Kuruption!

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Kuruption!
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 6, 1998
RecordedJuly 1997–July 1998
GenreDisc One: West Coast
Disc Two: East Coast
Length123:50
Label
Producer
Kurupt chronology
Kuruption!
(1998)
Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha
(1999)
Singles from Kuruption!
  1. "We Can Freak It"
    Released: October 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]
Los Angeles Times2.5/4 stars [2]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars [3]
The Source3.5/5 stars [4]
USA Today2.5/4 stars [5]
Vibe(critical) [6]

Kuruption! is the debut studio album by American rapper Kurupt. It was released on Antra Records, a label formed after Kurupt left Death Row Records. It was released as a double album and distributed by A&M Records. Originally scheduled for release on September 1, 1998, with the album cover even announcing that date, the album was pushed back to October 6, 1998.[7][8]

Production[edit]

Kurupt was the executive producer of the album. It features guest appearances from numerous rappers from both the East Coast and West Coast, including Daz Dillinger, Noreaga, Tray Deee, Roscoe, and Dr. Dre. Disc one is labeled as "West Coast" and disc two is labeled as "East Coast".

Commercial performance[edit]

It peaked at #8 on the Billboard 200 on October 24, 1998.[9]

Track listing[edit]

Disc One: West Coast
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."This One's For U"Studio Ton5:02
2."Make Some Noize" (featuring Daz Dillinger)Soopafly5:14
3."Put That On Something" (featuring Freeze)DeVante Swing5:18
4."Play My Cards" (featuring Blaqthoven)DJ Battlecat4:30
5."We Can Freak It" (featuring Baby S and Andre Wilson)DJ Battlecat4:10
6."Fresh" (featuring Daz Dillinger)Daz Dillinger5:01
7."C-Walk" (featuring Tray Deee and Slip Capone)Daz Dillinger5:12
8."Ho's a Housewife" (featuring Fuss and Paul)Kurupt5:20
9."Can't Let That Slide" (featuring Roscoe)Twin6:48
10."That's Gangsta"Warren G3:30
11."Another Day" (featuring Gonzoe and Slip Capone)DJ Battlecat4:48
12."Ask Yourself a Question" (featuring Dr. Dre)Dr. Dre4:47
Total length:59:40
Disc Two: East Coast
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."It's a Set Up"D-Moet7:40
2."Light Shit Up" (featuring Buckshot)Easy Mo Bee4:46
3."Game"D-Moet6:07
4."Gimmewhutchagot" (featuring Barshawn)Med6:15
5."If You See Me" (featuring Mr. Short Khop, Baby S, El-Drex and Trigga)Storm6:16
6."The Life" (featuring El-Drex)D-Moet5:36
7."No Feelings" (featuring Slop and Patacico)D-Moet4:39
8."It's Time" (featuring Deadly Venoms)Storm5:27
9."I Wanna..." (featuring Ralki Royale, Snake, Floyd and Drea)DeVante Swing8:38
10."Who Do U Be" (featuring Shelene)3:35
11."We Can Freak It" (East Coast Remix) (featuring Noreaga and Stevie J)Stevie J5:11
Total length:64:10

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. Kuruption! at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Album Review / Pop". latimes.
  3. ^ "Music: Kuruption! Bi-Coastal Edition Volumes l & ll (CD) by Kurupt". Tower.com.
  4. ^ "Music: Kuruption! Bi-Coastal Edition Volumes l & ll (CD) by Kurupt". Tower.com.
  5. ^ "Google News". google.com.
  6. ^ "Vibe". google.co.uk.
  7. ^ "Kurupt's Kuruption Debut Delayed". MTV. August 31, 1998.
  8. ^ "Kurupt In Party Mood On Eve Of Solo Debut". MTV. October 6, 1998.
  9. ^ The Billboard 200. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1998-10-24. p. 94.
  10. ^ "Kurupt Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved September 28, 2020.
  11. ^ "Kurupt Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 28, 2020.
  12. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 1998". Billboard. Retrieved September 28, 2020.