Mr. Scarface Is Back

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Mr. Scarface Is Back
Scarface - Mr. Scarface Is Back.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 8, 1991
GenreGangsta rap
ProducerCrazy C, Scarface
Scarface chronology
Mr. Scarface Is Back
The World Is Yours
Singles from Mr. Scarface Is Back
  1. "Scarface"
    Released: September 26, 1991
  2. "A Minute to Pray and a Second to Die"
    Released: February 28, 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[4]
The Source4/5 stars[5]

Mr. Scarface Is Back is the debut studio album by American rapper Scarface. It was released on October 8, 1991, by Rap-A-Lot Records and Priority Records. The album was supported by two singles: "Mr. Scarface" and "A Minute to Pray and a Second to Die". Both of these singles attained minor success on the charts.

The album peaked at number 51 on the US Billboard 200 on November 9, 1991. On April 23, 1993, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Track listing[edit]

1."Mr. Scarface"5:52
2."The Pimp"3:08
3."Born Killer"3:38
4."Murder By Reason of Insanity"3:47
5."Your Ass Got Took"3:44
6."Diary of a Madman"3:04
7."Body Snatchers"3:12
8."Money and The Power"3:49
9."P D Roll 'Em"3:47
10."Good Girl Gone Bad"4:17
11."A Minute to Pray and a Second to Die"4:44
12."I'm Dead"2:27
Total length:45:29


  • The tracks "The Pimp" and "Your Ass Got Took" were omitted from the clean version of the album.



Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[10] Gold 500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Jason Birchmeier (October 3, 1991). "Scarface - Mr. Scarface Is Back". AllMusic. Retrieved August 15, 2015.
  2. ^ Bernard, James (November 22, 1991). "Mr. Scarface Is Back". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 15, 2015.
  3. ^ One Line (May 24, 2005). "Scarface: Mr. Scarface is Back: Rap-A-Lot Records". RapReviews. Retrieved August 15, 2015.
  4. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 329. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. rolling stone geto boys album guide.
  5. ^ Reef. "Review: Mr. Scarface Is Back". The Source: 56. December 1991.
  6. ^ "Scarface Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  7. ^ "Scarface Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  8. ^ "Scarface Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  9. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 1992". Billboard. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  10. ^ "American album certifications – Scarface – Mr. Scarface Is Back". Recording Industry Association of America.