To Hell and Black

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To Hell and Black
To Hell and Black.jpg
Studio album by CPO
Released August 7, 1990 (1990-08-07)
Recorded 1989-1990
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genre
Length 37:53
Label Capitol
Producer
Singles from To Hell and Black
  1. "Ballad Of A Menace"
    Released: 1990
  2. "This Beat Is Funky"
    Released: 1990

To Hell And Black is the debut and only studio album by American hip hop group Capital Punishment Organization. It was released through Capitol Records on August 7, 1990, and featured its two lead singles "Ballad Of A Menace" and "This Beat Is Funky".[1] The record has peaked at #33 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Billboard charts.[2]

The song "Ballad Of A Menace" is also featured in the in-game radio station West Coast Classics in Grand Theft Auto V video game.

Audio production of the entire album was handled by M.C. Ren with co-production by CPO's Young D.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [3]
The Source 2.5/5 stars [4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Ballad Of A Menace" (featuring M.C. Ren) 4:33
2. "C.P.Osis"
  • V. Edwards
  • L. Patterson
  • D. Sapp
3:15
3. "Ren's Rhythm"
  • V. Edwards
  • L. Patterson
  • G. Moton
  • D. Sapp
3:30
4. "Flow To The Rhythm"
3:06
5. "The Wall"
  • V. Edwards
  • L. Patterson
4:51
6. "Homicide"
4:43
7. "Somethin' Like Dis"
3:36
8. "The Movement"
  • V. Edwards
  • L. Patterson
  • D. Sapp
3:16
9. "This Beat Is Funky" 3:50
10. "Gangsta Melody" (featuring M.C. Ren)
  • V. Edwards
  • L. Patterson
3:13
Total length: 37:53

Samples[5]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C.P.O.". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
  2. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
  3. ^ Wynn, Ron. "To Hell and Black – C.P.O. Snipe,CPO". AllMusic. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  4. ^ Bobbito. "Capital Punishment Organization: To Hell And Black". The Source. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  5. ^ "To Hell and Black by C.P.O.: Album Samples, Covers and Remixes". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2017-03-05.