90s Hip Hop

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Tracklist

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1Amerikkka’s Most Wanted
recording of:
AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted
lyricist:
Ice Cube
composer:
Keith Boxley (American hip hop producer and DJ), Ice Cube and Eric Sadler
Ice Cube44:08
2I Shouldn’t Have Done It
Slick Rick4:06
3Mama Said Knock You Out
recording engineer and mixer:
George Karras, David Kennedy (Jamaican-American sound engineer/producer), Marley Marl (QB hip hop producer & DJ of Juice Crew) and Ivan “Doc” Rodriguez
additional programming:
Darren Lighty
assistant engineer:
Scott Canit, DJ Clash and Everett Ramos
assistant producer:
Bobby “Bobcat” Ervin
co-producer:
LL Cool J
producer:
Marley Marl (QB hip hop producer & DJ of Juice Crew)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (in 1990) and Def Jam Records, Inc. (in 1991)
produced for:
Marley Marl Productions, Inc.
recorded at:
House of Hits (Marley Marl's studio) in New York, New York, United States
mixed at:
Power Play Studios in New York, New York, United States and Sound Traxx in New York, New York, United States
samples:
Funky Drummer, Part 1 by James Brown (The Godfather of Soul), Gangster Boogie by Chicago Gangsters and Trip to Your Heart by Sly & the Family Stone
recording of:
Mama Said Knock You Out
writer:
James Todd Smith and Marlon Williams (QB hip hop producer & DJ of Juice Crew)
LL Cool J54:49
4Passin’ Me By
recording of:
Passing Me By
writer:
Steve Boone, Derrick Stewart (US rapper, member of The Pharcyde), Emandu Wilcox (US rapper Emandu Wilcox, member of The Pharcyde), John Martinez (J-Swift), Romye Robinson (US rapper), John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian and Tre Hardson
is based on:
Summer in the City
The Pharcyde5:03
5Shadowboxin’
producer:
RZA (American rapper and actor)
guest lead vocals:
Method Man (of the Wu-Tang Clan)
lead vocals:
GZA/Genius
performer:
Method Man (of the Wu-Tang Clan)
recording of:
Shadowboxin’
writer:
Clifford Smith (of the Wu-Tang Clan), Gary Grice and Robert Diggs, Jr. (American rapper and actor)
GZA feat. Method Man53:30
6Can’t Truss It
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP) (in 1991)
recording of:
Can’t Truss It
writer:
Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, Gary Rinaldo and Hank Shocklee
Public Enemy3.55:23
7Slam
engineer:
Rich July (from 1992-07 until 1992-08)
producer:
ChySkillz (from 1992-07 until 1992-08) and Jam Master Jay (from 1992-07 until 1992-08)
mixer:
Rich July (in 1992)
lead vocals:
Big DS (from 1992-07 until 1992-08), Fredro Starr (from 1992-07 until 1992-08), Sonsee (from 1992-07 until 1992-08) and Sticky Fingaz (US rapper Kirk Jones, Onyx member) (from 1992-07 until 1992-08)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Rush Associated Labels (in 1993) and Rush Associated Labels Inc. (in 1993)
samples:
Rich Kind of Poverty by Sam & Dave and The Champ by The Mohawks
recording of:
Slam (from 1992-07 until 1992-08)
lyricist:
Fred Scruggs Jr. (in 1992), Kirk Jones (US rapper Kirk Jones, Onyx member) (in 1992) and Tyrone Taylor (US rapper, Sonsee, of Onyx) (in 1992)
composer:
Jason William Mizell (in 1992) and Chylow Parker (in 1992)
Onyx4.53:37
8It Was a Good Day
producer:
D.J. Pooh
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Priority Records, LLC (company credits only! do not file releases here) (in 2015)
samples:
Footsteps in the Dark, Parts 1 & 2 by The Isley Brothers
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 352)
recording of:
It Was a Good Day
lyricist and composer:
Ice Cube
Ice Cube54:20
9Ms. Fat Booty
recording engineer and mixer:
David Kennedy (Jamaican-American sound engineer/producer)
producer:
