Layin' in the Cut

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This article is about the album by A Lighter Shade of Brown. For the album by James Carter, see Layin' in the Cut (James Carter album).
Layin' in the Cut
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Studio album by A Lighter Shade of Brown
Released July 26, 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre G-Funk, Hip hop
Label Mercury Records
Producer Jammin' James Carter, DTTX, Robert Gutierrez, Romeo, Stoker
A Lighter Shade of Brown chronology
Hip Hop Locos
(1992)
Layin' in the Cut
(1994)
A Lighter Shade of Brown
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link

Layin' in the Cut is the third studio album by A Lighter Shade of Brown. It was released on July 26, 1994 for Mercury Records and was produced by Jammin' James Carter, DTTX, Robert Gutierrez, Romeo and Stoker. Layin' in the Cut would prove to be the duo's most successful on the Billboard charts, peaking at #54 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and #169 on the Billboard 200. Two singles also made it to the charts, "Hey DJ" peaked at #43 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #18 on the Hot Rap Singles, while "If You Wanna Groove" feat. Aulsondro "Novelist" Hamilton peaked at #45 on the Hot Rap Singles. This was A Lighter Shade of Brown's last album to make it to the charts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dip into My Ride"- 4:37
  2. "Where Ya At?"- 4:12
  3. "Talkin' 'Bout (Gettin' It On)"- 5:04
  4. "Hey DJ" (Remix)- 3:35
  5. "Playin' in the Shade"- 3:43
  6. "If You Wanna Groove" (Feat. Novelist)- 3:44
  7. "I Like It"- 4:26
  8. "Things Ain't the Same"- 4:10
  9. "Doin' the Same Thing"- 3:46
  10. "Everyday All Day"- 3:57
  11. "Hey DJ"- 3:59

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