Real Brothas
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Studio album by B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta


August 15, 1995


September 1994 - May 1995


Kitchen Sync Studio
(Hollywood, CA)
Solid Studios
(Studio City, CA)
Skip Saylor Recording
(Hollywood, CA)


Hip hop, West Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap, G-funk




Outburst Records / Def Jam Recordings


Charlie B, Doctor Jam, Greedy Greg (exec.), Anthony "Anti" Lewis (exec.) Madness 4 Real, Rhythum D

B.G. Knocc Out chronology


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Real Brothas is the debut studio album by American rappers B.G. Knocc Out and Dresta, released in August 15, 1995 on Outburst Records and Def Jam Recordings. Recording sessions took place at Solid Studios in Studio City and at Kitchen Sync Studio and Skip Saylor Recording in Hollywood from September 1994 to May 1995. Production was handled by Madness 4 Real, Doctor Jam, Charlie B, Rhythum D and Vic C. It includes guest appearances by L.V., La Tee and Mo (of MoKenStef).

The album peaked at #128 on the US Billboard 200, #15 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts and at #5 on the Top Heatseekers chart. Real Brothas spawned the three singles: "50/50 Luv", "Jealousy" and "D.P.G./K", which were all minor hits. The album sold approximately 250,000 copies with minimal promotional advertising. Real Brothas has been out of print for many years and its physical releases are highly sought after.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

All songs performed by B.G. Knocc Out and Dresta.

No. Title Producer(s) Time
1. "Everyday Allday" Madness 4 Real, Doctor Jam 3:15
2. "Jealousy" Madness 4 Real, Doctor Jam 4:30
3. "Whose the 'G'" Vic C 4:09
4. "Compton Swangin'" Charlie B 3:47
5. "Life's a Puzzle" Charlie B 4:22
6. "B.G. Knocc Out" Charlie B 5:35
7. "Compton Hoe" Rhythum D 4:58
8. "Micc Check" Madness 4 Real, Doctor Jam 4:20
9. "Compton & Watts" Rhythum D 4:21
10. "50/50 Luv" Rhythum D 4:31
11. "Real Brothas" Rhythum D 4:31
12. "Do or Die" Charlie B 4:57
13. "Take a Ride" Rhythum D 4:24
14. "Down Goes Anotha N*!@a" Rhythum D 4:15
15. "D.P.G./K" Madness 4 Real, Doctor Jam 3:55
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