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The Notorious B.I.G.* ‎– Ready To Die : Bad Boy Entertainment ‎– R1-562969 Series: Vinyl Me, Please : Vinyl, LP, Red w/White + Black Splatter  Vinyl, LP, White w/Red + Black Splatter

The Notorious B.I.G.* ‎– Ready To Die : Bad Boy Entertainment ‎– R1-562969 Series: Vinyl Me, Please : Vinyl, LP, Red w/White + Black Splatter Vinyl, LP, White w/Red + Black Splatter

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The Notorious B.I.G.* ‎– Ready To Die
Label:
Bad Boy Entertainment ‎– R1-562969
Series:
Vinyl Me, Please. Record Of The Month – Vol. 57
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Red w/White + Black Splatter
Vinyl, LP, White w/Red + Black Splatter
All Media, Album, Club Edition, Reissue, Remastered
Country:
US
Released:
Sep 2017
Genre:
Hip Hop
Style:
Gangsta
Tracklist Hide Credits
A1 Intro
Performer ["Rappers Delight" Samples] – Sugar Hill Gang*
Performer ["Super Fly" Samples], Written-By ["Super Fly" Samples] – Curtis Mayfield
Performer ["Top Billin'" Samples] – Audio Two
Producer – Sean "Puffy" Combs*
Recorded By, Mixed By – Bassy Bob Brockmann
Written-By ["Rappers Delight" Samples] – G. O'Brien*, H. Jackson*, M. Wright*, S. Robinson*
Written-By ["Top Billin'" Samples] – K. Robinson*, N. Robinson*
3:24
A2 Things Done Changed
Producer – Darrell Scott
Recorded By, Mixed By – Bassy Bob Brockmann
Written-By – C. Wallace*, D. Owens*, K. Scott*
3:58
A3 Gimme The Loot
Performer ["Just To Get A Rap" Samples] – Gangstarr*
Performer ["Scenario" Samples] – A Tribe Called Quest
Performer ["Throw Ya Gunz" Samples] – Onyz*
Producer – Easy Mo Bee
Recorded By, Mixed By – Greg Pinto
Written-By – A. Jones-Muhammad*, B. Higgins*, C. Martin*, C. Wallace*, F. Scruggs*, J. Jackson*, K. Fareed*, K. Elam*, K. Jones*, M. Taylor*, O. Harvey*, T. Smith*, T. Taylor*
Written-By ["Just To Get A Rap" Samples] – Chris Martin (6), Keith Elam
Written-By ["Scenario" Samples] – A. Jones-Muhammad*, B. Higgins*, J. Jackson*, K. Fareed*, M. Taylor*, T. Smith*
Written-By ["Singing In The Morning" Elements] – Andrew Noland, Gregory Webster*, Leroy Bonner*, Marshall E. Jones*, Ralph Middlebrooks*, Walter Morrison (2)
Written-By ["Throw Ya Gunz" Samples] – C. Parker*, F. Scruggs*, K. Jones*, T. Taylor*
4:46
A4 Machine Gun Funk
Mixed By – Rich Keller*
Mixed By [Mix Assistant] – Alonzo Vargas
Performer ["Chief Rocka" Samples] – Lords Of The Underground
Producer – Easy Mo Bee
Recorded By – Bassy Bob Brockmann
Written-By – A. Wardick*, C. Martin*, C. Wallace*, D. Kelly*, K. Elam*, K. Hansford*, M. Williams*, O. Harvey*
Written-By ["Chief Rocka" Samples] – A. Wardick*, C. Martin*, D. Kelly*, K. Elam*, K. Hansford*, M. Williams*
4:16
A5 Warning
Performer ["Walk On By" Samples] – Isaac Hayes
Producer – Easy Mo Bee
Recorded By, Mixed By – Rich Travali
Written-By – H. David, B. Bacharach*, C. Wallace*, O. Harvey*
Written-By ["Walk On By" Samples] – Hal David, Burt Bacharach*
3:40
B1 Ready To Die
Mixed By – Rich Keller*
Mixed By [Mix Assistant] – Alonzo Vargas
Producer – Easy Mo Bee
Recorded By – Mario Rodriguez
Written-By – B. Mason*, C. Wallace*, O. Harvey*, S. Combs*
Written-By ["Yes I'm Ready" Elements] – B. Mason*
4:24
B2 One More Chance
Instruments – Carl "Chucky" Thompson*
