|Compilation album by Spice 1|
|Released||December 17, 2002|
|Genre||West Coast hip hop, Rap, Gangsta rap|
|Producer||DJ Squeaky, Pimp C, Spice 1 (exec.)|
|Spice 1 compilation chronology|
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