Big Tyme

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Big Tyme
Studio album by Heavy D & the Boyz
Released June 12, 1989
Genre New jack swing[1]
Length 53:53
Label Uptown Records
Producer DJ Eddie F
Teddy Riley
Marley Marl
Pete Rock
Heavy D & the Boyz chronology
Living Large
(1987)
Big Tyme
(1989)
Peaceful Journey
(1991)

Big Tyme is the second album by American hip hop group Heavy D & the Boyz.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau B–[3]

The album was released in 1989 for Uptown Records and was produced by DJ Eddie F, Teddy Riley, Marley Marl, and Pete Rock. The album was considerably more successful than the group's last album, making it to #19 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Three hit singles were released: "We Got Our Own Thang", "Somebody for Me", and "Gyrlz, They Love Me".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "We Got Our Own Thang"- 3:50
  2. "You Ain't Heard Nuttin Yet"- 4:28
  3. "Somebody for Me"- 4:52
  4. "Mood for Love"- 5:27
  5. "Ez Duz It Do It Ez"- 3:59
  6. "A Better Land"- 4:55
  7. "Gyrlz, They Love Me"- 4:52
  8. "More Bounce"- 4:53
  9. "Big Tyme"- 4:56
  10. "Flexin'"- 3:51
  11. "Here We Go Again, Y'all"- 4:05
  12. "Let It Flow"- 3:45

Charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[4] 19
Billboard Top Soul Albums[4] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[5]
US
R&B
US
Rap
1989 "We Got Our Own Thang" 10 3
"Somebody For Me" 8 1
1990 "Gyrlz, They Love Me" 12 4
"Big Tyme" - 24

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mapp, Ben (September 1989). "Spins". Spin (New York): 92–93. Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ Henderson, Alex. Heavy D & the Boyz: Big Tyme > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (November 21, 1989). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice (New York). Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Heavy D & the Boyz US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  5. ^ "Heavy D & the Boyz US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 

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