Face the Nation (Kid 'n Play album)

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Face the Nation
Studio album by Kid 'n Play
Released September 24, 1991
Recorded 1991
Genre Hip-hop
Length 49:44
Label Select/Elektra Records
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Producer Eric "Quicksilver" Johnson, Christopher "Play" Martin, Pete Rock, Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor
Kid 'n Play chronology
Funhouse
(1990)
Face the Nation
(1991)
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Face the Nation is the third and final album by hip-hop duo Kid 'n Play. It was released on September 24, 1991 on Select Records and produced by Eric "Quicksilver" Johnson, Christopher "Play" Martin, Pete Rock and Hurby Luv Bug. This title of the last album was inspired by the CBS Sunday morning talk show of the same name which starred television journalist Bob Schieffer.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link

The album was a critical and commercial failure, making it to #144 on the Billboard 200 and #27 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. However, it featured the hit single "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody", which made it to #1 on the Hot Rap Singles and #51 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was one of the few Select Records albums to have major-label distribution.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It's Alright Y'all" - 4:32
  2. "Back on Wax" - 4:40
  3. "Got a Good Thing Going On" - 4:40
  4. "Next Question" - 5:08
  5. "Face the Nation" - 4:44
  6. "Foreplay" - 4:31
  7. "Slippin'" - 4:13
  8. "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody" - 4:45
  9. "Give It Here" - 4:35
  10. "Bill's At the Door" - 4:51
  11. "Toe to Toe (Fat R&B Mix)" - 5:54

Samples[edit]

Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody

Foreplay

Got a Good Thing Going On

Slippin'