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For the album by Nice & Smooth, see Ain't a Damn Thing Changed.
Ain't a Damn Thang Changed
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Studio album by WC and the Maad Circle


September 17, 1991


October 1990 - June 1991


Paramount Recording Studios
(Los Angeles, California)


West Coast hip hop, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap, Hardcore hip hop, Conscious hip hop




Priority Records


DJ Crazy Toones, WC, Sir Jinx, Chilly Chill (co.)

WC and the Maad Circle chronology


Curb Servin' (1995)

Ain't a Damn Thang Changed is the debut studio album by American Hip hop group WC and the Maad Circle. It was released on September 17, 1991 through Priority Records. Recording sessions took place at Paramount Recording Studios in Los Angeles from October 1990 to June 1991. Production was handled by DJ Crazy Toones, Sir Jinx and WC himself, with co-production from Chilly Chill. It includes guest appearances from Ice Cube, MC Eiht and J-Dee (of Da Lench Mob). It is the only album by the group to feature member Coolio, who would go on to high levels of success in the years after its release.

The songs on the album describes the life in Los Angeles as experienced by African-Americans in the early 1990's.

The album peaked at #52 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Ain't a Damn Thing Changed released the singles: "Ghetto Serenade", "Dress Code" and the title track "Ain't a Damn Thing Changed.

Track listing[]

No. Title Performer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Intro" - Crazy Toones, Sir Jinx 1:07
2. "Ain't a Damn Thang Changed" WC, Coolio Sir Jinx, WC, Chilly Chill (co.), Crazy Toones (co.) 3:32
3. "The Break Up (Skit)" - 0:27
4. "Behind Closed Doors" WC, Coolio Sir Jinx, WC, Chilly Chill (co.), Crazy Toones (co.) 4:47
5. "Out on a Furlough" WC Sir Jinx, WC, Crazy Toones (co.) 5:18
6. "A Crazy Break" - Crazy Toones 0:56
7. "Caught n a Fad" WC Sir Jinx, WC, Chilly Chill (co.) 3:57
8. "Fuck My Daddy" WC Sir Jinx, WC 3:58
9. "Back on the Scene" - Crazy Toones 1:06
10. "Get Up on That Funk" Coolio, WC Sir Jinx, WC 3:50
11. "Gettin' Looped / Dress Code" WC, Coolio Sir Jinx, WC, Chilly Chill (co.), Crazy Toones (co.) 4:01
12. "Smokers La La Bye" - Crazy Toones, Sir Jinx 1:16
13. "You Don't Work, U Don't Eat" WC, Coolio, J-Dee, MC Eiht Crazy Toones, Sir Jinx 4:27
14. "Grandma Locked Out (Skit)" - Sir Jinx 0:37
15. "Ghetto Serenade" WC Sir Jinx, WC, Crazy Toones (co.) 4:04
16. "Back to the Underground" WC, Coolio Sir Jinx, WC 3:41
17. "A Soldier's Story" WC Sir Jinx 2:45