Conspiracy (Junior M.A.F.I.A. album)

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Studio album by Junior M.A.F.I.A.
Released August 29, 1995
Recorded 1994 – February 1995
Genre East coast hip hop, gangsta rap
Label Undeas, Big Beat
Producer Lance "UN" Rivera (exec.), Christopher "B.I.G." Wallace (also exec.), Jacob York (also exec.), Craig Kallman (also exec.), Daddy-O, Clark Kent, EZ Elpee, Akshun, Special Ed
Junior M.A.F.I.A. chronology
Riot Musik
Lil Kim chronology
Hard Core
Singles from Conspiracy
  1. "Player's Anthem"
    Released: May 30, 1995
  2. "I Need You Tonight"
    Released: August 9, 1995
  3. "Get Money"
    Released: September 3, 1995
  4. "Gettin' Money (The Get Money Remix)"
    Released: December 11, 1995

Conspiracy is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Junior M.A.F.I.A. (Including The Notorious B.I.G., Lil' Cease, Trife and Larceny of The Snakes, Lil' Kim, Nino Brown, Chico Del Vec, Kleptomaniac, Capone, Bugsy). It was released on August 29, 1995 by Undeas Recordings and Big Beat Records. The album debuted at number 8 on the US Billboard 200, selling 69,000 copies in its first week.[1] The album is now out of print.

Upon its release, the album garnered much attention, gaining hype with the release of singles such as "Get Money" and "Players Anthem". The album features rapper The Notorious B.I.G., who contributes to the album's production in addition to appearing on four of the album's tracks, as well as being its lead songwriter. The album's third single "Get Money", contains a sample from "You Can't Turn Me Away" performed by Sylvia Striplin. The album has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[3]

Conspiracy was a commercial success and received mixed critical reviews. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic wrote "Considering Ready to Die was one of the seminal hip-hop releases of the early '90s, Conspiracy could have been an inspired, enjoyable sequel; instead, it's a fitfully successful replication of the earlier record's strengths."[4]

Track listing[edit]

# Title Performer(s) Producer(s) Time
1 "Intro" Lance "UN" Rivera 2:42
2 "White Chalk"
  • Hook: The Notorious B.I.G. (sample from his song "Things Done Changed")
  • Verse: The Snakes
  • Ontro: Trife of The Snakes
Daddy-O & Understanding 4:40
3 "Excuse Me (Interlude)" Lance "UN" Rivera 0:50
4 "Realms of Junior M.A.F.I.A." (featuring Jamal)
  • Intro: Lil' Kim
  • First hook/ Verse: Lil' Cease
  • Second hook/ Verse: Chico Del Vec
  • Third hook/ Verse: Jamal
  • Final hook/ Verse: The Notorious B.I.G.
Clark Kent, Christopher "B.I.G." Wallace 4:25
5 "Player's Anthem"
  • Hook: The Notorious B.I.G.
  • First verse: Lil' Cease
  • Second verse: The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Final verse: Lil' Kim
Clark Kent 5:22
6 "I Need You Tonight" (featuring Faith Evans)
  • Chorus: Faith Evans
  • First verse: Trife of The Snakes
  • Second verse: Lil' Kim
  • Final verse: Kleptomaniac
Clark Kent 4:28
7 "Get Money"
  • First verse: The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Final verse: Lil' Kim
EZ Elpee 4:34
8 "I've Been... (Interlude)" Lance "UN" Rivera 0:35
9 "Crazaay"
  • Hook/ Verses: The Snakes
Clark Kent 3:58
10 "Back Stabbers" (featuring Jimmy Cozier) Daddy-O 5:34
11 "Shot! (Interlude)" Lance "UN" Rivera 0:55
12 "Lyrical Wizardry"
  • Verses: Kleptomaniac
Akshun 3:52
13 "Oh My Lord"
  • Verses: Kleptomaniac & The Notorious B.I.G.
Special Ed 3:39
14 "Murder Onze"
  • Intro: Chico Del Vec
  • First verse: Chico Del Vec & Kleptomaniac
  • Hook: Larceny of The Snakes
  • Second verse: The Snakes
  • Third verse: Kleptomaniac, Chico Del Vec & Trife of The Snakes
Akshun 4:22
15 "Outro" Lance "UN" Rivera 0:41


White Chalk

Back Stabbers


Get Money

I Need You Tonight

Oh My Lord

Player's Anthem

Realms of Junior M.A.F.I.A

Murder Onze

Charts and certifications[edit]

Charts (1995) Position
US Billboard Hot 200[5] 8
US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[6] 2
Canadian Albums Chart[7] 64


Country Certification
United States Gold