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Kool Moe Dee is the eponymous debut solo studio album by American rapper Kool Moe Dee from the Treacherous Three. It was released in 1986 via Jive Records, and produced by Teddy Riley, Bryan "Chuck" New, LaVaba Mallison, Pete Q. Harris, Robert Wells and Kool Moe Dee. The album peaked at number 83 on the Billboard 200,[3] number 20 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[4] and sold over 300,000 copies.[5] The record spawned four singles: "Go See the Doctor", "Rock Steady", "Dumb Dick (Richard)" and "Do You Know What Time It Is?", but only its lead single, "Go See the Doctor" has reached music charts, peaking at #89 on the Billboard Hot 100[6] and #82 on the UK Singles Chart.[7] Kool Moe Dee was released on compact disc in 1989.

Kool Moe Dee
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Studio album by
Released1986
GenreHip hop
Length45:13
Label
Producer
Kool Moe Dee chronology
Kool Moe Dee
(1986)
How Ya Like Me Now
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Robert ChristgauA–[2]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics written by Moe Dewese.

No.TitleLength
1."Go See the Doctor"5:33
2."Dumb Dick (Richard)"4:27
3."Bad Mutha"5:35
4."Little Jon"4:42
5."Do You Know What Time it Is?"4:17
6."Rock Steady"4:16
7."Monster Crack"6:01
8."The Best"5:25
9."I'm Kool Moe Dee"5:09
10."Go See the Doctor" (Uncensored version)3:59
Total length:49:24

Sample credits[8]

PersonnelEdit

  • Mohandes Dewese - vocals, producer
  • Edward Theodore Riley - producer
  • Bryan Chuck New - producer
  • LaVaba Mallison - producer
  • Peter Brian Harris - producer
  • Robert Wells - producer
  • Doug Rowell - photography
  • Kofi Tuda - grooming

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Kool Moe Dee - Kool Moe Dee". Allmusic. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (June 2, 1987). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  3. ^ a b "Kool Moe Dee Kool Moe Dee Chart History". Billboard 200. Retrieved 2017-11-28.
  4. ^ a b "Kool Moe Dee Kool Moe Dee Chart History". Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Retrieved 2017-11-28.
  5. ^ George, Nelson (February 20, 1988). "Rap Breaks Through To Majors" (PDF). Billboard. Billboard Publications, Inc. 100 (8): 82. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved April 26, 2015.
  6. ^ "Kool Moe Dee Go See The Doctor Chart History". Hot 100. Retrieved 2017-11-28.
  7. ^ "go-see-the-doctor | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2017-11-29.
  8. ^ "Kool Moe Dee by Kool Moe Dee: Album Samples, Covers and Remixes". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2017-11-28.
  9. ^ "Kool Moe Dee Chart History". Hot 100. Retrieved 2017-11-28.
  10. ^ "KOOL MOE DEE | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 2017-11-28.

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