Gang Starr discography

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Gang Starr discography
Studio albums 6
Compilation albums 2
Singles 17

The discography of Gang Starr consists of six studio albums, two compilation albums and 20 singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US US R&B CAN UK
No More Mr. Nice Guy
  • Released: June 5, 1989
  • Label: Wild Pitch
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
83
Step In the Arena
  • Released: January 15, 1991
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
121 19 36
Daily Operation
  • Released: May 5, 1992
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
65 14
Hard to Earn
  • Released: March 8, 1994
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
25 2 29
Moment of Truth
  • Released: March 31, 1998
  • Label: Noo Trybe / Virgin
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
6 1 14 43
The Ownerz
  • Released: June 24, 2003
  • Label: Virgin
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
18 5 74

Compilations[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US US R&B UK
Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr
  • Released: July 13, 1999
  • Label: Noo Trybe / Virgin
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
33 11 47
  • RIAA: Gold[1]
Mass Appeal: The Best of Gang Starr
  • Released: December 26, 2006
  • Label: Virgin
  • Format: CD, digital download

Singles[edit]

Year Song US
[2]
US R&B
[3]
US Rap
[4]
UK
[5]
Album
1987 "The Lesson" singles only
"Believe Dat!"
"Bust a Move Boy"
1988 "Movin' On"
1989 "Words I Manifest" No More Mr. Nice Guy
"Positivity" 19
1990 "Jazz Thing" 66 Mo' Better Blues OST
"Just to Get a Rep" 5 Step in the Arena
1991 "Take A Rest" (Europe only) 63
"Lovesick" 11 50
"Step in the Arena" 5
"Who's Gonna Take the Weight?" 9
1992 "Ex Girl to the Next Girl" 109 64 5 Daily Operation
"Take It Personal" 1
"2 Deep" (Europe only) 67
"Gotta Get Over (Taking Loot)" Trespass OST
1994 "Mass Appeal" 67 42 10 Hard to Earn
"Code of the Streets" 83 33 91
"DWYCK"
(featuring Nice & Smooth)
25
"Suckas Need Bodyguards"
(featuring Melachi the Nutcracker)
44
1997 "You Know My Steez" 76 32 5 Moment of Truth
1998 "The Militia"
(featuring Big Shug and Freddie Foxxx)
101 68 38
"1/2 & 1/2"
(featuring M.O.P.)
Blade OST
1999 "Full Clip" Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr
"Discipline"
(featuring Total)
58
2002 "Skills" 91 The Ownerz
2003 "Nice Girl, Wrong Place"
(featuring Boy Big)
99
"Rite Where You Stand"
(featuring Jadakiss)
26
"Same Team, No Games"
(featuring NYG'z & H.Stax)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American certifications – Gang Starr". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved April 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Gang Starr Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard.com. Retrieved January 09, 2012.
  3. ^ "Gang Starr Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard.com. Retrieved January 09, 2012.
  4. ^ "Gang Starr > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 09, 2012.
  5. ^ "Gang Starr - UK Chart". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 11 November 2015.