Seminar (album)

Seminar is the second album by American rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot. It was released on October 17, 1989 via Nastymix and was produced entirely by Sir Mix-a-Lot. The album peaked at number 67 on the Billboard 200,[4] number 25 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[5] and was certified gold by Recording Industry Association of America.[6] It spawned three singles: "Beepers", which peaked at #61 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[7] and #2 on the Hot Rap Songs,[8] "My Hooptie", which peaked at #49 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[9] and #7 on the Hot Rap Songs,[10] and "I Got Game", which peaked at #86 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[11] and #20 on the Hot Rap Songs.[12]

Seminar
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 17, 1989 (1989-10-17)
StudioRobert Lang Studios (Seattle, WA)
GenreGolden age hip hop
Length44:27
Label
Producer
Sir Mix-a-Lot chronology
Swass
(1988)
Seminar
(1989)
Mack Daddy
(1992)
Singles from Seminar
  1. "Beepers"
    Released: September 25, 1989 (1989-09-25)
  2. "My Hooptie"
    Released: April 2, 1990 (1990-04-02)
  3. "I Got Game"
    Released: August 28, 1990 (1990-08-28)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
RapReviews7.5/10 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3/5 stars[3]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Seminar"3:47
2."Beepers"4:17
3."National Anthem"4:28
4."My Hooptie"4:46
5."Gortex"3:46
6."The (Peek-a-Boo) Game"4:43
7."I Got Game"4:56
8."I'll Roll You Up"4:29
9."Something About My Benzo"4:29
10."My Bad Side"4:46
Total length:44:27

Sample credits[13]

PersonnelEdit

  • Anthony Ray - performer, producer, engineering, programming
  • Ed Locke - executive producer
  • Ron McMaster - mastering
  • Heather J. Morrison - vocals (track 6)
  • Jana Marie Doniger - vocals (track 6)
  • Jennifer Wells - vocals (track 6)

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales Date
United States (RIAA)[6] Gold 500,000 May 7, 1990

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Henderson, Alex. "Seminar - Sir Mix-A-Lot". Allmusic. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  2. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash' (February 10, 2004). "Sir Mix-A-Lot :: Seminar :: American Recordings". RapReviews. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  3. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. pp. 741. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. rolling stone sir mix a lot album guide.
  4. ^ "Sir Mix-A-Lot Seminar Chart History". Billboard 200. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  5. ^ "Sir Mix-A-Lot Seminar Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Gold & Platinum - RIAA". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Sir Mix-A-Lot Beepers Chart History". Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Sir Mix-A-Lot Beepers Chart History". Hot Rap Songs. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  9. ^ a b "Sir Mix-A-Lot My Hooptie Chart History". Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Sir Mix-A-Lot My Hooptie Chart History". Hot Rap Songs. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  11. ^ a b "Sir Mix-A-Lot I Got Game Chart History". Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  12. ^ a b "Sir Mix-A-Lot I Got Game Chart History". Hot Rap Songs. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  13. ^ "Seminar by Sir Mix-a-Lot: Album Samples, Covers and Remixes". WhoSampled. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  14. ^ "Sir Mix-A-Lot Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved April 2, 2021.
  15. ^ "Sir Mix-A-Lot Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 2, 2021.
  16. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 1990". Billboard. Retrieved April 2, 2021.

External linksEdit

"Sir Mix-A-Lot – Seminar". at Discogs. Retrieved October 29, 2017.