Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Genesis
3 1:46
2 N.Y. State of Mind
5 4:54
3 Life’s a Bitch
5 3:31
4 The World Is Yours
5 4:51
5 Halftime
4.5 4:21
6 Memory Lane (Sittin’ in da Park)
5 4:08
7 One Love
5 5:26
8 One Time 4 Your Mind
4 3:19
9 Represent
5 4:13
10 It Ain’t Hard to Tell
5 3:22

Credits

CD 1

dedicated to:
trumpet:
Olu Dara Jones (track 3)
co-producer:
Nasir Jones (US rapper) (track 3)
composer:
L.E.S. (QB hip hop producer) (track 3)
William Paul Mitchell (tracks 5, 8, 10)
Chris Martin (US hip hop producer & DJ) (tracks 2, 6, 9)
Jonathan Davis (American rapper) (track 7)
Peter Phillips (American hip-hop producer) (track 4)
engineer:
Diego Garrido (track 10)
Tim Latham (track 7)
Anton Pukshansky (track 10)
Kevin Reynolds (engineer) (tracks 5, 8)
Eddie Sancho (tracks 6, 9)
Jamie Staub (track 4)
Jason Vogel (track 3)
Stan Wallace (track 10)
guest performer:
Anthony Cruz (US rapper) (track 3)
lyricist:
Anthony Cruz (US rapper) (track 3)
Nasir Jones (US rapper) (tracks 1–10)
producer:
L.E.S. (QB hip hop producer) (track 3)
Large Professor (tracks 5, 8, 10)
Chris Martin (US hip hop producer & DJ) (tracks 2, 6, 9)
Jonathan Davis (American rapper) (track 7)
Peter Phillips (American hip-hop producer) (track 4)
writer:
Peg Barsella (track 6)
Gary Byrd (track 5)
Olu Dara Jones (track 3)
Fred Brathwaite (track 1)
Jimmy Heath (track 7)
Oliver Scott (soul singer‐songwriter, supporting musician for The Gap Band) (track 3)
Reuben Wilson (track 6)
Robert Wilson (US vocalist/bassist, member of Gap Band) (track 3)
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) (1994) (tracks 1–10)
music videos:
One Love (clean video) by Nas (track 7)
remixes:
One Love by Cookin’ Soul (track 7)
sampled by:
Album Intro (album version) by Nas (tracks 4–7, 10)
Astro Travellin by Quasimoto (track 10)
Nas Is Like by Nas (track 10)
The Message by Nas (tracks 2, 5)
samples:
Flight Time by Donald Byrd (track 2)
Human Nature (album version) by Michael Jackson (track 10)
It's Yours by T La Rock (track 4)
Mahogany by Eric B. & Rakim (track 2)
Mind Rain by Joe Chambers (track 2)
N.T. (live, 1971-05-29: P.J.'s, Hollywood, FL, USA) by Kool & The Gang (membranophone) (track 2)
N.T. (live, 1971-05-29: P.J.'s, Hollywood, FL, USA) by Kool & The Gang (track 10)
Thief of Bagdad by Lee Erwin (track 9)
Walter L. by Gary Burton (track 8)
is based on:
Droppin’ Science (track 6)
Human Nature (track 10)
Nas Will Prevail (track 10)
Pickin' Boogers (track 6)
We're in Love (track 6)
is the basis for:
The Message (tracks 2, 5)
recording of:
Halftime (1992 – 1993) (track 5)
It Ain’t Hard to Tell (1992 – 1993) (track 10)
Life's a Bitch (1992 – 1993) (track 3)
Memory Lane (Sittin’ in da Park) (1992 – 1993) (track 6)
N.Y. State of Mind (Song by Nas) (1992 – 1993) (track 2)
One Love (1992 – 1993) (track 7)
One Time 4 Your Mind (1992 – 1993) (track 8)
Represent (1992 – 1993) (track 9)
The Genesis (1992 – 1993) (track 1)
The World Is Yours (Nas song) (1992 – 1993) (track 4)

Release

executive producer: MC Serch (US rapper Michael Berrin)
ASIN: US: B0000029GA [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/226816 [info]