The Natural (Mic Geronimo album)

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The Natural
Studio album by Mic Geronimo
Released November 14, 1995[1]
Recorded March 1994-February 1995
Genre Hip hop
Length 59:16
Label TVT Records
Producer Mark Sparks
Da Beatminerz
DJ Irv (Gotti)
Mic Geronimo chronology
The Natural
Singles from The Natural
  1. "Shit's Real"
    Released: June 10, 1994
  2. "Masta I.C."
    Released: March 21, 1995
  3. "The Natural"
    Released: July 16, 1995
  4. "Wherever You Are"
    Released: April 23, 1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Natural is the debut album from underground hip hop artist Mic Geronimo. It was released 0n November 14, 1995 by TVT Records.[3] The album featured then-unknown rappers DMX, Ja Rule and Jay-Z, as well as underground favorites like The Lost Boyz and O.C.[4] It didn't sell very well, but featured a pair of underground hits, "Masta I.C." and "Shit's Real". The album is now out of print.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "The Natural" Mark Sparks Mic Geronimo
2 "Lifecheck" Da Beatminerz Mic Geronimo
3 "Wherever You Are" Mark Sparks Mic Geronimo
4 "Masta I.C." Buckwild Mic Geronimo, Royal Flush
5 "Man of My Own" Chyskillz Mic Geronimo, Royal Flush
6 "Time To Build" DJ Irv (Gotti) Mic Geronimo, DMX, Ja Rule, Jay-Z
7 "Shit's Real" DJ Irv (Gotti) Mic Geronimo
8 "Three Stories High" Buckwild Mic Geronimo, Royal Flush
9 "Sharane" Mark Sparks Mic Geronimo
10 "Men V. Many" Da Beatminerz Mic Geronimo, O.C., Royal Flush
11 "Train Of Thought" Buckwild Mic Geronimo
12 "Things Change" Mark Sparks Mic Geronimo, Royal Flush
13 "Masta I.C. [Remix]" Nashiem Myrick Mic Geronimo, Lost Boyz, Royal Flush


The Natural


Wherever You Are

Masta I.C.

Man of My Own

Time to Build

Shit's Real

Three Stories High

Men v. Many

Train of Thought

Things Change

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums Top Heatseekers
1995 The Natural #144 #23 #15

Singles chart positions[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Billboard Hot 100 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales
1994 Shit's Real #117 #89 #23 #43
1995 Masta I.C. - - #30 #48
1995 The Natural - - #42 #28
1996 Wherever You Are - - #43 #42