The Danger Zone (album)

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The Danger Zone
Studio album by Big L
Released May 31, 2011 (2011-05-31)
Recorded 1994–1999
Genre East Coast hip hop, hardcore hip hop
Length 69:50
Label RBC
Producer DJ Premier, Lord Finesse, DJ Phantom, Donald Phinazee
Big L chronology
Return of the Devil's Son
(2010)
The Danger Zone
(2011)

The Danger Zone is the third posthumous album by American hip hop artist Big L, released May 31, 2011 on RBC Records.[1] L's brother Donald Phinazee produced most of the album and other production came from DJ Phantom. The album was originally announced on April 12, 2011,[2] and features artists such as Gang Starr, O.C., Herb McGruff, A.G., Roc Raida, Lord Finesse as well as other D.I.T.C. members. It is the second album that contains unreleased and unheard tracks and freestyles.[3][4] after Return of the Devil's Son.[5]

The album received positive reviews and Andres Vasquez calls the album a "must have".[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "8 Iz Enuff" (demo version) 4:20
2. "Harlem N.Y.C." (Beats 2 Blow remix) (featuring Bootsie and Herb McGruff) 4:46
3. "You Know What I'm About" (featuring Lord Finesse) 4:26
4. "98 Halftime Radio"   3:39
5. "Yours" (featuring O.C.) 4:10
6. "Work, Part II" (featuring Gang Starr) 3:05
7. "Tru Master"   4:40
8. "Cluemanati" (featuring Herb McGruff) 4:59
9. "5 Fingers of Death" (featuring Lord Finesse, A.G., Fat Joe, Diamond D) 4:53
10. "Let Me Find Out"   2:34
11. "We All Can't Ball" (featuring Liz Lucci and Richie Thums) 3:55
12. "S.K.I.T.S." (Remix featuring D.I.T.C.) 4:05
13. "Live in Amsterdam" (featuring A.G. and Roc Raida) 20:18
Total length:
69:50

Personnel[edit]

Credits for The Danger Zone adapted from Allmusic.[7]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States May 31, 2011 RBC Records CD RBCCD231
Digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Danger Zone". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ Paine, Jake (April 12, 2011). "Big L's "Danger Zone" To Be Released By Brother; Gang Starr, D.I.T.C. Featured". HipHop DX. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Danger Zone - Big L". Allmusic. Rovi Corportation. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Danger Zone". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 
  5. ^ admin. "Big L's "Danger Zone" Album To Be Released May 31". Street Spittas. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 
  6. ^ Vasquez, Andres (June 3, 2011). "Big L - The Danger Zone". HipHop DX. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 
  7. ^ The Danger Zone – Big L > Credits. Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 31, 2011

External links[edit]

The Danger Zone at AllMusic