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Soul Survivor (Pete Rock album)

Soul Survivor
Studio album by Pete Rock
Released November 10, 1998
Recorded 1996ā€“1998
Genre East Coast hip hop, jazz rap
Length 74:14
Label Loud/RCA/BMG Records
Producer Pete Rock
Grap Luva
Marley Marl
Pete Rock chronology
The Main Ingredient
(Pete Rock & CL Smooth)
Soul Survivor
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link
RapReviews link
Rolling Stone link
The Source link
U-WIRE mixed link
Yahoo! Music favorable link
Los Angeles Times link

Soul Survivor is the debut studio album of hip hop producer and emcee Pete Rock, formerly of the acclaimed duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth. Rock contributes to all the production on the release, as well as a number of verses, while leaving a large part of the rhyming to several guest artists; such as, Kurupt of Tha Dogg Pound, Wu-Tang Clan members Raekwon, Inspectah Deck, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, & Cappadonna; O.C., Black Thought of The Roots, Rob-O, Prodigy of Mobb Deep, Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz, Large Professor, Kool G Rap, MC Eiht, Jane Eugene & Loose Ends, Vinia Mojica, Miss Jones, Heavy D, Beenie Man, Sticky Fingaz of Onyx, Common, Big Punisher, Noreaga, and former partner C.L. Smooth.


  • Track listing 1
  • Samples 2
  • Documentary 3
  • Singles 4
  • Chart positions 5
    • Album 5.1
    • Singles 5.2
  • External links 6

Track listing

# Title Producer Performer(s)
1 "Soul Survivor Intro" Pete Rock
  • Pete Rock
2 "Tru Master" Pete Rock
3 "Half Man, Half Amazin'" Grap Luva, Pete Rock
  • First & fourth verses: Pete Rock
  • Second & third verses: Method Man
4 "Respect Mine" Pete Rock
  • First & third verses: O.C.
  • Hook/second & fourth verses: Pete Rock
5 "Tha Game" Pete Rock
6 "#1 Soul Brother" Pete Rock
  • Pete Rock
7 "Rock Steady Part II" Pete Rock
  • First verse: Peter Gunz
  • Second verse: Lord Tariq
  • Third verse/hook: Pete Rock
8 "Truly Yours ā€™98" Pete Rock, Marley Marl
9 "It's About That Time" Pete Rock
10 "One Life To Live" Pete Rock
  • First & third verses/hook: MC Eiht
  • Second verse/outro: Pete Rock
11 "Take Your Time" Pete Rock
  • Intro/second & fourth verses: Pete Rock
  • First & third verses: Jane Eugene of Loose Ends
  • Hook: Loose Ends
  • Outro: Loose Ends & Pete Rock
12 "Mind Blowin'" Pete Rock
13 "Soul Survivor" Pete Rock
14 "Da Two" Pete Rock
  • First & third verses: C.L. Smooth
  • Hook/second verse: Pete Rock
15 "Verbal Murder 2" Pete Rock
16 "Strange Fruit" Pete Rock
17 "Massive (Hold Tight)" Pete Rock
  • Intro/first & third verses: Heavy D
  • Hook/second verse: Beenie Man
  • Outro: Heavy D & Beenie Man



A documentary was released around the time of the album, which featured the recording sessions of some of the tracks.


Single information
"Tru Master"
  • Released: 1998
  • B-side:
"Take Your Time"
  • Released: 1999
  • B-side: "Tha Game"

Chart positions


Chart (1998) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 39
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 7


Year Song Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles
1998 "Tru Master" 68 40
1999 "Take Your Time" 80 18

External links

  • Soul Survivor Documentary

Michael A. Gonzales on Soul Survivor

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