AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted

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AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
Studio album by Ice Cube
Released May 16, 1990
Recorded January-April 1990 at Greene Street Studios in New York City
Genre West Coast hip hop, gangsta rap, political hip hop
Length 49:36
Language English
Label Priority
Producer The Bomb Squad, Ice Cube, Chilly Chill, Sir Jinx
Ice Cube chronology
Straight Outta Compton
(1988)Straight Outta Compton1988
Recess
(1990)
Kill at Will
(1990)Kill at Will1990

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]

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)".

Songs[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  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. 

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