Producer – Carl "Chucky" Thompson*, Digga*, Norman*, Sean "Puffy" Combs*, Bluez Brothers*
Recorded By, Mixed By – Rich Travali
Written-By – C. Thompson*, C. Wallace*, N. Glover*, R. Ellis*, S. Combs*
4:43
B3 #!*@ Me (Interlude)
Producer – Sean "Puffy" Combs*
Recorded By, Mixed By – "Prince Charles" Alexander*
Written-By – C. Wallace*, S. Combs*
1:31
B4 The What
Performer – Method Man, The Notorious B.I.G.*
Producer – Easy Mo Bee
Recorded By, Mixed By – Bill Esses
Written-By – C. Wallace*, C. Smith*, O. Harvey*
3:57
B5 Juicy
Performer ["Juicy Fruit" Samples] – Mtume
Producer – Jean "Poke" Oliver*, Sean "Puffy" Combs*
Recorded By, Mixed By – Mario Rodriguez
Vocals [Additional Vocals] – Total
Written-By – C. Wallace*, J. Mtume*, J. Oliver*, S. Combs*
Written-By ["Juicy Fruit" Samples] – James Mtume
5:03
C1 Everyday Struggle
Performer ["Either Way" Samples], Written-By ["Either Way" Samples] – D. Grusin*, H. Mason*
Producer – Digga*, Norman*, Bluez Brothers*
Recorded By, Mixed By – Rich Travali
Written-By – C. Wallace*, D. Grusin*, H. Mason*, N. Glover*, R. Ellis*
5:19
C2 Me & My B*tch
Instruments – Carl "Chucky" Thompson*
Mixed By – Rich Travali
Producer – Carl "Chucky" Thompson*, Digga*, Norman*, Sean "Puffy" Combs*, Bluez Brothers*
Recorded By – John Wydrycs
Voice [Woman's Voice] – Sybil Pennix
Written-By – C. Thompson*, C. Wallace*, N. Glover*, R. Ellis*, S. Combs*
4:00
C3 Big Poppa
Performer ["Between The Sheets" Sample] – The Isley Brothers
Producer – Carl "Chucky" Thompson*, Sean "Puffy" Combs*
Recorded By, Mixed By – Rich Travali
Written-By – C. Jasper*, C. Wallace*, E. Isley*, M. Isley*, O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
Written-By ["Between The Sheets" Sample] – C. Jasper*, E. Isley*, M. Isley*, O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
4:13
C4 Respect
Performer ["I Get Lifted" Samples] – George McCrae
Producer – Jean "Poke" Oliver*, Sean "Puffy" Combs*
Recorded By, Mixed By – Mario Rodriguez
Vocals [Additional Vocals] – Diana King
Written-By – C. Wallace*, D. King*, H. Casey*
Written-By ["I Get Lifted" Samples] – H. Casey*
5:21
D1 Friend Of Mine
Performer ["Spirit Of The Boogie" Samples] – Kool & The Gang
Performer ["Vicious" Samples], Written-By ["Vicious" Samples] – Black Mambo*
Producer – Easy Mo Bee
Recorded By, Mixed By – Bassy Bob Brockmann
Written-By – B. Mambo*, C. Wallace*, C. Smith*, D. Thomas*, D. Boyce*, G. Brown*, O. Harvey*, O. Nash*, R. Bell*, R. Mickens*, R. Westfield*, R. Bell*
Written-By ["Spirit Of The Boogie" Samples] – C. Smith*, D. Thomas*, D. Boyce*, G. Brown*, O. Nash*, R. Bell*, R. Mickens*, R. Westfield*, R. Bell*
3:28
D2 Unbelievable
Mixed By – Eddie Sancho
Performer ["Your Body's Callin'" Excerpts & Samples], Written-By ["Your Body's Callin'" Excerpts & Samples] – R. Kelly
Producer – DJ Premier
Recorded By – Norty Cotto
Written-By – C. Martin*, C. Wallace*, R. Kelly
3:44
D3 Suicidal Thoughts
Producer – Lord Finesse
Recorded By, Mixed By – Bassy Bob Brockmann
Written-By – C. Wallace*, R. Hall*
2:50
D4 Who Shot Ya
Performer ["I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over" Sample] – David Porter
Producer – Nashiem Myrick, Sean "Puffy" Combs*
Programmed By [Additional Programming] – Poke (2)
Vocals [Additional Vocals] – Faith Evans
