The Mix Tape, Vol. II

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The Mix Tape, Vol. II
The Mix Tape 2.jpg
Mixtape by Funkmaster Flex
Released February 11, 1997
Recorded 1996 at D&D Studios
Genre East Coast Hip Hop, Freestyle rap, Hardcore Hip Hop, Funk, R&B
Length 82:42
Label Loud
Producer Funkmaster Flex
Funkmaster Flex chronology
The Mix Tape
(1995)The Mix Tape1995
The Mix Tape II
(1997)
The Mix Tape III
(1998)The Mix Tape III1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Mix Tape, Vol. II is the second installment in Funkmaster Flex's Mix Tape series, released on February 11, 1997 through Loud Records. Like his previous Mix Tape release, the albums is compilation of freestyles and previously released songs mixed together by Funkmaster Flex.

The Mix Tape, Vol. II was a success, peaking at #19 on the Billboard 200, an 89-spot increase from his previous album, and #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, held from the top spot by Erykah Badu's Baduizm. Less than two months after its release, the album was certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 copies, becoming the 1st of 4 consecutive Gold-RIAA certified albums for Flex.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Talkin' Shit" - 3:29 (Veronica Webb and Jermaine Dupri)
  2. "Let Me Clear My Throat" - 0:29 (DJ Kool)
  3. "I'm Not Feeling You" - 3:18 (Yvette Michele)
  4. "Freestyle" - 2:27 (Jay-Z)
  5. "How About Some Hardcore" - 1:03 (M.O.P.)
  6. "Freestyle" - 1:57 (Lil' Kim)
  7. "Tour" - 1:15 (Capleton)
  8. "Freestyle" - 1:32 (Lady Saw)
  9. "Let Me Clear My Throat" - 1:02 (DJ Kool)
  10. "Freestyle" - 1:28 (Nas)
  11. "Freestyle" - 1:28 (Foxy Brown)
  12. "Hip Hop Hooray - 0:20 (Naughty by Nature)
  13. "Uptown Anthem" - 1:26 (Naughty by Nature)
  14. "How I Could Just Kill a Man" - 1:05 (Cypress Hill)
  15. "Time 4 Sum Aksion" - 1:21 (Redman)
  16. "Freestyle" - 1:23 (Redman)
  17. "Freestyle" - 1:37 (Ras-T)
  18. "Freestyle" - 1:28 (Michelob)
  19. "Set It Off" - 0:21 (Greg Nice)
  20. "Flash Light" - 1:14 (Parliament)
  21. "Outstanding" - 1:16 (The Gap Band)
  22. "Rising to the Top" - 1:49 (Keni Burke)
  23. "Freestyle" - 1:19 (DAV)
  24. "Freestyle" - 1:26 (Mary J. Blige)
  25. "Relax and Party" - 3:20 (Ivory)
  26. "Crowd Participation" - 3:28 (DJ Flexxx)
  27. "No Joke / Follow Me" - 1:59 (Buckshot)
  28. "Freestyle" - 7:58 (Boot Camp Clik)
  29. "Freestyle" - 2:11 (Akinyele)
  30. "Method Man" - 0:30 (Wu-Tang Clan)
  31. "Freestyle" - 2:50 (The Notorious B.I.G. and The LOX)
  32. "Freestyle" - 2:02 (Puff Daddy and Mase)
  33. "Front Lines (Hell on Earth)" / "Seven Minutes of Funk" - 1:09 (Mobb Deep / The Whole Darn Family)
  34. "Freestyle" - 1:37 (Lost Boyz)
  35. "Release Yo' Delf" - 0:11 (Method Man)
  36. "Freestyle" - 1:53 (PMD) and Hit Squad
  37. "Freestyle" - 1:16 (Xzibit
  38. "Freestyle" - 1:25 (Cormega)
  39. "Let Me Clear My Throat" - 0:19 (DJ Kool)
  40. "Sucker M.C.'s" - 0:40 (Run–D.M.C.)
  41. "Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)" - 1:18 (Soul II Soul)
  42. "Here We Go" - 0:24 (Run–D.M.C.)
  43. "Mona Lisa" - 1:28 (Slick Rick)
  44. "Flex Outro" - 0:10 (Funkmaster Flex)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Billboard 200 19
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanley, Leo . Review: The Mix Tape, Vol. 2. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2011-07-19.