The Big Badass
The Big Badass
Studio album by Ant Banks


14 June 1994




Hip hop, West Coast hip hop, gangsta rap




Ant Banks

Ant Banks chronology


Sittin' on Somethin' Phat (1993)


Do or Die (1995)

The Big Badass is the second studio album by American hip hop artist Ant Banks, released in 1994 on Jive. It was produced entirely by Banks and features live instrumentation performed by fellow members of The Dangerous Crew. Guest appearances are made by Spice 1, Too $hort and Boots Riley of The Coup, amongst others.

It peaked at #80 on the US Billboard 200, and #10 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

Track listingEdit

All songs produced by Ant Banks.

No. Title Performer(s) Time
1. "The Big Badass" Ant Banks 5:30
2. "2 Kill a G" Ant Banks, Spice 1, Too $hort 5:20
3. "Streets of Oakland" Ant Banks, Boots Riley 4:39
4. "The Drunken Fool" Ant Banks, Pee-Wee 4:13
5. "Parlayin'" Ant Banks, Goldy 4:12
6. "Clownin' wit da Crew" Ant Banks, Father Dom, Pee-Wee, Rappin' Ron & Ant Diddley Dog, Too $hort 3:42
7. "Fuckin' wit Banks" Ant Banks, Goldy, Too $hort 4:54
8. "Straight Hustlin'" Ant Banks 4:29
9. "Pimp Style Gangstas" Ant Banks, Rappin' Ron & Ant Diddley Dog 3:48
10. "The Loot" Ant Banks, Too $hort 3:28
11. "Packin' a Gat" Ant Banks 5:19
12. "Hard as Hell" Ant Banks 5:30
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