Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
A1 The Merchant of Grooves
3rd Bass 1:36
A2 Derelicts of Dialect
3rd Bass 4:09
A3 Ace in the Hole
3rd Bass feat. KMD 3:49
A4 French Toast
3rd Bass 0:40
A5 Portrait of the Artist as a Hood
3rd Bass 4:08
B1 Pop Goes the Weasel
3rd Bass 4:14
B2 Sea Vessel Soliloquy
3rd Bass 0:38
B3 Daddy Rich in the Land of 1210
3rd Bass 3:14
B4 Word to the Third
3rd Bass 5:02
B5 Herbalz in Your Mouth
3rd Bass 4:18
B6 Al’z A‐B‐Cee’z
3rd Bass 1:55
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
C1 No Master Plan No Master Race
3rd Bass 4:46
C2 Come In
3rd Bass 3:08
C3 No Static at All
3rd Bass 3:44
C4 Eye Jammie
3rd Bass 1:05
C5 Check Yourself
3rd Bass feat. Doug E. Doug 3:01
D1 Microphone Techniques
3rd Bass feat. Nice & Smooth 4:59
D2 Problem Child
3rd Bass 4:30
D3 3 Strikes 5000
3rd Bass 4:02
D4 Kick ’em in the Grill
3rd Bass feat. Chubb Rock 2:38
D5 Green Eggs and Swine
3rd Bass 4:43

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

percussion:
Sam Sever (track B3)
saxophone:
Al Title (track B4)
turntable:
DJ Richie Rich (track B3)
co-producer:
3rd Bass (track B5)
engineer:
John Gamble (member of the SD50s) (tracks A1, B6)
Kevin Reynolds (engineer) (tracks A1, B2–B4)
Chris Shaw (US producer & engineer) (tracks A2, B5)
Mike Teelucksingh (tracks A2, B5)
mixer:
Mike Teelucksingh (track A2)
producer:
3rd Bass (tracks A1–A2, B2, B4, B6)
P. Huston (tracks A2, B5)
DJ Richie Rich (track B3)
Sam Sever (track B4)
writer:
G. Bartz (track B4)
G. Bauchamp (songwriter) (track B1)
M. Berrin (tracks A1–A2, B1–B6)
A. Bryan (US songwriter) (track B6)
J.D. Burrise, Jr. (track A2)
D. Carter (track B3)
S. Citrin (track B4)
J. Dajani (track B1)
P. Desmond (track B6)
B. Dylan (track B5)
H. Fuqua (track B1)
P. Gabriel (track B1)
H.D. Anadon (track A2)
C. Hodges (Soul Organist) (track B3)
R. Lawson (tracks B2–B3)
P. Nash (US rapper aka Pete Nice) (tracks A1–A2, B1–B6)
P. Huston (tracks A2, B5)
D. Ross (track B1)
S. Wonder (track B1)
O.V. Wright (track B3)
John Gamble (member of the SD50s) (track B1)
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) (1990) (tracks A1–A2, B2–B5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1991) (tracks A1–A2, B2–B6)
Def Jam Recordings (2015) (tracks A2, B5)
publisher:
ATV Music (track A2)
Black Bull Music (track B1)
Clyde Pearl Music (track B1)
Def Jam Music (tracks A1–A2, B1–B6)
Desmond Music (track B6)
Dwarf Music (track B5)
Irving Music, Inc. (track B3)
Jobete Music Co. (track B1)
Music Corporation of America, Inc. (BMI-affiliated music publisher of MCA Records, Inc.?) (track A2)
Prinse Paul Music (tracks A2, B5)
Rhyming Is Fundamental Music (tracks A1–A2, B1–B6)
Sam I Am Songs (track B4)
recorded at:
Chung King Studios in New York, New York, United States (tracks A1, B2–B4, B6)
samples:
Daddy Rich by Rose Royce (tracks A1, B3)
Funky Me by Timmy Thomas (track B5)
recording of:
Derelict of Dialect (track A2)
Pop Goes the Weasel (track B1)
Word to the Third (track B4)

12" Vinyl 2

other instruments [gelke]:
MC Serch (US rapper Michael Berrin) (track D5)
cymbal:
P. Huston (track D5)
keyboard:
Chris Shaw (US producer & engineer) (track D5)
accordion:
horn:
Al Title (track D5)
engineer:
J. Gamble (member of the SD50s) (tracks D3–D4)
M. Mangini (producer and engineer) (track D3)
Kevin Reynolds (engineer) (tracks C1, C4–D2)
Chris Shaw (US producer & engineer) (tracks C2–C3, D5)
Mike Teelucksingh (tracks C2–C3, D5)
guest other vocals [rap]:
Chubb Rock (track D4)
Nice & Smooth (track D1)
guest vocals:
Doug E. Doug (track C5)
instruments:
producer:
3rd Bass (tracks C1–D3, D5)
P. Huston (tracks C2–C3, D5)
Sam Sever (tracks C1, C5–D2)
SD50 Stimulated Dummies (tracks D3–D4)
remixer:
J. Gamble (member of the SD50s) (track D3)
writer:
M. Berrin (tracks C1–D5)
S. Citrin (tracks C1, C4–D2)
J. Dajani (tracks D3–D4)
D. Roser (track D2)
J. Gamble (member of the SD50s) (tracks D3–D4)
A. Green (track D1)
R. Lawson (track D3)
T. McCall (track C3)
J. Moore (unknown writer of "Come In" by 3rd Bass) (track C2)
P. Nash (US rapper aka Pete Nice) (tracks C1–D5)
G. Mays (track D1)
P. Huston (tracks C2–C3, D5)
D. Ross (tracks D3–D4)
D. Barnes (track D1)
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) (1990) (tracks C1, C3–C4, D1–D2, D4–D5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1991) (tracks C1–D5)
Def Jam Recordings (2015) (track C3)
publisher:
Clyde Pearl Music (tracks D3–D4)
Def Jam Music (tracks C1–D4)
Exellorec Music (track C2)
Irving Music, Inc. (track D1)
Prinse Paul Music (tracks C2–C3)
Rhyming Is Fundamental Music (tracks C1–D4)
Sam I Am Songs (tracks C1, C4–D2)
recorded at:
samples:
All Because by Al Green (track D1)
Disco Queen by Hot Chocolate (track C2)
Godzilla by Blue Öyster Cult (track D2)
Happiness by B.T. Express (track D2)
I Am the Walrus (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (track D3)
Let ’em In by Wings (track C2)
recording of:
3 Strikes 5000 (track D3)
Check Yourself (track C5)
Come In (track C2)
Eye Jammie (track C4)
No Static at All (track C3)
Problem Child (track D2)