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is the debut album by professional basketball player and rapper, Shaq Diesel Shaquille O'Neal, released on October 26, 1993 through Jive Records. The album features production from Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Def Jef, Erick Sermon, K-Cut and Meech Wells, and guest appearances from Def Jef, Phife Dawg and Fu-Schnickens. Despite mixed to negative reviews, the album became a surprising success, reaching 25 on the and eventually reaching platinum status on March 21, 1994 for shipping of one million copies. Billboard 200 
Two singles from the album also managed to fare well on the charts, "
(I Know I Got) Skillz", made it to #35 on the and managed to reach gold status on December 21, 1993 for shipping of 500,000 copies, while " Billboard Hot 100 I'm Outstanding" made it to #47 on the Hot 100. A third single entitled "Shoot Pass Slam" was also released, but did not make it to the Billboard charts.
Track listing [ edit ]
(I Know I Got) Skillz" (feat. Def Jef) Shaquille O'Neal, Meech Wells, Jeffrey Fortson
Meech Wells 4:23
I'm Outstanding" (feat. The Gap Band) O'Neal, Alisa Yarbrough, Erick Sermon, Raymound Calhoun
Erick Sermon 4:07
"Where Ya At?"
(feat. Phife Dawg) O'Neal, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Phife Dawg
Ali Shaheed Muhammad 4:44
"I Hate 2 Brag"
O'Neal, Fortson, Wells,
Herbie Hancock Def Jef, Meech Wells
"Let Me In, Let Me In"
"Shoot Pass Slam"
(feat. Fu-Schnickens & Erick Sermon) O'Neal, Sermon, J. Jones, Lennox Maturine, Roderick Roachford
"Are You a Roughneck?"
O'Neal, Jones, Maturine, Roachford
"Giggin' on 'Em"
(feat. Phife Dawg) O'Neal, Dawg, Dr. "?", D.T. Gorf
What's Up Doc? (Can We Rock)" (feat. Fu-Schnickens) O'Neal, Maturine, Roachford, Jones, B. Buni, Kevin McKenzie
Samples [ edit ]
What's Up Doc? (Can We Rock?)
I Hate 2 Brag
(I Know I Got) Skillz
Charts and certifications [ edit ]
Certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Shaq Diesel at AllMusic
^ EW review at the Wayback Machine (archived May 26, 2007)
^ "American album certifications – Shaquille – Shaq Diesel". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Album , then click SEARCH
^ "Shaquille O'Neal – Chart history" for Shaquille O'Neal. Retrieved October 23, 2011. Billboard 200
^ " Illegal name entered /KObe/chart?f=333 KObe – Chart history" KObe for KObe. Retrieved October 23, 2011. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
^ "American album certifications". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Album , then click SEARCH
^ Mitchell, Gary (July 24, 2004). "Athlete McGinest Fields Music Co.: Sports and Music Don't Always Mix". . Billboard Nielsen Business Media. 116 (30): 40. ISSN 0006-2510.