AKA the Rugged Child

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AKA the Rugged Child
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Studio album by Shyheim
Released April 19, 1994
Recorded 1992-1993
Battery Studios
(New York, New York)
Genre Hip-hop
Length 48:06
Label Virgin/EMI Records
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Producer RNS
Shyheim chronology
AKA the Rugged Child
The Lost Generation
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

AKA the Rugged Child is the debut album of American rapper Shyheim. it was released on April 19, 1994, by Virgin/EMI Records. A Wu-Tang Clan affiliate, he was 14 years old when the album was released. the album was released on the same day as Nas' debut album Illmatic.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Featured Performer(s) Time
1 Here Come the Hits RNS 3:40
2 On and On RNS June Luva and Milk D 3:48
3 Pass It Off RNS Rubbabandz, Down Low Recka, and K-Tez 4:00
4 Never Say Never (Interlude) RNS 0:28
5 One's 4 Da Money RNS 3:33
6 Here I Am RNS Down Low Recka 2:53
7 Move It Over Here RNS Pop Da Brown Hornet 4:11
8 Buckwylyn RNS 3:57
9 You the Man RNS Down Low Recka 3:35
10 Napsack RNS 3:51
11 The Rugged Onez RNS June Luva, Prophet, and Quasi 4:52
12 Little Rascals RZA 2:07
13 4 The Headpiece (Interlude) RNS 2:02
14 Party's Goin' On RNS 3:43
15 Shouts on the Outs RNS 1:26



  1. ^ Mills, Brad. "Shyheim - Shyheim a/k/a the Rugged Child". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 13, 2014.