In the Line of Fire (Hussein Fatal album)

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In the Line of Fire
Hussein fatal-in the line of fire.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 24, 1998 (1998-03-24)
Genre Gangsta rap
Label Relativity
  • Awanda Booth (exec.)
  • Courtney Burgess (also exec.)
  • Baby Paul
  • Buff William
  • D'Anthony Johnson
  • Darrell "Delite" Allamby
  • Femi Ojetunde
  • Quimmy Quim
  • Reef
  • Steve Pitts
Fatal chronology
In the Line of Fire
Singles from In the Line of Fire
  1. "Getto Star"
    Released: 1997
  2. "Everyday"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
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RapReviews7/10 [2]

In the Line of Fire is the debut solo studio album by American rapper Hussein Fatal. It released on March 24, 1998, via Relativity Records. Recording sessions took place at Platinum Island Studios, The Hit Factory and Chung King Studios in New York, and at Jimmy Weaver Studio. Production was handled by Darrell "Delite" Allamby, Reef, Steve Pitts, Baby Paul, Buff William, D'Anthony Johnson, Femi Ojetunde, Quimmy Quim, and Courtney Burgess, who also served as executive producer together with Awanda Booth. It features guest appearances from Dirty Bert, Antoinette Roberson, Freddie Foxxx, Merciless X, Smooth and Tame One. The album peaked at number 50 on the Billboard 200 and number 10 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Two singles were released: "Getto Star" and "Everyday", with the latter reached number 79 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.


Track listing

1."Intro" Bruce Washington
  • Courtney Burgess
  • Buff William
2."M.O.B." (featuring Freddie Foxxx)
D'Anthony Johnson4:06
3."Everyday" (featuring Antoinette Roberson)
  • Washington
  • Antoinette Roberson
  • Darrell Allamby
Darrell "Delite" Allamby4:33
4."Friday" (featuring Dirty Bert and Smooth)
  • Washington
  • Muntaquim Farid
Quimmy Quim5:06
5."I Know the Rules"
6."Outlaws" (featuring Mac Mall and Merciless X) Baby Paul 4:34
7."Time's Wastin'"
  • Washington
  • Steve Pitts
Steve Pitts4:08
8."What's Your Life Worth?" (featuring Dirty Bert)
  • Washington
  • Allamby
Darrell "Delite" Allamby4:00
9."Getto Star" (featuring Tame One)
10."Take Your Time"
  • Washington
  • Pitts
  • Sean Brown
Steve Pitts3:35
11."The World Is Changing"
  • Washington
  • Femi Ojetunde
Femi Ojetunde4:06
Total length:42:26
Sample credits



Chart (1998)Peak
US Billboard 200 [3] 50
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) [4] 10

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