In Full Effect is the third album by old school hip hop-electro funk group Mantronix, and the first Mantronix album released on Capitol Records. In Full Effect was the highest charting hip-hop album for Mantronix, reaching #18 on the 1988 Billboard Magazine Top R&B Albums chart. In Full Effect was also rapper MC Tee's final Mantronix album.

In Full Effect
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Studio album by
LabelCapitol/EMI Records
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ProducerKurtis Mantronik
Mantronix chronology
Music Madness
In Full Effect
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Professional ratings
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According to the liner notes, the album was the first-ever digital recording to be mastered from DAT rather than reel-to-reel tape.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Join Me, Please... (Homeboys—Make Some Noise)" (Mantronik, MC Tee) – 4:22
  2. "Love Letter (Dear Tracy)" (Mantronik, MC Tee) – 4:27
  3. "Gangster Boogie (Walk Like Sex...Talk Like Sex)" (Mantronik, MC Tee) – 3:59
  4. "In Full Effect (In Full Effect)" (Mantronik, MC Tee) – 3:54
  5. "Get Stupid Fresh (Part III)" (Mantronik, MC Tee) – 3:47
  6. "Simple Simon (You Gotta Regard)" (Mantronik, MC Tee) – 4:03
  7. "Sing a Song (Break it Down)" (Mantronik, MC Tee) – 4:08
  8. "Do You Like...Mantronik (?)" (Mantronik) – 3:23
  9. "Mega-Mix (’88) (Instrumental)" (Mantronik) – 4:50

Chart positionsEdit

Billboard Music Charts (North America) - album

Year Chart Chart position
1988 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums #18
1988 The Billboard 200 #108

Billboard (North America) - singles

Year Single Chart Chart position
1988 "Simple Simon (You Gotta Regard)" Hot Dance Music/Club Play #19
1988 "Simple Simon (You Gotta Regard)" Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales #31

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