Ayatollah (hip-hop producer Lamont Dorrell)
vocals:
Mos Def
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Rawkus Records (in 1999)
recorded at and mixed at:
Chung King Studios in New York, New York, United States
samples:
One Step Ahead by Aretha Franklin
recording of:
Ms. Fat Booty
writer:
Ayatollah (hip-hop producer Lamont Dorrell), Dante Smith, Charles Singleton (composer/lyricist) and Eddie Snyder
Mos Def43:44
10Crossover
co-producer:
Mr. Bozack
producer:
Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith (US rapper aka PMD)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Rush Associated Labels (in 1992)
EPMD53:50
11Da Rockwilder
producer:
Rockwilder (US hip-hop producer, songwriter, engineer, multi-instrumentalist, programmer)
performer:
Redman (US rapper)
recording of:
Da Rockwilder
lyricist:
Clifford Smith (of the Wu-Tang Clan) and Reggie Noble (US rapper)
composer:
Dana Stinson (US hip-hop producer, songwriter, engineer, multi-instrumentalist, programmer)
Method Man42:16
12Funky Child (explicit)
engineer:
Frank Heller
producer:
K‐Def and Marley Marl (QB hip hop producer & DJ of Juice Crew)
guest turntable:
K‐Def
Lords of the Underground54:30
13Livin’ Proof
recording of:
Livin’ Proof
lyricist:
Chris Martin (US hip hop producer & DJ), Jamal Felder and James Heath (US rapper, member of Group Home)
Group Home54:15
14Bow Down
producer:
Bud’da (US rap producer Stephen Anderson)
vocals:
Ice Cube, Mack 10 and WC (US rapper, Westside Connection member William Calhoun)
recording of:
Bow Down
writer:
Dedrick Rolison, O’Shea Jackson, Stephen Anderson (US rap producer Stephen Anderson) and William Calhoun (US rapper, Westside Connection member William Calhoun)
Westside Connection4.353:28
15Check Yo Self (remix)
producer:
Ice Cube and DJ Pooh
samples:
The Message (original version) by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) & Duke Bootee
recording of:
Check Yo’ Self
writer:
Clifton N. Chase, Edward Fletcher, Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel), O'Shea Jackson and Sylvia Robinson
Ice Cube feat. Das Efx54:33
16911 Is a Joke
producer:
The Bomb Squad (production team)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (in 1990)
recording of:
911 Is a Joke
writer:
Eric Sadler, Keith Shocklee and William Jonathan Drayton
Public Enemy3.83:18
17Make ’em Say Ugh
producer:
DJ KLC (Southern US rap producer Craig Lawson, a.k.a. 'The Drum Major')
other vocals [rap]:
Fiend (US rapper), Mia X, Mystikal (US rapper) and Silkk the Shocker
performer:
Master P (US rapper Percy Miller)
recording of:
Make ’Em Say Ugh
writer:
Craig Lawson (Southern US rap producer Craig Lawson, a.k.a. 'The Drum Major'), Craig Derry, Edward Fletcher, B. McDonald, Mia Young, Michael Tyler (US rapper), Dwain Mitchell, Percy Miller (US rapper Percy Miller), Ricky Jones (US rapper), Sylvia Robinson, Vyshonne King Miller and Douglas Wimbush
Master P feat. Silkk the Shocker, Mia X & Fiend35:05
18Let’s Talk About Sex
producer:
Hurby Luv Bug and The Invincibles (Production Team)
background vocals:
Alpha, Omega (US rapper) and Hurby Luv Bug
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
The Island Def Jam Music Group (American holding company, not normally a release label) (in 1990)
recording of:
Let’s Talk About Sex
lyricist and composer:
Fingerprints
publisher:
Next Plateau Music Inc. and Sons of K-oss Music
Salt‐N‐Pepa33:33
19Bring the Pain
recording engineer and producer:
RZA (American rapper and actor)
assistant mixer:
J. Nicolas
mixer:
Rich Keller (engineer)
recording of:
Bring the Pain (Method Man)
writer:
Clifford Smith (of the Wu-Tang Clan) and Robert Diggs, Jr. (American rapper and actor)
publisher:
Ramecca Publishing, Universal Music Careers and Wu‐Tang Publishing, Inc.
