Youngest in Charge

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Youngest in Charge
Studio album by Special Ed
Released May 8, 1989
Recorded 1988-1989
Genre Hip Hop
Length 49:19
Label Profile/Arista/BMG Records
Producer Howie Tee
Special Ed chronology
Youngest in Charge
(1989)
Legal
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Youngest in Charge is the debut album from the then-16-year-old Brooklynite hip hop artist Special Ed. The album had sold more than 500,000 copies.

In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source '​s 100 Best Rap Albums Ever.[2]

Track listing[edit]

# Title Samples
1 "Taxing"
2 "I Got It Made"
  • "I Don't Know What It Is, But It Sure Is Funky" by Ripple
3 "I'm the Magnificent"
4 "Club Scene"
5 "Hoedown"
6 "Think About It"
7 "Ak-Shun"
8 "Monster Jam"
9 "The Bush"
10 "Fly M.C."
11 "Heds and Dreds"

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Billboard 200 73
Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 8

Singles[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
R&B Rap
1989 "I Got It Made" 18 9
1989 "Think About It" 68
1990 "I'm the Magnificent" 37 27

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "100 Best Rap Albums". The Source (New York) (#100). January 1998. ISSN 1063-2085. Retrieved November 24, 2007.