Fat Boys (album)

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Fat Boys
Studio album by The Fat Boys
Released May 29, 1984
Genre Old school hip hop
Length 39:10
Label Sutra
Producer Executive Producer:
Art Kass
Charles Stettler
Producer:
Kurtis Blow
The Fat Boys chronology
Fat Boys
(1984)
The Fat Boys Are Back
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Fat Boys is a hip-hop album by the group of the same name. It was originally released on May 29, 1984 (see 1984 in music) on vinyl and cassette. As of 2010, it has not been re-released on compact disc in North America.

The album was dedicated to the memory of Rebecca Wimbely and William (Divine) Santos.

On November 23, 2012, the album was reissued in a limited-edition vinyl package. The album is housed in a pizza box, with the album itself being a picture disc of pizza, with a special book and downloadable bonus material. [1]

Track listing[edit]

Side a[edit]

  1. "Jail House Rap" – 8:30
  2. "Stick 'Em" – 4:26
  3. "Can You Feel It?" – 6:38

Side b[edit]

  1. "Fat Boys" – 6:50
  2. "The Place to Be" – 4:26
  3. "Human Beat Box" – 2:16
  4. "Don't You Dog Me" – 5:50

Personnel[edit]

The group[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Angie Blake - Vocals
  • Kurtis Blow - Musician, vocals
  • Don Blackman - Musician
  • Danny Harris - Musician
  • Francis Johnson - Vocals
  • Tony McLaughlin - Musician
  • David Ogrin - Musician
  • Davod Reeves - Musician
  • Larry Smith - Musician
  • Tashawn - Vocals
  • Audrew Whleeler - Vocals
  • Alyson Williams - Vocals

Technical staff[edit]

  • Kurtis Blow, Art Kass, Charles Stettler – producers
  • David Ogrin – engineer
  • Herb Powers Jr. – engineer

Charts[edit]

USA - Album

Year Chart Peak Position
1984 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums #6
1984 Billboard 200 #48

USA - Singles

Year Song Chart Peak Position
1984 "Jail House Rap" Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks #17
1985 "Can You Feel It?" Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks #38

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Fat Boys Disc Reissued for Record Store Day". Retrieved 20 November 2012. 

External links[edit]