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A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (Black Sheep album)

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Released  October 22, 1991
Length  70:40
Artist  Black Sheep
Label  Mercury Records
Recorded  Nov, 1990-Aug, 1991
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (1991)  Non-Fiction (1994)
Release date  22 October 1991
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Producer  Lisa Cortes (exec.), Dave Gossett (exec.), William McLean, Dres
Genres  Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Jazz rap
Similar  Black Sheep albums, Hip hop music albums

A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is the debut studio album from American hip hop group Black Sheep, released October 22, 1991 on Mercury Records.


The album peaked at number 30 on the Billboard 200 chart. By April 1992, it was certified gold in sales by the RIAA, after sales exceeding 500,000 copies in the United States.

Release and reception

The album peaked at thirty on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the fifteenth spot on the R&B Albums chart. It was certified gold in April 1992.

John Bush of Allmusic called the album "playfully satirical, witty, and incredibly imaginative," and stated that "Black Sheep hit a height with their debut that few hip-hop acts would ever reach."

In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums Ever.

Track listing

All music by W. McLean and A. Titus except where noted.


Information taken from Allmusic.

  • arranging – William McLean, Andre "Dres" Titus
  • engineering – Lisle Leete
  • executive production – Lisa Cortes, Dave Gossett
  • mastering – Tom Coyne
  • mixing – Gregg Mann, William McLean, Andre "Dres" Titus
  • production – William McLean, Andre "Dres" Titus
  • vocals – Angelique Bellamny
  • vocals (background) – Chi-Ali
  • Songs

    2U Mean I’m Not1:25
    3Butt in the Meantime4:13


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