Gangsta Lean

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This article is about the album. For the title track from the album, see Gangsta Lean (song).
Gangsta Lean
DRS - Gangsta Lean album cover.jpg
Studio album by DRS
Released October 25, 1993 (1993-10-25)[1]
Genre
Length 52:36
Label Roll Wit It/Capitol
Producer

The High Street Bank Boys (exec.)[2]

Singles from Gangsta Lean
  1. "Gangsta Lean"
    Released: 1993
  2. "Skoundrels Get Lonely"
    Released: March 29, 1994[3]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Gangsta Lean is the only studio album by American contemporary R&B/hip hop group DRS, released October 25, 1993 via Roll Wit It Entertainment (which was distributed via Capitol Records).[1] The album peaked at #34 on the Billboard 200 and #6 on the Billboard R&B chart.[4]

Two singles were released from the album: "Gangsta Lean" and "Skoundrels Get Lonely". "Gangsta Lean" was the group's only hit on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #4 in 1993.[4] In addition to original songs, the album contains a cover of "Do Me, Baby" by Prince.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Chris Jackson[1][2] except "Skoundrels Get Lonely" written by Lavell Brown; and "Do Me, Baby" written by Prince

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro"     1:29
2. "Mama Didn't Raise No Punk"  
  • Chris Jackson
  • The Whole 9
3:48
3. "Strip"   The Whole 9 3:49
4. "Skoundrels Get Lonely"  
  • Lavell Brown
  • The Whole 9
5:07
5. "Gangsta Lean"  
  • Chris Jackson
  • Delaney McGill
  • Steve Young
5:21
6. "44 Ways"   The Whole 9 4:13
7. "Nigga Wit a Badge"  
  • Chris Jackson
  • The Whole 9
3:29
8. "Sickness"   Chris Jackson 4:06
9. "Bonnie and Clyde"   Chris Jackson 3:37
10. "Do Me, Baby" (Prince cover) Chris Jackson 3:45
11. "Trust Me"   Chris Jackson 4:30
12. "Make It Rough"   The Whole 9 4:25
13. "Gangsta Lean (Gangstapella)"  
  • Chris Jackson
  • Delaney McGill
3:55
14. "Outro: Jack Move"     1:12
Total length:
52:36

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1993)[4] Peak
position
US Billboard 200 34
US R&B Albums (Billboard) 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Henderson, Alex. "Gangsta Lean - DRS,MC D.R.S. | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "D.R.S. (4) - Gangsta Lean (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ "DRS - Skoundrels Get Lonely - Amazon.com Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "Gangsta Lean - DRS,MC D.R.S. | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 

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