Written-By – A. Wrubel*, C. Wallace*, H. Magidson*, N. Myrick*, S. Combs*
Written-By ["I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over" Sample] – A. Wrubel*, H. Magidson*
5:19
Companies, etc.
Exclusive Retailer – Vinyl Me, Please
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Bad Boy Records, LLC
Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
Copyright (c) – Bad Boy Records, LLC
Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
Manufactured By – Rhino Entertainment Company
Marketed By – Rhino Entertainment Company
Record Company – Warner Music Group
Produced For – Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Produced For – Bee Mo Easy Productions
Produced For – Funky Man Productions
Produced For – Hi-Class Productions
Produced For – Track-Masters Productions, Inc.
Produced For – Works Of Mart, Inc.
Recorded At – Chung King House Of Metal
Recorded At – D&D Studios
Recorded At – The Hit Factory
Recorded At – Sound On Sound, New York
Recorded At – Soundtrack Studios
Mixed At – D&D Studios
Mixed At – The Hit Factory
Mixed At – Sony Music Studios, New York City
Mixed At – Sound On Sound, New York
Mixed At – Soundtrack Studios
Mastered At – Alchemy Mastering
Published By – Almo Irving Music Corp.
Published By – Bee Mo Easy Music
Published By – Big Poppa Music
Published By – Bovina Music, Inc.
Published By – Bridgeport Music, Inc.
Published By – Casa David
Published By – Cititeech
Published By – Diana King Publishing
Published By – Distant Beats
Published By – EMI April Music
Published By – EMI Longitude Music
Published By – Ensign Music LLC
Published By – First Priority Music
Published By – Ghetto Man Music
Published By – Gifted Pearl Music
Published By – Jamie Music
Published By – Jumping Beans Songs, LLC
Published By – Justin Combs Publishing
Published By – L.O.T.U.G. Music
Published By – Magidson Music Corp.
Published By – Marley Marl Music
Published By – Masong Music
Published By – MCA Music
Published By – Mtume Publishing
Published By – Music Sales Corp.
Published By – New Hidden Valley Music
Published By – Ninth Street Tunnel Music
Published By – Next Class Music
Published By – R. Kelly Publishing, Inc.
Published By – Razor Sharp Music
Published By – Sony/ATV Songs LLC
Published By – Sugar Hill Music, Inc.
Published By – Technician Tunes
Published By – Top Of New York
Published By – Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
Published By – Warner-Tamerlane
Published By – Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
Published By – Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
Published By – Zomba Songs
Published By – Zomba Songs Inc.
Published By – 12 & Under
Pressed By – GZ Media – 160250E
Credits
A&R [A&R Cooridnator], Coordinator [A&R Coordinator] – Gwendolyn Watts-Niles
Art Direction, Design – The Drawing Board
Artwork [Original Artwork By - Print] – Bráulio Amado
Executive-Producer – Sean "Puffy" Combs*
Executive-Producer [Associate Executive Producer] – Mr. Cee*
Liner Notes [Words By - Insert] – Tyler Barstow
Management – Mark Pitts Management
Photography By – Butch Bel Air*
Notes
Deluxe embossed & foil-stamped jacket.
Jacket features printing on the inside.
Includes two printed inner sleeves plus a print & cocktail recipe.

