Legal Drug Money
Studio album by Lost Boyz


June 6, 1995


July 1994 - March 1995


Greene St. Recording
(New York City, New York)
Quad Recording Studios
(Manhattan, New York)
D&D Studios
(New York City, New York)


East Coast hip hop, Hip hop, Underground hip hop




Uptown Records / Universal Music Group


Mr. Cheeks, Pete Rock, Mr. Sexxx, Easy Mo Bee, Charles Suitt (exec.), "Buttnaked" Tim Dawg, Dwarf the Black Prince

Legal Drug Money is the debut studio album by American Hip hop group Lost Boyz. It was released in June 6, 1995 under Uptown Records and Universal Music Group. The album was produced by Mr. Cheeks, Pete Rock, Mr. Sexxx, Easy Mo Bee, Charles Suitt, "Buttnaked" Tim Dawg and Dwarf the Black Prince. The album spawned five hit singles: "Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless", "Renee", "Music Makes Me High", "Get Up" and "Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz". The album sold well, peaking at #6 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums. It was certified Gold by RIAA on August 6, 1996.

Track listing Edit

  1. "Intro" - 1:24
  2. "The Yearn" - 3:49
  3. "Music Makes Me High" - 4:29
  4. "Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz" - 4:32
  5. "Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless" - 4:21
  6. "Renee (A Ghetto Fairytale)" - 4:54
  7. "All Right" - 5:50
  8. "Legal Drug Money" - 5:39
  9. "Get Up" - 4:04
  10. "Is This Da Part" - 3:44
  11. "Straight From Da Ghetto" - 3:47
  12. "Keep It Real" - 4:11
  13. "Channel Zero" - 5:37
  14. "Da Game" - 3:43
  15. "1,2,3" - 6:54
  16. "Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless (Remix)" - 4:00

Samples Edit

Intro (Legal Drug Money)

  • "Summer Madness" by Kool & the Gang

The Yearn

  • "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by The Mad Lads
  • "90% of Me Is You" by Gwen McCrae

Music Makes Me High

  • "Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll" by Vaughan Mason & Crew

Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz

  • "Italian From New York" by Chicago

Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless

  • "Long Red" by Mountain
  • "Jealousy" by Club Nouveau

Renee (A Ghetto Fairytale)

  • "Funny How Times Flies (When You're Having Fun)" by Janet Jackson

Legal Drug Money

  • "Whispering Pines" by The Crusaders

Get Up

  • "What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'" by Stephanie Mills
  • "Funky Sensation" by Gwen McCrae

Is This Da Part

  • "The Look of Love" by Isaac Hayes
  • "Slow Down" by Loose Ends

Straight From Da Ghetto

  • "Risin' to the Top" by Keni Burke

Keep It Real

  • "You're the One I Need" by Barry White

Da Game

  • "Playing Your Game, Baby" by Barry White


  • "Singing Winds, Crying Beasts" by Santana
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