AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted

album

AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted is the first studio album by American rapper, Ice Cube. AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted was released on May 16, 1990 through Priority Records.[1]

AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 16, 1990
RecordedJanuary-April 1990 at Greene Street Studios in New York City
GenreWest Coast hip hop, gangsta rap, political hip hop
Length49:36
LanguageEnglish
LabelPriority
ProducerThe Bomb Squad, Ice Cube, Chilly Chill, Sir Jinx
Ice Cube chronology
''Straight Outta Compton
(1988)
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted ''Kill at Will
(1990)

The album peaked at #19 on the Billboard 200.[2] It is considered to be one of the defining hip hop albums of the 1990s.[3] The album was listed in the books 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die and 1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die.[4][5]

The album featured the singles "Who's the Mack?", "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted", and "Endangered Species (Tales from the Darkside)".

SongsEdit

No. TitleProducer(s) Length
1. "Better Off Dead" (Intro)Ice Cube, Sir Jinx 1:03
2. "The Nigga Ya Love to Hate"  The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube (co.), Sir Jinx (co.) 3:13
3. "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted"  The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube (co.), Sir Jinx (co.) 4:08
4. "What They Hittin' Foe?"  The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube (co.), Sir Jinx (co.) 1:22
5. "You Can't Fade Me/JD's Gafflin'"  The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube (co.), Sir Jinx (co.) 5:12
6. "Once Upon a Time In the Projects"  Sir Jinx, The Bomb Squad (co.) 3:41
7. "Turn Off the Radio"  The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube (co.), Sir Jinx (co.) 2:37
8. "Endangered Species (Tales from the Darkside)" (featuring Chuck D)The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube (co.), Sir Jinx (co.) 3:21
9. "A Gangsta's Fairytale" (featuring Lil Russ)Ice Cube, Sir Jinx, The Bomb Squad (co.) 3:16
10. "I'm Only Out For One Thang" (featuring Flavor Flav)Ice Cube, Sir Jinx, The Bomb Squad (co.) 2:10
11. "Get Off My Dick & Tell Yo' Bitch to Come Here"  The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube (co.), Sir Jinx (co.) 0:56
12. "The Drive-By" (Interlude)Sir Jinx 1:01
13. "Rollin' Wit' the Lench Mob"  The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube (co.), Sir Jinx (co.) 3:43
14. "Who's the Mack?"  Sir Jinx, The Bomb Squad 4:35
15. "It's a Man's World" (featuring Yo-Yo)Sir Jinx, Ice Cube 5:26
16. "The Bomb"  Sir Jinx, The Bomb Squad (co.) 3:25
Total length:
49:36

ReferencesEdit

  1. "iTunes - Music - Amerikkka's Most Wanted by Ice Cube". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-11-15.
  2. "Amerikkka's Most Wanted - Ice Cube - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-11-15.
  3. "Amerikkka's Most Wanted: Accolades". acclaimedmusic.net. Retrieved 2014-11-15.
  4. "1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die". Rocklist.net. Retrieved 2014-11-15.
  5. Jericho, Chris (2008). 1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die. Workman Publishing. p. 558. ISBN 9780761153856. |access-date= requires |url= (help)

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