Mr. Scarface Is Back

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Mr. Scarface Is Back
Scarface - Mr. Scarface Is Back.jpg
Studio album by Scarface
Released October 8, 1991
Recorded November 1990 – September 1991
Genre Gangsta rap
Length 45:31
Producer Crazy C, Scarface
Scarface chronology
Mr. Scarface Is Back
The World Is Yours
(1993)The World Is Yours1993
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]
Robert Christgau(choice cut)[4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[5]
The Source4/5 stars[6]

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 had attained a minor success on these charts.

The album debuted at number 51 on the US Billboard 200. On April 23, 1993, the album became a 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.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
US Billboard 200[7] 51
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 13
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[9] 1

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Jason Birchmeier (1991-10-03). "Mr. Scarface Is Back - Scarface | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  2. ^ Bernard, James (1991-11-22). "Mr. Scarface Is Back". Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  3. ^ "Scarface :: Mr. Scarface is Back :: Rap-A-Lot Records". 2005-05-24. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  4. ^ "CG: scarface". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ Reef. "Review: Mr. Scarface Is Back". The Source: 56. December 1991.
  7. ^ "Scarface Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  8. ^ "Scarface Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  9. ^ "Scarface Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.