Dana Dane with Fame

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Dana Dane with Fame
Studio album by Dana Dane
Released May 22, 1987
Recorded 1985–1987
Genre Golden age hip hop
Length 37:51
Label Profile Records
Producer Hurby Luv Bug
Dana Dane chronology
Dana Dane with Fame
(1987)
Dana Dane 4 Ever
(1990)
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Dana Dane with Fame is the debut album by American rapper Dana Dane, which was released in 1987 on Profile Records and was produced by legendary producer Hurby Luv Bug. Dana Dane with Fame achieved great success, peaking at #46 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. In addition to that, the album also featured four charting singles: "Nightmares," "Cinderfella Dana Dane," "Delancey Street," and "This be the Def Beat," which made it to #21, #11, #44, and #30 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, respectively.

In his song "Can't Stop" from the well-received 2005 album A.W.O.L. the song "Nightmares" is mentioned by notable East-Coast Rapper AZ in the line "The names is changed, the games the same It's playin' fair, but years of Nightmares, like Dana Dane".

Years later, Snoop Dogg would cover "Cinderfella Dana Dane."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dedication" – :22
  2. "Cinderfella Dana Dane" – 5:34
  3. "This be the Def Beat" – 3:20
  4. "Dana Dane with Fame" – 4:05
  5. "Delancey Street" - 5:25
  6. "We Wanna Party" – 2:59
  7. "Nightmares" – 5:50
  8. "Keep the Groove" – 3:56
  9. "Love at First Sight" – 6:20

Samples[edit]

Nightmares

Cinderfella Dana Dane

Dana Dane With Fame

Love at First Sight

  • "Seven Minutes of Funk" by The Whole Darn Family

This Be the Def Beat

We Wanna Party

Personnel[edit]

  • Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor – Producer, Mixing
  • Janette Beckman – Photography
  • Craig Bevan – Engineer
  • Dana Dane – Mixing
  • Andre Debourg – Engineer
  • Steven Ett – Mixing
  • Cheryl Green – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Gregory Homs – Design
  • Sam Jacobs – Producer
  • Nedra Johnson – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Clark Kent – Scratching
  • Harvetta Lawhorn – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Andrew Milano – Engineer
  • Janet Perr – Design
  • Robyn Springer – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Howie Weinberg – Mastering
  • Jimmy Young – Vocals (bckgr)