Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Can’t Live Without My Radio
LL Cool J 4.35 5:29
2 Rock the Bells
LL Cool J 3.5 4:02
3 I’m Bad
LL Cool J 4 4:42
4 I Need Love
LL Cool J 5 5:23
5 Going Back to Cali
LL Cool J 4 4:12
6 Jack the Ripper
LL Cool J 4 4:49
7 Jingling Baby
LL Cool J 5 4:55
8 Big Ole Butt
LL Cool J 4 4:37
9 The Boomin’ System
LL Cool J 5 3:39
10 Around the Way Girl
LL Cool J 5 4:06
11 Mama Said Knock You Out
LL Cool J 5 4:49
12 Back Seat
LL Cool J 5 4:33
13 I Need a Beat
LL Cool J 3.5 4:33
14 Doin’ It
LL Cool J 5 4:55
15 Loungin (Who Do Ya Luv)
LL Cool J 5 3:48
16 Hey Lover
LL Cool J feat. Boyz II Men 4 4:45

Credits

CD 1

additional engineer:
Ray Lubrana (track 16)
Brian Miller (engineer) (track 16)
additional producer:
Rick Rubin (track 6)
assistant producer:
Steve Ett (tracks 6–8)
Brian Latture (tracks 6–8)
co-producer:
LL Cool J (tracks 9–11)
Dwayne Simon (tracks 6–8)
composer:
Dennis Coffey (track 7)
Bobby “Bobcat” Ervin (tracks 3–4)
Steven Ettinger (track 4)
Rick James (track 10)
Grace Jones (track 14)
LL Cool J (tracks 1–10, 12–16)
Brian Latture (track 7)
Darryl Pierce (tracks 3–4)
QD III (track 12)
Rick Rubin (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 13)
Dwayne Simon (tracks 3–4, 7–8)
Rashad Smith (tracks 14–15)
Rod Temperton (track 16)
Lenny White (track 15)
Marlon Williams (US hip hop producer Marley Marl) (tracks 9–10)
Bernard Wright (track 15)
guest background vocals:
Boyz II Men (track 16)
guest vocals:
Boyz II Men (track 16)
LeShaun (track 14)
Total (American female R&B group) (track 15)
mixer:
Tony Smalios (track 14)
Rich Travali (track 16)
performer:
Rashad Smith (track 14)
Trackmasters (track 16)
producer:
LA Posse (tracks 3–4)
LL Cool J (tracks 3–4, 6–8)
Marley Marl (tracks 9–11)
Poke (hip hop producer Jean Olivier, of Poke and Tone) (track 16)
Poke and Tone (track 16)
QD III (track 12)
Rick Rubin (tracks 1–2, 5, 13)
Rashad Smith (tracks 14–15)
recorded by:
Jim Hinger (track 16)
Mario Rodriguez (mix/recording engineer) (track 14)
remixer:
Poke (hip hop producer Jean Olivier, of Poke and Tone) (track 15)
writer:
LL Cool J (track 11)
Marlon Williams (US hip hop producer Marley Marl) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1985) (track 1)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1986) (tracks 2, 13)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1987) (tracks 3–4)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1988) (tracks 5–6)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1989) (track 8)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1990) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1991) (track 11)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1993) (track 12)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1993) (track 12)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1995) (tracks 14, 16)
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1996) (track 15)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
samples:
later parody versions:
[untitled] (track 11)
recording of:
Around the Way Girl (track 10)
Back Seat (track 12)
Big Ole Butt (track 8)
Doin It (track 14)
Going Back to Cali (track 5)
Hey Lover (track 16)
I Need Love (track 4)
I Need a Beat (track 13)
I'm Bad (track 3)
Jack the Ripper (track 6)
Jingling Baby (track 7)
Rock the Bells (track 2)
referred to in medleys: