Ice Cream Man (album)

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Ice Cream Man
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Studio album by Master P
Released April 16, 1996
Recorded 1995–96
Genre Gangsta rap, Southern hip hop
Length 80:24
Label No Limit Records/Priority Records
Producer Beats By the Pound (exec.)
(exec.)
K-Lou, DJ Daryl
Master P chronology
99 Ways to Die
(1995)
Ice Cream Man
(1996)
Ghetto D
(1997)
Singles from Ice Cream Man
  1. "Mr. Ice Cream Man"
    Released: March 30, 1996
  2. "No More Tears"
    Released: 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
RapReviews (8/10)[2]
Robert Christgau (choice cut)[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars
Spin (6/10)

Ice Cream Man is the fifth studio album by New Orleans rapper Master P. Its original release was marked for the summer of 1995 but it was later released on March 30, 1996. Ice Cream Man was placed at No. 6 on the Billboard's R&B Albums and No. 26 on the Billboard 200. It was Master P's and No Limit Record's first ever platinum-certified album. The track "The Ghetto Won't Change" was not included on the 2005 re-issue. As of 2009, the album has sold 1,640,000 copies in the United States.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" – 2:50
  2. "Mr. Ice Cream Man" – 5:08 (featuring Silkk The Shocker, Mia X & Mo B. Dick)
  3. "Time for a 187" – 4:08
  4. "1/2 on a Bag of Dank" – 3:17
  5. "Break 'Em Off Somethin'" – 4:42 (featuring UGK)
  6. "How G's Ride" – 3:54 (featuring Big Ed & Silkk The Shocker)
  7. "No More Tears" – 3:42 (featuring Mo B. Dick)
  8. "The Ghetto Won't Change" – 3:49* (featuring Mo B. Dick)
  9. "Commercial" - 1:09
  10. "Playa from Around the Way" – 4:54 (featuring Mo B. Dick & Silkk The Shocker)
  11. "Sellin' Ice Cream" – 3:50 (featuring Mo B. Dick)
  12. "Time to Check My Crackhouse" – 4:09
  13. "'Bout It Bout It 2" – 5:09 (featuring Mia X)
  14. "Back Up Off Me" – 5:13
  15. "Never Ending Game" – 4:58
  16. "Watch These Hoes" – 3:20 (feat. Mr. Serv-On, Silkk The Shocker, Mo B. Dick & Tre-8)
  17. "Bout That Drama" – 4:00 (featuring Silkk The Shocker)
  18. "Killer Pussy" – 3:49
  19. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" – 3:55 (featuring Mo B. Dick)
  20. "My Ghetto Heroes" – 4:44 (featuring SKull Duggery)

Samples[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position[4]
U.S. Billboard 200 25
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 3

Singles[edit]

Mr. Ice Cream Man

Chart Position
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks # 25
Hot Rap Singles # 10
Billboard Hot 100 # 87

No More Tears

Chart Position
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks # 78
Hot Rap Singles # 15

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