Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Redemption
3 1:47
A2 Open Fire
2 2:53
A3 R U Still Down? [Remember Me]
4 4:08
A4 Hellrazor
4 4:15
A5 Thug Style
3 4:16
B1 Where Do We Go From Here [interlude]
4:29
B2 I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto
3 4:20
B3 Nothing to Lose
4 3:40
B4 I’m Gettin Money
3 3:32
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
C1 Lie to Kick It
2 3:38
C2 Fuck All Y’all
4 4:32
C3 Let Them Thangs Go
3 3:33
C4 Definition of a Thug Nigga
3 4:09
D1 Ready 4 Whatever
3 4:05
D2 When I Get Free
3 4:46
D3 Hold On Be Strong
2 4:10
D4 I’m Losin It
2 3:55
12" Vinyl 3
# Title Rating Length
E1 Fake Ass Bitches
3 3:10
E2 Do for Love
4.5 4:42
E3 Enemies With Me
2 4:15
E4 Nothin but Love
3 4:26
F1 16 on Death Row
3 5:40
F2 I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto [Hip-Hop version]
3 4:40
F3 When I Get Free II
3 3:22
F4 Black Starry Night [interlude]
0:48
F5 Only Fear of Death
3 5:09

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

bass guitar:
Ricky Rouse (track A5)
guitar:
Ricky Rouse (tracks A1, A5)
keyboard:
Brycyn Evans (track B4)
M. Mosley (track B4)
Ricky Rouse (track A5)
drum machine programming:
M. Mosley (track B4)
additional programming:
Tommy ‘D’ Daugherty (tracks A1, A5)
additional vocals:
Y.N.V. (US R&B girl group) (track B3)
arranger:
Soulshock & Karlin (track B2)
assistant engineer:
Jim Danis (tracks A1, A5)
Sergio Garcia (Mix engineer) (track B4)
assistant mixer:
Dino Johnson (tracks B3–B4)
background vocals:
Y.N.V. (US R&B girl group) (track B1)
co-producer:
Khalid Hafiz (tracks A1–B4)
Natures Fynest (track B4)
Ricky Rouse (track A1)
composer:
Ricky Rouse (track A1)
editor:
Greg Fidelman (tracks A1–B4)
Bill Malina (tracks A1–B4)
engineer:
T. Pizarro (track B1)
QDIII (track A4)
Michael Calderon (tracks B2–B3)
Josh Chervokas (Engineer) (track A2)
Manny Marroquin (track B2)
Michael Denten (track B4)
Tommy ‘D’ Daugherty (tracks A1, A5)
guest vocals:
V. Young (track A4)
instruments:
Soulshock & Karlin (track B2)
lyricist:
Ricky Rouse (track A1)
mixer:
Paul Arnold (engineer) (tracks A2, B3)
T. Pizarro (tracks A3, B1)
QDIII (track A4)
We Got Kidz Productions (tracks A1, A5)
Manny Marroquin (track B2)
Michael Denten (track B4)
Ricky Rouse (tracks A1, A5)
Soulshock (track B2)
Tommy ‘D’ Daugherty (tracks A1, A5)
producer:
T. Shakur (American rapper) (tracks A3, B1, B3)
R. Williams (Hip-hop producer and DJ for rapper Special Ed) (track A2)