Although not listed in the liner notes some samples that had been removed in previous remasters, a Parliament sample in "Machine Gun Funk" and an Ohio Players sample in "Ready to Die," are intact on this edition.

Executive produced for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.

℗© 2017, 2004 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world excluding the United States.
Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company, 3400 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91505-4614.

Intro
Produced [...] for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York
Contains samples of "Super Fly" performed and written by Curtis Mayfield, published by Warner-Tamerlane (BMI). Courtesy of Curtom Records;
Contains samples of "Rappers Delight" performed by Sugar Hill Gang, written by S. Robinson, H. Jackson, M. Wright, G. O'Brien, published by Sugar Hill Music, Inc. (BMI). Courtesy of Sugar Hill Records;
Contains samples of "Top Billin'" performed by Audio Two, written by N. Robinson, K. Robinson, published by First Priority Music, adm. by MCA Music. Courtesy of Atlantic East/West Records by arrangement with Warner Special Projects.

Things Done Changed
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Next Class Music (BMI)
Produced [...] for Hi-Class Productions
Recorded & Mixed [...] at Soundtrack Recording Studio, New York

Gimme The Loot
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April (ASCAP), Bee Mo Easy Music adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Almo Irving Music Corporation (ASCAP), Zomba Enterprises Inc. (ASCAP), Zomba Songs Inc. (BMI), Ensign Music LLC (BMI), Bridgeport Music Inc. (BMI)
Produced [...] for Bee Mo Easy Productions
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York
Contains samples of "Just To Get A Rap" performed by Gangstarr, written by Keith Elam and Chris Martin. Published by Almo/Irving. Courtesy of Chrysalis Music.
Contains samples of "Throw Ya Gunz" performed by Onyz, written by F. Scruggs, K. Jones, T. Taylor, C. Parker, published by Zomba Enterprises Inc. (ASCAP) and Zomba Songs Inc. (BMI)
Contains elements of "Scenario" performed by A Tribe Called Quest, written by K. Fareed, J. Jackson, B. Higgins, M. Taylor, A. Jones-Muhammad, T. Smith, published by Zomba Enterprises (ASCAP), Ensign Music LLC (BMI)
"Gimme The Loots" contains elements from "Singing In The Morning" (Leroy Bonner/Andrew Noland/Ralph Middlebrooks/Marshall E. Jones/Walter Morrison/Gregory Webster) - Bridgeport Music Inc. (BMI), Westbound Records, Inc. - used with permission

Machine Gun Funk
Big Poppa Music/Justin Combs Publishing, adm. by EMI-April (ASCAP), Bee Mo Easy Music adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Marley Marl Music, L.O.T.U.G. Music adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Ghetto Man Music (ASCAP), Almo Irving (ASCAP)
Produced [...] for Bee Mo Easy Productions
Recorded [...] at Soundtrack Recording Studio, New York
Mixed [...] at Sony Studios, New York, NY
Contains samples of "Chief Rocka" performed by Lords of the Underground, written by M. Williams, A. Wardick, D. Kelly, K. Hansford, C. Martin, K. Elam, published by Marley Marl Music, L.O.T.U.G. Music adm. by EMI-April (ASCAP), Ghetto Man Music (ASCAP), Almo Irving (ASCAP). Used courtesy of EMI Music Group

Warning
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Bee Mo Easy Music adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Casa David (ASCAP), New Hidden Valley Music (ASCAP)
Produced [...] for Bee Mo Easy Productions
Recorded & Mixed [...] at Sound on Sound Recordings, Inc., New York
Contains samples of "Walk On By" performed by Isaac Hayes, written by Hal David, Burt Bacharach, published by Casa David (ASCAP), New Hidden Valley Music (ASCAP).
Courtesy of Stax/Fantasy Records

Ready To Die
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April (ASCAP), Bee Mo Easy Music adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI April (ASCAP), Jamie Music (BMI)
Produced [...] for Bee Mo Easy Productions
Recorded [...] at Soundtrack Recording Studio, New York
Mixed [...] at Sony Studios, New York, NY
Contains elements of "Yes I'm Ready" written by B. Mason, published by Jamie Music Co. (BMI)

One More Chance
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April (ASCAP), Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI April (ASCAP), Ninth Street Tunnel Music adm. by Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI), Distant Beats (BMI)
Produced [...] for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York

