AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted

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AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
Artista Ice Cube
Tipo album Studio
Pubblicazione 16 maggio 1990
Durata 49 min : 36 s
Dischi 1
Tracce 16
Genere[1] West Coast rap
Gangsta rap
Old school rap
Hardcore rap
Etichetta Priority
Produttore Chuck D, Eric Sadler, Hank Shocklee, Ice Cube, Sir Jinx, Yo-Yo
Registrazione 1989-1990 a New York
Formati CD
Certificazioni
Dischi di platino Stati Uniti Stati Uniti (1)[2]
(vendite: 1 000 000)
Ice Cube - cronologia
Album precedente
Album successivo
(1991)
Singoli
  1. "Who's the Mack?"
    Pubblicato: 1990
  2. "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted"
    Pubblicato: 17 aprile 1990
  3. "Endangered Species (Tales from the Darkside)"
    Pubblicato: 1990

AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted è l'album di debutto di Ice Cube.[3][4] L'album fu in gran parte prodotto da The Bomb Squad, produttore dei Public Enemy e fu inaspettatamente un gran successo. È considerato uno degli album hip hop più significativi degli anni '90.[5][6]

Tracce[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

# Traccia Scrittori Cantanti Durata
1 "Better off Dead" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
Brian Holt
Ice Cube 1:03
2 "The Nigga Ya Love to Hate" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
Ice Cube 3:13
3 "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
Ice Cube 4:08
4 "What They Hittin' Foe" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
Ice Cube e Average White Band 1:22
5 "You Can't Fade Me/JD's Gaffilin" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
Ice Cube 5:12
6 "Once Upon a Time in the Projects" O. Jackson
Tony Wheaton
Ice Cube 3:41
7 "Turn off the Radio" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
Ice Cube 2:37
8 "Endangered Species (Tales from the Darkside)" O. Jackson
C. Ridenhour
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
T. Wheaton
Ice Cube e Chuck D 3:21
9 "A Gangsta's Fairytale" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
T. Wheaton
Ice Cube 3:16
10 "I'm Only out for One Thang" Flavor Flav
O. Jackson
T. Wheaton
Ice Cube e Flavor Flav 2:10
11 "Get off My Dick and Tell Yo Bitch to Come Here" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
T. Wheaton
Ice Cube 0:56
12 "The Drive-By" K. Shocklee
T. Wheaton
1:01
13 "Rollin' wit' the Lench Mob" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
Ice Cube 3:43
14 "Who's the Mack?" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
T. Wheaton
V. Henry
T. Rollins
Ice Cube 4:35
15 "It's a Man's World" O. Jackson
E. Sadler
H. Shocklee
K. Shocklee
Y. Whittaker
Ice Cube e Yo-Yo 5:26
16 "The Bomb" O. Jackson
T. Wheaton
Ice Cube 3:25

Riconoscimenti[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Testata Paese Riconoscimento Anno Posizione
About.com Stati Uniti 100 Greatest Hip Hop Albums[7] 2008 33
Best Rap Albums of 1990[7] 2008 2
Robert Dimery 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die 2005 *
Ego Trip Hip Hop's 25 Greatest Albums by Year 1980-98 1999 1
The Guardian Regno Unito 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die 2007 *
Mixmag The 100 Best Dance Albums of All Time 1996 24
New Musical Express Albums of the Year 1990 41
Chris Rock Stati Uniti Top 25 Hip-Hop Albums[8] 2005 17
Rock De Lux Spagna Albums of the Year 1990 46
Rolling Stone Stati Uniti The Essential Recordings of the 90s 1999 *
The Source The 100 Best Rap Albums of All Time 1998 *
Spin Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years 2005 33
Albums of the Year 1990 1
Top 90 Albums of the 90s 1999 80
Tom Moon 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die 2008 *
Village Voice Albums of the Year 1990 6

Note[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. ^ allmusic.com - AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted, allmusic.com. URL consultato il 26 dicembre 2009.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Street Knowledge: Ice Cube on 25 Years of ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ - XXL, su XXL Mag. URL consultato il 22 agosto 2016.
  4. ^ Who is Ice Cube, the actor and rapper? | eNotes, su eNotes. URL consultato il 22 agosto 2016.
  5. ^ Acclaimed Music - AmeriKKKas Most Wanted, su www.acclaimedmusic.net. URL consultato il 22 agosto 2016.
  6. ^ Amerikka's Most Wanted certification, riaa.com.
  7. ^ a b Henry Adaso, About.com's Best Rap Albums of 1990, rap.about.com. URL consultato il 1 aprile 2010.
  8. ^ Top 25 Hip-Hop Albums Ever. Rock, Chris

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