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 and Lenox
  • Released: September 21, 2010
  • Label: Flamboyant Entertainment (FBE 111)
  • Format: CD, LP
Return of the Devil's Son 73
The Danger Zone[5]
  • Released: May 31, 2011
  • Label: RBC Records
  • Format: CD, music download
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
"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>.