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.