IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV, 15 KING TEE RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM “ACT A FOOL”

Act a Fool is the debut studio album by American West Coast hip hop artist King Tee. It was released on November 15, 1988 via Capitol Records. Audio production was handled by DJ Pooh and King Tee himself with Tim Devine as executive producer. It also features guest appearances provided by Mixmaster Spade and Breeze on the track “Just Clowning”. The album peaked at number 125 on the US Billboard 200 chart and number 35 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Its title track reached #26 on the Hot Rap Songs chart, and “Bass”, which is remixed on this album, reached #19 on the same chart.

Professional Ratings

Five of the eleven tracks of Act a Fool were later included on the rapper’s greatest hits album Ruff Rhymes: Greatest Hits Collection.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleProducer(s)Length1.”Act a Fool”DJ Pooh4:162.”Ko Rock Stuff”DJ Pooh3:503.”The Coolest”DJ Pooh5:174.”Flirt”DJ Pooh3:475.”Baggin’ on Moms”King Tee2:046.”Bass” (Remix)DJ Pooh4:417.”Let’s Dance”DJ Pooh3:298.”Guitar Playin'”

  • DJ Pooh
  • King Tee

5:209.”Payback’s a Mutha”DJ Pooh4:3210.”Just Clowning” (featuring Breeze & Mixmaster Spade)DJ Pooh4:4011.”I Got a Cold”King Tee0:42Total length:42:38

Sample creditsEdit

Act a Fool

Ko Rock Stuff

The Coolest

Flirt

Bass (Remix)

Guitar Playin’

Payback’s a Mutha

Just Clowning

PersonnelEdit

  • Roger McBride – main artist, producer (tracks: 5, 8, 11)
  • Frank Antonia Williams – featured artist (track 10)
  • M.C. Breeze – featured artist (track 11)
  • Keith Cooley – scratches
  • Mark S. Jordan – producer (tracks: 1-4, 6-10), scratches
  • Tim “Mastermind” Devine – executive producer
  • Vachik Aghaniantz – engineering (tracks: 2-11), mixing (tracks: 2-9, 11)
  • Chuck Valle – engineering (track 1)
  • Steve Ett – mixing (track 1)
  • Donovan Smith – mixing (track 10)
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Glen E. Friedman – photography

Album singles

CHART POSITIONS

Album

Singles

References

  1. ^ Wynn, Ron. “Act a Fool – King Tee”Allmusic. Retrieved February 19, 2018.
  2. ^ “King Tee Chart History (Billboard 200)”Billboard.
  3. ^ “King Tee Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)”Billboard.

External links

Act A Fool at Discogs (list of releases)This 1980s hip hop album-related article is a stub.

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