Till Death Do Us Part (Geto Boys album)

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Till Death Do Us Part
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 9, 1993
Label Rap-A-Lot
Producer James Smith, John Bido, N.O. Joe, Tony Randle
Geto Boys chronology
Uncut Dope
Till Death Do Us Part
The Resurrection
Singles from Till Death to Us Part
  1. "Crooked Officer"
    Released: January 13, 1993
  2. "Six Feet Deep"
    Released: May 28, 1993
  3. "Straight Gangstaism"
    Released: October 4, 1993

Till Death Do Us Part is the fourth studio album by the Houston gangsta rap group the Geto Boys, released in March 1993 on Rap-A-Lot Records.



Till Death Do Us Part was produced by the Rap-A-Lot in-house producer N.O. Joe. It featured guitar, bass guitar and keyboards by Mike Dean, bass guitar by Roger Tausz, bass guitar and percussion by Preston Middleton, and scratches by DJ Domination. Rapper Willie D had left the group in 1992 temporarily to pursue a solo career. In his position, fellow Rap-A-Lot member Big Mike joined Scarface and Bushwick Bill for this album.

There were four music videos releases for the songs in Till Death Do Us Part, for "Six Feet Deep", "Crooked Officer", "Straight Gangstaism" and "Street Life". The music video for "Street Life" was originally released for the song as an individual single for the soundtrack of the movie South Central and was also added to the album. The album version for "Straight Gangstaism" has two verses by Big Mike and one by his group-mate from Convicts, Mr. 3-2, and it was released as a single to boost Big Mike's popularity as a member of the Geto Boys. To avoid confusion among fans and to improve promotion, the video version (and the radio edit) added a fourth verse by Scarface to the end of the song.


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Till Death Do Us Part became the group's first #1 on the R&B/hip hop charts, and also included the group's second top 40 Billboard Hot 100 single, "Six Feet Deep" (which used a sample from The Commodores' 1977 hit single "Easy"). Other singles released from the album were "Crooked Officer" and "Straight Gangstaism".

Track listing

1"Intro"James SmithJohn Bido3:33
2"G.E.T.O." Scarface, Big Mike, Bushwick Bill N.O. Joe 3:13
3"It Ain't"ScarfaceN.O. Joe4:40
4"Crooked Officer"Scarface, Bushwick Bill, Big MikeN.O. Joe3:59
5"No Nuts No Glory"Big MikeN.O. Joe3:44
6"Six Feet Deep"Scarface, Bushwick Bill, Big MikeN.O. Joe5:24
7"Murder Avenue"Bushwick BillN.O. Joe4:04
8"Raise Up"ScarfaceN.O. Joe3:29
9"Murder After Midnight"Big Mike, Scarface, Bushwick BillN.O. Joe4:17
10"Straight Gangstaism"Big Mike, Mr. 3-2John Bido and Mike Dean4:27
11"Cereal Killer"ScarfaceN.O. Joe3:03
12"This Dick's for You"Big Mike, Bushwick Bill, ScarfaceN.O. Joe5:33
13"Street Life"ScarfaceJohn Bido5:21
14"Bring It On"2-Low, Seagram, Too Much Trouble, 5th Ward Boyz, Odd Squad, Ganksta N-I-P, DMG, Mr. 3-2, Big Mello, ScarfaceN.O. Joe8:14
15"Outro"James SmithJohn Bido1:49



Chart (1993)Peak
US Billboard 200 11
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums (Billboard)1


YearSongChart positions
US Hot
1993"Six Feet Deep"4037234
"Crooked Officer"704


RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [5] Gold500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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