One Mo Nigga ta Go

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One Mo Nigga Ta Go
One Mo Nigga ta Go (DJ Yella album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by DJ Yella
Released March 26, 1996
Recorded 1994-1996
Genre Hip hop
Length 47:28
Label Scotti Bros/BMG
Producer DJ Yella (also Executive Producer)
DJ Yella chronology
Niggaz4Life
(1991)
One Mo Nigga Ta Go
(1996)
Singles from One Mo Nigga Ta Go
  1. "4 tha E"
    Released: March 26, 1996
  2. "Dat's How I'm Livin'"
    Released: May 18, 1996
  3. "Send 4 Me"
    Released: December 17, 1996

One Mo Nigga Ta Go is the debut and only solo studio album by former N.W.A member DJ Yella. It is a tribute dedicated to the late Eazy-E, a long-time friend and fellow N.W.A member, who died of AIDS on March 26, 1995, exactly one year before the album was released.[1][2] The album cover shows close-up of Eazy-E's face and Yella himself at Eazy-E's grave. Singles included "Dat's How I'm Livin, and "4 Tha E," a tribute to Eazy-E.

DJ Yella produced the whole album, but did not rap on most of it. Yella never released any other solo material, and after the release he left the music industry to direct pornographic films until 2011, when he started working on a new album called West Coastin which currently has no information regarding the project since 2012.[1] One of the reasons Yella made this album was to help raise money for college for nine of Eazy-E's children.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 3/5 stars[4]

The album was mildly received.[2] Allmusic gave the album 3 stars while Bradley Torreano called it "a flop".[1] and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Cary Darling called it along with MC Ren's The Villain in Black (which was released two weeks later after the albums release) "ordinary by hard-core rap standards".[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Dose of Reality" (DJ Yella) 0:33
2. "Westside Story" (Dirty Red) 3:43
3. "Interlude" 0:20
4. "Streets Won't Let Me Go" (Dresta) 4:01
5. "Interlude" 0:10
6. "Neva Had a Chance" 4:40
7. "Interlude" 0:14
8. "4 tha E" (Kokane) 4:48
9. "Interlude" 0:12
10. "Send 4 Me" (Traci Nelson) 6:15
11. "Interlude" 0:16
12. "Dat's How I'm Livin'" (B.G. Knocc Out) 5:00
13. "Interlude" 0:09
14. "Ain't No Luv" (Dirty Red) 4:20
15. "Interlude" 0:17
16. "2Two Face" (Leicy Loc) 3:37
17. "Interlude" 0:14
18. "So In Luv" 4:57
19. "Interlude" 0:30
20. "Not Long Ago" (DJ Yella) 3:12
  • All tracks produced by DJ Yella

Samples[edit]

4 Tha E

Dat's How I'm Livin'

Streets Won't Let Me Go

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Torreano, Bradley (2008). "Yella: Biography". allmusic. Retrieved August 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Jones, Steve (March 23, 2000). "The return of N.W.A. Album ahead after attitude adjustments, Dogg addition" (Fee required). McLean, Virginia: USA Today. Retrieved August 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ Biography of Eazy-E
  4. ^ allmusic review
  5. ^ Darling, Cary (May 2, 1996). "Rappers' albums are weak" (Fee required). Orange County, California: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved August 17, 2009.