L. Goodman (hip-hop producer and songwriter) (track B2)
Live Squad (tracks A4, B3)
M. Mosley (track B4)
T. Pizarro (tracks A3, B1)
QDIII (track A4)
C. Rosser (track A5)
C. Rosser (track A5)
Soulshock & Karlin (track B2)
We Got Kidz Productions (tracks A1, A5)
recording engineer:
T. Pizarro (track A3)
remixer:
Paul Arnold (engineer) (track B4)
writer:
T. Shakur (American rapper) (tracks A2–B4)
R. Williams (Hip-hop producer and DJ for rapper Special Ed) (track A2)
G. Clinton, Jr. (US funk musician) (tracks B1, B3)
W. Collins (tracks B1, B3)
G. Cooper (track B1)
D. McDowell (track B2)
T. Curry (US rapper & N.W.A member Tracy Curry) (track B3)
M. Greenidge (track A5)
O. Jackson (track B3)
Q. Jones III (track A4)
K. Cox (US rapper Katari Cox aka Castro) (track A5)
L. Goodman (hip-hop producer and songwriter) (track B2)
C. Mayfield (track A3)
M. Mosley (track B4)
Natures Fynest (track B4)
T. Pizarro (tracks A3, B1)
L. Patterson (track B3)
C. Rosser (track A5)
C. Rosser (track A5)
A. Wheaton (track B3)
R. Walker (US rapper Randy Walker) (tracks A4, B3)
L. Troutman (track B2)
R. Troutman (Roger Troutman, funk musician in Zapp) (track B2)
B. Worrell (track B3)
V. Young (track A4)
phonographic copyright by:
Interscope Records (1997) (tracks A1–B4)
publisher:
Amaru Music Publishing (tracks A1, A5)
Bread & Water Music (track A5)
Bridgeport Music, Inc. (tracks B1, B3)
Deep Technology (track A4)
EMI Flashground (track B4)
Full Keel Music (track A4)
GLG Two Publishing (tracks A4, B3)
Joshua’s Dream (tracks A2–B4)
Lawhouse Music (track B2)
MMM Music (track A3)
Music Corporation of America, Inc. (BMI-affiliated music publisher of MCA Records, Inc.?) (tracks A2–B4)
Saja Music Co. (track B2)
Songs of Lastrada (track B2)
Special Ed Music (track A2)
Thamadik (track B4)
Thug Nation Music (track A5)
Underground Connection (tracks A3, B1)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Dollar Cab Lab (track A2)
Soulpower Studios (track B2)
Westlake Audio (former name of Westlake Recording Studios) in West Hollywood, California, United States (track B1)
remixed at:
remix of:
Str8 Ballin’ by 2Pac (track B4)
remixes:
Changes by 2Pac feat. Talent (track B2)
sampled by:
Black President by Nas feat. Johnny Polygon (track B2)
samples:
Do It Roger by Roger (track B2)
Us by Ice Cube (track B3)
recording of:
Hell Razor (track A4)
I’m Gettin Money (track B4)
Nothing to Lose (track B3)
Open Fire (track A2)
Redemption (track A1)
Thug Style (track A5)

