|Studio album by Rappin' 4-Tay|
|Released||March 19, 1996|
West Coast Rap
|Producer||Al Eaton, Dave G, Doug Rasheed, The Enhancer, Frank Hudson Jr. (exec.), G-Man Stan, Kevin "Kirv" Irving, Les G, Lil' Fly, Mike Dean, Rappin' 4-Tay, Reggie-Reg, T.C., Too Short|
|Rappin' 4-Tay chronology|
Off Parole is the third studio album by American rapper Rappin' 4-Tay, released March 19, 1996 on Chrysalis Records. The album features production by The Enhancer, G-Man Stan, Lil' Fly, Mike Dean, Rappin' 4-Tay and Too Short. It peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 38 on the Billboard 200. The album features guest performances by Too Short, MC Breed, Lil' Fly, Get Low Playaz (JT The Bigga Figga, San Quinn & Seff The Gaffla) and Jasmyne Forté (4-Tay's Seven Year Old Daughter).
Four music videos were produced to promote the album, including: "Never Talk Down" featuring Too Short & MC Breed, "A Lil' Some'em Some'em", "Ain't No Playa (Playaz Sh*t)" and "Off Parole".
The song, "Never Talk Down", is a slightly different version than the one presented on Too Short's album, Gettin' It.
- "I Paid My Dues" - 4:25
- "New Trump" (featuring Lil' Fly) - 4:14
- "A Lil' Some'em Some'em" - 5:37
- "Check Ya Self!" - 3:27
- "Ain't No Playa (Playaz Sh*t)" (featuring Passion) - 5:02
- "Never Talk Down" (featuring Too Short & MC Breed) - 5:37
- "25-2-Life" - 5:04
- "Boogie Bang Bang" (featuring Franky J.) - 4:29
- "Comin' Back" - 4:04
- "Hala at a Playa!" - 4:11
- "Game on the Shelf" (featuring Get Low Playaz) - 3:43
- "Off Parole" - 4:14
- "Where's the Party" - 4:55
- "Phat Like That" (featuring Jasmyne Forté) - 3:42
- "Still Ph#@*in' wit My Folk$" (featuring Primo, T-Lowe, D-Moe, Nate The Banksta & Hugh E. MC) - 4:47
- "Ain't No Playa" (radio mix) - 4:14
|U.S. Billboard 200||38|
|U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||10|
- Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Review: Off Parole. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-01-15.
- ((( Off Parole > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2010-01-15.