Big L discography

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Big L discography
Studio albums 2
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 3
Music videos 4
Singles 7

The complete discography of Big L, an American hip hop artist, consists of two studio albums, three posthumous albums, three compilation albums, one live album, four music videos, and seven singles. His first album, Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous, was released in 1995. In the US, it peaked at number 149 on the Billboard 200 and number 22 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
US Rap
[1]
UK
[2]
Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous 149 22
The Big Picture 13 2 122

Posthumous albums[edit]

List of posthumous albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
US Rap
[1]
UK
[2]
139 and Lenox
  • Released: September 21, 2010
  • Label: Flamboyant Entertainment (FBE 111)
  • Format: CD, LP
Return of the Devil's Son 73
The Danger Zone[4]
  • Released: May 31, 2011
  • Label: RBC Records
  • Format: CD, music download

Compilation albums[edit]

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
US Rap
[1]
UK
Harlem's Finest – A Freestyle History
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Corleone 531 Records
  • Format:
Big L: The Archives 1996–2000
  • Released: June 28, 2006
  • Label: Corleone 531/Flamboyant Entertainment
  • Format:
L Corleone
  • Released: Feb 14, 2012
  • Label: Flamboyant Music Group
  • Format: CD, music download

Live albums[edit]

List of live albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
US Rap
[1]
UK
[2]
Live from Amsterdam
  • Released: August 1, 2000
  • Label:
  • Format:

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US R&B
[5]
US Rap
[6]
US Dance
[6]
"Put It On" 1995 81 23 12 Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous
"M.V.P." 1995 56 15 25
"Ebonics"[7] 1998 The Big Picture
"We Got This"[8]
(featuring Mr. Cheeks)
1999 Non-album single
"Flamboyant" 2000 39 1 The Big Picture
"Deadly Combination" 2002
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles
Title Year Album
"Devil's Son"[9] 1993 Non-album single
"Clinic (Shoulda Worn A Rubba)" 1994
"Street Struck" 1995 Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous
"Platinum Plus"[10]
(featuring Big Daddy Kane)
2000 The Big Picture
"Holdin' it Down"
(featuring Stan Spit, A.G. & Miss Jones)

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Artist(s) Album
"Yes You May" 1992 Lord Finesse Return of the Funky Man
"Represent" Showbiz and A.G. Runaway Slave
"Five Fingers of Death" 1997 Hatred, Passions, and Infidelity
"Work is Never Done" N.O.T.S. Click 12" Promo
"Day One" Diamond D, Lord Finesse, O.C, AG, and

Fat Joe

12" Promo
"Dangerous" O.C. Jewelz
"Internationally Known"/ "The Enemy" O.C., Fat Joe, and Lord Finesse/

Fat Joe

12" Promo
"Dignified Soldiers" 1998 12" Promo
"All Love" AG, Fat Joe, and Lord Finesse 12" Promo
"Uptown Connection" Ma$e and Herb McGruff Destined to Be
"We All Can't Ball" Liz Lucci and Richie Thumbs
"Back Up Off Me" 1999 N.O.T.S. Click 12" Promo
"Furious Anger" Shyhelm Mabchild
"Thick" AG and O.C. 12" Promo
"Get Yours" O.C. 12" Promo
"Way of Life" 2001 Fat Joe 12" Promo
"Alone" Marquee and Stephen Simmons 12" Promo
"Bring 'Em Back" 2004 Big Pun and Fat Joe True Story
"Raw and Ready" Party Artie 12" Promo

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director(s)
Put It On 1994 Brian "Black" Luvar[11]
M.V.P. Brian "Black" Luvar[11]
No Endz, No Skinz 1995 Richard Lewis[12]
Holdin' It Down 1999

| Game Plan(Cameo/Lord Finesse Music Video) | 1996

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Big L - Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums." Allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation. n.d. Web. 27 October 2011. <http://allmusic.com/artist/big-l-p144340/charts-awards>.
  2. ^ a b c Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: Darrin B – David Byrne." Zobble.de. Zobble. n.d. Web. 11 November 2011. <http://www.zobbel.de/cluk/CLUK_B.HTM>.
  3. ^ "Searchable Database." RIAA.com. Recording Industry Association of America. 11 October 2000. Web. 27 October 2011. <http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?artist=%22Big+L%22>.
  4. ^ "The Danger Zone – Big L > Overview". Allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation. n.d. Web. 14 November 2011. <http://allmusic.com/album/the-danger-zone-r2177968>
  5. ^ For US R&B singles peaks:
  6. ^ a b "Big L > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles." Allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation, n.d. Web. 27 October 2011. <http://allmusic.com/artist/big-l-p144340/charts-awards/billboard-singles>.
  7. ^ Berry, Jahna (July 31, 2000). "Big L's Second Album Due, More Than a Year after His Death". Vh1. Viacom. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Big L: Singles". Rawkus Records. Archived from the original on April 23, 2001. 
  9. ^ Daniel, Jamilia. "Uptown Renaissance: Big L". The Source April 1995. Print.
  10. ^ "Platinum Plus". Yahoo! Music. Yahoo!. Archived from the original on July 11, 2012. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "Yo! MTV Raps" Yo! MTV Raps. MTV Networks. New York City, New York. 1995. Television.
  12. ^ "No Endz, No Skinz - Big L." Vevo.com. Vevo. n.d. Web. 27 October 2011. <http://www.vevo.com/watch/big-l/no-endz-no-skinz/USSM20401475>.