Based on a True Story Album

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About Based on a True Story

Based on a True Story is the second studio album by American rapper Mack 10, released September 16, 1997 on Priority Records. It peaked at number 14 on the Billboard 200 and at number 5 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. One single, "Backyard Boogie", peaked at number 23 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. and performed well on several other charts as well. The album features guest performance by Ice Cube, E-40, Snoop Dogg, Allfrumtha I and The Comrads. Along with singles, music videos were produced for two songs: "Backyard Boogie" and "Only in California" featuring Ice Cube and Snoop Dogg. Ice Cube makes a cameo appearance in "Backyard Boogie". The song, "Can't Stop", was previously released on the Ant Banks album, Big Thangs. Another song, "Dopeman", was later included on two Priority Records compilations, In tha Beginning…There Was Rap and Straight Outta Compton: N. W. A 10th Anniversary Tribute. "Dopeman" is a cover version of the 1987 N. W. A song of the same name.  


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1997

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