2 Live Is What We Are
2 Live Is What We Are
Studio album by 2 Live Crew


25 July 1986


1985-1986 at Sonic Sound International (Miami, Florida) and Studio One (Riverside, California)


Hip hop, Miami bass, electro, dirty rap




Luke Skyywalker/Atlantic


2 Live Crew, Luke Skyywalker (exec.)

2 Live Crew chronology


Move Somethin' (1988)

2 Live Is What We Are is the debut studio album by American hip hop group 2 Live Crew, released in 1986 on Luke Skyywalker Records. The album's lewd topics were rare at the time, and it was released to a great deal of controversy. The album was deemed obscene in Florida, and one store clerk was charged with felony corruption of a minor for selling it to a 14-year-old girl, though he was later acquitted. 

The albuum reached #128 on the Billboard 200, and #24 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.

Track listingEdit

Produced by 2 Live Crew.

No. Title Time
1. "2 Live Is What We Are (Word)" 4:23
2. "We Want Some Pussy" 2:54
3. "Check It Out Yall (Freestyle Rappin')" 4:35
4. "Get It Girl" 3:58
5. "Throw the D" 3:25
6. "Cut It Up" 4:16
7. "Beat Box (Remix)" 4:40
8. "Mr. Mixx on the Mix!!" 5:16