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A Salt With A Deadly Pepa is the second album by female rap trio Salt-N-Pepa, released on Next Plateau Records. The album was certified gold in America, reaching #38 on the Billboard 200 and #8 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Album charts. The album spawned three singles, the top ten R&B hit and moderate popular hit "Shake Your Thang"; the top twenty R&B hit "Get Up Everybody (Get Up)"; and "Twist And Shout", a major pop hit in the UK, hitting #4 in that country. "Get Up Everybody (Get Up)" was sampled without permission for "Wonderland (UKS Mix)" in Dance Dance Revolution Extreme.

A Salt with a Deadly Pepa
Salt with a Deadly Pepa.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 26, 1988
GenreHip hop
Next Plateau
ProducerHurby Luv Bug
Salt-N-Pepa chronology
Hot, Cool & Vicious
A Salt with a Deadly Pepa
Blacks' Magic
Singles from A Salt with a Deadly Pepa
  1. "Shake Your Thang"
    Released: August 1, 1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]
Robert ChristgauB [2]


Track listingEdit

All songs by Hurby "Fingerprints" Azor except where noted.

  1. "Intro Jam" – 0:40
  2. "A Salt with a Deadly Pepa" – 3:29
  3. "I Like It Like That" – 4:06
  4. "Solo Power (Let's Get Paid) (Salt Solo)" – 3:30
  5. "Shake Your Thang" with E.U. – 3:58 (Isley, Isley)
  6. "I Gotcha" – 4:09
  7. "Let the Rhythm Run" Remix – 3:25
  8. "Get Up Everybody (Get Up)" – 3:37
  9. "Spinderella's Not a Fella (But a Girl DJ)" – 4:00
  10. "Solo Power (Syncopated Soul) (Pepa Solo)" – 3:44
  11. "Twist and Shout" – 4:54 (Medley, Russell)
  12. "Hyped on the Mic" – 3:29


A Salt With a Deadly Pepa

Everybody Get Up

I Like It Like That

Let the Rhythm Run (Remix)

Shake Your Thang

I Gotcha

Solo Power (Let's Get Paid)

Twist and Shout


  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Salt-N-Pepa: A Salt With a Deadly Pepa" at AllMusic. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Salt-N-Pepa: A Salt With a Deadly Pepa". Retrieved 29 August 2011.

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