2 Hype

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2 Hype
Studio album by Kid 'n Play
Released October 21, 1988
Recorded 1987-1988
Genre Hip-Hop, new jack swing
Length 43:37
Label Select Records
Producer Hurby Luv Bug
The Invincibles
Kid 'n Play chronology
2 Hype
(1988)
Funhouse
(1990)

2 Hype is the debut album by rap duo, Kid 'n Play. The album was released in 1988 for Select Records and was produced by Hurby Luv Bug and The Invincibles.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

2 Hype was a success for the duo, reaching #96 on the Billboard 200 and #9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and being certified Gold by the RIAA. Three singles found success on the Hot Rap Singles chart, "Rollin' with Kid 'n Play" (#2), "2 Hype" (#19) and "Gittin' Funky" (#24). In 2008, "Rollin' with Kid 'n Play" was ranked number 63 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rollin' with Kid 'n Play" – 4:01
  2. "Brother Man Get Hip" – 3:43
  3. "Gittin' Funky" – 4:41
  4. "Soul Man" – 3:31
  5. "Damn That DJ (The Wizard M.E.)" – 3:28
  6. "Last Night" – 4:23
  7. "2 Hype" – 3:57
  8. "Can You Dig That" – 3:27
  9. "Undercover" (feat. The Real Roxanne) – 3:38
  10. "Do the Kid 'n Play Kick Step" – 4:02
  11. "Do This My Way" – 4:46

Samples[edit]

Do This My Way

Gittin' Funky

Last Night

Rollin' With Kid 'N Play

  • "I Don't Know What It Is, but It Sure Is Funky" by Ripple
  • "Crazy" by Slug-Go

Undercover

Damn That DJ (The Wizard M.E.)

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