12" Vinyl 2

bass guitar:
R. Rouse (tracks C2–C3, D2)
guitar:
Darrell Crooks (track D4)
R. Rouse (tracks C2–C3, D2)
keyboard:
R. Rouse (tracks C2, D2)
additional producer:
DJ Daryl (track C3)
additional programming:
Tommy ‘D’ Daugherty (tracks C2, D2)
additional recording engineer:
T. Pizarro (track C2)
assistant engineer:
Jim Danis (tracks C2, D2)
Dino Johnson (track C3)
assistant mixer:
Dino Johnson (tracks C1, D1, D3)
background vocals:
Crystall (hip-hop vocalist) (track D4)
co-producer:
Def Jef (track D4)
Khalid Hafiz (tracks C1–D4)
Levant Marcus (track D4)
Quimmy Quim (track C3)
R. Rouse (track D2)
editor:
Greg Fidelman (tracks C1–D4)
Bill Malina (tracks C1–D4)
engineer:
T. Pizarro (track D3)
Evren Cooknar (mastering) (track C1)
Dino Johnson (track D4)
Bob Morse (Engineer) (track D1)
Tim Nitz (track D4)
Paul Arnold (engineer) (track C3)
Tommy ‘D’ Daugherty (tracks C2, D2)
guest vocals:
R. Serrell (415 member & Death Row rapper Richard Serrell) (track C1)
R. Green (track D4)
Big Syke (tracks D1, D4)
mixer:
T. Pizarro (track D4)
R. Rouse (tracks C2, D2)
We Got Kidz Productions (tracks C2, D2)
Tim Nitz (track D4)
Paul Arnold (engineer) (tracks C1, C3, D3)
Gabe Chiesa (track D1)
Tommy ‘D’ Daugherty (tracks C2, D2)
producer:
T. Shakur (American rapper) (track C4)
Choo (track D3)
J. Jackson (US rap/hip-hop) (track D1)
T. Pizarro (track D4)
W. Griffin, III (tracks C1, C4)
We Got Kidz Productions (tracks C2–C3, D2)
recording engineer:
Paul Arnold (engineer) (track C3)
writer:
T. Shakur (American rapper) (tracks C1–D4)
P. Bailey (track D3)
S. Beckmeier (track D3)
J. Okuribido (track C2)
D. Blackman (track C1)
Choo (track D3)
G. Clinton, Jr. (US funk musician) (track C3)
W. Collins (track C3)
D. Arnaud (US rapper Delmar Arnaud) (track C3)
M. Greenidge (tracks C2–C3, D2)
T. Himes (tracks D1, D4)
J. Jackson (US rap/hip-hop) (track D1)
K. Cox (US rapper Katari Cox aka Castro) (tracks C2–C3, D2)
P. McKay (track D3)
L. Mizell (track C4)
T. Pizarro (track D4)
R. Serrell (415 member & Death Row rapper Richard Serrell) (track C1)
R. Rouse (track D2)
B. Jordam (US rapper Brad Jordan) (track C2)
G. S. Heron (track D1)
M. Hardy (track D4)
R. Green (track D4)
W. Griffin, III (tracks C1, C4)
B. Worrell (track C3)
phonographic copyright by:
Interscope Records (1997) (tracks C1–D4)
publisher:
Alruby Music Inc. (track C4)
Amaru Music Publishing (tracks C2–C3, D2)
Brouhaha Music (track D1)
Colpix Music, Inc. (tracks C1, C4)
Imperial Loco Entertainment (tracks D1, D4)
Joshua’s Dream (tracks C1–D4)
Mburu Music (track D3)
Music Corporation of America, Inc. (BMI-affiliated music publisher of MCA Records, Inc.?) (tracks C1–D4)
Nodlew Music (track C1)
Sir & Trini Music (track D3)
Steel Chest Music (track D3)
Suge Publishing (track C3)
Sybleson's Music (track C1)
Thug Nation Music (tracks C2–C3, D2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track C3)
Warren G Publishing (tracks C1, C4)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track D4)
mixed at:
Soundcastle in Santa Monica, California, United States (tracks C1–C3, D1–D4)
recorded at:
Soundcastle in Santa Monica, California, United States (tracks C2–C3, D2, D4)
Westlake Recording Studios (founded as Westlake Audio in the early 1970s) in West Hollywood, California, United States (track D3)
remixes:
samples:
Ambitionz az a Ridah by 2Pac (track C3)
Flash Light by Parliament (track C3)
Funky Drummer by James Brown (track C1)
Street Life by Scarface (track C2)
Wind Parade (remix) by Donald Byrd (track C4)
recording of:
Fuck All Y’all (track C2)
Hold On Be Strong (track D3)
I’m Losin It (track D4)
Let Them Thangs Go (track C3)
Lie to Kick It (track C1)
Ready 4 Whatever (track D1)
When I Get Free (track D2)

12" Vinyl 3

bass guitar:
Ricky Rouse (track E3)
bass guitar and guitar:
Ricky Rouse (track F1)
guitar:
Ricky Rouse (tracks E1, E3)
keyboard:
Ricky Rouse (track E3)
additional producer:
We Got Kidz Productions (tracks E1, F1)
additional programming:
Michael Denten (track E1)
additional vocals:
Cool Russell (track F1)
arranger:
Soulshock & Karlin (tracks E2, F2)
assistant mixer:
Jim Danis (track F4)
Sergio Garcia (Mix engineer) (track E1)
Dino Johnson (track F1)
co-producer:
Khalid Hafiz (tracks E1–F5)
composer:
T. Shakur (American rapper) (track F1)
editor:
Greg Fidelman (tracks E1–F5)
Bill Malina (tracks E1–F5)
engineer:
Michael Calderon (tracks E4–F1, F4–F5)
Bob Morse (Engineer) (track E1)
Manny Marroquin (tracks E2, F2)
guest vocals:
Maxee of Brownstone (track F2)
Dramacydal (rap group founded by 2Pac) (track E3)
Eric Williams of BLACKstreet (of Blackstreet) (track E2)
instruments:
Soulshock & Karlin (tracks E2, F2)
lyricist:
T. Shakur (American rapper) (track F1)
mixer:
Ricky Rouse (track E3)
Paul Arnold (engineer) (tracks F1, F5)
Josh Chervokas (Engineer) (track E4)
Tommy ‘D’ Daugherty (tracks E3, F4)
Michael Denten (tracks E1, F3)
Manny Marroquin (tracks E2, F2)
Soulshock (tracks E2, F2)
producer:
T. Shakur (American rapper) (tracks E4–F1)
D. Anderson (tracks E4, F4)
J. Jackson (US rap/hip-hop) (track E1)
Live Squad (tracks E3, F5)
C. Rosser (track F3)
C. Rosser (track F3)
Soulshock & Karlin (tracks E2, F2)
remixer:
Paul Arnold (engineer) (track E1)
vocals:
writer:
T. Shakur (American rapper) (tracks E1–E4, F2–F5)
S. Arrington (track E3)
L. Blackmon (track F2)
K. Boxley (track E3)
B. Caldwell (US singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) (track E2)
C. Carter (American saxophonist, composer, and producer) (track E3)
S. Clarke (track F3)
G. Clinton, Jr. (US funk musician) (tracks E3, F5)
W. Collins (track F5)
M. Craig (track E4)
D. McDowell (track F2)
D. Anderson (tracks E4, F4)
M. Greenidge (track E3)
W. Hankerson (track E3)
T. Himes (track F5)
O. Jackson (track E3)
J. Jackson (US rap/hip-hop) (track E1)
Y. Fula (US Rapper Yafeu Akiyele Fula) (track E3)
K. Karlin (track E2)
K. Cox (US rapper Katari Cox aka Castro) (track E3)
A. Kettner (track E2)
L. Goodman (hip-hop producer and songwriter) (track F2)
D. Rivers (track F5)
C. Walker (US rapper) (track E3)
M. Beale (Mutah Wassin Shabazz Beale, rapper) (track E3)
R. Parker (track E3)
W. Burns (track F5)
C. Rosser (track F3)
C. Rosser (track F3)
E. Sadler (track E3)
M. Harding (track F5)
G. Shider (track E3)
D. Spradley (track E3)
R. Walker (US rapper Randy Walker) (tracks E3, F5)
L. Troutman (tracks F2, F4)
R. Troutman (Roger Troutman, funk musician in Zapp) (tracks F2, F4)
M.A. Wood Jr. (track E4)
B. Worrell (track F5)
Soulshock (track E2)
phonographic copyright by:
Interscope Records (1997) (tracks E1–F5)
publisher:
Amaru Music Publishing (tracks E3, F3)
Better Days Music (track F2)
Boyz Club Music (track E3)
Bridgeport Music, Inc. (tracks E3, F5)
Circle L Publishing (track E4)
Circle Music (publisher) (track E4)
Clarkee Music (track F3)
EMI Blackwood (track E2)
EMI Longitude Music (track E2)
Full of Soul Music (track E2)
GLG Two Publishing (tracks E3, F5)
Joshua’s Dream (tracks E1–F5)
Jungle Fever Music (track E2)
Lawhouse Music (track F2)
Longitude Music Co. (track E2)
Music Corporation of America, Inc. (BMI-affiliated music publisher of MCA Records, Inc.?) (tracks E1–F5)
New Lake City Music (track E4)
R2M Music (track F2)
Saja Music Co. (tracks F2, F4)
Songs of Lastrada (tracks F2, F4)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track E4)
Soulvang Music (track E2)
Spectrum VII (track E4)
The Music Force (track E2)
Thug Nation Music (track E3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track E3)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Echo Sound in Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks E1, E4–F1, F4–F5)
Musiplex Studios (track F3)
Soulpower Studios (tracks E2, F2)
remixed at:
samples:
Do It Roger by Roger (track F4)
Eveready Man by Lakeside (track E4)
Shit Don't Stop by Thug Life feat. Y.N.V. (track F5)
Two of Us by Cameo (track F2)
recording of:
16 on Death Row (track F1)
Do for Love (track E2)
Enemies With Me (track E3)
Fake Ass Bitches (track E1)
Nothin but Love (track E4)
Only Fear of Death (track F5)
When I Get Free II (track F3)

Release Group

artist & repertoire support: Tony Best
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/84835 [info]
Wikidata: Q847524 [info]