South Central Los Skanless

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South Central Los Skanless
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Studio album by Kausion
Released October 10, 1995
Recorded 1994-1995
Studio Lench Mob Studios (Los Angeles, CA)
Genre
Length 49:36
Label Lench Mob
Producer

South Central Los Skanless is the only album by American rap group Kausion. It was released October 10, 1995 through Lench Mob Records. The record peaked at number 37 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 23 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers.[1]

Audio production was mainly handleded by the group themselves and Ice Cube, with DJ Crazy Toones providing scratches for the album. Its lead single, "What You Wanna Do?", was later featured on the fictional radio station West Coast Classics in the video game Grand Theft Auto V.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Grand Theft Auto" (Intro)   0:57
2. "What You Wanna Do?" Ice Cube 4:08
3. "O/G's Trippin'" Ice Cube 3:31
4. "Land Of The Skanless" Bud'da 3:34
5. "Dicktate" (Insert)   0:33
6. "Sewed Up" Ice Cube 4:42
7. "The Deea" (Insert)   0:56
8. "Supersperm" (featuring K-Dee) Bud'da 4:02
9. "Bounce, Rock, Skate" Kausion 3:22
10. "Cellies" (Insert)   0:34
11. "Steal At Will" Ice Cube 3:38
12. "16 Times"
  • D-Maq
  • LayLaw
2:21
13. "Fat Bitches" (Insert)   0:32
14. "Click, Click"
  • Eric "Da Myth'" Murray
  • Kausion
3:06
15. "Murdering, Slanging & Scrapin'" Ice Cube 5:19
16. "If It's Alright"
  • Ice Cube
  • Kausion
4:20
17. "What That South Central Like" Kausion 3:58
Total length: 49:36

Sample credits[2]

  • "Grand Theft Auto" contains elements from "Black Female Prostitute Flirts From The Sidewalk" by The Hollywood Edge Sound Effects Library (1990)
  • "What You Wanna Do?" contains elements from "Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)" by Parliament (1978) and "Theme From the Black Hole" by Parliament (1979)
  • "O/G's Trippin'" contains elements from "You're a Customer" by EPMD (1988) and "(Not Just) Knee Deep" by Funkadelic (1979)
  • "Land Of The Skanless" contains elements from "Brother's Gonna Work It Out" by Willie Hutch (1973)
  • "Sewed Up" contains elements from "Theme From the Black Hole" by Parliament (1979) and "Criminal Minded" by Boogie Down Productions (1987)
  • "Supersperm" contains elements from "Super Sporm" by Captain Sky (1978) and "If You Think You're Lonely Now" by Bobby Womack (1981)
  • "Bounce, Rock, Skate" contains elements from "Gimme The Loot" by Notorious B.I.G. (1994)
  • "Steal at Will" contains elements from "Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" by Aretha Franklin (1973) and "Robbin' Hood (Cause It Ain't All Good)" by Ice Cube (1994)
  • "16 Times" contains elements from "I Can Make You Dance" by Zapp (1983)
  • "If It's Alright" contains elements from "Dusic" by Brick (1977)
  • "What That South Central Like" contains elements from "Mothership Connection (Star Child)" by Parliament (1975)

Personnel[edit]

  • Kausion - lead vocals, producers (tracks 9, 14, 16-17)
  • Darrell L. Johnson - vocals (track 8)
  • Nancy Fletcher - backing vocals (tracks 2, 8)
  • Natasha Walker - backing vocals (tracks 2, 8)
  • Louis Freese - backing vocals (track 17)
  • James "Tre" Rabb - keyboards (tracks 2, 14, 17)
  • Stu Marvels - keyboards (tracks 4, 8)
  • Lamar Dupré Calhoun - scratches (tracks 2, 9, 11, 14)
  • O'Shea Jackson - executive producer, mixing, producer (tracks 2-3, 6, 11, 15-16)
  • Stephen Anderson - producer (tracks 4, 8)
  • Derrick McDowell - producer (track 12)
  • Larry Goodman - producer (track 12)
  • Keston E. Wright - mixing

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
US Billboard Top Heatseekers[1] 23
US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[1] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c ((( South Central Los Skanless > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2010-01-16.
  2. ^ "Kausion on WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2017-03-11. 

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