Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cherish
Pappa Bear 3:57
2 Everything's Gonna Be Alright
sweetbox 3 3:12
3 Money Can't Buy Me Love
Blackstreet 3:32
4 Walk on By
Young Deenay 3 3:34
5 Johnny B.
Down Low 4:02
6 Sweet Thang
Jonestown 3:50
7 You're the One I Love
Shola Ama 3:54
8 My Love Is the Shhh!
Somethin’ for the People feat. Trina & Tamara 4:20
9 My Side of Town
Lutricia McNeal 3:09
10 Bible in My Hand
U.B.F. feat. Nana, Pappa Bear, Cottura, Alex & Aleks & Van der Toorn 3:51
11 Rumours
Awesome 3:39
12 Playa Man
Spice 1 4:08
13 Jus Mee & U
Luniz 4:36
14 Dangerous
Busta Rhymes 3:39
15 Sock It 2 Me
Missy Elliott feat. Da Brat 4:22
16 Good Girls
Joe 4:29
17 I'll Be
Foxy Brown feat. Jay-Z 2:57
18 Just the Way It Is
Club Unique 3:31
19 It's Alright
Queen Latifah 3:41
20 Hypnotize
The Notorious B.I.G. 5 3:49
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 C U When U Get There
Coolio 4:01
2 I'm Leavin' U
Bootsy Collins 3:54
3 Angel of Mine
Eternal 3:38
4 4 Seasons of Loneliness
Boyz II Men 2 4:28
5 Love Don't Live Here Anymore
Faith Evans 4:17
6 Show Me the Way to Your Heart
Brian McKnight 3:57
7 Hard to Say I'm Sorry
Intrigue 3:27
8 Come Over
Rahsaan Patterson 4:48
9 Happiness
Vanessa Williams 5 3:56
10 Kiss and Tell
Brownstone 4:45
11 When You Call on Me
Luther Vandross 4:42
12 The One I Gave My Heart To
Aaliyah 3:54
13 Everything
Mary J. Blige 4:01
14 Let's Get Together
Alexander O’Neal 3:40
15 Hypnotize
D-Influence 3:44
16 Apple Tree
Erykah Badu 4:34
17 Feelin' Inside
Bobby Brown 3:47
18 Too Much Heaven
Jordan Hill 3:47
19 Be Happy
R. Kelly 4:36

Credits

CD 1

strings arranger:
Jeremy Lubbock (track 3)
additional producer:
arranger:
Chauncey Hannibal (track 3)
Teddy Riley (US R&B singer & producer) (track 3)
assistant engineer:
Charlie Paakkari (track 3)
background vocals:
Pam Long (track 20)
co-producer:
Chauncey Hannibal (track 3)
composer:
Michael B. (track 4)
Pomez di Lorenzo (track 4)
editor:
engineer:
Lorrenn Argumedes (track 20)
Rasheed Goodlowe (track 20)
Steve Jones (Engineer R&B/Urban) (track 20)
Lynn Montrose (track 20)
instruments:
Serban Ghenea (track 3)
Teddy Riley (US R&B singer & producer) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Christopher Wallace (track 20)
mixer:
Sean Combs (also known as Puff Daddy & P. Diddy) (track 20)
Busta Rhymes (track 14)
Lane Craven (track 20)
performer:
JAY-Z (US rapper) (track 17)
producer:
Deric Angelettie (track 20)
Sean Combs (also known as Puff Daddy & P. Diddy) (track 20)
Ron Lawrence (US hip-hop producer aka Amen-Ra) (track 20)
Poke and Tone (track 17)
Teddy Riley (US R&B singer & producer) (track 3)
programming:
Teddy Riley (US R&B singer & producer) (track 3)
recording engineer:
Serban Ghenea (track 3)
Axel Niehaus (track 20)
David Reitzas (track 3)
Doug Wilson (engineer) (track 20)
vocals:
Sasha (German pop artist Sascha Schmitz) (track 4)
writer:
Randy Alpert (track 20)
Deric Angelettie (track 20)
Andy Armer (track 20)
Eric Bazilian (track 5)
Rick Chertoff (track 5)
Sean Combs (also known as Puff Daddy & P. Diddy) (track 20)
Tina Harris (former lead singer of Sweetbox) (track 2)
Rob Hyman (track 5)
Ron Lawrence (US hip-hop producer aka Amen-Ra) (track 20)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 3)
Paul McCartney (track 3)
Christopher Wallace (track 20)
Roberto Rosan (track 2)
produced for:
publisher:
Almo Music Corp. (track 20)
B.I.G. Poppa Music (track 20)
engineered at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
edits:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Jump on Stage by Girl Talk (tracks 14, 20)
samples:
Rise by Herb Alpert (track 20)
cover recording of:
Johnny B. (track 5)
is based on:
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Hypnotize (Cookin’ Soul remix) (track 20)
later translated versions:
Angelique (track 5)
Nicht eine Mark (Can’t Buy Me Love) (track 3)
recording of:
Hypnotize (track 20)
Walk On By (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
The Beatles Concerto: 3rd Movement: Presto (Can't Buy Me Love / The Long and Winding Road) (track 3)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Dean Parks (track 12)
membranophone programming:
Guy Roche (track 12)
synthesizer:
Guy Roche (track 12)
electric guitar:
Michael Thompson (session guitarist) (track 12)
keyboard:
Guy Roche (track 12)
additional writer:
Thom Bell (track 13)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 13)
Linda Epstein (track 13)
Rokusuke Ei (track 13)
Hachidai Nakamura (track 13)
John Starks (track 13)
Fred Wesley (track 13)
arranger:
Guy Roche (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Tom Bender (engineer) (track 12)
Andy Richter (American actor) (track 12)
Moana Suchard (track 12)
background vocals:
Aaliyah (American singer Aaliyah Dana Haughton) (track 12)
Sue Ann Carwell (track 12)
background vocals arranger:
Sue Ann Carwell (track 12)
composer:
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 12)
engineer:
Mario Luccy (track 12)
Moana Suchard (track 12)
lead vocals:
Aaliyah (American singer Aaliyah Dana Haughton) (track 12)
lyricist:
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 12)
mixer:
Mick Guzauski (track 12)
producer:
Guy Roche (track 12)
writer:
James Harris III (tracks 4, 13)
Rhett Lawrence (track 3)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 4, 13)
Travon Potts (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Blackground Enterprises (label for early Aaliyah releases until 1998, later renamed Blackground Entertainment) (1996) (track 12)
publisher:
Realsongs (track 12)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Westlake Recording Studios (founded as Westlake Audio in the early 1970s) in West Hollywood, California, United States (track 12)
recording of:
Angel of Mine (track 3)
Everything (track 13)

Release Group

part of: Black & Beautiful (number: 4)