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Poor Righteous Teachers - Pure Poverty FLAC album

Performer: Poor Righteous Teachers
Genre: Hip-hop and RAP
Title: Pure Poverty
Country: US
Released: 1991
Style: Ragga HipHop, Conscious
FLAC version ZIP size: 1587 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1133 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1852 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 100
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Poor Righteous Teachers was a hip hop group from Trenton, New Jersey, founded in 1989. Often referred to as PRT by its fans, Poor Righteous Teachers is known as a pro-Black conscious hip hop group, with musical content inspired by the teachings of the Nation of Gods and Earths. Wise Intelligent, as the lead MC, is the most visible and well known member of the group. Culture Freedom provides backing vocals and production, and Father Shaheed serves as a DJ and producer.

Tracklist: 1. Shakiyla (JRH), 2. Easy Star, 3. Self-Styled Wisdom, 4. Hot Damn I’m Great, 5. Strictly Mash’ion, 6. The Nation’s Anthem, 7. Each One Teach One, 8. Rappin’ Black, 9. Just Servin’ Justice, 10. Freedom Or Death, 11. Methods Of Droppin’ Mental, 12. Pure Poverty, 13. I’m Comin’ Again. 10. Freedom Or Death. 11. Methods Of Droppin’ Mental. 13. More albums from Poor Righteous Teachers: Black Business by Poor Righteous Teachers. Holy Intellect by Poor Righteous Teachers. View all albums . About.

Shakiyla (JRH) Lyrics.

Album by Poor Righteous Teachers. None Can Test by Poor Righteous Teachers (1993). see 3 more connections.

Pure Poverty (c)1991 Profile Records. Poor Righteous Teachers - Gods, Earths and 85ers (With lyrics). Poor Righteous Teachers. Poor Righteous Teachers - gods earths and 85ers.

Poor Righteous Teachers new songs, albums, biography, chart history, photos, videos, news, and more on Billboard, the go-to source for what's hot in music. R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay. Billboard 200. Ranked by performance on chart. 1 of 3. Pure Poverty. 2 of 3. Black Business.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Shakiyla (JRH) 4:06
A2 Easy Star
Vocals [Additional] – Lego Man, Long Man
A3 Self-Styled Wisdom
Written-By – M. Dickerson*, C. Miller*, H. Brown*, H. Scott*, L. Oskar*, L. Jordan*, S. Allen*, T. Grimes*, T. Depula*
A4 Hot Damn I'm Great 4:24
A5 Strictly Mash'ion 5:00
A6 The Nation's Anthem
Arranged By – The Supreme Team
B1 Each One Teach One 3:59
B2 Rappin' Black
Bass [Bassline] – Donald Adams
B3 Just Servin' Justice
Vocals [Additional] – Lego Man, Long Man
B4 Freedom Or Death
Co-producer – Father Shaheed
B5 Methods Of Droppin' Mental 3:47
B6 Pure Poverty 4:38
B7 I'm Comin' Again
Engineer – Jim Harry*

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Profile Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Profile Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Profile Records, Inc.
  • Distributed By – Profile Records, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation


  • Arranged By – Tony D (tracks: A1 to A5, B1 to B7)
  • Engineer – Tom Zepp (tracks: A1 to A6, B1 to B6)
  • Executive-Producer – Kevin Glickman
  • Lyrics By – Wise Intelligent
  • Management – True Blue Productions
  • Mastered By – Howie Weinberg
  • Mixed By – Tom Zepp, Tony D
  • Photography By – Michael Lavine
  • Producer – Tony D
  • Scratches, Turntables [Hooks] – Shaheed*
  • Written-By [All Songs] – Tony D, Wise Intelligent


Comes in standard commercial picture sleeve with gold "promotional" stamp near barcode area. The vinyl, however, is clearly DJ-only: white labels with black ink, marked with separate promo catalog numbers and manufactured as promo.

Center labels:
Loaned For Promotional Use Only
Not For Sale

Produced for Two Tone Productions.
B4 co-produced for Poverty Productions.
Arranged for Two Tone Productions (except A6).
Engineered at Epsilon Studios, NJ except B7, engineered at Prince Studios, NY.
Mastered at Masterdisk, NY.

All songs Published by Protoons, Inc. / Divineland Music / Chumpy Music / ASCAP, except
A3 Published by Protoons, Inc. / Divineland Music / Chumpy Music / TMC Music, Inc. / Far Out Music, Inc. / ASCAP
© ℗ 1991 Profile Records, Inc.
Manufactured and Distributed by Profile Records, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 15151-1415-1 9
  • Matrix / Runout (Center Label Side A): PRO-1415A-DJ
  • Matrix / Runout (Center Label Side B): PRO-1415B-DJ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side A): SRC PRO-1415-A 1-1 MASTERDISK
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side B): SRC PRO-1415-B 1-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PRO-1415 Poor Righteous Teachers Pure Poverty ‎(LP, Album) Profile Records PRO-1415 US 1991
PCD-1415 Poor Righteous Teachers Pure Poverty ‎(CD, Album) Profile Records PCD-1415 US 1991
FILECD 415 Poor Righteous Teachers Pure Poverty ‎(CD, Album) Profile Records FILECD 415 UK 1991
FILER 415 Poor Righteous Teachers Pure Poverty ‎(LP, Album) Profile Records FILER 415 UK 1991
PCT-1415 Poor Righteous Teachers Pure Poverty ‎(Cass, Album) Profile Records PCT-1415 US 1991