Accept Your Own and Be Yourself (The Black Album)

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Accept Your Own & Be Yourself (The Black Album)
Studio album by No I.D.
Released September 23, 1997 (1997-09-23)
Recorded 1996-1997
Genre Chicago hip hop
Length 45:26
Label Relativity
Producer No I.D.
Dug Infinite
Spike Rebel
No I.D. chronology
Accept Your Own & Be Yourself (The Black Album)
(1997)
The Sampler Vol. 1
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Accept Your Own and Be Yourself (The Black Album) is the only full-length album released under producer No I.D.'s name. It was put out by Relativity Records in 1997.

Production is done entirely by him, except "Original Man" (co-produced by Dug Infinite), "Sky's the Limit (Inf Mix)" (produced by Dug Infinite) and "Sky's the Limit" (co-produced by Spike Rebel). He raps on most of the tracks; Dug Infinite is also featured on most of them. Common and Syndicate also make appearances.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Songwriters Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Heat" No I.D. *Interlude*
2 "We Rock Like So" D. Wilson, D. Thomas No I.D. Dug Infinite, No I.D.
3 "Fate or Destiny" D. Wilson, D. Thomas, L. Harland No I.D. Dug Infinite, No I.D., Syndicate
4 "State to State" D. Wilson, D. Thomas, J. Simmons, D. McDaniels, R. Rubin No I.D. Common, Dug Infinite, No I.D.
5 "I'm Thinkin'" No I.D. *Interlude*
6 "Mega Live (That's the Joint)" D. Wilson, D. Thomas, J. Davis, N. Jones, E. Klugh, D. McDaniels, J. Olivier, A. Shaheed, T. Smith, M. Taylor, R. Guy No I.D. Dug Infinite, No I.D., Syndicate
7 "Sky's the Limit [Inf Mix]" D. Wilson, D. Thomas Dug Infinite No I.D.
8 "Dreams" No I.D. *Interlude*
9 "The Real Weight" D. Wilson, D. Thomas No I.D. Dug Infinite, No I.D.
10 "Jump on It" D. Wilson, D. Thomas No I.D. Dug Infinite, No I.D.
11 "Gem" No I.D. *Interlude*
12 "Original Man" D. Wilson, D. Thomas No I.D., Dug Infinite (co-producer) Dug Infinite, No I.D.
13 "Pray for the Sinners" D. Wilson, D. Thomas, S. Wonder No I.D. Dug Infinite, No I.D.
14 "Sky's the Limit" D. Wilson, D. Thomas, C. Newbill No I.D., Spike Rebel (co-producer) Dug Infinite, No I.D.
15 "Two Steps Behind" D. Wilson, D. Thomas, L. Harland No I.D. Dug Infinite, No I.D., Syndicate

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Album singles[edit]

Single cover Single information
"Sky's the Limit"
  • Released: 1997
  • B-side: "Jump on It"

Chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1997 Accept Your Own & Be Yourself (The Black Album) - #94

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