Born to Be Wild
Born to Be Wild
Studio album by MC Shan


25 October 1988




Hip hop


Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros.


Marley Marl

MC Shan chronology


Down by Law (1987)


Play It Again, Shan (1990)

Born to Be Wild is the second album by American rapper MC Shan, released in 1988 on Cold Chillin' Records. Similar to his debut, the album features disses aimed at KRS-One of Boogie Down Productions, most notably on the song "Juice Crew Law". It is Shan's last album to feature production work by Marley Marl.

Track listingEdit

All songs performed by MC Shan and produced by Marley Marl.

No. Title Writer(s) Time
1. "I Pioneered This" Moltke, Williams 4:59
2. "Give Me My Freedom" Moltke, Williams 4:01
3. "So Def" Moltke, Williams 3:33
4. "Back to the Basics" Moltke, Williams 3:46
5. "Go For Yours ('Cause I'm Gonna Get Mine)" Moltke, Williams 3:54
6. "Born to Be Wild" Moltke, Williams 5:00
7. "She's Gone" Booth, Moltke, Williams 5:20
8. "Juice Crew Law" Moltke, Williams 4:27
9. "Words of a Freestyle" Moltke, Williams 4:30
10. "They Used to Do It Out in the Park" Moltke, Williams 4:40
6. "Never Rock a Party" Moltke, Williams 5:05
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