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As Nasty As They Wanna Be
As Nasty As They Wanna Be
Studio album by 2 Live Crew

Released

7 February 1989

Recorded

1988

Genre

Hip hop, Miami bass, dirty rap

Length

79:30

Label

Luke Skyywalker Records

Producer

2 Live Crew, Luther Campbell (also exec.)

2 Live Crew chronology

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Move Somethin' (1987)

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Sports Weekend (As Nasty As They Wanna Be Part II) (1991)

As Nasty As They Wanna Be is the third studio album by American hip hop group 2 Live Crew, released in 1989 on Luke Skyywalker Records. The album is best known for the single "Me So Horny", which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Rap Tracks chart and remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for thirty weeks.

In 1990, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida ruled that the album was legally obscene; this ruling was later overturned by the Eleventh Circuit. It is the first album in history to be deemed legally obscene. To date, it is the group's best selling album, and it was certified double platinum by the RIAA.

It is the last album to be released on Luke Skyywalker Records, as the label was involved in a lawsuit with Star Wars creator and director George Lucas, forcing the label to change its name to Luke Records.

The album is broken down track-by-track by Luke and Mr. Mixx in Brian Coleman's book Check the Technique.

Track listingEdit

All songs produced by Luther Campbell and 2 Live Crew.

No. Title Time
1. "Me So Horny" 4:36
2. "Put Her in the Buck" 3:47
3. "D.K. Almighty" 4:53
4. "C'mon Babe" 4:43
5. "Dirty Nursery Rhymes" 3:05
6. "Break It On Down" 3:59
7. "2 Live Blues" 5:14
8. "I Ain't Bullshittin'" 4:27
9. "Get Loose Now" 4:36
10. "The Fuck Shop" 3:24
11. "If You Believe in Having Sex" 3:51
12. "My Seven Bizzos" 4:18
13. "Get the Fuck Out of My House" 4:37
14. "Reggae Joint" 4:14
15. "Fraternity Record" 4:47
16. "Bad Ass Bitch" 4:03
17. "Mega Mixx III" 5:44
18. "Coolin'" 5:02
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