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Outlawz - Novakane in 2001.jpg
Studio album by Outlawz
Released October 23, 2001[1]
Recorded 2000-2001
Genre Gangsta rap , hardcore hip hop
Length 56:44
Label Outlaw Recordz
Koch Records
Producer Outlawz (exec.)
Reefologist Da Street Criminologist, E.D.I., Muhammad "Madball" Bell, William "Bill Blast" Irving, Paul Poli, Bosko, Mike Dean, Joey Glasses, L. T. Hutton, Quimmy Quim, Shorty B., Floss P, Mack 4, DJ Felli Fel
Outlawz chronology
Ride wit Us or Collide wit Us
(2000)Ride wit Us or Collide wit Us2000
Neva Surrenda
(2002)Neva Surrenda2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
HipHopDX 3/5 stars[2]
Rap Reviews 6/10 stars[3]

Novakane is the second studio album by American hip-hop group Outlawz, It was released on October 23, 2001 on Outlaw Recordz and Koch Records.

The song "Rize" featured in the film "Training Day" (2001).

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" E.D.I. 0:23
2. "Rize" (E.D.I., Kastro, Napoleon, Young Noble, featuring Big Syke) Reefologist Da Street Criminologist 3:59
3. "This Is the Life" (Napoleon, Young Noble, E.D.I.) Muhammad "Madball" Bell, William "Bill Blast" Irving 3:59
4. "Ghetto Gutta" (Kastro, E.D.I.) Shorty B. 3:54
5. "Our Life" (Napoleon, E.D.I., Young Noble, Kastro) Paul Poli 4:02
6. "Y'all Can't Do" (Napoleon, Young Noble, E.D.I., Kastro) L.T. Hutton 4:23
7. "Interlude 1" E.D.I. 0:30
8. "Red Bull & Vodka" (Young Noble, E.D.I., Napoleon) L.T. Hutton 3:24
9. "2nd Hand Smoke" (Kastro, Young Noble, Napoleon) Joey Glasses 4:50
10. "Interlude 2" E.D.I. 1:08
11. "Boxspring Boogie" (E.D.I., Young Noble) Quimmy Quim 4:05
12. "History" (Young Noble, E.D.I., Napoleon, Kastro) Reefologist Da Street Criminologist 4:25
13. "So Many Stories" (Napoleon, Young Noble, Napoleon, Young Noble featuring Hellraza a.k.a. Muszamil) Floss P 3:39
14. "World Wide (Remix)" (E.D.I., 2Pac, Napoleon, Young Noble featuring 2Pac) DJ Felli Fel 5:10
15. "Die If U Wanna" (Napoleon) Mike Dean 3:14
16. "Interlude 3" E.D.I. 1:18
17. "Loyalty" (E.D.I., Napoleon, Young Noble, Kastro featuring Ed Bone & Kamikaze) Mack 4 4:20


Song Performer(s) Samples & Vocals
History Young Noble, E.D.I., Napoleon, Kastro)
  • Flute (Bass) Valerie King
  • Drums (Djembe) Jimmy Jean-Louis
  • Flute (Alto) Valerie King
  • Keyboards: James "D.C." Wilson, III
  • Flute: Valerie King
  • Harp (Electric) Vonette Yama Quinuma
  • Guitar: Hans Johansson
  • Vocals: Seal
  • Drums: Sebastian Ayamanns
World Wide (Remix) E.D.I., 2Pac, Napoleon, Young Noble
  • Additional Producer: Bosko
  • Voice (Talk Box): Bosko
  • Guitar: D-Wiz
  • Vocals (Featuring) T-Low
  • Backing Vocals (Additional) Crysis

Album chart positions[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 100
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 24
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 3


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