12 Gauge (12 Gauge album)

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12 Gauge
Studio album by 12 Gauge
Released May 20, 1994 (1994-05-20)
Recorded 1993–1994
Genre Hip hop, Miami bass
Length 46:36
Label Scotti Bros.
Producer Doug Grigsby, David Michery, Lea Reis
12 Gauge chronology
12 Gauge
(1994)
Let Me Ride Again
(1995)

12 Gauge is the self-titled debut album by 12 Gauge, released on May 20, 1994 through Scotti Bros. Records.

The album is best known for its lead single and 12 Gauge's only top 40 hit, "Dunkie Butt". The single spent 21 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 28 and was certified gold by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 copies. The album itself made it to No. 141 on the Billboard 200, and 44 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, the only one of his three albums to reach the Billboard charts. After the Zomba Music Group purchased the Scotti Bros. label, the album was re-released in 1998.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Dunkie Butt"   4:18
2. "U Go Girl"   3:59
3. "Lay You Down"   5:46
4. "Bend Over (Ooh Lord)"   3:32
5. "I Got a Thing for You"   3:24
6. "Ghetto Freakin"   3:54
7. "Freestyle"   4:39
8. "Rump"   4:55
9. "Brother's Keeper"   4:10
10. "Grip Ya Hips"   4:07
11. "Freak It"   3:52

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Billboard 200 141[citation needed]
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop 44[citation needed]
Billboard Top Heatseekers 3[citation needed]