Gamers (album)

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Gamers
Gamers (album).jpg
Studio album by The Conscious Daughters
Released March 5, 1996
Recorded 1994–1995
Genre Hip hop
Length 60:46
Label Scarface Records, Priority Records
Producer Paris, Tone Capone, Scott Gordon, Studio Ton, Mike Mosley, Nate Fox, Michael Denten
The Conscious Daughters chronology
Ear to the Street
(1993)
Gamers'
(1996)
The Nutcracker Suite'
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Gamers is the second album released by The Conscious Daughters. It was released on March 5, 1996 for Scarface Records, distributed by Priority Records and featured production by Paris, Tone Capone, Studio Ton and Mike Mosley. Gamers only made it to one Billboard chart, it made it to 29 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. One single charted, entitled "Gamers".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Strikin'" (K. Smith, C. Green)- 4:21
  2. "Gamers" (K. Smith, C. Green)- 4:32
  3. "You Want Me" (K. Smith, C. Green)- 3:03
  4. "All Caught Up" (K. Smith, C. Green, O. Jackson)- 3:48
  5. "She's So Tight" (K. Smith, C. Green)- 4:19
  6. "It Don't Stop" (Featuring Suga T) (K. Smith, C. Green, F. Morales, M. Ludlum, T. Stevens)- 5:17
  7. "Female Vocalism" (K. Smith, C. Green, E. Brooks)- 4:11
  8. "Da Mack Hit" (K. Smith, C. Green, O. Jackson)- 3:31
  9. "Who Got Da Mic" (K. Smith, C. Green)- 4:18
  10. "TCD Fo' Life (West Coast Bomb)" (K. Smith, C. Green, O. Jackson)- 3:35
  11. "Come Smooth, Come Rude" (K. Smith, C. Green, O. Jackson)- 4:10
  12. "Widow" (K. Smith, C. Green, O. Jackson)- 4:06
  13. "So Good" (K. Smith, C. Green)- 4:51
  14. "All Star Freestyle" (Featuring Mac Mall, Money-B, Saafir, C-Funk, Mystic, Clee, Father Dom, Harm)- 7:12

Samples[edit]

  • "It Don't Stop" contains samples of "Stay A Little While Child", as performed by Loose Ends and "One Nation Under a Groove" by Funkadelic.
  • "Come Smooth, Come Rude" contains a sample of "I'm Afraid the Masquerade Is Over" by David Porter.
  • "Who Got Da Mic" contains a sample of "You Are What I'm All About" by The New Birth.

Personnel[edit]

  • Keyboards: Nate Fox, Mike Mosley, Sam Bostic, Paris, Studio Ton, Tone Capone, Erik "The Hawk" Hawkins
  • Drum programming: Nate Fox, Mike Mosley, Sam Bostic, Paris, Studio Ton, Tone Capone
  • Bass guitar: Petey Boyd on "Strikin'", Gary Bolden on "Who Got Da Mic"
  • Scratches: DJ Yonie Yon on "She's So Tight"
  • Background vocals: Nate Fox on "Strikin'", Harm on "Gamers", Rose on "Female Vocalism", Mystic on "Who Got Da Mic" and "TCD Fo' Life (West Coast Bomb)", Sandy Griffith on "Come Smooth, Come Rude", Luenell on "N.F.L." and "Daddy's Home" skits
  • Recording engineer: Eric Valentine, Michael Denten, Benjamin Grant DePauw
  • Mixing engineer: Eric Valentine
  • Photography: Marcus Hanschen
  • Art Direction, layout and graphics: Todd D. Smith

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[1] 29

References[edit]