Method Man53:11
20Chief RockaLords of the Underground54:07
21Regulate
recording engineer and mixer:
Greg Geitzenauer
producer:
Warren G
additional mixer:
John Morris (engineer)
editor:
John Philip Shenale
guest guitar:
Andreas Straub
guest keyboard:
Greg Geitzenauer
lead vocals:
Nate Dogg and Warren G
performer:
Nate Dogg
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Rush Associated Labels (in 1994)
recorded at and mixed at:
Track Record, Inc. in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
edited at:
The Nut Ranch in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States
samples:
I Keep Forgettin’ by Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) and Sign of the Times by Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer)
music videos:
Regulate (music video) by Warren G
recording of:
Regulate
writer:
Nathaniel Hale and Warren Griffin
publisher:
Shug Publishing and Warren G. Publishing
is based on:
I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near)
Warren G feat. Nate Dogg4.454:10
22The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)
samples:
Big Sur Suite by Johnny “Hammond” Smith, Her Favorite Style by Iron Butterfly, Hot and Nasty by Black Oak Arkansas and Humpin’ by The Bar‐Kays
recording of:
The Choice Is Yours (revisited)
writer:
Andres Titus (US American rapper Andres Titus, member of Black Sheep), Ben Cauley, James E. Alexander (US soul bassist, singer and songwriter), John R Smith, Allen Jones (producer/songwriter/musician/engineer) and William McLean (DJ William McLean)
Black Sheep54:04
23Alwayz Into Somethin’
producer:
Yella (US hip-hop/electro producer Antoine Carraby)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Priority Records, LLC (company credits only! do not file releases here) (in 2015)
recording of:
Alwayz into Somethin'
writer:
Andre Young (Andre Young, rap producer), Lorenzo Patterson, Burke Reeves and Tracy Curry (rapper Tracy Curry of N.W.A, fka Doc T)
N.W.A54:29
24Full Clip
mixer:
Eddie Sancho
vocals:
Guru (Rapper, half of Gang Starr, Gifted Unlimited Rhzmes Universal)
recorded at and mixed at:
D&D Studios in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
samples:
Closer to God by Krumb Snatcha, The Militia II (remix, explicit) by Gang Starr (US hip hop duo, Guru & DJ Premier) featuring W.C. (US rapper, Westside Connection member William Calhoun) and Rakim (William Michael Griffin Jr., American rapper), Walk on By by Cal Tjader, You Know My Steez (Three Men and a Lady remix, explicit) by Gang Starr (US hip hop duo, Guru & DJ Premier) featuring The Lady of Rage and Kurupt (US rapper) and You Know My Steez by Gang Starr (US hip hop duo, Guru & DJ Premier)
recording of:
Full Clip
writer:
Chris Martin (US hip hop producer & DJ) and Keith Elam (Rapper, half of Gang Starr, Gifted Unlimited Rhzmes Universal)
Gang Starr4.73:38
25Doin’ It
recording engineer:
Mario Rodriguez (mix/recording engineer)
producer:
Rashad Smith (US hip-hop & R&B record producer)
mixer:
Tony Smalios
guest vocals:
LeShaun
performer:
Rashad Smith (US hip-hop & R&B record producer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Def Jam Records, Inc. (in 1995) and Def Jam Recordings (US) (in 2021)
samples:
My Jamaican Guy by Grace Jones
recording of:
Doin’ It
composer:
Grace Jones, LL Cool J and Rashad Smith (US hip-hop & R&B record producer)
LL Cool J54:54