The Untold Truth

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The Untold Truth
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Studio album by Illegal
Released August 24, 1993
Recorded Late Fall 1992-Mid Summer 1993, D.A.R.P. Studios Atlanta Ga, Soundtrack Studio, NYC and BMV Digital Studio Newark, NJ
Genre Hip-Hop
Length 50:36
Label Rowdy/Arista/BMG Records
75444-37002
Producer Erick Sermon
Lord Finesse
Diamond D
Biz Markie and Cool V
Colin Wolfe
Dallas Austin
Spearhead X
Singles from The Untold Truth
  1. "Head or Gut"
    Released: April 5, 1993
  2. "We Getz Buzy"
    Released: October 4, 1993
  3. "Back in the Day"
    Released: March 14, 1994
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The Untold Truth is the only album by the group Illegal, which was released on August 24, 1993, on Rowdy/Arista/BMG Records and featured production from Lord Finesse, Diamond D, Biz Markie, and Erick Sermon. The album was a minor success, peaking at #119 on the Billboard 200 and #19 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Three singles were released—"Back in the Day," and the Kris Kross/Da Youngstas diss tracks "Head or Gut" and "We Getz Buzy."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Back in the Day" – 5:12
  2. "Illegal Will Rock" – 5:01
  3. "Head or Gut" – 3:57
  4. "CrumbSnatcher" – 3:55
  5. "We Getz Busy" – 3:50
  6. "Stick ’Em Up" – 4:26
  7. "Understand the Flow" – 4:48
  8. "On da M.I.C." – 4:50
  9. "Ban da Iggidy" – 4:14
  10. "Lights, Camera, Action" – 5:03
  11. "Interlude" – 0:29
  12. "If U Want It" – 5:11

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