is the debut studio album
by American West coast hip hop supergroup Westside Connection
, released on October 22, 1996 by Lench Mob Records
and Priority Records
. It featured production from Bud'da
and Ice Cube
among other producers.
The songs "King of the Hill", "Cross 'Em Out and Put a 'K", and "Hoo Bangin'" (WSCG Style) are all disses
to Cypress Hill
The album peaked at number two on the Billboard 200
on November 9, 1996, shipping 145,000 units. It went on to sell 1.7 million copies, certifying it Platinum
on January 10, 1997.
The melody to the song "The Gangsta, the Killa and the Dope Dealer" is identical to the melody to the song "Hurt" by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails.