A Tribe Called Quest ‎– The Low End Theory

Sony Music Labels ‎– SICP 5245
CD, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Remastered

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1 Excursions 3:53
2 Buggin' Out 3:38
3 Rap Promoter 2:13
4 Butter 3:39
5 Verses From The Abstract
Bass [Jazz] – Ron CarterVocals – Ms. Vinia*
6 Show Business
Featuring – Diamond D, Lord Jammar*, Sadat XWritten-By – D. Murphy*, J. Kirkland*, L. Dechalus*
7 Vibes And Stuff 4:18
8 The Infamous Date Rape 2:54
9 Check The Rhime 3:36
10 Everything Is Fair 2:59
11 Jazz (We've Got) 4:09
12 Skypager 2:13
13 What? 2:29
14 Scenario
Featuring – Busta Rhyme*, Charlie Brown, Dinco DWritten-By – B. Higgins*, P. Jackson*, T. Smith*
15 チェック・ザ・ライム (Mr.Muhammad Mix)
Remix – Mr.Muhammad*

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Comes with large size obi, issued in a standard jewel case with dark gray color CD tray.
Track 15 is listed only on obi. Duration from computer.

℗ 1991 Zomba Recording Corporation.
Manufactued by Sony Music Labels Inc.
Made in Japan.

[back inlay and disc]
℗ 1991 Zomba Recording Corporation.
Manufactured by BMG Japan, Inc., Tokyo, Japan.

Tracks 6, 10 produced for Skeffington Productions

Recorded and mixed at Battery Studios, Greene Street Studios and Soundtrack Studios
Tracks 6, 10 programmed at Jazzy Jay's Studio
Additional engineering at Battery, Greene Street, Soundtrack
Mastered at DMS, NYC

All songs published by Zomba Enterprises Inc./Jazz Merchant Music (adm. by Zomba Enterprises Inc.) (ASCAP) except track 6 Zomba Enterprises Inc./Jazz Merchant Music (adm. by Zomba Enterprises Inc.)/Brand Nubian Publishing (ASCAP)/Dusty Fingers Music (BMI) and track 14 Zomba Enterprises Inc./Jazz Merchant Music (adm. by Zomba Enterprises Inc.)/New School Publishing (ASCAP)

"Excursions" contains samples from "Time Is Running Out" performed by the Last Poets and written by Omar Ben Hassen, appears courtesy of Greg Reed, Esq.
"Check The Rhime" features samples from Average White Band recording "Love Your Life" (H. Stuart/A. Gorrie/O. McIntyre/S. Ferrone/M. Duncan/R. Ball) Joe's Songs (ASCAP) courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. By arrangement with Warner Special Products.
"Everything Is Fair" contains samples from "Let's Take It To The People" (G. Clinton/G. Shider/E. Hazel) performed by Funkadelic. Westbound Records, Inc. Bridgeport Music Inc. Used by permission.
"Jazz" - EMI Feist Catalog Inc.
"Vibes And Stuff" contains samples from "Down Here On The Ground" (L. Shifrin/G. Garnet) performed by Grant Green. Licensed from Blue Note Records, a division of Capitol Records, Inc. Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI). Used by permission.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 547366 283686
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L275
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 455T
  • Matrix / Runout: BVCM-37768 4
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other Versions (5 of 43) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
1418-2-J A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory(CD, Album) Jive 1418-2-J US 1991 Sell This Version
01241-41418-1 A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory(2xLP, Album, RE, RM, Col) Jive 01241-41418-1 US 1996 Sell This Version
1418-1-JDJ A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory(LP, Album, Promo) Jive 1418-1-JDJ US 1991 Sell This Version
ZK 74940 A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory(Cass, Album) Jive ZK 74940 1991 Sell This Version
BVCM-34490 A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Jive BVCM-34490 Japan 2009 Sell This Version