187 He Wrote

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187 He Wrote
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Studio album by Spice 1
Released September 28, 1993
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre West Coast hip hop, gangsta rap, g-funk, hardcore hip hop
Length 61:13
Label Jive
Producer Ant Banks, DJ Xtra Large, E-A-Ski & CMT, Johnny Z, MC Eiht, Mentally Blunted, Prodeje, Too Short, 187 Fac(exe).
Spice 1 chronology
Spice 1
(1992)
187 He Wrote
(1993)
AmeriKKKa's Nightmare
(1994)
Singles from 187 He Wrote
  1. "Dumpen' 'em in Ditches"
    Released: August 13, 1993
  2. "The Murda Show"
    Released: January 6, 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B[2]
RapReviews 8.5/10 stars[3]
The Source 3.5/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[5]

187 He Wrote is the second studio album by American rapper Spice 1, released September 28, 1993, on Jive Records. It peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 10 on the Billboard 200.[6]

Track listing[edit]

# Title Featured guest Producer Time Samples
1 "I'm the Fuckin' Murderer" Prodeje 3:33 *"Do It Baby" by The Miracles
2 "Dumpin' Em in Ditches" E-A-Ski & CMT 4:06
3 "Gas Chamber" Too Short 3:18
4 "187 He Wrote" Mentally Blunted 4:51 *"Sweet Moments" by Love Unlimited Orchestra
5 "Don't Ring the Alarm (The Heist)" Boss, G-Nut Mentally Blunted 4:04
6 "Clip & the Trigga" Ant Banks Ant Banks 5:21 *"Dukey Stick" by George Duke
7 "Smoke 'em Like a Blunt" Too Short 4:15
8 "The Murda Show" MC Eiht MC Eiht 4:27
9 "380 on That Ass" Havikk, Prodeje Prodeje 4:19
10 "Mo' Mail" E-40 Jonny Z 4:29 R.Bryant Baby bash.
11 "Runnin' Out da Crackhouse" E-A-Ski & CMT 3:19 *"Blue's Crib" by Isaac Hayes
12 "Trigga Gots No Heart" E-A-Ski & CMT 3:08
13 "Trigga Happy" DJ Xtra Large 3:12
14 "RIP" E-A-Ski & CMT 3:38 *"90% of Me Is You" by Gwen McCrae
15 "All He Wrote" Mentally Blunted 5:03

Chart history[edit]

Album
Chart (1993)[6] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 10
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1
Singles
Song Chart (1993)[7] Peak
position
"Dumpin' 'em in Ditches" U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales 34
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 79
Song Chart (1994)[7] Peak
position
"The Murda Show" U.S. Billboard Rap Songs 50

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly Review
  3. ^ Wallace, Emanuel. Review: 187 He Wrote. RapReviews.com. Retrieved on 2010-01-10.
  4. ^ The Source (magazine)|The Source Review
  5. ^ Rolling Stone Review
  6. ^ a b ((( Spice 1 > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2010-01-10.
  7. ^ a b ((( 187 He Wrote > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2010-01-10.

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