Annotation

A note on the credits

Not all Advanced Releationships are linked to the artist names used in the liner notes. These are (in order of appearance):
4.0 credited as 4.0 b.k.a. The Four Phonics
Katie Teasdale credited as Katy Teasdale
Lil' Will credited as Lil' Wil
Marvin Parkman credited as Marvin "Chanz" Parkman
Neal Pogue credited as NealHPogue
Kenneth Stallworth credited as Kenny Stallworth
Robert Hodo credited as Pastor Robert Hodo
Ricciano Lumpkins credited as Rico Lumpkin
Jerry Freeman credited as Jerry Freeman, Jr.
Vernon Mungo credited as Vernon J. Mungo
Rajinder Kala credited as Rajinder "Conga Man" Kala
Jamahr Williams credited as Jamhr "Backbone" Williams
Frederick Bell credited as Frederick "Cool Breeze" Bell
David Sheats credited as David "Mr. DJ" Sheats
Patrick Brown credited as Pat "Sleepy" Brown
Big Gipp credited as Gipp
Big Rube credited as Ruben Bailey

Annotation last modified on 2009-12-04 22:39 UTC.

Tracklist

Cassette 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Hold On, Be Strong
3 1:12
2 Return of the "G"
5 4:49
3 Rosa Parks
4.5 5:24
4 Skew It on the Bar-B (feat. Raekwon)
4.5 3:15
5 Aquemini
4 5:19
6 Synthesizer (feat. George Clinton)
4 5:11
7 Slump
4 5:09
8 West Savannah
4 4:03
9 Da Art of Storytellin', Part 1
5 3:42
10 Da Art of Storytellin', Part 2
5 2:48
11 Mamacita
4 5:52
12 SpottieOttieDopaliscious
4 7:07
13 Y'all Scared (feat. T-Mo, Big Gipp & Khujo)
4 4:50
14 Nathaniel
3 1:10
15 Liberation (feat. Cee-Lo)
4.5 8:46
16 Chonkyfire
5 6:11

Credits

Cassette 1

mbira:
André Benjamin (track 1)
additional composer:
Giorgio Moroder (track 2)
additional guest vocals:
Delvida Flaherty (track 12)
Ahjahne Green (track 5)
Debra Killings (track 3)
Sonja Mickey (track 5)
Andrea Nivet (track 12)
Playa Paul (track 3)
additional mixer:
Shawn Grove (tracks 11, 16)
John Horesco IV (track 3)
Ricciano Lumpkins (tracks 4–5)
Vernon Mungo (tracks 6, 9)
Claudine Pontier (tracks 7, 10, 13)
Katie Teasdale (track 2)
Jason Stokes (tracks 12, 15)
additionally recorded by:
Ralph Cacciurri (tracks 3, 6, 16)
Alberto Perez (track 7)
Jason Rome (tracks 6–7, 10, 13)
Kenneth Stallworth (tracks 3, 5, 9, 13, 16)
Jason Stokes (tracks 6–7, 10, 15)
arranger:
David Sheats (tracks 9–10)
conductor:
Charles Veal Jr. (track 2)
guest acoustic guitar:
Donny Mathis (track 3)
guest acoustic guitar and guitar:
Donny Mathis (track 7)
guest bass guitar:
Preston Crump (tracks 1, 4, 7, 9–10, 12–13, 15)
Skinny Miracles (track 11)
guest bass guitar and guitar:
Preston Crump (track 5)
guest strings and woodwind:
guest drums:
Victor Alexander (tracks 5, 12, 15)
guest synthesizer:
Mr. DJ (US hip-hop producer David Sheats) (track 11)
guest guitar:
Craig Love (tracks 5, 8)
Tomi Martin (tracks 13, 16)
Donny Mathis (tracks 1, 4, 6, 10)
Martin Terry (tracks 3, 12)
guest harmonica:
Robert Hodo (track 3)
guest electric guitar:
Preston Crump (track 3)
guest brass:
Darian Emory (tracks 5, 12)
Jerry Freeman (tracks 5, 12)
guest percussion:
Omar Phillips (tracks 5, 12, 15)
guest keyboard:
guest keyboard and keyboard bass:
guest turntable(s):
Mr. DJ (US hip-hop producer David Sheats) (tracks 3, 5)
guest piano:
guest piano and synthesizer:
guest Moog:
guest congas:
Rajinder Kala (tracks 6, 9)
guest background vocals:
4.0 (track 6)
Patrick Brown (track 9)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 6)
Theresa Hightower (track 7)
Khujo Goodie (track 2)
Lil' Will (track 2)
Jermaine Smith (track 13)
guest background vocals and lead vocals:
Patrick Brown (track 12)
guest lead vocals:
4.0 (track 1)
Erykah Badu (track 15)
Frederick Bell (rapper Cool Breeze) (track 7)
Big Gipp (track 13)
Big Rube (track 15)
Buullllllll! (track 11)
Nathaniel Elder (track 14)
Joi Gilliam (track 15)
CeeLo Green (track 15)
Khujo Goodie (track 13)
Masada (female rapper) (track 11)
Raekwon (track 4)
T‐Mo (US rapper Robert Barnett, member of the Goodie Mob) (track 13)
Whild Peach (track 15)
Jamahr Williams (track 7)
Witchdoctor (US rapper) (track 11)
lead vocals:
André 3000 (tracks 2–6, 9–13, 15–16)
Big Boi (tracks 2–13, 15–16)
mixer:
David Sheats (tracks 9–10)
Josh Butler (US recording engineer) (track 2)
Mr. DJ (US hip-hop producer David Sheats) (track 13)
Neal Pogue (mix engineer) (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–13, 15–16)
orchestrator:
Charles Veal Jr. (track 2)
performer:
Raekwon (track 4)
producer:
Donny Mathis (track 1)
OutKast (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 12, 15–16)
David Sheats (tracks 9–10, 13)
Organized Noize (Atlanta hip-hop production group) (tracks 2, 4, 8, 11)
programming:
Organized Noize (Atlanta hip-hop production group) (tracks 2, 4, 11)
recorded by:
Neal Pogue (mix engineer) (tracks 1, 3, 7–9, 15–16)
Ralph Cacciurri (tracks 5, 7, 9–10, 12–13)
Blake Eiseman (tracks 5–6, 15–16)
John Frye (hip hop / R&B mix engineer) (tracks 3, 5–10, 12–13, 15–16)
Kevin Parker (hip-hop engineer) (track 4)
Jean B. Smit (track 2)
Bernasky Wall (tracks 2, 4, 11)
Ryan Williams (US recording engineer/producer) (tracks 3, 6, 15–16)
sampled by:
Down Out by Kid Cudi (track 16)
samples:
recording of:
Aquemini (track 5)
Rosa Parks (track 3)

Release

additional art direction: Nigel Sawyer
art direction: D.L. Warfield
design/illustration: Greg Hawkins
executive producer: Kenneth Edmonds
Organized Noize (Atlanta hip-hop production group)
OutKast
Antonio M. Reid
graphic design: Nigel Sawyer
D.L. Warfield
mastering: Brian Gardner (mastering engineer "Big Bass Brian")
photography: Tom Smugala