The Aftermath
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Studio album by Da Youngsta's


April 20, 1993


April 1992 - February 1993


Marley's House of Hitz, Inc.
(Chestnut Ridge, NY)
Unique Recording Studios
(New York City, NY)
Greene Street Recording Studio
(New York City, NY)
Sigma Sound Studio
(Philadelphia, PA)


Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Underground hip hop, Hardcore hip hop






118th Street Productions, The Beatnuts, DJ Premier, Ann Goodman (exec.), Lawrence Goodman (also exec.), Qur'an Goodman, Marley Marl, Pete Rock

Da Youngsta's chronology


Somethin 4 da Youngsta's (1992)


No Mercy (1994)

The Aftermath is the second studio album by American hip hop group Da Youngsta's, released in April 20, 1993 on EastWest Records America. Recording sessions took place at Marley's House of Hitz, Inc., Unique Recording Studios and Greene St. Recording Studio in New York City and at Sigma Sound Studio in Philadelphia from April 1992 to February 1993. Released one year after their debut Somethin 4 da Youngsta's, the album has a notably more aggressive and edgy tone compared to their first album. It also features a wider array of producers, including DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Marley Marl, The Beatnuts and Naughty by Nature (as 118th Street Productions), as well as Lawrence Goodman, who produced the entirety of the group's debut, and group member Qur'an Goodman.

The Aftermath features the three singles: "Crewz Pop", "Wild Child" and "Iz U With Me".

Track listing[edit | edit source]

All songs performed by Da Youngsta's, except for "Who's the Mic Wrecka", featuring Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth.

No. Title Producer(s) Time
1. "The Aftermath" Qur'an Goodman 0:27
2. "Wild Child" The Beatnuts 3:54
3. "Iz U wit Me" Pete Rock 3:59
4. "Handle This" 118th Street Productions 3:03
5. "Crewz Pop" 118th Street Productions 2:57
6. "Lyrical Stick Up Kids" Marley Marl 4:33
7. "Who's the Mic Wrecka?" Pete Rock 5:07
8. "Count It Off" Lawrence Goodman 2:17
9. "Honeycomb Hide Out" The Beatnuts 4:41
10. "Da Hood" Qur'an Goodman 3:55
11. "It'z Natural" The Beatnuts 2:54
12. "Rip a Rhyme" Marley Marl 3:29
13. "Wake Em Up" DJ Premier 3:37
14. "Shout It Out (Outro) " Qur'an Goodman, Tarik Dawson (co.) 1:50

Samples[edit | edit source]

The Aftermath

  • "It's a New Day" by Skull Snaps

Wild Child

  • "Feel Like Making Love" by Bob James
  • "Spinning Wheel" by Lonnie Smith

Iz U Wit Me

  • "Pot Belly" by Lou Donaldson
  • "You're No Good" by The Harvey Averne Dozen
  • "It's a New Day So Let a Man Come In and Do the Popcorn" by James Brown

Crewz Pop

Lyrical Stick-Up Kids

  • "I Can't Stop" by John Davis and the Monster Orchestra
  • "Funky for You" by Nice & Smooth
  • "It's Just Begun" by The Jimmy Castor Bunch
  • "Spinning Wheel" by Lonnie Smith

Who's The Mic Wrecka?

  • "The Boss" by James Brown
  • "The Do Do" by Biz Markie
  • "Superman Lover" by Johnny "Guitar" Watson

Count It Off

  • "Happiness" by B.T. Express
  • "Synthetic Substitution" by Melvin Bliss
  • "Blind Alley" by The Emotions

Itz Natural

  • "E.V.A." by Jean-Jacques Perrey
  • "Never My Love" by Tom Scott and The California Dreamers
  • "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by George Semper

Rip a Rhyme

  • "Soul Power 74" by Maceo and the Macks
  • "Groove Me" by King Floyd
  • "Word to the Mother (Land)" by Big Daddy Kane
  • "Mama Feelgood" by Lyn Collins

Shout It Out (Outro)

  • "La Di Da Di" by Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick
  • "Do the Funky Penguin" by Rufus Thomas
  • "Do It Baby" by Redd Holt Unlimited
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