Black Mafia Life

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Black Mafia Life
Studio album by Above the Law
Released February 2, 1993
Recorded 1991-1992
Genre West Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap, G-Funk [1]
Length 71:23
Label Ruthless Records, Giant Records
Producer Above the Law
Above the Law chronology
Vocally Pimpin'
(1991)
Black Mafia Life
(1993)
Uncle Sam's Curse
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rolling Stone 4.5/5 stars
The Source 3.5/5 stars December, 1993, p.72

Black Mafia Life is the second album by gangsta rap group Above the Law, released in 1993. Rolling Stone gave the album 4.5 stars.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Above the Law

  1. "Black Triangle"
  2. "Never Missin' a Beat"
  3. "Why Must I Feel Like Dat?"
  4. "Commin' Up"
  5. "Pimpology 101"
  6. "Call It What You Want" (featuring: 2Pac, Money-B)
  7. "Harda U R tha Doppa U Faal"
  8. "Game Wreck-Oniz-Iz Game" (featuring: Eazy-E, Kokane)
  9. "Pimp Clinic"
  10. "V.S.O.P."
  11. "Process of Elimination (Untouchakickamurdaqtion)" (featuring: MC Ren)
  12. "G's & Macoronies"
  13. "G-Rupie's Best Friend"
  14. "Mee vs. My Ego"
  15. "Outro"

Samples[edit]

Game Wreck-Oniz-Iz Game

G-Rupies Best Friend

Mee vs. My Ego

Call It What You Want

Never Missin' a Beat

V.S.O.P.

Commin' Up

  • "Synthetic Substitution" by Melvin Bliss

Harda U R Tha Doppa U Faal

Chart positions[edit]

Billboard Music Charts album
Billboard Music Charts singles
  • "V.S.O.P." (Hot Rap Singles) (#9)
  • "V.S.O.P." Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (#97)

Personnel[edit]

  • Eazy-E — executive producer
  • Digital Underground — vocals
  • Above the Law — producer
  • Cartoon — artwork
  • Brian Gardner — mastering
  • Mark Paladino — engineer, mixing
  • Mike Sims — guitar
  • Mike Smooth — guitar
  • Kokane — arranger
  • Cold 187 um — scratching, arranger, keyboards, producer
  • Mary Ann Dibs — art direction, design
  • Total K-Oss — scratching, arranger
  • Julio Estrada — photography
  • B-Laid Back Edwards — keyboards
  • Go Mack — scratching