is the debut studio album by American rapper Ain't No Shame in My Game Candyman. It was released on October 2, 1990 via Epic Records with distribution by CBS Records Inc. Production was handled by the Candyland Band and executive producer Ken Komisar. The album peaked at number 40 on the and at number 18 on the Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in the United States, and at number 65 on the Album Top 100 in the Netherlands. It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on December 18, 1990.
The album spawned three
hit singles: " Knockin' Boots", "Melt in Your Mouth" and "Nightgown". Its lead single, "Knockin' Boots", reached number-one position in the Netherlands, number 9 in Belgium and in the United States, and number 28 in Germany. "Melt in Your Mouth" peaked at number 41 in the Netherlands and number 69 in the United States. "Nightgown" made it to number 91 in the United States.
Track listing [ edit ]
Sample credits 
Track 2 contains elements from "
Think (About It)" by Lyn Collins Track 3 contains elements from "Harlem Clavinette" by
J.J. Johnson, " Rock with You" by Michael Jackson, and " Hot Pants Pt. 1 (She Got to Use What She Got to Get What She Wants)" by James Brown Track 4 contains elements from "Tonight Is the Night" by
Betty Wright, "Ooh Boy" by Rose Royce, " La Di Da Di" by Doug E. Fresh & Slick Rick, "Which Hand" by Daws Butler, and "We Don't Wanna' Sit Down (We Wanna' Git Down)" by Brick Track 5 contains elements from "
Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" by The Spinners and "Which Hand" by Daws Butler Track 6 contains elements from "I Ain't Tha 1" by
N.W.A Track 8 contains elements from "Rated X" by
Kool & the Gang, "What Do I Have to Do to Prove My Love to You" by Marva Whitney, and "I'm Gonna Get You" by Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul Track 9 contains elements from "Head" and "Irresistible Bitch" by
Prince Track 11 contains elements from "
You and I" by Rick James, "Let's Have Some Fun" by The Bar-Kays, and "Your Love Takes Me Out" by Cameo Track 12 contains elements from " Funky Drummer" by James Brown
Personnel [ edit ]
Candyman – vocals, producer Charlie W. Mackie – bass, producer
Johnny Lee Jackson – producer Shatasha Williams – producer
Dette – producer
Tea-Fly – producer
DJ Scratch – producer Ken Komisar – executive producer
Donovan "The Dirt Biker" Sound – engineering
Tony Cannella – engineering
Brian Gardner – mastering Mary Maurer – art direction
Todd Gray – photography
Jon Willoughby – management Chris Lawmaster – management
Certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Henderson, Alex. "Ain't No Shame in My Game - Candyman | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic . Retrieved . November 13, 2018
Juon, Steve 'Flash' (January 20, 2009). "Candyman :: Ain't No Shame in My Game :: CBS/Epic Records". www.rapreviews.com . Retrieved . November 13, 2018
"Tracks Sampled by Candyman". WhoSampled . Retrieved . November 13, 2018
"Dutchcharts.nl – Candyman – Ain't No Shame In My Game" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
"Candyman Chart History (. Billboard 200)" . Retrieved November 13, 2018. Billboard
"Candyman Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". . Retrieved November 13, 2018. Billboard
"American album certifications – Candyman – Ain't No Shame In My Game". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Album , then click SEARCH .
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