Nigga Please

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Nigga Please
Odb - nigga please.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 14, 1999
GenreHip hop
ProducerBuddha Monk, Dat Nigga Reb, DL, Flavahood Productions, Irv Gotti, Mr. Fingers, The Neptunes, RZA, True Master
Ol' Dirty Bastard chronology
Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version
Nigga Please
The Trials and Tribulations of Russell Jones
Singles from N**** Please
  1. "Got Your Money"
    Released: August 24, 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars [1]
The A.V. Club(favorable) [2]
RapReviews8.5/10 stars [3]
Robert Christgau(2-star Honorable Mention)(2-star Honorable Mention)[4]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars [5]

Nigga Please is the second studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard. Released on September 14, 1999, this was the last official solo album released during ODB's lifetime. The album debuted at #10 on the Billboard 200 with 93,000 copies sold in the first week.[6] Three months later, the album was certified gold by the RIAA.[7]

Album name[edit]

Before its release Ol' Dirty Bastard announced multiple title possibilities for the album, including "God Made Dirt and Dirt Don't Hurt" and "The Black Man Is God, White Man Is the Devil."[8] In a 1997 interview with MTV which went unreleased until 2015, he said that the album might be called Dirty's World.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Recognize" (featuring Chris Rock) (produced by The Neptunes) 4:24
  2. "I Can't Wait" (produced by Irv Gotti) 3:59
  3. "Cold Blooded" (Produced by The Neptunes) 3:35
  4. "Got Your Money" (featuring Kelis) (produced by The Neptunes) 3:59
  5. "Rollin' Wit You" (produced by Mr. Fingers & Irv Gotti) 3:52
  6. "Gettin' High" (Raison the Zukeeper, 12 O'Clock, La The Darkman, Shorty Shit Stain) (produced by Buddha Monk) 2:13
    • Samples "You Turn Me On" by Labelle
  7. "You Don't Want to Fuck With Me" (Produced by DL & Irv Gotti) 4:05
  8. "Nigga Please" (produced by RZA) 2:49
  9. "Dirt Dog" (produced by Buddha Monk co-prod. by RZA) 3:08
  10. "I Want Pussy" (produced by RZA) 2:28
  11. "Good Morning Heartache" (featuring Lil' Mo) (produced by Flavahood Productions) 4:20
  12. "All in Together Now" (produced by True Master) 4:42
  13. "Cracker Jack" (produced by RZA) (unlisted 13th song on the album) 4:02
    • Samples "Group Introduction" by Emotions

Charting singles[edit]

Billboard Music Charts (North America)


  1. ^ Conaway, Matt. "Ol' Dirty Bastard: Nigga Please > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 6 October 2011.
  2. ^ Rabin, Nathan (29 March 2002). "Nigga Please". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 6 October 2011.
  3. ^ Juon, Steve (5 October 1999). "Ol' Dirty Bastard :: Nigga Please". Retrieved 6 October 2011.
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Ol' Dirty Bastard". Retrieved 2012-04-08.
  5. ^ Tate, Greg (14 October 1999). "Ol' Dirty Bastard: Nigga Please". Rolling Stone. Straight Arrow (RS 823). ISSN 0035-791X. Archived from the original on 15 May 2009.
  6. ^ Boehlert, Eric (22 September 1999). "Eve Rides to the Top of the Chart". Rolling Stone. Straight Arrow. ISSN 0035-791X. Retrieved 6 October 2011.
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Ol' Dirty Bastard – Nigga Please". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  8. ^ Heimlich, Adam (23 September 1999). "Ol' Dirty Bastard Is a Free Man". The Stranger. Seattle: Index Newspapers. ISSN 1935-9004. Retrieved 6 October 2011.