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On Top of the World is the third studio album by American hip hop duo Eightball & MJG. The album was released on November 1, 1995, by Suave House Records and Relativity Records. West-coast artists E-40 and Mac Mall both make appearances on this album, along with Big Mike – a one-time member of Geto Boys. Nuckle Heads, a newly formed group of 2 female rappers on Suave House, debut on this album. South Circle (Mr. Mike and Thorough) also make an appearance here. Former 1 of the Girls member Nina Creque also appears on the album.

On Top of the World
On Top of the World (8Ball & MJG album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1, 1995
Recorded1994–1995
Digital Services
Houston, Texas
GenreHip hop
Length70:51
LabelSuave House, Relativity
ProducerT-Mix
Eightball & MJG chronology
On the Outside Looking In
(1994)
On Top of the World
(1995)
Lyrics of a Pimp
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
RapReviews7.0/10 stars[2]

The album cover was designed by Houston based company Pen & Pixel Graphics, who also designed the cover for their 1993 debut Comin' Out Hard. The company would later be known for their covers for No Limit Records as well as Cash Money Records.

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Intro"T-Mix1:45
2."Pimp in My Own Rhyme"T-Mix4:33
3."What Can I Do"T-Mix5:13
4."For Real"T-Mix5:30
5."Funk Mission"T-Mix5:11
6."Kick That Shit"T-Mix5:37
7."Friend or Foe" (featuring E-40, Mac Mall, Big Mike & Rodney Ellis)T-Mix6:23
8."Hand of the Devil"T-Mix4:58
9."On Top of the World"T-Mix4:25
10."What Do You See" (featuring Nuckle Heads)T-Mix4:58
11."In the Line of Duty"T-Mix5:50
12."All in My Mind" (featuring South Circle)T-Mix5:05
13."Comin' Up"T-Mix4:16
14."Space Age Pimpin'" (featuring Nina Creque)T-Mix5:10
15."Break'em Off"T-Mix4:37

PersonnelEdit

  • DJ Squeeky - scratches
  • Tony Draper - executive producer, production coordinator
  • Roger Tausz - recording engineer, mixing
  • John Moran - mastering
  • Pen & Pixel - artwork, design, layout, special effects

ChartsEdit

Chart (1995) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 8
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "On Top of the World - 8Ball and MJG | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-06-20.
  2. ^ "Eightball & MJG :: On Top of the World :: Suave House/Relativity". Rapreviews.com. 2005-09-20. Retrieved 2015-06-20.
  3. ^ "Eightball & MJG Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  4. ^ "Eightball & MJG Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 19, 2013.