At the Speed of Life
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Studio album by Xzibit


October 15, 1996


July 1995 - March 1996


Tha Concentration Camp
(Los Angeles, California)


West Coast hip hop, Underground hip hop, Hardcore hip hop




Loud Records, RCA


Diamond D, DJ Muggs, DJ Pen One, E-Swift (also exec.), Saafir, Craig Sherrad, Thayod Ausar, Xzibit (exec.)

At the Speed of Life is the debut studio album by American rapper Xzibit, released in October 15, 1996 on Loud Records. After making appearances on songs by Tha Alkaholiks and King Tee in the early 1990s, Xzibit became a member of the loosely-knit collective Likwit Crew, who make prominent appearances on the album. It was produced by E-Swift of Tha Alkaholiks, DJ Muggs, and Diamond D, among others, and features appearances from King Tee, Tha Alkaholiks, Hurricane G, Ras Kass, and Saafir.

The album peaked at #74 on the Billboard 200, and #22 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Two of its singles, "Paparazzi" and "The Foundation", also performed well on the charts.

Tracklisting[edit | edit source]

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Grand Opening (Interlude)" - - Craig Sherrad 1:32
2. "At the Speed of Life" Xzibit Banks, Joiner Thayod Ausar 3:45
3. "Just Maintain" Xzibit, Hurricane G, J-Ro Brooks, Joiner, Rodriguez E-Swift 3:21
4. "Eyes May Shine" Xzibit Brooks, Joiner E-Swift 3:54
5. "Positively Negative" Xzibit, King Tee Joiner, McBride, Sherrad Craig Sherrad 3:36
6. "Don't Hate Me (Interlude)" - - Thayod Ausar 1:32
7. "Paparazzi" Xzibit Banks, Joiner Thayod Ausar 3:56
8. "The Foundation" Xzibit Joel, Joiner, Muggerud DJ Muggs 3:55
9. "Mrs. Crabtree" - - E-Swift, Saafir 1:17
10. "Bird's Eye View" Xzibit, Catashtraphe, J-Ro Joiner, Kirkland, Robinson, Smith Diamond D 4:42
11. "Hit & Run II" Xzibit Joiner, Sherrad Craig Sherrad 3:49
12. "Carry the Weight" Xzibit Banks, Joiner, Jones Thayod Ausar 4:13
13. "Plastic Surgery" Xzibit, Ras Kass, Saafir Austin, Brooks, Gibson, Joiner E-Swift 4:40
14. "Enemies & Friends" Xzibit Haynes, Joiner DJ Pen One 4:01
15. "Last Words (Interlude)" - - Craig Sherrad 1:01
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