Annotation

Note: Later versions of the album include the bonus track "Can I Live II" and/or "Can't Knock the Hustle (remix)".

Annotation last modified on 2007-08-17 02:47 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Can't Knock the Hustle
Jay‐Z feat. Mary J. Blige 1.5 5:17
2 Politics as Usual
Jay‐Z 1.5 3:41
3 Brooklyn's Finest
Jay‐Z feat. The Notorious B.I.G. 3 4:37
4 Dead Presidents II
Jay‐Z 3.65 4:28
5 Feelin' It
Jay‐Z feat. Mecca 2.5 3:49
6 D'Evils
Jay‐Z 2.5 3:33
7 22 Two's
Jay‐Z 1.5 3:29
8 Can I Live
Jay‐Z 1.5 4:10
9 Ain't No Nigga
Jay‐Z feat. Foxy Brown 1 4:03
10 Friend or Foe
Jay‐Z 1 1:50
11 Coming of Age
Jay‐Z feat. Memphis Bleek 1 4:00
12 Cashmere Thoughts
Jay‐Z 1.5 2:57
13 Bring It On
Jay‐Z feat. Big Jaz & Sauce Money 1.5 5:01
14 Regrets
Jay‐Z 1.5 4:34

Credits

CD 1

co-producer:
Dahoud Darien (track 1)
Damon Dash (track 3)
Sean C (US turntablist/hip hop producer, with The Hitmen) (track 1)
composer:
Todd Gaither (track 13)
Shawn Carter (US rapper) (tracks 2, 5–6, 8, 11–14)
Jonathan Burks (track 13)
Rodolfo Franklin (veteran hip-hop producer) (tracks 11–12)
Chris Martin (US hip hop producer & DJ) (tracks 6, 13)
David Willis (aka Ski Beatz) (tracks 2, 5)
guest performer:
Jonathan Burks (track 13)
Sauce Money (track 13)
guest vocals:
Inga Fung Marchand (rapper) (track 9)
Memphis Bleek (track 11)
Mary J. Blige (track 1)
lyricist:
Shawn Carter (US rapper) (track 14)
mixer:
Irv Gotti (track 8)
Jonathan Burks (track 9)
Rodolfo Franklin (veteran hip-hop producer) (tracks 3, 11–12)
Knobody (track 1)
Chris Martin (US hip hop producer & DJ) (tracks 6, 10, 13)
Ski Beatz (rap producer David Willis, a.k.a. Ski, DJ Ski) (tracks 2, 4–5, 7)
Peter Panic (US hip-hop producer & DJ) (track 14)
performer:
Inga Fung Marchand (rapper) (track 9)
Mecca (Featuring artist on Jay-Z's track Feelin' It) (track 5)
producer:
Irv Gotti (track 8)
Jonathan Burks (track 9)
Rodolfo Franklin (veteran hip-hop producer) (tracks 3, 11–12)
Knobody (track 1)
Chris Martin (US hip hop producer & DJ) (tracks 6, 10, 13)
Ski Beatz (rap producer David Willis, a.k.a. Ski, DJ Ski) (tracks 2, 4–5, 7)
Peter Panic (US hip-hop producer & DJ) (track 14)
vocals:
Shawn Carter (US rapper) (tracks 1, 11)
writer:
Inga Fung Marchand (rapper) (track 9)
Jerome Foster (track 1)
Shawn Carter (US rapper) (tracks 1, 3–4, 7, 9–10)
Jonathan Burks (track 9)
Rodolfo Franklin (veteran hip-hop producer) (track 3)
Dennis Lambert (track 9)
Brian Potter (US songwriter & producer) (track 9)
Chris Martin (US hip hop producer & DJ) (track 10)
David Willis (aka Ski Beatz) (tracks 4, 7)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Usual Suspects by Rick Ross feat. Nas (track 4)
samples:
Ecstasy by Ohio Players (track 3)
Inside You by Eddie Henderson (track 11)
Pastures by Ahmad Jamal (track 5)
The World Is Yours by Nas (track 4)
cover recording of:
recording of:
22 Two's (track 7)
Ain't No Nigga (track 9)
Bring It On (track 13)
Brooklyn's Finest (track 3)
Can I Live (track 8)
Cashmere Thoughts (track 12)
Coming of Age (track 11)
D'Evils (track 6)
Dead Presidents II (track 4)
Feelin' It (track 5)
Friend or Foe (track 10)
Politics as Usual (track 2)
Regrets (track 14)

Release

executive producer: Kareem "Biggs" Burke
Damon Dash
JAY-Z (US rapper)
ASIN: US: B000006LRN [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/352213 [info]