Mobbin 4 Life
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Studio album by Sinister

Released

August 2, 1994

Studio

G-String Studios
(Inglewood, CA)

Genre

Hip hop, g-funk, West Coast hip hop, gangsta rap

Length

59:25

Label

Three D Records/Interscope Records

Producer

David Johnson (exec.), Tony "D" Pizarro

Mobbin 4 Life is the only studio album by American rapper Sinister. It was released on August 2, 1994, on Three D Records and Interscope Records. The album was produced entirely by Tony "D" Pizarro and features guest appearances by members of Sinister's group, The Mobsters.

The album had one single: "I Won't Forget You G". It was released while Sinister was incarcerated and its poor commercial success resulted in him being dropped by Interscope Records. Mobbin 4 Life is the only album released by Three D Records. 

Track listing[edit | edit source]

All songs performed by Sinister and featuring The Mobsters. All songs produced by Tony "D" Pizarro.

No. Title Writer(s) Time
1. "Ya Get Mobbed On" Johnson, The Mobsters 4:25
2. "Buck-Em Down" Johnson 4:20
3. "Land of the Living Dead" Johnson 5:22
4. "Life of a Sinner" Johnson 4:24
5. "Just the Tip (Interlude)" - 1:00
6. "The Erection (Interlude)" Johnson 1:07
7. "Bank Heist" Johnson, The Mobsters 3:50
8. "Mobbin 4 Life" Johnson, The Mobsters 3:35
9. "I Won't Forget You G" Johnson 4:08
10. "The East Side" Johnson 4:38
11. "Don't Get It Twisted" Johnson 4:31
12. "Jail (Interlude)" - 1:06
13. "How Many Niggas Wanna Get With This" Johnson, G Man 4:30
14. "Young G" Johnson 4:42
15. "Mr. Dick" Johnson 3:39
16. "Put a Snitch in the Ditch" Johnson, Johnson 4:08

Notes:

  • Tracks 4 and 10 feature background vocals by Kim Armstrong
  • Drum programming, bass and keyboards performed by Tony "D" Pizarro
  • Bass, guitar and freakboards performed by Rob "Funksta" Bacon
  • Background vocals by Sinister and The Mobsters

Credits[edit | edit source]

  • Engineer: Tony "D" Pizarro
  • Mixed by: Tony "D" Pizarro & Kevin "K.D." Davis
  • Engineer (Assistant): Michael Chukes, Carlos Warlick, Jay Gonzalez & Philadelphia Chris
  • Mastered by: Brian "Big Bass" Gardner
  • Layout: Unleashed

Album liner notes[edit | edit source]

First of all I would like to thank the Almighty God. I would like to give a SHOUT OUT to all the people who stayed down with me when I was down, my sons David and Deangelo, my mom Beverly, my sister Michele Kuydendall, Lisa Martinez, David Dudle, Jacque Kimbrough, Darryl @ "Just Showin' Off" Salon, Mr. Lewis, Alex Sayegh, my producers: Robert "Bullets" Harris and Larry Pittts, and a special thanks to Suge Knight and E.T. for hooking me up with Sinister.

Thanks,
David Johnson

I'd like to give thanks to David Johnson and Three D Records for believing in me, my mom and pops for helping me through hard times, my probation officer Robert for not violating my ass. I'd like to give a SHOUT OUT to my homies Face, Fat Rat, Evil 1 & 2, Bat Mite 1 & 2, Time Bomb, Slaughter, Butch Dog, Lok'o Gene, Rag Time, Grizzo, B Rat, Sticks, Killer Mike 1 & 2, Kelcey, BigTime, Kurt, Suge, J.D. from the Lench Mob, E.T. (thanks for hooking me up), Ice B, my homies from Family Swan Villain & Crenshaw Mafia (stay strong), Tone (for these proper ass tracks), Big Rod (for looking out for me), Kenny Boy, Nutty Boy and anybody else who I might have forgotten (you know who you are), and for all of you non-believers who thought I would't make it,"You can't hold a GANGSTA DOWN for too long."

Thanks,
Sinister

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