Too Gangsta for Radio

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Too Gangsta for Radio
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Compilation album by
various artists
ReleasedSeptember 26, 2000
Recorded2000
Genre
Length1:17:46
Label Death Row
Producer
Death Row Records chronology
Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000
(1999)
Too Gangsta for Radio
(2000)
Dysfunktional Family
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
RapReviews4/10 [2]

Too Gangsta for Radio is a compilation album by American record label Death Row Records, released on September 26, 2000. Production was handled by Cold 187um, Break Bread Productions, Kenny McCloud, Myrion, Quincy Jones III, VMF, Ant Banks, Big Hollis, Blaqthoven, Daz Dillinger, Gary "Sugarfoot" Greenberg, Kurt "Kobane" Couthon, LJ and P. Killer Trackz, with Suge Knight serving as executive producer. It features contributions from the late 2Pac, Crooked I, Dresta, Swoop G, Tha Realest, Above The Law, CJ Mac, G.P., Juice, K-9, Keitarock, Lil' C-Style, Mac Shawn, Nuttz, The Relativez, Twist and Young Hoggs, as well as Ja Rule, Scarface, The Lox and Treach. Most of the songs are diss songs projected at former Death Row artists, including Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg and Daz Dillinger among others. Although the album sold poorly, it peaked at #171 on the Billboard 200, #44 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and #15 on the Independent Albums charts in the United States.

Contents

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Intro"  1:12
2."Friends" (performed by 2Pac)4:50
3."Gangsta Rap" (performed by Crooked I, Treach and Scarface)Big Hutch3:46
4."I Ain't Fuckin' Wit Cha" (performed by CJ Mac)
  • VMF
  • Break Bread Productions
4:32
5."Everywhere We Go" (performed by Above The Law)
Big Hutch4:11
6."Fuck Hollywood" (performed by Tha Realest)
Myrion4:58
7."Murda for Life" (performed by Ja Rule) Delmar Arnaud Dat Niggaz Daz 4:20
8."In Too Deep" (performed by The Lox)P. Killer Trackz3:30
9."Fuck Dre" (performed by Tha Realest, Swoop G, Twist and Lil' C-Style)
Kurt "Kobane" Couthon5:07
10."Thug Nature" (performed by 2Pac)
QDIII4:08
11."Death Rizzo" (performed by Crooked I)
  • Wickliffe
  • Myrion
Myrion3:46
12."Projects" (performed by Swoop G, Keita Rock and Juice)
  • J. Parker
  • Keith Parker
  • Derek Stevens
  • Kenny McCloud
  • Gary Greenberg
  • Kenny McCloud
  • Gary "Sugarfoot" Greenberg
3:56
13."Gangsta'd Out" (performed by K-9)
  • Fredrick Hunter
  • Larry Johnson
LJ5:41
14."Give It up for Compton" (performed by Dresta)
Kenny McCloud3:32
15."Real Type Gangsta" (performed by Mac Shawn) Ant Banks 4:14
16."The Coff" (performed by G.P.)
  • Genaro Patterson
  • Walter Hollis
Big Hollis4:10
17."This Is the Thanks You Get" (performed by The Relativez and Nuttz)
  • Dajuan White
  • Wytony Dillon
  • Lee Harrison
  • S. White
  • TaTa
  • VMF
  • Break Bread Productions
5:03
18."Too Gangsta" (performed by Dresta and Young Hoggs)
  • Wicker
  • Anthony Johnson
  • James Williams
  • Karoem Cormier
  • Lionell Tillman
  • Royce Mims
  • Anthony Ransom
Blaqthoven3:58
19."Outro"  2:52
Total length:1:17:46
Sample credits

Personnel

Charts

Chart (2000)Peak
position
US Billboard 200 [3] 171
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums ( Billboard ) [4] 44
US Independent Albums ( Billboard ) [5] 15

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