Hot, Cool & Vicious (Released December 8, 1986) the debut album by Salt-N-Pepa, the all-female rap trio which consisted of members Cheryl “Salt” James, Sandra “Pepa” Denton and DJ Spinderella (Deidra Roper) was the first gold and platinum album by a female rap group. Hot, Cool & Vicious peaked at No. 26 on the Billboard 200 charts. The group's No. 1 single “Push It” helped the album become a huge success. The album was produced by Hurby Azor and released by Next Plateau Records.
Hot, Cool & Vicious was certified gold by the RIAA on January 8, 1988 and certified platinum on March 23, 1988.
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Salt-N-Pepa's Hot, Cool & Vicious tracklist
- “Push It”
- Beauty and the Beat”
- “I'll Take Your Man”
- “It's Alright”
- “Chick on the Side”
- “I Desire”
- “The Show Stoppa (Is Stupid Fresh)”
- “My Mic Sound Nice”