Tracklist

Cassette 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
A1 I Can’t Live Without My Radio
LL Cool J 4.35 5:30
A2 Rock the Bells
LL Cool J 3.5 4:01
A3 I’m Bad
LL Cool J 4 4:40
A4 I Need Love
LL Cool J 5 5:22
A5 Going Back to Cali
LL Cool J 4 4:09
A6 Jack the Ripper
LL Cool J 4 4:48
A7 Jingling Baby
LL Cool J 5 4:54
A8 Big Ole Butt
LL Cool J 4 4:37
B1 The Boomin’ System
LL Cool J 5 3:40
B2 Around the Way Girl
LL Cool J 5 4:02
B3 Mama Said Knock You Out
LL Cool J 5 4:48
B4 Back Seat
LL Cool J 5 4:31
B5 I Need a Beat
LL Cool J 4:59
B6 Doin’ It
LL Cool J 5 4:54
B7 Loungin (Who Do Ya Luv)
LL Cool J 5 3:46
B8 Hey Lover
LL Cool J feat. Boyz II Men 4 4:44

Credits

Cassette 1

additional engineer:
Ray Lubrana (track B8)
Brian Miller (engineer) (track B8)
additional producer:
Rick Rubin (track A6)
assistant producer:
Steve Ett (tracks A6–A8)
Brian Latture (tracks A6–A8)
co-producer:
LL Cool J (tracks B1–B3)
Dwayne Simon (tracks A6–A8)
composer:
Bobby “Bobcat” Ervin (tracks A3–A4)
Steven Ettinger (track A4)
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track B2)
Grace Jones (track B6)
LL Cool J (tracks A1–A4, A6, B1–B2, B4, B6–B8)
Marlon Williams (tracks B1–B2)
Darryl Pierce (tracks A3–A4)
QD III (track B4)
Rick Rubin (tracks A1–A2, A6)
Dwayne Simon (tracks A3–A4)
Rashad Smith (tracks B6–B7)
Rod Temperton (track B8)
Lenny White (track B7)
Bernard Wright (track B7)
guest background vocals:
Boyz II Men (track B8)
guest vocals:
Boyz II Men (track B8)
LeShaun (track B6)
Total (American female R&B group) (track B7)
mixer:
Tony Smalios (track B6)
Rich Travali (track B8)
performer:
Rashad Smith (track B6)
Trackmasters (track B8)
producer:
LA Posse (tracks A3–A4)
LL Cool J (tracks A3–A4, A6–A8)
Marlon Williams (tracks B1–B3)
Poke (hip hop producer Jean Olivier, of Poke and Tone) (track B8)
Poke and Tone (track B8)
QD III (track B4)
Rick Rubin (tracks A1–A2, A5)
Rashad Smith (tracks B6–B7)
recording engineer:
Jim Hinger (track B8)
Mario Rodriguez (mix/recording engineer) (track B6)
remixer:
Poke (hip hop producer Jean Olivier, of Poke and Tone) (track B7)
writer:
Dennis Coffey (track A7)
LL Cool J (tracks A5, A7–A8, B3)
Brian Latture (track A7)
Marlon Williams (track B3)
Rick Rubin (track A5)
Dwayne Simon (tracks A7–A8)
phonographic copyright by:
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1985) (track A1)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1986) (track A2)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1987) (tracks A3–A4)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1988) (tracks A5–A6)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1989) (track A8)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1990) (tracks A7, B1–B2)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1991) (track B3)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1993) (track B4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1993) (track B4)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1995) (tracks B6, B8)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1996) (track B7)
publisher:
Def Jam Music, Inc. (track A5)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Sugar by Kid Rock (track A3)
samples:
later parody versions:
[untitled] (track B3)
recording of:
Around the Way Girl (track B2)
Back Seat (track B4)
Big Ole Butt (track A8)
Doin It (track B6)
Going Back to Cali (track A5)
Hey Lover (track B8)
I Need Love (track A4)
I'm Bad (track A3)
Jack the Ripper (track A6)
Jingling Baby (track A7)
Rock the Bells (track A2)
referred to in medleys: