Urban Rapsody

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Urban Rapsody
Studio album by Rick James
Released October 14, 1997
Genre Funk rap
Length 72:28
Label Private-I, Mercury
Producer Rick James, Daniel LeMelle
Rick James chronology
Kickin'
(1989)
Urban Rapsody
(1997)

Urban Rapsody is the final album by American funk singer Rick James before his death. It was released through Mercury Records and Private-I Records in 1997. The album combines rap and funk. Urban Rapsody received both a Parental Advisory sticker, James' only album with it, and mixed reviews. It was his first release since 1989's Kickin', due to substance abuse problems and periods incarcerated in prison.

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Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Rick James, except where indicated.

  1. "Urban Rapsody" (James, LeMelle, Rappin 4Tay)
  2. "West Coast Thing" (James, Shepherd)
  3. "Somebody's Watching You" (James, Shepherd)
  4. "Back in You Again"
  5. "Turn It Out"
  6. "Good Ol' Days"
  7. "Player's Way" (James, Snoop Dogg, Shepherd)
  8. "Never Say You Love Me"
  9. "It's Time" (James, Shepherd, Neb Love)
  10. "So Soft So Wet" (James, Shepherd)
  11. "Bring on the Love"
  12. "Mama's Eyes" (James, Shepherd)
  13. "Soul Sista"
  14. "Favorite Flava" (James, Shepherd, Neb Love)
  15. "Urban Rapsody (Reprise)" (James, LeMelle)