Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock the Bells
LL Cool J 4:32
2 It’s the Beat
Hollis Crew 4:14
3 Bring the Noise
Public Enemy 3:45
4 Paul Revere
Beastie Boys 3:41
5 The Rain
Oran 'Juice' Jones 5:07
6 Going Back to Cali
LL Cool J 4 4:09
7 Brass Monkey
Beastie Boys 2:38
8 It’s Yours
T La Rock feat. Jazzy Jay 4:21
9 I Need Love
LL Cool J 5 5:22
10 Children’s Story
Slick Rick 3:58
11 The Gas Face (remix)
3rd Bass 2:08
12 Fight the Power
Public Enemy 4:36
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mama Said Knock You Out
LL Cool J 4:49
2 Gold Digger
EPMD 5:02
3 Pop Goes the Weasel
3rd Bass 3:54
4 Daddy's Little Girl
Nikki D 4:26
5 Room to Breathe
Downtown Science 4:10
6 Time 4 Sum Aksion
Redman 3:26
7 Slam
Onyx 3:37
8 Deeper
Boss feat. Papa Juggy 3:58
9 Crossover
EPMD 3:48
10 Bring the Pain
Method Man 3:09
11 Hip Hop Junkies
Nice & Smooth 3:25
12 Regulate
Warren G feat. Nate Dogg 4:09
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 This Is How We Do It
Montell Jordan 3:54
2 Stand Up
Ludacris feat. Shawnna 3:34
3 Holla Holla
Ja Rule 4:23
4 Touch Me Tease Me
Case feat. Foxy Brown 3:50
5 I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By
Method Man feat. Mary J. Blige 5:09
6 Get Me Home
Foxy Brown feat. Blackstreet 3:48
7 Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
Jay-Z 2.75 4:00
8 Get at Me Dog
DMX feat. Sheek 3:07
9 Doin' It
LL Cool J 4:57
10 Da Rockwilder
Method Man & Redman 2:19
11 Party Up (Up in Here)
DMX 4:33
12 Tell 'em
Erick Sermon 2:35
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 99 Problems
Jay-Z 3:55
2 Thong Song
Sisqó 4:11
3 Just Friends (Sunny)
Musiq 4:11
4 Put It on Me
Ja Rule feat. Vita 4:23
5 Is That Your Chick (The Lost Verses)
Memphis Bleek feat. Jay-Z, Twista & Missy Elliott 4:54
6 Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
Jay-Z 4:01
7 The Truth
Beanie Sigel 4:10
8 Oh Boy
Cam'ron feat. Juelz Santana 3:28
9 Guess Who's Back
Scarface feat. Jay-Z & Beanie Sigel 4:03
10 What We Do
Freeway feat. Jay-Z & Beanie Sigel 3:49
11 Southern Hospitality
Ludacris feat. Pharrell 5:02
12 Jesus Walks
Kanye West 3:20
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Gold Digger
Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx 3:28
2 And Then What
Young Jeezy feat. Mannie Fresh 4:07
3 There It Go (The Whistle Song)
Juelz Santana 3:01
4 Hustlin'
Rick Ross 4:15
5 Back Like That
Ghostface Killah feat. Ne‐Yo 4:03
6 So Sick
Ne‐Yo 3:28
7 Hip Hop Is Dead
Nas feat. will.i.am 3:46
8 Don't Feel Right
The Roots feat. Maimouna Youssef 4:46
9 Umbrella
Rihanna feat. Jay-Z 3.25 4:33
10 Make Me Better
Fabolous feat. Ne‐Yo 4:14
11 Shawty Is da Sh*!
The‐Dream 3:51
12 Put On
Young Jeezy feat. Kanye West 5:21

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Steven Ettinger (track 9)
Darryl Pierce (track 9)
Rick Rubin (track 6)
Dwayne Simon (track 9)
James Todd Smith (US rapper LL Cool J) (tracks 6, 9)
performer:
Jazzy Jay (track 8)
producer:
LA Posse (track 9)
LL Cool J (track 9)
Rick Rubin (track 6)
sampled by:
recording of:
Going Back to Cali (track 6)
I Need Love (track 9)

CD 2

performer:
Nate Dogg (track 12)
writer:
George Beauchamp (track 3)
Michael Berrin (track 3)
Geeby Dajani (track 3)
Harvey Fuqua (track 3)
John Gamble (track 3)
Peter J. Nash (US rapper aka Pete Nice) (track 3)
Dante Ross (track 3)
Stevie Wonder (track 3)
samples:
recording of:

CD 3

performer:
Blackstreet (track 6)
Mary J. Blige (track 5)
Foxy Brown (Rapper) (track 4)
Shawnna (US rapper Rashawnna Guy, the “Queen of Chicago”) (track 2)
Sheek Louch (track 8)
producer:
The 45 King (track 7)
writer:
Shawn Carter (track 7)
Martin Charnin (track 7)
Mark James (real name of The 45 King) (track 7)
Charles Strouse (track 7)
samples:
recording of:

CD 4

composer:
Norman Landsberg (track 1)
Felix Pappalardi (track 1)
Billy Squier (track 1)
John Ventura (track 1)
Shawn Carter (track 1)
Rick Rubin (track 1)
Leslie Weinstein (track 1)
lyricist:
Norman Landsberg (track 1)
Felix Pappalardi (track 1)
Billy Squier (track 1)
John Ventura (track 1)
Shawn Carter (track 1)
Rick Rubin (track 1)
Leslie Weinstein (track 1)
performer:
Beanie Sigel (tracks 9–10)
Missy Elliott (track 5)
JAY Z (US rapper, formerly Jay-Z) (tracks 5, 9–10)
Juelz Santana (track 8)
Twista (US rapper) (track 5)
Vita (US R&B/hip-hop vocalist LaVita Raynor) (track 4)
Pharrell Williams (track 11)
recording of:
99 Problems (track 1)

CD 5

drums programming:
Christopher Stewart (Producer, C. "Tricky" Stewart) (track 9)
keyboard:
Christopher Stewart (Producer, C. "Tricky" Stewart) (track 9)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Rihanna (Barbadian R&B/pop singer) (track 9)
composer:
Kuk Harrell (track 9)
Christopher Stewart (Producer, C. "Tricky" Stewart) (track 9)
The‐Dream (US singer, songwriter & RnB producer Terius Youngdell Nash) (track 9)
guest vocals:
JAY Z (US rapper, formerly Jay-Z) (track 9)
lyricist:
The‐Dream (US singer, songwriter & RnB producer Terius Youngdell Nash) (track 9)
mixer:
Manny Marroquin (track 9)
performer:
Jamie Foxx (track 1)
JAY Z (US rapper, formerly Jay-Z) (track 9)
Mannie Fresh (track 2)
Ne‐Yo (tracks 5, 10)
Kanye West (track 12)
Maimouna Youssef (track 8)
will.i.am (track 7)
producer:
Kuk Harrell (track 9)
Christopher Stewart (Producer, C. "Tricky" Stewart) (track 9)
recorded by:
Kuk Harrell (track 9)
remixes:
later translated versions:
Paraply (track 9)
recording of:
Umbrella (track 9)