The Shadiest One

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The Shadiest One
The Shadiest One.jpg
Studio album by WC
Released April 28, 1998
Recorded 1997-1998
Genre West Coast hip hop, G-funk, Gangsta rap
Length 59:19
Label PayDay
Producer Ant Banks, Battlecat, DJ Crazy Toones, WC
WC chronology
Curb Servin'
The Shadiest One
Ghetto Heisman
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rap Pages 5/5 stars[2]
The Source (4/98, p.164) 4/5 stars[3]
Vibe (Favorable)[4]

The Shadiest One is the debut solo album by WC. The album has been certified Gold.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Featured guest(s) Producer(s) Time Sample (s)
1 "Hog" Battlecat 4:24 *"3 Time Felons" by Westside Connection
2 "Where Y'all From" Battlecat 1:11
3 "Fuckin Wit uh House Party" Battlecat 4:49 *"Hollywood Squares" by Bootsy's Rubber Band
*"(Not Just) Knee Deep" by Funkadelic
4 "The Shadiest One" CJ Mac & Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Ant Banks 4:26
5 "Can't Hold Back" Ice Cube Skooby Doo 3:34 *"Ain't No Half-Steppin'" by Big Daddy Kane
6 "Keep Hustlin" E-40 & Too Short Young Tre 3:39 *"Yearning for Your Love" by The Gap Band
*"Intimate Connection" by Kleeer
7 "Just Clownin'" Battlecat 3:59 *"(Not Just) Knee Deep" by Funkadelic
*"Too Tight for Light" by Funkadelic
8 "The Autobiography" Crazy Toones 1:21
9 "Worldwide Gunnin'" Skooby Doo 3:25
10 "Like That" Ice Cube, Daz Dillinger, CJ Mac & Terry Lewis Daz Dillinger 4:29 *"Just Rhymin' With Biz" by Big Daddy Kane
*"West Up!" by WC and the Maad Circle
11 "Call It What You Want" Crazy Toones 4:29 *"Knucklehead" by Grover Washington, Jr.
12 "Rich Rollin'" Dutch 3:40
13 "Cheddar" Mack 10 & Ice Cube Mo-Suave-A 4:12 *"Gotta Get My Hands on Some (Money)" by The Fatback Band
14 "Bank Lick" WC 0:49
15 "It's All Bad" Battlecat 4:15 *"Chocolate City" by Parliament
16 "Better Days" Ron Banks Barr Nine 3:53 *"It's Gonna Be Alright" by Crimies
17 "The Outcome" Douglas Coleman 2:45

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998)[5] Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 19
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 2