A Salt with a Deadly Pepa

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A Salt with a Deadly Pepa
Studio album by Salt-N-Pepa
Released August 2, 1988
Recorded 1987–1988
Genre Hip hop
Length 43:01
Label London
Next Plateau
Producer Hurby Luv Bug
Salt-N-Pepa chronology
Hot, Cool & Vicious
(1986)
A Salt With a Deadly Pepa
(1988)
Blacks' Magic
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B [2]

A Salt With A Deadly Pepa is the second album by female rap trio Salt-N-Pepa, released on Next Plateau Records. The album was certified gold in America, reaching #38 on the Billboard 200 and #8 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Album charts. The album spawned three singles, the top ten R&B hit and moderate popular hit "Shake Your Thang"; the top twenty R&B hit "Get Up Everybody (Get Up)"; and "Twist And Shout", a major pop hit in the UK, hitting #4 in that country. "Get Up Everybody (Get Up)" was sampled without permission for "Wonderland (UKS Mix)" in Dance Dance Revolution Extreme.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Hurby "Fingerprints" Azor except where noted.

  1. "Intro Jam" – 0:40
  2. "A Salt with a Deadly Pepa" – 3:29
  3. "I Like It Like That" – 4:06
  4. "Solo Power (Let's Get Paid) (Salt Solo)" – 3:30
  5. "Shake Your Thang" with E.U. – 3:58 (Isley, Isley)
  6. "I Gotcha" – 4:09
  7. "Let the Rhythm Run" Remix – 3:25
  8. "Get Up Everybody (Get Up)" – 3:37
  9. "Spinderella's Not a Fella (But a Girl DJ)" – 4:00
  10. "Solo Power (Syncopated Soul) (Pepa Solo)" – 3:44
  11. "Twist and Shout" – 4:54 (Medley, Russell)
  12. "Hyped on the Mic" – 3:29
  13. "Push It" - 3:20

Samples[edit]

A Salt With a Deadly Pepa

Everybody Get Up

I Like It Like That

Let the Rhythm Run (Remix)

Shake Your Thang

Solo Power (Let's Get Paid)

Twist and Shout

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Salt-N-Pepa: A Salt With a Deadly Pepa" at AllMusic. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Salt-N-Pepa: A Salt With a Deadly Pepa". Retrieved 29 August 2011.