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No Brothers Allowed / Smashin Fruit
No Face
No Brothers Allowed / Smashin Fruit
Genres: Pop, Rap & Hip-Hop, R&B
 

      

CD Details

All Artists: No Face
Title: No Brothers Allowed / Smashin Fruit
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Atlantic / Wea
Original Release Date: 1/1/1994
Re-Release Date: 7/28/1994
Album Type: Single
Genres: Pop, Rap & Hip-Hop, R&B
Styles: Pop Rap, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 765449586545, 765449586521
 

CD Reviews

1st & only single from No Face's unreleased 2nd album
Murray Carvelli | 10/16/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

"NO BROTHAS ALLOWED
1)LP Version (7:34)
2)Radio Mix (4:26)
3)Mike Ross Main Mix (6:10)
4)Mike Ross Radio Mix (4:14)
5)Mike Ross Instrumental (6:14)
SMASHIN' FRUIT
6)LP Version (3:59)

Although there were 2 singles/videos from their 1st album WAKE YOUR DAUGHTER UP, this is the 1 & only single from No Face's unreleased 2nd album. It's ironic that track 1 & track 6 are listed as the LP versions because the LP never saw the light of day! Why? No Face's 1st album was very light-hearted & fun while the tone & lyrics of NO BROTHAS ALLOWED are much more serious. Maybe the public had a hard time accepting such a dramatic turn from Mark & Shah. That's unfortunate because NO BROTHAS ALLOWED & SMASHIN' FRUIT (the B-side) are both very good. SMASHIN' FRUIT is more of the light-hearted No face we were used to. Another reason I enjoyed this single is that both tracks (produced by S.O.M.F.)feature Shock G from digital underground. Actually, this entire single is very good. The Mike Ross mix is very similar to the LP version except the chorus includes vocals by a female group known as Jazzyfatnastees.So it's not a remix, but just a different mix. The credits indicate that the song GIRLS AND BOYS by Prince is sampled. I truly miss these times. This is when the Golden Era of Hip Hop was still present."