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Edutainment
Edutainment
Studio album by Boogie Down Productions

Released

17 July 1990

Recorded

1989-1990

Genre

Hip hop, political hip hop, conscious hip hop

Length

69:57

Label

Jive Records/RCA Records

Producer

D-Nice, The Decadent Dub Team, KRS-One, Sidney Mills, Pal Joey

Boogie Down Productions chronology

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Ghetto Music: The Blueprint of Hip Hop (1989)

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Sex and Violence (1992)

Edutainment is the fourth studio album by American hip hop group Boogie Down Productions, released in 1990 on Jive Records and RCA Records. Its title is a portmanteau of the words "education" and "entertainment", and its subject matter deals with Afrocentricity and socio-political knowledge. It has 6 interludes titled "exhibits", most of which feature Kwame Ture, a prominent organiser in the US Civil Rights Movement and the Black Panther Party. The album is performed and produced primarily by Boogie Down Productions frontman KRS-One.

The album peaked at #32 on the US Billboard 200, and #9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. It was certified Gold in sales by the RIAA. 

Track listingEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Exhibit A" - - 1:40
2. "Blackman in Effect" KRS-One KRS-One, D-Nice 4:40
3. "Ya Know the Rules" KRS-One KRS-One 3:49
4. "Exhibit B" - - 0:51
5. "Beef" KRS-One KRS-One 2:30
6. "House Nigga's" KRS-One KRS-One 4:32
7. "Exhibit C" - - 0:14
8. "Love's Gonna Get'cha (Material Love)" KRS-One Pal Joey 6:40
9. "100 Guns" KRS-One KRS-One 3:57
10. "Ya Strugglin'" KRS-One, Kwame Ture KRS-One, D-Nice 3:13
11. "Breath Control II" KRS-One KRS-One 3:55
12. "Exhibit D" - - 0:40
13. "Edutainment" KRS-One KRS-One 3:04
14. "The Homeless" KRS-One KRS-One 2:24
15. "Exhibit E" - - 0:58
16. "The Kenny Parker Show" KRS-One KRS-One 5:29
17. "Original Lyrics" KRS-One, Special K KRS-One 4:03
18. "The Racist" KRS-One KRS-One 3:22
19. "7 Dee Jays" KRS-One, D-Nice, Heather B, Jamal-Ski, Ms. Melodie, Harmony, D-Square KRS-One, Sidney Mills, The Decadent Dub Team 9:18
20. "30 Cops or More" KRS-One KRS-One, Sidney Mills, The Decadent Dub Team 4:03
21. "Exhibit F" - - 0:55
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