Big & Beautiful

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Big & Beautiful
Studio album by The Fat Boys
Released April 1986
Recorded Brooklyn Music Factory
D&D Studios
Quad Recording Studios
Synth-Net, Inc.
Genre Old school hip hop
Length 37:23
Label Sutra
Producer Dave Ogrin, Fresh Gordon, Mark Morales, Damon Wimbley, Darren Robinson, Albert Cabrera & Tony Moran
The Fat Boys chronology
The Fat Boys Are Back
(1985)
Big & Beautiful
(1986)
Crushin'
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Big & Beautiful is the third hip-hop album by The Fat Boys, released in April 1986. This would be their last for the Sutra label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sex Machine" (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Ron Lenhoff) - 4:46
  2. "Go For It" (Mark Morales, Gordon Pickett, Jalil Hutchins) - 4:33
  3. "Breakdown" (Mark Morales, Damon Wimbley, Darren Robinson, Tony Moran, Albert Cabrera) - 4:12
  4. "Double-O Fat Boys" (Dave Ogrin) - 5:01
  5. "Big & Beautiful" (Dave Ogrin, Mark Morales, Damon Wimbley, Darren Robinson) - 4:25
  6. "Rapp Symphony (In C-Minor)" (Mark Morales, Gordon Pickett) - 4:01
  7. "Beat Box, Part III" (Damon Wimbley, Darren Robinson, Mark Morales) - 4:12
  8. "In The House" (Mark Morales, Gordon Pickett) - 4:12
  9. "Beat Box Is Rockin'" (Damon Wimbley, Darren Robinson, Mark Morales, Gary Rottger) - 3:36

Personnel[edit]

  • Musicians: Fresh Gordon, Doug Grama, Jeff Johnson, Mark Morales, Dave Ogrin, Darren Robinson, Gary Rottger
  • Background vocals: Peter Lewis, Cindy Mizelle, Peter Sturge, Audrey Wheeler, Alyson Williams
  • Recording and mixing engineers: Doug Grama, Dave Ogrin, Bobby Di Riso
  • Mastering: Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
  • Executive producer: Charles Stettler
  • Photography: Howard Menken
  • Design: Lynda West

Charts[edit]

USA - Album

Year Chart Peak Position
1986 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums #10
1986 Billboard 200 #62

USA - Singles

Year Song Chart Peak Position
1986 "Sex Machine" Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks #23
1986 "In The House" Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks #51

References[edit]

  1. ^ Music, All. The Fat Boys: Big & Beautiful > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 17 February 2013.

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