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Poverty's Paradise

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Released  May 30, 1995
Length  62:41
Release date  30 May 1995
Recorded  1994–1995
Artist  Naughty By Nature
Label  Tommy Boy Entertainment
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Producer  Naughty by Nature, Minnesota, Brice, Kid Nyce
Poverty's Paradise (1995)  Nineteen Naughty Nine Nature's Fury (1999)
Genres  Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop
Awards  Grammy Award for Best Rap Album
Similar  Naughty By Nature albums, Hip hop music albums

Poverty's Paradise is the fourth album from Naughty by Nature, released on May 30, 1995 as their final album under Tommy Boy Records. It peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. A single released from the album, "Feel Me Flow", achieved major success, peaking at #17 on the Billboard Hot 100, two other singles "Craziest" and "Clap Yo Hands, achieved minor success, the former peaking at #51 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Contents

At the Grammy Awards of 1996 it won the award for Best Rap Album, which was a new category that year.

Track listing

  1. Intro (Skit) – :38
  2. Poverty's Paradise – 1:01
  3. Clap Yo Hands – 4:39
  4. City of Ci-Lo – 3:13
  5. Hang Out and Hustle (feat. G-Luv (of Road Dawgs) & I Face Finsta (of Cruddy Click) – 3:15
  6. It's Workin' (feat. Rottin Razkals) – 4:06
  7. Holdin' Fort – 3:34
  8. Chain Remains – 4:33
  9. Feel Me Flow – 3:33
  10. Craziest – 4:12
  11. Radio (Skit) – :09
  12. Sunshine – 3:13
  13. Webber (Skit) (feat. Chris Webber) – :49
  14. Respect Due – 3:03
  15. World Go Round – 3:06
  16. Klickow-Klickow (feat. Rottin Razkals, Cruddy Click, Road Dawgs) – 5:00
  17. Double I (Skit) – :13
  18. Slang Bang – 3:42
  19. Shout Out (feat. Gordon Chambers) – 7:02
  20. Outro – :27
  21. Connections (feat. Cruddy Click, Road Dawgs, Kandi Kain) – 3:10

Samples

  • "Intro Skit"
  • "Soul Sister Brown Sugar" by Sam & Dave
  • "Poverty's Paradise"
  • "Poverty's Paradise" by 24 Carat Black
  • "Clap Yo Hands"
  • "I Thank You" by Sam & Dave
  • "Eric B. is President" by Eric B. & Rakim
  • "City of Ci-Lo"
  • "Bones Fly from Spoon's Hand" by Lightnin' Rod
  • "Hang Out and Hustle"
  • "Hang out and Hustle" by Sweet Charles
  • "Feel Me Flow"
  • "Find Yourself" by The Meters
  • "Craziest"
  • "That's All That Matters Baby" by Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
  • "Sunshine"
  • "Everybody Loves the Sunshine" by Roy Ayers
  • "World Go Round"
  • "People Make the World Go Round" by Michael Jackson
  • "What You Do to Me" by Tony Williams
  • "Klickow-Klickow"
  • "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players
  • "Slang Bang"
  • "Inside My Love" by Minnie Riperton
  • "Shout Out"
  • "Our Love Has Died" by Ohio Players
  • "Connections"
  • "Hard Times" by Baby Huey & "The What" by The Notorious B.I.G. feat. Method Man
  • Songs

    1Intro (skit)0:39
    2Poverty's Paradise1:04
    3Clap Yo Hands4:38

    References

    Poverty's Paradise Wikipedia


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