Gravity (Bush Babees album)

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Studio album by Bush Babees
Released October 15, 1996
Recorded 1995−1996
Genre Hip hop
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Shawn J. Period
The Ummah
Mr. Man
Charles Harrison
Chris Harrison
Bush Babees chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1] 10/10 stars [2]

Gravity is the acclaimed second album by Hip Hop group Da Bush Babees. The crew got help from a number of fellow Native Tongues members, including The Ummah, Mos Def and De La Soul's Posdnous. The lead single "The Love Song" received strong airplay prior to the album's release. Along with De La Soul's Stakes Is High, Gravity is notable for jump-starting the hip-hop career of Mos Def, who is featured on three tracks on the album ("Intro," "The Love Song," and "S.O.S."). However Warner Bros. released this group from its contract after the album ran its course.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Intro" Shawn J. Period Mos Def
2 "Gravity" The Ummah Light, Lee Majors, Mr. Man
3 "Wax" Mr. Man Lee Majors, Mr. Man, Light
4 "The Beat Down" Rahzel Rahzel
5 "Maybe" Mr. Man Mr. Man
6 "3 MCs" The Ummah Mr. Man, Lee Majors, Q-Tip, Light
7 "S.O.S." Mr. Man Mr. Man, Lee Majors, Light, Mos Def
8 "God Complex" Shawn J. Period Light, Lee Majors, Mr. Man
9 "The Ruler" Mr. Man Lee Majors
10 "The Ninth Presentation" Mr. Man Mr. Man, Lee Majors
11 "The Love Song" Posdnous Mos Def, Mr. Man, Lee Majors, Light
12 "Rock Boots" Charles Harrison *Interlude*
13 "In Meh Dreams" Mr. Man Light, Muntcho Leo
14 "Melting Plastic" Shawn J. Period Lee Majors, Light, Mr. Man
15 "Outro" Shawn J. Period *Interlude*

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1996 Gravity - #75

Singles chart positions[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Billboard Hot 100 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales
1996 The Love Song - #66 #15 #19