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Hot, Cool and Vicious


Download links and information about Hot, Cool and Vicious by Salt 'N' Pepa. This album was released in 1986 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Soul, Rock genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 40:22 minutes.

Artist: Salt 'N' Pepa
Release date: 1986
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Soul, Rock
Tracks: 9
Duration: 40:22
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No. Title Length
1. Push It (Remix) 4:32
2. Beauty and the Beat 4:48
3. Tramp 3:34
4. I'll Take Your Man 5:08
5. It's Alright 4:15
6. How Long (Betcha Gotta Chick on the Side) [Remix] 5:00
7. I Desire 3:55
8. The Showstopper 5:00
9. My Mic Sounds Nice 4:10



Hot, Cool and Vicious was Salt-N-Pepa’s first major step toward their goal, explicitly stated in this debut album’s liner notes, of equaling the success of male counterparts Run-D.M.C., Whodini and the Fat Boys. With the aid of DJ Spinderella and “super producer” Hurby Luv Bug, they scored one of the most important early hip-hop crossovers with the randy “Push It.” (The song wasn’t included on the disc’s first pressings.) The album carries more of that spare electro style (“Beauty and the Beat”) while also offering a nod to reggae on “I Desire” and collecting the group’s singles up to this point. Among these are “The Showstopper”’s goodnatured takeoff on Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick’s “The Show,” and the giddy boast “My Mic Sounds Nice” and “Tramp,” in which they pick up Carla Thomas’ gauntlet. Hot stands as not only a key full-length in rap history, but also as deeply entertaining fun.