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America
Studio album by Kurtis Blow (rapper)
Released October 1985
Recorded
Genre/Style Old school hip-hop
Length 49:00
Label Mercury
Producer(s) Kurtis Blow
Writer(s)
Last album Ego Trip (Kurtis Blow album)
This album America (Kurtis Blow album)
Next album Kingdom Blow (Kurtis Blow album)

America is the sixth album by rapper Kurtis Blow, released in 1985 (see 1985 in music). The album includes the song "If I Ruled the World" from the movie Krush Groove, Blow's only hit since "The Breaks" and the last of his musical career. The album was released in an era when old school hip-hop was being overtaken by younger musicians, but the album nevertheless spawned Blow's biggest UK hit single, with "If I Ruled the World", which reached number 24 in the UK Singles Chart in January 1986

Track listingEdit

1. "America (Vocal)" (Kurtis Blow) - 6:17

2. "America (Dub Mix)" (Blow) - 2:42

3. "Super Sperm" (Blow) - 1:16

4. "AJ Meets Davy DMX" (Blow, David Reeves) - 6:37

5. "Hello Baby" (Blow, Reeves) - 6:42

6. "If I Ruled the World" (Blow, Reeves, AJ Scratch) - 7:10

7. "Respect to the King"(Blow, Delaney McGill) - 1:57

8. "AJ is Cool" (Blow, Reeves) - 5:51

9. "Summertime Groove" (Blow, Danny Harris, Robert Robertson) - 5:44

10. "MC Lullaby" (Blow) - :28

11. "Don't Cha Feel Like Making Love" (Anthony Foster, Daniel Harris) - 4:16


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