The Real Rock

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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
In the late 1980s and early '90s, New Yorkers ranging from Boogie Down Productions to Heavy D were combining rap with dancehall reggae. Another key player in this rap
eggae experimentation was Shinehead, who keeps things very positive and uplifting on his sophomore effort The Real Rock. However, much of the CD isn't reggae-influenced, and the East Coast resident wisely avoids being predicable. Ranging from such fun, lighthearted material as "World of the Video Game" and "Musical Madness" to the more serious messages of "Family Affair" which draws on the Sly Stone classic and stresses the importance of a cohesive family unit, the ...
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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
In the late 1980s and early '90s, New Yorkers ranging from Boogie Down Productions to Heavy D were combining rap with dancehall reggae. Another key player in this rap
eggae experimentation was Shinehead, who keeps things very positive and uplifting on his sophomore effort The Real Rock. However, much of the CD isn't reggae-influenced, and the East Coast resident wisely avoids being predicable. Ranging from such fun, lighthearted material as "World of the Video Game" and "Musical Madness" to the more serious messages of "Family Affair" which draws on the Sly Stone classic and stresses the importance of a cohesive family unit, the anti-smoking tune "Cigarette Breath" and the spiritual title song, The Real Rock was one of the best rap releases of 1990. It's unfortunate that Shinehead's popularity was so short-lived.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/21/1990
  • Label: Elektra / Wea
  • UPC: 075596089029
  • Catalog Number: 60890

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Real Rock (4:07)
  2. 2 Family Affair (4:23)
  3. 3 World of the Video Game (3:42)
  4. 4 Potential (4:42)
  5. 5 Strive (4:16)
  6. 6 Dance Down the Road (3:50)
  7. 7 Love and Marriage Rap (4:12)
  8. 8 Till I Kissed You (4:14)
  9. 9 Cigarette Breath (3:28)
  10. 10 Musical Madness (4:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Shinehead Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Danny Browne Keyboards
Dalton Browne Guitar
Debbie Cole Background Vocals
Wycliffe "Steely" Johnson Keyboards
Kevin Jones Keyboards
Donovan McKitty Guitar
Lawrence Lewis Keyboards
Sidney Mills Keyboards
Edmund Carl Aiken Keyboards, Vocals
Technical Credits
Cleveland "Clevie" Browne drum machine
Kevin Jones drum machine
Herb Powers Mastering
Steven Stanley Engineer
Dwayne Sumal Engineer
Rob Sutton Engineer
Ken Wallace Engineer
Sidney Mills drum machine
Carol Bobolts Art Direction
Claude Evans Producer
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