The Tape (album)

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The Tape is the debut studio album by American rapper Kid Capri. It was released on February 19, 1991 through Cold Chillin' Records with distribution via Warner Bros. Records. Recording sessions took place at Power Play Studios in Long Island City. Production was handled by Biz Markie with Cool V. The album peaked at No. 87 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums in the United States. The album spawned two singles: "Apollo" and "Joke's on You Jack".

The Tape
Kid Capri - The Tape.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 19, 1991
StudioPower Play Studios (Long Island City, New York)
GenreHip hop
LabelCold Chillin’/Warner Bros. Records
Kid Capri chronology
The Tape
Soundtrack to the Streets
Singles from The Tape
  1. "Apollo"
    Released: July 1, 1991
  2. "Joke's On You Jack"
    Released: July 3, 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by David Anthony Love, Jr.; all music is composed by Biz Markie with co-production by Cool V.

1."News Story"3:22
3."This Is What You Came For"5:00
4."Get 'Em"3:53
6."Hang 'Em High"4:23
7."Lord's Party"4:58
8."You Know My Style"3:50
10."Joke's on You Jack"4:21
11."Pay Attention"3:55
12."Don't Sweat Me"4:42
13."Step Off"4:41
14."Shout Outs"3:33
Total length:1:00:05


  • David Anthony Love, Jr. – main artist
  • Dee Joseph Garner – featured artist (track 6), album coordinator
  • TJ Swan – vocals (track 3)
  • Anton Pukshansky – bass (track 1)
  • Ivan 'Doc' Rodriguez – keyboards (track 3), engineering
  • Marcel Theo Hall – producer, executive producer
  • Vaughan Lee – arranger, co-producer
  • JoDee Stringham – art direction, design
  • Mark Seliger – photography


Chart (1991) Peak
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[3] 87


  1. ^ Wynn, Ron. "The Tape - Kid Capri | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved December 14, 2019.
  2. ^ Jost, Matt (June 30, 2009). "Kid Capri :: The Tape :: Cold Chillin' Records". Retrieved December 14, 2019.
  3. ^ "Kid Capri Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 14, 2019.

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