Shut 'Em Down

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This article is about the music album by Onyx. For other uses, see Shut 'Em Down (disambiguation).
Shut 'Em Down
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Studio album by Onyx
Released June 2, 1998 (US)
Recorded 1997-1998
Genre East Coast hip hop, hardcore hip hop
Length 38:42
Label Def Jam, Jam Master Jay Records
Onyx chronology
All We Got Iz Us
Shut 'Em Down
Bacdafucup Part II
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link

Shut 'Em Down is the third album from rap group Onyx. it was released on June 2, 1998 through Def Jam. The album marked the group's highest debut on the Billboard 200, peaking at #10. Two singles were released from the album, "React", which features the very first major label appearance of 50 Cent and "Shut 'Em Down, featuring DMX. Another single, "The Worst", a collaboration with members of the Wu-Tang Clan, previously appeared on the Ride soundtrack.

"Shut 'Em Down (Remix)" has been featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories'.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It Was Onyx" – 0:48
  2. "Raze It Up" – 4:00
  3. "Street Nigguz"– 4:54 (ft. X-1)
  4. "Shut 'Em Down"– 3:58 (ft. DMX)
  5. "Broke Willies"– 3:49
  6. "For Nothin'"– 0:18
  7. "Rob & Vic"– 4:54 (ft. Chocolate)
  8. "Face Down" – 4:40
  9. "Cops"– 0:51
  10. "Conspiracy"– 4:31 (ft. Clay the Raider)
  11. "Black Dust"– 3:54
  12. "One Nation" – 0:37
  13. "React"– 4:09 (ft. 50 Cent, Bonifucco & Still Livin')
  14. "Veronica"– 4:29
  15. "Fuck Dat"- 4:58 (ft. J. Mega, Greg Valentine, Bubba Smith & X-1)
  16. "Ghetto Starz"– 3:34 (ft. Mr. Cheeks)
  17. "Take That"– 1:27
  18. "The Worst"- 5:34 (ft. Raekwon, Method Man, & Killa Sin)
  19. "Overshine"– 3:59 (ft. All City)
  20. "Shut 'Em Down" (Remix)– 4:14 (ft. N.O.R.E. & Big Pun)