Black Mafia Life

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Black Mafia Life
Studio album by Above the Law
Released February 2, 1993
Recorded 1991-1992
Genre West Coast hip hop[1]
Length 71:23
Label Ruthless, Giant, Reprise
Producer Above the Law
Above the Law chronology
Vocally Pimpin'
Black Mafia Life
Uncle Sam's Curse
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rolling Stone 4.5/5 stars
The Source 3.5/5 stars December, 1993, p.72[permanent dead link]

Black Mafia Life is the second album by West Coast hip hop group Above the Law, released in 1993. Rolling Stone gave the album 4.5 stars.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Above the Law

  1. "Black Triangle"
  2. "Never Missin' a Beat" (featuring: Kokane)
  3. "Why Must I Feel Like Dat?"
  4. "Commin' Up"
  5. "Pimpology 101"
  6. "Call It What You Want" (featuring: 2Pac, Money-B)
  7. "Harda U R tha Doppa U Faal"
  8. "Game Wreck-Oniz-Iz Game" (featuring: Eazy-E, Kokane)
  9. "Pimp Clinic"
  10. "V.S.O.P."
  11. "Process of Elimination (Untouchakickamurdaqtion)" (featuring: MC Ren)
  12. "G's & Macoronies"
  13. "G-Rupie's Best Friend" (featuring: Kokane)
  14. "Mee vs. My Ego"
  15. "Outro"


Game Wreck-Oniz-Iz Game

G-Rupies Best Friend

Mee vs. My Ego

Call It What You Want

Never Missin' a Beat


Commin' Up

  • "Synthetic Substitution" by Melvin Bliss

Harda U R Tha Doppa U Faal

Pimp Clinic

Why Must I Feel Like Dat?

Chart positions[edit]

Billboard Music Charts album
Billboard Music Charts singles
  • "V.S.O.P." (Hot Rap Singles) (#9)
  • "V.S.O.P." Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (#97)


  • Eazy-E — executive producer
  • Digital Underground — vocals
  • Above the Law — producer
  • Cartoon — artwork
  • Brian Gardner — mastering
  • Mark Paladino — engineer, mixing
  • Mike Sims — guitar
  • Mike Smooth — guitar
  • Kokane — arranger
  • Cold 187 um — scratching, arranger, keyboards, producer
  • Mary Ann Dibs — art direction, design
  • Total K-Oss — scratching, arranger
  • Julio Estrada — photography
  • B-Laid Back Edwards — keyboards
  • Go Mack — scratching