TIDAL.com/DrDre.

In this monumental drop, TIDAL will share some of the most revered bars and beats in hip-hop history in master quality audio (MQA). Users can listen to “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang” and “Let Me Ride,” in the way Dr. Dre intended.

In addition, on April 19th at 9 am ET, TIDAL will publish an article in its digital magazine Read, that focuses on the landmark album’s place in hip-hop history.

With social distancing guidelines set in place, users can stay at home and cast all music videos from Dr. Dre’s freshman record straight to their big screens Airplay, Chromecast, Roku, Vizio, Apple TV, Fire TV, Samsung TV, and Android TV. Members can also kickback to sounds influenced by The Chronic’s West Coast contributors Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Nate Dogg, and Daz Dillinger, with playlists like G-Funk 101, Produced by Dr. Dre,Snoop Dogg Guest Verses, Nate Dogg Essentials.

TIDAL is offering new customers a special limited-time offer of four months for any plan for only $4. Immediately upon creating an account new members receive a customized “Welcome Mix” of music based upon their favorite artists across different genres, providing an optimized experience.

The Chronic was released 28 years ago, in December 1992, on Death Row Records and is widely considered by both critics and fans to be one of the greatest albums of all time. The album redefined West Coast rap, and introduced the world to Snoop Dogg, Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, Nate Dogg, Warren G, Lady of Rage, D.O.C, RBX, and others. It makes it digital debut on all other outlets on April 20th.

The Chronic was also recently selected as one of only 25 recordings to be inducted into the National Recording Registry this year. The inductees were selected by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and showcase the cultural, historical and aesthetic importance to the U.S.’ recorded sound heritage.