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EPMD - Business As Usual album

EPMD - Business As Usual album Performer: EPMD
Title: Business As Usual
Date of release: 2000
Country: US
Size MP3: 1623 mb
Size FLAC: 1313 mb
Rating: 4.9
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Business as Usual is the third album from Hip Hop duo EPMD, released December 15, 1990 and their first on leading rap label Def Jam as a result of being signed over (along with Nice & Smooth) from their former label, Fresh Records.

Business As Usual ‎(CD, Album, RE). Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels. Business As Usual ‎(Cass, Album, Dol). Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels, Columbia.

Business as Usual is the third album from Hip Hop duo EPMD, released December 18, 1990 and their first on leading rap label Def Jam as a result of being signed over from their former label, Fresh Records. This album was also the first release by Def Jam as an imprint. 1990 studio album by EPMD.

By: EPMD (1990, Hip Hop). 1. I’m Mad More albums from EPMD: Business Never Personal by EPMD. Strictly Business by EPMD. Back In Business by EPMD. Unfinished Business by EPMD. Out Of Business by EPMD. We Mean Business by EPMD.

Business as Usual is the third album from Hip Hop duo EPMD, released January 15, 1991 and their first on leading rap label Def Jam as a result of being signed over (along with Nice & Smooth) from their former label, Fresh Records. 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.

Album · 1990 · 15 Songs. See All. Strictly Business. Serious, U Can't - EP.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I'm Mad
A2 Hardcore
Featuring – Reggie "Redman" Noble*
A3 Rampage
Featuring – L.L. Cool J*
A4 Manslaughter
A5 Jane 3
A6 For My People
A7 Mr. Bozack
B1 Gold Digger
Scratches [Scratching] – DJ Scratch
B2 Give The People
Scratches [Scratching] – DJ Scratch
B3 Rap Is Outta Control
B4 Brothers On My Jock
Featuring – Reggie "Redman" Noble*
B5 Underground
B6 Hit Squad Heist
B7 Funky Piano

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Def Jam Music Group
  • Copyright (c) – Island Def Jam Music Group
  • Recorded At – Power Play Studios
  • Recorded At – North Shore Soundworks
  • Recorded At – The Hit Factory
  • Remastered At – Universal Mastering Studios
  • Lacquer Cut At – Sonic Arts
  • Pressed By – FSV

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – The Drawing Board
  • Co-producer – Erick Sermon (tracks: A7), Mr. Bozack (tracks: A1 to A6, B1 to B7), Parrish Smith (tracks: A7)
  • Engineer [Assistant Recording Engineer] – Everett "Bizz-e" Ramos* (tracks: A1, A2, A6, A7, B7)
  • Engineer [Recording Engineer] – Charlie Marotta (tracks: A3, A4, A5, B1 to B5, B7), Ivan 'Doc' Rodriguez
  • Executive-Producer – Erick Sermon (tracks: A1 to A6, B1 to B7), Mr. Bozack (tracks: A7), Parrish Smith (tracks: A1 to A6, B1 to B7)
  • Illustration [Cover Illustration] – Bill Sienkiewicz
  • Lacquer Cut By – Hitman
  • Music By [All Music done by] – Erick Sermon, Parrish Smith
  • Producer – Erick Sermon (tracks: A1 to A7, B1 to B6), George Spivey (tracks: B7), Parrish Smith (tracks: A1 to A7, B1 to B6)
  • Remastered By – Joel Zakarzewski

Notes

Ⓟ 1990 The Island Def Jam Music Group
© 2000 The Island Def Jam Music Group, a Universal Music Company
Made in the EU.

Round black numbered sticker on either the sleeve or shrink wrap with text "Def Jam 2000 Vinyl Re-Issues".

Vinyl re-issue audio sourced from new digital remasters of the original album tracks (Joel Zakarewski/Universal Mastering)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 31452 35101 2
  • Barcode (String): 731452351012
  • Label Code: LC 00268
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side A): 523510-A HITMAN @ SONIC
  • Matrix / Runout: 523510-1 B FSV

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
C 47067 EPMD Business As Usual ‎(LP, Album) Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels, Columbia C 47067 US 1990
314 523 510-2 EPMD Business As Usual ‎(CD, Album, RE) Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels 314 523 510-2 US Unknown
CT 47067, CT47067 EPMD Business As Usual ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels, Columbia CT 47067, CT47067 US 1990
314 523 510-2 EPMD Business As Usual ‎(CD, Album, Club) Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels 314 523 510-2 US 1992
523 510-2 EPMD Business As Usual ‎(CD, Album, RE) Def Jam Recordings 523 510-2 Europe 1992