Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Star/Pointro
7:36
2 I Don’t Care
4:03
3 Don’t Say Nuthin’
3:36
4 Guns Are Drawn
4 5:16
5 Stay Cool
3:34
6 Web
3:17
7 Boom!
2:58
8 Somebody’s Gotta Do It
4:09
9 Duck Down!
3:56
10 Why (What’s Goin On?) / In Love With the Mic / Din Da Da
16:45
11 Melting Pot
10:40

Credits

CD 1

additional lyricist:
Antonio Hardy (track 7)
Marlon Williams (US hip hop producer Marley Marl) (track 7)
Nathaniel Wilson (track 7)
lead vocals:
Black Thought (tracks 1–9)
writer:
Zukhan Bey (track 10)
Floyd Carson (track 8)
Steve Cropper (track 11)
Robert Dorsey (track 6)
Lamont Dozier (track 10)
Al Goodman (US 70s R&B singer/producer) (track 6)
James Gray (track 10)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (track 5)
Al Hirt (track 5)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 10)
Edward Holland, Jr. (track 10)
Leonard Hubbard (tracks 6–7, 10)
Tsidi Ibrahim (track 8)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 11)
Tahir Jamal (tracks 8, 10)
Karl Bert Jenkins (US rapper Dice Raw) (tracks 2, 5, 8, 10)
Booker T. Jones (track 11)
George Kranz (track 10)
Donnie Ray Lewis (track 10)
Melvin Joseph Lewis (US hip-hop producer Chaos) (track 7)
Jamal Miller (track 10)
Walter Morris (track 6)
Yolanda Paterno (track 5)
Harry Ray (track 6)
Montez Roberts (track 9)
Sylvester Stewart (track 1)
Scott Storch (tracks 3, 9)
Ahmir Khalib Thompson (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 10)
Anthony Tidd (tracks 2, 4)
Tariq Luqmaan Trotter (tracks 1–10, 10)
Frank "Knuckles" Walker (tracks 2, 4)
publisher:
Budde Music Inc. (track 10)
remixes:
samples:
Harlem Hendoo by Al Hirt (track 5)
cover recording of:
Din Daa Daa (track 10)
Melting Pot (track 11)
recording of:
Boom! (track 7)
Duck Down! (track 9)
Guns Are Drawn (track 4)
I Don't Care (track 2)
Star/Pointro (track 1)
Stay Cool (track 5)
Web (track 6)