Young, Black, Rich and Famous

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Young, Black, Rich and Famous
Studio album by M-Doc
Released October 27, 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre R&B
Length 53:51
Label Alexia
Producer M-Doc
Jere MC
Ronnie Tyson
Ed Strickland
M-Doc chronology
M. Doc Wit Stevio: C'mon Getcha Groove On
Young, Black, Rich and Famous
Singles from Young, Black, Rich and Famous
  1. "Free"
  2. ""
  3. ""
Compact disc
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Young, Black, Rich and Famous is the third album by the rap artist, producer and songwriter M-Doc.

The set felt somewhere between rap and R&B, and its ambitions were probably best realized on the lead single, which was a cover of the Deniece Williams' number one hit from 1977 "Free"[2] M-Doc's version of the song released as the lead single scored minor chart success on the U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles, where it peaked at number sixty-one in 1998.[3]

To the album contributed several other performers. Among them, the singer CeCe Peniston (on the track "Keep It Real"), with whom M-Doc collaborated on the singles produced for her ("Searchin'", "I'm Not Over You" and "He Loves Me 2").

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Featured artist(s) Length
1. "Intro"   M-Doc, Elroy Smith   1:02
2. "Revenge"   L.Smith, M-Doc, K.Little Rhyme 4:19
3. "Keep It Real"   M-Doc, T.Armstrong, R.Smith-also Furious 5, S.Robinson CeCe Peniston 4:49
4. "You Showed Your Ace"   M-Doc, Ernest Wilson   4:45
5. "Put Me On"   M-Doc Cristina 4:36
6. "I Just Wanna Be"   M-Doc Jessie Campbell 5:18
7. "The Great Escape"   M-Doc, Elroy Smith, Tanjila Pettis   4:54
8. "Free"   Denise Williams, Nathan Watts, Susaye Green, Henry Redd Cristina 4:48
9. "Young, Black, Rich and Famous Interlude"   M-Doc, Jere MC   1:21
10. "Can We Got Down?"       4:16
11. "Drinks on Me"   M-Doc, C-Breeze, Fredrick J. Taerrin, Richard Rudolph, Minnie Ripperton   4:25
12. "We Do It Like That"   Scott Hammond, Persan Love, C.Mitchell, M-Doc, D.A. Smart, T.Parker   4:57
13. "Keep Doin' Whatcha Doin'"   M-Doc, K.Little, Elroy Smith Rhyme 4:15
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Credits and personnel[edit]


  1. ^ Donkers, Chuck. Young, Black, Rich and Famous at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-16.
  2. ^ "Deniece Williams, Free in the UK Singles chart' Retrieved 6 November 2010
  3. ^ 'M-Doc, Free in the U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart' Retrieved 6 November 2010

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