#!*@ Me (Interlude)
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI April (ASCAP)
Produced [...] for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York

The What
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April (ASCAP), Bee Mo Easy Music adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Razor Sharp Music (BMI)
Produced [...] for Bee Mo Easy Productions
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York
Method Man appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings

Juicy
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI April (ASCAP), Jumping Beans Songs LLC o/b/o 12 & Under (BMI), Mtume Publishing (BMI)
Produced by Jean "Poke" Oliver for Track-Masters Productions, Inc. and Sean "Puffy" Combs for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York
Contains samples of "Juicy Fruit" performed by Mtume, written by James Mtume, published by Mtume Publishing (BMI). Courtesy of Sony Music

Everyday Struggle
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Distant Beats (BMI), Masong Music (ASCAP)
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York
Contains samples of "Either Way" performed and written by D. Grusin, H. Mason, published by Masong Music (ASCAP). Courtesy of Arista/GRP

Me & My B*tch
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI April (ASCAP), Ninth Street Tunnel Music adm. by Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI), Distant Beats (BMI)
Produced [...] for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Recorded [...] at Chung King House of Metal, New York.
Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York

Big Poppa
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI April (ASCAP), Bovina Music Inc. adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP)
Produced [...] for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York
Contains samples of "Between The Sheets" performed by The Isley brothers, written by R. Isley, R. Isley, O. Isley, E. Isley, M. Isley, C.Jasper, published by Bovina Music Inc. adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP). Courtesy of Sony Records

Respect
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Diana King Publishing adm. by Masong Music, EMI Longitude Music (BMI)
Produced by Jean "Poke" Oliver for Track-Masters Productions, Inc. and Sean "Puffy" Combs for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory
Contains samples of "I Get Lifted" performed by George McCrae, written by H. Casey, published by EMI Longitude Music (BMI). Courtesy of 3 Deep Records/Rhino

Friend Of Mine
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI April (ASCAP), Bee Mo Easy Music adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Cititeech, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Produced [...] for Bee Mo Easy Productions
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York
Contains samples of "Vicious" performed and written by Black Mambo, published by Cititeech. Courtesy of Garage Records
Contains samples of "Spirit Of The Boogie" performed by Kool & The Gang, written by R. Bell, R. Bell, D. Boyce, R. Mickens, O. Nash, R. Westfield, D. Thomas, G. Brown, C. Smith, O. Nash, R. Westfield, R. Mickens, D. Boyce, published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI). Courtesy of Polygram Label Group

Unbelievable
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April (ASCAP), Gifted Pearl Music Adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), R. Kelly Publishing Inc. adm. by Zomba Songs (BMI)
Produced [...] for Works of Mart, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed at D&D Recording Studio, New York
Contains samples and excerpts of "Your Body's Callin'" performed and written by R. Kelly, published by R. Kelly Publishing Inc. adm. by Zomba Songs (BMI). Courtesy of Jive Records

Suicidal Thoughts
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Technician Tunes (ASCAP)
Produced [...] for Funky Man Productions
Recorded & Mixed [...] at The Hit Factory, New York

Who Shot Ya
Big Poppa Music, Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI-April Music (ASCAP), Justin Combs Publishing adm. by EMI April (ASCAP), Top Of New York, Music Sales Corp. (ASCAP), Magidson Music Corp. adm. by Warner Chappell Music Inc. (ASCAP)
Produced [...] for Bad Boy Entertainment, Inc.
Additional Programming [...] for Track-Masters Productions, Inc.
Contains sample of "I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over" performed by David Portner, written by A. Wrubel, H. Magidson, published by Music Sales Corp. (ASCAP), Magidson Music Corp. adm. by Warner Chappell Music Inc. (ASCAP). Courtesy of Stax Records
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (A-side runout): 160250E1/A
Matrix / Runout (B-side runout): 160250E2/A
Matrix / Runout (C-side runout): 160250E3/A
Matrix / Runout (D-side runout): 160250E4/A
Rights Society: ASCAP
Rights Society: BMI