Real Brothas

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Real Brothas
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Studio album by B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta
Released August 15, 1995 (1995-08-15)
Recorded 1994–1995
Genre G-funk, West Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap
Length 65:57
Label Def Jam, Outburst Records
Producer Anthony "Anti" Lewis (exec.) Greedy Greg (exec.), Charlie B., Dr. Jam, Madness 4 Real, Rhythum D
Singles from Real Brothas
  1. "50/50 Luv"
    Released: July 25, 1995
  2. "Jealousy"
    Released: October 17, 1995
  3. "D.P.G./K."
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Real Brothas is the debut album of rappers' B.G. Knocc Out and Dresta, released in 1995. The album includes the minor hits "D.P.G./K", "Jealousy" and the Eazy-E-dedicated song "50/50 Luv". "D.P.G./K" was the B-side to "50/50 Luv" and was also a diss track towards Death Row artists Snoop Doggy Dogg, Dr. Dre, Dat Nigga Daz, Kurupt and Nate Dogg. Music videos were made for "D.P.G/K", "50/50", and "Jealousy". A music video for "Compton Swangin'" was made but never released. The album sold approximately 250,000 copies without any promotional advertising. The album had been out of print and sought after for many years, but on December 2, 2014 the album was re-released in Japan.[1]

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer Sample / notice[2][3] Time
1 "Everyday Allday" Madness 4 Real
Doctor Jam
3:15
2 "Jealousy" (feat. Mo) Madness 4 Real
Doctor Jam
  • Guitar, bass: Mike "Crazy Neck" Sims
4:30
3 "Whose The 'G'" Vic C 4:09
4 "Compton Swangin'" (feat. La Tee) Charlie B 3:47
5 "Life's A Puzzle" (feat. L.V., La Tee) Charlie B 4:22
6 "B.G. Knocc Out" Charlie B 5:35
7 "Compton Hoe" Rhythum D 4:58
8 "Micc Checc" Madness 4 Real
Doctor Jam
  • Guitar, bass: Mike "Crazy Neck" Sims
4:20
9 "Compton & Watts" Rhythum D 4:21
10 "50/50 Luv" Rhythum D 4:31
11 "Real Brothas" Rhythum D 4:31
12 "Do Or Die" (feat. La Tee) Charlie B 4:57
13 "Take A Ride" Rhythum D 4:24
14 "Down Goes Anotha Nigga" Rhythum D 4:15
15 "D.P.G./K" Madness 4 Real
Doctor Jam
3:55

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak Position
Billboard 200 #128
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums #15
Top Heatseekers #5

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NGLVUXG/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  2. ^ "B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta - Real Brothas (CD, Album) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-10-18. 
  3. ^ "B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta | WhoSampled". whosampled.com. Retrieved 2015-10-18.