Pure Poverty

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Pure Poverty
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Studio album by Poor Righteous Teachers
Released August 3, 1991
Recorded 1990−1991
Genre Political hip hop,[1] jazz rap,[2] golden age hip hop[3]
Length 52:26
Label Profile Records
Producer Tony D
Poor Righteous Teachers chronology
Holy Intellect
(1990)
Pure Poverty
(1991)
Black Business
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

Pure Poverty is the second album from Hip Hop group Poor Righteous Teachers. The album was another acclaimed effort for the group, but wasn't as commercially successful as their debut.

Track listing[edit]

  • All tracks produced by Tony D and performed by Wise Intelligent
# Title
1 "Shakiyla [JRH]"
2 "Easy Star"
3 "Self-Styled Wisdom"
4 "Hot Damn I'm Great"
5 "Strictly Mash'ion"
6 "The Nation's Anthem"
7 "Each One Teach One"
8 "Rappin' Black"
9 "Just Servin' Justice"
10 "Freedom Or Death"
11 "Methods Of Droppin' Mental"
12 "Pure Poverty"
13 "I'm Comin' Again"

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1991 Pure Poverty #155 #23

Singles chart positions[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Billboard Hot 100 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles
1991 Shakiyla [JRH] - #61 #9

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/pure-poverty-mw0000268204
  2. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/pure-poverty-mw0000268204
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/pure-poverty-mw0000268204

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