At Your Own Risk

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At Your Own Risk
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 24, 1990
Recorded1990[1]
StudioMilagro Sound Recorders (Glendale, CA)
GenreWest Coast hip hop
Length48:16
LabelCapitol Records
Producer
King Tee chronology
Act a Fool
(1988)
At Your Own Risk
(1990)
Tha Triflin' Album
(1993)
Singles from At Your Own Risk
  1. "Ruff Rhyme (Back Again)"
    Released: 1990
  2. "At Your Own Risk"
    Released: 1990
  3. "Diss You"
    Released: 1990
  4. "Played Like a Piano"
    Released: 1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

At Your Own Risk is the second studio album by American West Coast hip hop artist King Tee. It was released on September 24, 1990 via Capitol Records. Production was handled by several record producers, including DJ Pooh, E-Swift, Bilal Bashir, Bronick Wrobleski, J.R. Coes, DJ Aladdin, and King T himself. It also features guest appearances provided by Ice Cube and Breeze on the album's final track "Played Like a Piano". The album spawned four singles: "Ruff Rhyme (Back Again)", "Diss You", "At Your Own Risk" and "Played Like a Piano", which were later included on the rapper's greatest hits album titled Ruff Rhymes: Greatest Hits Collection.

The album peaked at number 175 on the US Billboard 200 and number 35 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Its single "Ruff Rhyme (Back Again)" peaked at number 18 on the Hot Rap Songs.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Introduction"
2:25
2."At Your Own Risk"
4:06
3."Ruff Rhyme (Back Again)"DJ Pooh3:31
4."On the Dance Tip"
  • Bronick Wrobleski
  • J.R. Coes
  • DJ Pooh (co.)
4:07
5."Jay Fay Dray"DJ Pooh1:06
6."Skanless"DJ Pooh4:20
7."Take You Home"
  • DJ Pooh
  • J.R. Coes (co.)
4:20
8."Diss You"Bilal Bashir4:15
9."Time to Get Out"DJ Pooh3:29
10."Can This Be Real" (Remix)DJ Pooh3:45
11."E Get Swift"
3:50
12."Do Your Thing"DJ Pooh1:38
13."King Tee Production"
  • DJ Pooh
  • King Tee
2:34
14."Played Like a Piano" (featuring Ice Cube & Breeze)DJ Pooh4:59
Total length:48:16

Personnel[edit]

  • Roger McBride – main artist, producer (tracks: 1, 2, 13), mixing (tracks: 1, 2, 8, 10)
  • O'Shea Jackson – featured artist (track 14)
  • M.C. Breeze – featured artist (track 14)
  • Mark S. Jordan – producer (tracks: 2, 3, 5-7, 9-14), co-producer (track 4), mixing (tracks: 3-7, 9-14)
  • Bilal Bashir – producer (tracks: 1, 8)
  • J.R. Coes – producer (track 4), co-producer (track 7)
  • Bronek Wroblewski – producer (track 4)
  • Eric Brooks – producer (track 11)
  • Bob Morse – engineering (tracks: 1, 3-7, 9-14)
  • Vachik Aghaniantz – engineering (tracks: 2, 8)
  • Alphonso Henderson – mixing (track 10)
  • Glen E. Friedman – photography
  • Jorge Hinojosa – management
  • Eric Greenspan – management

Album singles[edit]

Single information
"Ruff Rhyme"
  • Released: June 29, 1990
  • B-side:
"Diss You"
  • Released: October 25, 1990
  • B-side:
"At Your Own Risk"
  • Released: March 25, 1991
  • B-side:

Chart positions[edit]

Album

Chart (1990) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 175
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 35

Singles

Year Song Hot Rap Singles
1990 "Ruff Rhyme (Back Again)" 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodstra, Chris; Bush, John; Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2008). "Old School Rap and Hip-hop". Hal Leonard Corporation. Retrieved 2019-11-21.
  2. ^ Wynn, Ron. "At Your Own Risk – King Tee". Allmusic. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "King Tee Ruff Rhyme (Back Again) Chart History". Hot Rap Songs. Retrieved February 19, 2018.
  4. ^ "King Tee Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "King Tee Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard.

External links[edit]

At Your Own Risk at Discogs (list of releases)