On Top of the World (album)

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On Top of the World
Studio album by Eightball & MJG
Released November 1, 1995
Recorded 1994–1995
Digital Services
Houston, Texas
Genre Gangsta Rap, Southern Rap, G-funk
Length 70:51
Label Suave House, Relativity
Draper Inc. (2003 reissue)
The Legendary Suave House (2009 reissue)
Producer T-Mix
Eightball & MJG chronology
On the Outside Looking In
(1994)
On Top of the World
(1995)
Lyrics of a Pimp
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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On Top of the World is the 1995 album by Eightball & MJG released on Suave House Records. West-coast artists E-40 and Mac Mall both make appearances on this album, along with Big Mike – a one-time member of Geto Boys.

Nuckle Heads, a newly formed group of 2 female rappers on Suave House, debut on this album. South Circle (Mr. Mike and Thorough) also make an appearance here. Former 1 of the Girls member Nina Creque also appears on the album.

The album cover was designed by Houston based company Pen & Pixel Graphics, who also designed the cover for their 1993 debut Comin' Out Hard. The company would later be known for their covers for No Limit Records as well as Cash Money Records.

The third person on the album cover is Suave House founder and CEO Tony Draper.

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by Premro Smith, Marlon J. Goodwin and Tristan Jones, except as noted.
  1. "Intro" – 1:45
  2. "Pimp in My Own Rhyme" – 4:33
  3. "What Can I Do" – 5:13
  4. "For Real" – 5:30
  5. "Funk Mission" – 5:11
  6. "Kick That Shit" – 5:37
  7. "Friend or Foe" (featuring E-40, Mac Mall, Big Mike & Rodney Ellis) (Premro Smith, Marlon J. Goodwin, Tristan Jones, Earl Stevens, Jamal Rocker, Michael Barnett) – 6:23
  8. "Hand of the Devil" – 4:58
  9. "On Top of the World" – 4:25
  10. "What Do You See" (featuring Nuckle Heads) – 4:58
  11. "In the Line of Duty" – 5:50
  12. "All in My Mind" (featuring South Circle) (Premro Smith, Marlon J. Goodwin, Tristan Jones, Michael Walls, Rex Robeson) – 5:05
  13. "Comin' Up" – 4:16
  14. "Space Age Pimpin'" (featuring Nina Creque) – 5:10
  15. "Break'em Off" – 4:37

Personnel[edit]

  • DJ Squeaky - scratches
  • Tony Draper - executive producer, production coordinator
  • Roger Tausz - recording engineer, mixing
  • John Moran - mastering
  • Pen & Pixel - artwork, design, layout, special effects