Face the Nation (Kid 'n Play album)

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Face the Nation
Face the Nation.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 24, 1991
GenreHip hop
Elektra Records
ProducerEric "Quicksilver" Johnson, Christopher "Play" Martin, Pete Rock, Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor
Kid 'n Play chronology
Face the Nation

Face the Nation is the third album by hip-hop duo Kid 'n Play.[2][3] It was released on September 24, 1991, on Select Records and produced by Eric "Quicksilver" Johnson, Christopher "Play" Martin, Pete Rock and Hurby Luv Bug.


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2/5 stars[4]

The album was a critical and commercial failure, making it to #144 on the Billboard 200 and #27 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. However, it featured the hit single "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody" which made it to #1 on the Hot Rap Singles and #51 on the Billboard Hot 100, and was one of the few Select Records albums to have major-label distribution.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It's Alright Y'all" - 4:32
  2. "Back on Wax" - 4:40
  3. "Got a Good Thing Going On" - 4:40
  4. "Next Question" - 5:08
  5. "Face the Nation" - 4:44
  6. "Foreplay" - 4:31
  7. "Slippin'" - 4:13
  8. "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody" - 4:45
  9. "Give It Here" - 4:35
  10. "Bill's At the Door" - 4:51
  11. "Toe to Toe (Fat R&B Mix)" - 5:54


Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody


Got a Good Thing Going On



  1. ^ Griffin, Gil (December 20, 1991). "RAP EXTRAVAGANZA OR EXTRAVAGANCE?" – via www.washingtonpost.com.
  2. ^ "At play with Kid 'N Play". EW.com.
  3. ^ Press, KRIS WORRELL Daily. "KID 'N PLAY". dailypress.com.
  4. ^ "Face the Nation - Kid 'N Play | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic.