Spice 1
Spice 1 album
Studio album by Spice 1


14 April 1992




Hip hop






Ant Banks, Blackjack, CMT, E-A-Ski, Spice 1

Spice 1 chronology


Let It Be Known (1991)


187 He Wrote (1993)

Spice 1 is the debut studio album by American rapper Spice 1, released in 1992 on Jive Records. It was produced by Ant Banks, Blackjack, E-A-Ski, CMT and Spice 1. Spice 1 introduces his hardcore, violent lyrics and gory inner city narratives that he would continue to utilise throughout his career, and the album deals with typical gangsta rap topics such as murder, guns and drugs. MC Ant makes the only guest appearance, and appears on the song "Break Yourself".

The album peaked at #14 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The single "Welcome to the Ghetto" performed well, reaching #39 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and #5 on the Rap Songs charts. Along with singles, music videos were made for the songs "In My Neighborhood", "Welcome to the Ghetto", "187 Proof" and "East Bay Gangsta". 

Track listingEdit

All songs written by R. Green.

No. Title Performer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "In My Neighborhood" Spice 1 Ant Banks 3:42
2. "187 Proof" Spice 1 Spice 1 3:50
3. "East Bay Gangster (Reggae)" Spice 1 CMT, E-A-Ski 4:30
4. "Money Gone" Spice 1 Blackjack 3:45
5. "1-800-Spice" Spice 1 Ant Banks 4:03
6. "Peace to My Nine" Spice 1 Ant Banks, Spice 1 4:50
7. "Young Nigga" Spice 1 CMT, E-A-Ski 5:00
8. "Welcome to the Ghetto" Spice 1 Spice 1 4:09
9. "Fucked in the Game" Spice 1 Ant Banks 4:03
10. "Money or Murder" Spice 1 Ant Banks 4:26
11. "City Streets" Spice 1 Ant Banks 4:50
12. "1-900-Spice" Spice 1 Ant Banks 1:33
13. "Break Yourself" Spice 1, MC Ant Ant Banks 4:10
14. "187 Pure" Spice 1 CMT, E-A-Ski 3:38

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