IT WAS ON THIS DATE, NOV 21, 1995 Group Home Released “Living Proof”

Livin’ Proof is the debut album by Group Home, the Gang Starr-affiliated duo composed of rappers Lil Dap and Melachi the Nutcracker. The album featured the popular underground single “Supa Star” and the instrumental work of producer DJ Premier. The album is known both for these instrumentals and the interplay between the lyrics of Group Home’s two members. DJ Premier produced all of the album’s songs except “Serious Rap Shit” and “4 Give My Sins,” which were produced by Guru of Gang Starr and Big Jaz, respectively.

Professional Ratings

Track listing

  • All songs produced by DJ Premier, except track 4 and 14 produced by Guru, and track 8 produced by Jaz-O.

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1″Intro”*Introduction*

2″Inna Citi Life”Lil’ Dap, Melachi the Nutcracker

3″Livin’ Proof”Lil’ Dap, Melachi the Nutcracker

4″Serious Rap Shit”Guru, Lil’ Dap, Melachi the Nutcracker, Big Shug

5″Suspended in Time”Lil’ Dap, Melachi the Nutcracker, Jeru the Damaja (outro)

6″Sacrifice”Absaloot, Melachi the Nutcracker

7″Up Against the Wall
(Low Budget Mix)”Lil’ Dap, Melachi the Nutcracker

8″4 Give My Sins”Melachi the Nutcracker, Lil’ Dap

9″Baby Pa”Lil’ Dap

10″2 Thousand”Lil’ Dap, Melachi the Nutcracker

11″Supa Star”Melachi the Nutcracker, Lil’ Dap

12″Up Against the Wall
(Getaway Car Mix)”Lil’ Dap, Melachi the Nutcracker

13″Tha Realness”Smiley the Ghetto Child, Lil’ Dap,
Brainsick Mob[Netherlands Bonus Track]

14″So-Called Friends”Lil’ Dap, Melachi the Nutcracker

Samples

Intro

Inna Citi Life

Livin’ Proof

Serious Rap Shit

Suspended in Time

Sacrifice

Up Against the Wall (Low Budget Mix)

4 Give My Sins

Baby Pa

2 Thousand

Supa Star

Up Against the Wall (Getaway Car Mix)

Tha Realness

Album chart positions

Single Chart Positions

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ The Source review
  3. ^ Shapiro, Peter (2005) The Rough Guide to Hip-Hop, 2nd ed., Rough Guides, ISBN 1-84353-263-8, p.165
  4. ^ DiBella, M.F. “Livin’ Proof Review“, Allmusic, Macrovision Corporation
  5. ^ “Group Home Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)”Billboard.

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