Big L discography

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Big L discography
Releases
Studio albums 6
Compilation albums 1
Singles 7
Music videos 4

The complete discography of Big L, an American hip hop artist, consists of six studio albums, four music videos, and seven singles. His first album, Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous, was released in 1995. In the US, it peaked at number 149 on the Billboard 200 and number 22 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
US Rap
[1]
UK
[2]
Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous 149 22
The Big Picture 13 2 122
139 & Lenox
  • Released: September 21, 2010
  • Label: Flamboyant Entertainment (FBE 111)
  • Format: CD, LP
100
Return of the Devil's Son 73
The Danger Zone[5]
  • Released: May 31, 2011
  • Label: RBC Records
  • Format: CD, music download
58
L Corleone
  • Released: Feb 14, 2012
  • Label: Flamboyant Music Group
  • Format: CD, music download

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
US Rap
[1]
UK
Harlem's Finest – A Freestyle History
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Corleone 531 Records
  • Format:
Big L: The Archives 1996–2000
  • Released: June 28, 2006
  • Label: Corleone 531/Flamboyant Entertainment
  • Format:

Live albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
US Rap
[1]
UK
[6]
Live from Amsterdam
  • Released: 1995
  • Label:
  • Format:

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US R&B
[7]
US Rap
[8]
US Dance
[8]
"Put It On" 1995 81 23 12 Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous
"M.V.P." 1995 56 15 25
"No Endz, No Skinz" 1995
"Ebonics"[9] 1998 The Big Picture
"We Got This"[10]
(featuring Mr. Cheeks)
1999 Non-album single
"Flamboyant" 2000 39 1 The Big Picture
"Deadly Combination" 2002
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles
Title Year Album
"Devil's Son"[11] 1993 Non-album single
"Clinic (Shoulda Worn A Rubba)" 1994
"Street Struck" 1995 Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous
"Platinum Plus"[12]
(featuring Big Daddy Kane)
2000 The Big Picture
"Holdin' it Down"
(featuring Stan Spit, A.G. & Miss Jones)

Guest appearances[edit]

List of guest appearances, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Yes You May"[11]
(Lord Finesse featuring Big L)
1992 Return of the Funky Man
"Represent"[11]
(Showbiz & A.G. featuring Big L)
Runaway Slave
"Dangerous"
(O.C. featuring Big L)
1997 Jewelz
"Furious Anger"
(Shyheim featuring Big L)
1999 Manchild (album)
"Bring 'em Back"
(Terror Squad featuring Big L)
2004 True Story

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director(s)
Put It On 1994 Brian "Black" Luvar[13]
M.V.P. Brian "Black" Luvar[14]
No Endz, No Skinz 1995 Richard Lewis[15]
Holdin' It Down 1999

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Big L > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums." Allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation. n.d. Web. 27 October 2011. <http://allmusic.com/artist/big-l-p144340/charts-awards>.
  2. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: Darrin B – David Byrne." Zobble.de. Zobble. n.d. Web. 11 November 2011. <http://www.zobbel.de/cluk/CLUK_B.HTM>.
  3. ^ Berry, Jahna. "Street Buzz, Duets Fuel Sales Of Big L's The Big Picture". VH1.com MTV Networks. 11 August 2000. Web. 14 November 2011. <http://www.vh1.com/artists/news/1122983/20000810/big_l.jhtml>
  4. ^ "Searchable Database." RIAA.com. Recording Industry Association of America. 11 October 2000. Web. 27 October 2011. <http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?artist=%22Big+L%22>.
  5. ^ "The Danger Zone – Big L > Overview". Allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation. n.d. Web. 14 November 2011. <http://allmusic.com/album/the-danger-zone-r2177968>
  6. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: Darrin B – David Byrne." Zobble.de. Zobble. n.d. Web. 11 November 2011. <http://www.zobbel.de/cluk/CLUK_B.HTM>.
  7. ^ For US R&B singles peaks:
  8. ^ a b "Big L > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles." Allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation, n.d. Web. 27 October 2011. <http://allmusic.com/artist/big-l-p144340/charts-awards/billboard-singles>.
  9. ^ Berry, Jahna (July 31, 2000). "Big L's Second Album Due, More Than a Year after His Death". Vh1. Viacom. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Big L: Singles". Rawkus Records. Archived from the original on April 23, 2001. 
  11. ^ a b c Daniel, Jamilia. "Uptown Renaissance: Big L". The Source April 1995. Print.
  12. ^ "Platinum Plus". Yahoo! Music. Yahoo!. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Yo! MTV Raps" Yo! MTV Raps. MTV Networks. New York City, New York. 1995. Television.
  14. ^ "Yo! MTV Raps" Yo! MTV Raps. MTV Networks. New York City, New York. 1995. Television.
  15. ^ "No Endz, No Skinz - Big L." Vevo.com. Vevo. n.d. Web. 27 October 2011. <http://www.vevo.com/watch/big-l/no-endz-no-skinz/USSM20401475>.