The Assassin (album)

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The Assassin
The Assassin.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1, 1998
Recorded1997–1998
GenreSouthern Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap
Length65:43
Label
Producer Master P (exec.)
Beats By the Pound (exec.)
Mr. Mixx
Big Ed the Assassin chronology
The Assassin
(1998)
Special Forces
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]
The Source3.0/5 stars

The Assassin is the debut studio album by American rapper Big Ed the Assassin, who was then known as Big Ed. It was released on September 1, 1998 through No Limit Records and Priority Records, it was mostly produced by members of Beats By the Pound, with one track produced by former 2 Live Crew member, Mr. Mixx (I'm Yo Soldier) and one track produced by Les G (My Entourage).

Reception[edit]

The Assassin was a success, peaking at #15 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, selling 120,000 copies its first week. It features one single, "Rodeo". However, in spite of its success, it would be his only album with No Limit. By January 2, 2000 the album has sold 700,000 copies

Track listing[edit]

The Assassin
No.TitleLength
1."Intro"1:33
2."My Entourage" (featuring Silkk the Shocker & Mystikal)4:54
3."I'm Yo Soldier" (featuring Master P, Sons of Funk & Silkk the Shocker)4:12
4."Rodeo" (featuring Mia X & Silkk the Shocker)4:22
5."Make Some Room" (featuring Mia X, Mac, C-Murder & Snoop Dogg)5:27
6."We Some" (featuring Steady Mobb'n)3:34
7."Go 2 War" (featuring Full Blooded & Mystikal)3:18
8."Life" (featuring Master P)3:50
9."Uh Oh" (featuring Master P, Fiend & Mystikal)2:39
10."I Miss 'Em" (featuring Mac & O'Dell)4:14
11."Buck 'Em" (featuring Fiend & Magic)4:12
12."Just Me and U"4:16
13."We Represent" (featuring Mia X, C-Murder, Mr. Serv-On & Silkk the Shocker)4:31
14."Assassin" (featuring Master P)2:24
15."Shake'm Up" (featuring Master P, Mac, C-Murder & Gambino Family)3:01
16."Come Home Wit Me" (featuring Mr. Serv-On & Mo B. Dick)3:45
17."Come Get Me" (featuring Mia X)2:56
18."Scriptures"2:30

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[2] 15
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[3] 3

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