Label: MCA Records - MCACS-54245,Uptown Records - MCACS 54245 • Format: Cassette Single Dolby HX Pro, B NR • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop, Stage & Screen • Style: Soundtrack
Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. Strictly Business Explicit. EPMD January 1, Add to Wishlist. Listen to this album and millions more. First month free. It peaked at No. In addition, it has received much positive critical attention since its release. Inthe album was ranked number on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the greatest albums of all time. The album is known for its lighthearted party raps and funky sample-reliant production.
The album is broken down track-by-track by the group in Brian Coleman's book Check the Technique. Reviews Review Policy. East Coast Hip-Hop. Old School Hip-Hop. Flag as inappropriate. See more. It's A Big Daddy Thing. Big Daddy Kane. It was released on September 19, To date, it is his most successful effort commercially, certified gold by RIAA.
In character with his first album and many other albums of the John Legend / G Mac - No Other Love / In The Streets, It's a Big Daddy Thing branches out into different styles, from battle rhymes to love ballads and more.
His later posturing as a self-proclaimed ladies' man is somewhat foreshadowed Strictly Business - LL Cool J - Strictly Business the hit song "Smooth Operator".
Strictly Business - LL Cool J - Strictly Businessone of the songs in the album, "Wrath of Kane," appears in live performance taken from the Apollo Theater. Paid In Full. Eric B. Paid in Full is the debut album of American hip hop duo Eric B.
The album peaked at number fifty-eight on the Billboard chart and produced five singles: "Eric B. Paid in Full is credited as a benchmark album of golden age hip hop. Rakim's rapping, which pioneered the use of internal rhymes in hip hop, set a higher standard of lyricism in the genre and served as a template for future rappers. The album's heavy sampling by Eric B.
The record has sold over Диво - Рома Жуков - Хит-Парад СССР - Лучшие Песни million copies and the Recording Industry Association of America certified it platinum in In andthe album was ranked number on Rolling Stone magazine's list of Strictly Business - LL Cool J - Strictly Business greatest albums of all time.
Dead Serious. Das EFX. The album was a certified hit, peaking at 16 on the U. Well-received upon its release, Dead Serious has since been regarded by music writers as a significant and influential album in hip hop. Slick Rick. Boogie Down Productions. One for All. Brand Nubian. The album was highly acclaimed for its politically charged and socially conscious content.
Sales never matched the wide acclaim — the album has only soldcopies as of May — but it has remained in print since Jesus Hairdo - The Charlatans - Melting Pot release.
EPMD Albums. We Mean Business. It was released on December 9, through EP Records, making it the group's first album since 's Out of Business.
Out Of Business. A limited-edition version of the album was also released with a bonus greatest hits disc that features tracks spanning from to The versions Strictly Business - LL Cool J - Strictly Business the tracks from its two first albums are rerecorded versions because EMI would not license these tracks to Def Jam for inclusion. Out Of Business Deluxe Edition. Back In Business. Back in Business is the return 5th album from the hip-hop duo EPMD, which broke up because of personal problems in After releasing four successful albums between andthe duo returned with another successful effort.
The single "Da Joint" became their second Billboard Hot hit in Business Never Personal. Following mixed criticism of their previous studio effort, 's Business As Usual, the duo was able to return to their past acclaim on Business Never Personal.
The album is considered the duo's third classic by fans and critics. The record was originally given a rating of 4. The lead single, "Crossover", became its biggest success, nearly reaching the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot The song was about keeping it real and not crossing over to the mainstream, but became EPMD's biggest mainstream success. The single "Crossover" was certified Gold on November 16, While it has yet to feature a U. Members Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith began having money troubles during recording, which led to a robbery of Smith's home.
Business As Usual. This album was also the first release by Def Jam as an imprint under its new Rush Associated Labels subsidiary, which allowed founder Russell Simmons more control and more ownership over its material, as the masters for proper Def Jam releases at that time were primarily owned by Sony Music's Columbia Records.
Business as Usual was not as acclaimed as their first two albums, but was not considered to be a failure either. Unfinished Business. Released August 1,the album built upon the success of the group's previous album Strictly Business, which was released the previous year.
The lead single, "So Wat Cha Sayin'," was the only charting single released from the album. Live Business. Best Of.