Eyes on This

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Eyes on This
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Studio album by MC Lyte
Released October 3, 1989 (1989-10-03)
Recorded 1988−1989
Genre Golden age hip hop
Length 47:48
Label First Priority Music/Atlantic Records
Producer Audio Two, Grand Puba, The King of Chill, Marley Marl, Nat Robinson, PMD
MC Lyte chronology
Lyte as a Rock
Eyes on This
Act Like You Know
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (B+) link

Eyes on This is the second album by MC Lyte. It was released on October 3, 1989, almost a year after her classic debut album Lyte as a Rock, for First Priority and Atlantic Records and featured production from Audio Two, as well as Grand Puba, The King of Chill, Marley Marl, Nat Robinson and PMD. Eyes on This would peak at #86 on the Billboard 200 and #6 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and produced three hit singles, each of which made it in the top 10 on the Hot Rap Singles chart, "Cha Cha Cha" (#1), "Cappucino" (#8), and "Stop, Look, Listen" (#9)

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Cha Cha Cha" (samples "The Man-Machine" by Kraftwerk) 3:00
2. "Slave 2 the Rhythm" 4:17
3. "Cappucino" (samples "Spaced Out" by The Blackbyrds) 3:55
4. "Stop, Look, Listen" 3:19
5. "Throwin' Words at U" 3:00
6. "Not wit' a Dealer" 3:20
7. "Survival of the Fittest" 4:08
8. "Shut the Eff Up! (Hoe)" 5:49
9. "I Am the Lyte" 4:00
10. "Rhyme Hangover" 2:03
11. "Funky Song" 3:55
12. "Please Understand" (samples "Sweet For You And Me (Monogamy Mix)" by Mtume) 3:01
13. "K-Rocks Housin'" 4:02


Chart (1989) Peak
US Billboard 200[1] 86
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[2] 6