Fat Boys (album)

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Fat Boys
Studio album by The Fat Boys
Released May 29, 1984
Genre 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 the self-titled first studio album by hip hop group The Fat Boys. 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 cd and 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 bonus material (downloadable for the vinyl version). [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

2012 bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Reality"
  2. "International Love"
  3. "All You Can Eat"
  4. "Fat Boys Promo (Rap Attack)"
  5. "Fat Boys And Charlie Stettler Interview (Mr. Magic's Rap Attack - 4/20/84)"
  6. "Fat Boys Interview A (Mr. Magic's Rap Attack - 1/23/84)"
  7. "Fat Boys Interview B (Mr. Magic's Rap Attack - 1/23/84)"
  8. "Mr. Magic announcing The Disco 3 as winners at Radio City Music Hall on May 23, 1983" (not listed in the tracklist)

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]

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]