Convicts album
Studio album by Convicts


June 1, 1991


April 1990 - March 1991


Digital Services
(Houston, TX)


Southern hip hop, Hip hop, Gangsta rap




Rap-A-Lot Records / Priority Records


John Bido, Doug King, Prince Johnny C, Simon, James Smith

Convicts is the debut and only studio album by American hip hop group Convicts, released in June 1, 1991 on Rap-A-Lot Records. The album features guest appearances from labelmates Geto Boys and Choice. "This Is for the Convicts" was the album's only single.

Though repressed in 1995, the album is extremely rare and sells for high prices.


Produced by Doug King, James Smith, John Bido, Johnny C, and Simon.

No. Title Performer(s) Time
1. "Free World" 3-2, Big Mike 4:23
2. "Peter Man" 3-2, Big Mike 6:46
3. "This Is for the Convicts" 3-2, Big Mike 3:47
4. "Fuck School" 3-2, Big Mike 4:22
5. "Penitentiary Blues" 3-2, Big Mike 5:02
6. "1-900-Dial-a-Crook" 3-2, Big Mike, Geto Boys 7:06
7. "Whoop Her Ass" 3-2, Big Mike, Choice 4:35
8. "I Ain't Goin' Back" 3-2, Big Mike 4:10
9. "I Love Bonin'" 3-2, Big Mike 4:24
10. "DOA" 3-2, Big Mike 4:01
11. "Wash Your Ass" 3-2, Big Mike 3:27
12. "Illegal Aliens" 3-2, Big Mike 6:22

Samples Edit

Free World

  • "Get Me Back on Time, Engine #9" by Wilson Pickett

Peter Man

  • "Get Off My Dick and Tell Yo Bitch to Come Here" by Ice Cube

This Is for the Convicts

  • "Think (About It)" by Lyn Collins
  • "Son of Slide" by Slave
  • "Brandy" by The O'Jays

Fuck School

  • "Damn" by The Nite-Liters

Penitentiary Blues

  • "In The Hole" by Bar-Kays
  • "Three Little Birds" by Bob Marley and The Wailers
  • "Be Alright" by Zapp


  • "Uphill Peace of Mind" by Kid Dynamite
  • "UFO" by ESG
  • "The Traffic Cop (Dance)" by Bloodstone
  • "Devil With the Bust" by Sound Experience
  • "Sing a Simple Song" by Sly & the Family Stone

Whoop Her Ass

  • "One Man Band (Plays All Alone)" by Monk Higgins feat. The Specialties
  • "All Because" by Al Green

I Ain't Goin' Back

  • "Lawdy Mama" by Ernie K-Doe
  • "Fuck Tha Police" by N.W.A

I Love Boning

  • "Funky Drummer" by James Brown


  • "Kissing My Love" by Bill Withers
  • "Dance With the Devil" by Big Daddy Kane

Illegal Aliens

  • "Good Old Music" by Funkadelic
  • "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" by Marvin Gaye
  • "Movin'" by Brass Construction
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