Pawns in the Game

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For the book entitled "Pawns in the Game" refer to the page of its author, William Guy Carr.
Pawns in the Game
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Studio album by Professor Griff
Released 1990
Recorded 1989-1990
Genre Political hip hop
Label Luke/Atlantic Records
Producer Professor Griff
Kerwin "Sleek" Young
Luke Skyywalker
Jim (John Michael) "Obie" O'Brien
Clay Dixon
Professor Griff chronology
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Review scores
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Pawns in the Game is the debut solo album by emcee and Public Enemy member Professor Griff, alongside his group the Last Asiatic Disciples, which included Jim "Obie" O'Brien, B-Wyze (Robert L. Harding, Jr.), Patrick X (Sean Smith), JXL (Jason Wicks), and Life (Sean Peacock). The album was released in 1990 on Luke/Atlantic Records and was produced by Professor Griff, Luke Skyywalker, Jim "Obie" O'Brien, Clay Dixon(Beatmaster Clay D), Kavon Shah (Richard Griffin), and Kerwin "Sleek" Young. The album only made it to #127 on the Billboard 200 and #24 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The title track and "The Verdict" were the only singles released. The single, "Pawns in the Game" entered the billboard rap singles chart at no. 4.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pawns In The Game"- 2:27
  2. "The Verdict"- 4:28
  3. "Suzi Wants To Be A Rock Star"- 5:17
  4. "Real African People 'Rap' Part 1"- 3:44
  5. "Pass The Ammo"- 4:28
  6. "Real African People 'Rap' Part 2"- 1:21
  7. "Love Thy Enemy"- 3:59
  8. "Rap Terrorist"- 2:33
  9. "1-900 Ste Oreo Type"- 4:08
  10. "Last Asiatic Disciples"- 4:13
  11. "The Word Of God Griff On Duty"- 3:15
  12. "The V Amendment"- 3:50
  13. "The Interview"- 4:06
  14. "It's A Blax Thanx"- 3:15