Spice 1: Jealous Got Me Strapped – (feat. Tupac)
Song Producer: Blackjack
Album: “AmeriKKKa’s Nightmare” (RIAA Certified Gold)
Date of Release: 11/22/1994
Record Label: Jive
Sub-genre: Gangsta/Hardcore (West Coast)
-Album Notes:
Spice 1 (vocals, keyboards, programming); 2Pac, Method Man, E-40, G-Nut (vocals); Stan “The Guitar” Man, Horace “Bookie” Coleman, G-Man (guitar); Pee Wee (guitar, keyboards), Willie Z, Ant Banks (keyboards); Blackjack (keyboards, programming); DJ Slip, DJ Battlecat (programming). Engineers include: Bruce Leighton, D-Wiz, Ant Banks.
*While Spice 1 was signed to Jive, three of his albums reached Gold status. According to the RIAA, these albums were Spice 1, 187 He Wrote and AmeriKKKa’s Nightmare. He continued to have success on later albums as well, though he never managed receive further certificates for selling over 500,000. Despite this he never changed his image, continuing to retain a gangster image throughout his career on Jive Records. The biggest song in his career was “Nigga Gots No Heart” from the Menace II Society soundtrack. However, at the same time he released “Trigga Gots No Heart”, which also served as a first single for his album, fellow rap artist MC Eiht also had a hit single from the soundtrack which took the number one spot called “Straight Up Menace”. Leaving Spice 1 with the second best single off the soundtrack. After 8 years, Spice 1 released his last album with the label, The Immortalized. Though it received good reviews, it was not well promoted and didn’t sell as expected. According to Spice 1, he left Jive Records because they wanted him to clean up his image.*
**2Pac has done songs with many artists, especially L.A. and the Bay Area. Tupac was influenced by many artists in the Bay since he kicked it in Oakland, Ca and used to live in Marin City. The artists he hooked up with include; E-40, Richie Rich, Spice 1, Mac Mall, Ray Luv, Young Lay, Too Short, MC Breed, Assassin, Scarface, Dru Down, Funky Aztecs, B-Legit, Rappin 4-Tay, Method Man, Shock G, Money B, Dramacydal, Ice-T, Ice Cube, Snoop Dog, Dr. Dre, Treach (of Naughty By Nature), Kc & JoJo, C-Bo, Kurupt, Nate Dogg, Daz Dillinger, Bonethugs-N-Harmony, Redman and MANY more.**

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One love to the homiez Spice 1 & 2Pac on this joint…
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