A Musical Massacre

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A Musical Massacre
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 10, 1999
GenreHip hop
ProducerThe Beatnuts
The Beatnuts chronology
Remix EP: The Spot
A Musical Massacre
Take It or Squeeze It
Singles from A Musical Massacre
  1. "Watch Out Now"
    Released: May 4, 1999
  2. "Se Acabo"
    Released: 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars link
Rap PagesB link
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars link
The Source4/5 stars link
BrainOfHipHop8/10 stars

A Musical Massacre is the third studio album by American hip hop duo The Beatnuts. It was released on August 10, 1999 by Loud Records during a merger with Relativity Records. It is The Beatnuts' most critically and commercially successful album, reaching #35 on the Billboard 200 and hailed as one of "1999's most entertaining hip-hop albums" by Allmusic.[1] In addition, it boasted two singles, "Se Acabo" and the Rhythmic Top 40 hit "Watch Out Now". Although entirely produced by The Beatnuts, A Musical Massacre features guest appearances by artists including dead prez, Biz Markie and Common.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Featuring (s) Time Samples
1 "Intro" 2:03
2 "Beatnuts Forever" Triple Seis & Marlon Manson 3:14
3 "Muchachacha" Willie Stubz & Swinger 4:08
  • "Black Night" by Daniel Janin & Jean-Claude Pierric
  • "Reading the Comics" by Fiorello La Guardia
  • "Shoot That Laserbeam!" by Army of Lovers
4 "I Love It" 4:14
5 "Slam Pit" Cuban Link & Common 3:26
6 "Wild, Wild, What!" 0:45
7 "Look Around" dead prez & Cheryl Pepsii Riley 5:18
8 "Cocotaso" Tony Touch 2:16
  • "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing" by Don Lamond
9 "Monster for Music" 2:49
10* "Spelling Beatnuts with Lil' Donny" 1:18
11 "Puffin' on a Cloud" 5:10
12 "Turn It Out" Greg Nice 4:54
13 "Rated R" Nogoodus 1:46
  • "Blue Mood" by Patchwork, Chris Rae & Frank McDonald
14 "Who You're Fuckin' Wit'" 0:50
15 "Story 2000" Patrick Blazy 3:24
16 "Watch Out Now" 2:55
  • "The Secret of the Magic Tiara (Beginning)" by Power Records
  • "Hijack" by Enoch Light
17 "You're a Clown" Biz Markie & Tyler Fernandez 5:00
  • "Never on Sunday" by Robert Maxwell
18 "Buddah in the Air" Carl Thomas & Gob Goblin 6:14
19 "Se Acabo (It's Over)" Swinger & Magic Juan 4:13

An asterisk (*) indicates a track omitted from the British version.[2]

Chart positions[edit]


Chart (1999) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 35
U.S. Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 10


Song Chart (1999) Peak
"Watch Out Now" U.S. Billboard Hot 100 84
U.S. Rhythmic Top 40 33
U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 29
Hot Rap Singles 3
Canadian Singles Chart 17


  1. ^ "A Musical Massacre Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-05-15.
  2. ^ Amazon.co.uk: A Musical Massacre: Beatnuts: Music