Coolio ‎– The Very Best

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Tommy Boy ‎– TFCK-87732
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CD, Compilation
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1 Fantastic Voyage (Timber Mix)
Remix – Joey GardnerWritten-By – F. Alexander, Jr.*, M. Woods, Jr.*, M. Craig*, N. Bervers*, O. Stokes*, S. Shockley*, T. Shelby*, T. McCain*
5:34
2 Sumpin' New
Producer – Poison IveyWritten-By – A. Sear*
3:22
3 Ooh La La La
Musician – Mr Guche*, Keith WilliamsWritten-By – D. Manno*, D. Warren*, G. Jones*, L. Dunbar*, R. Shakespeare*
4:07
4 N Da Closet
Written-By – F. Wilson*, J. Nyx*, K. Wakefield*, M. Gaye*
3:52
5 Get Up Get Down
Mixed By – Mark Nathan (3)Vocals [Additional] – Leek Ratt, Malika (2), PS*, Ras Kass, Shorty (2), WCWritten-By – B. Maupin*, H. Hancock*, L. Petty*, P. Jackson*, W. Rooney*, W. Calhoun*
5:33
6 One Mo
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Troy "Talkbox" MasonMusician – Romeo*, J&P Freeman*, My Neighbor Ronnie*Rap [Additional Rap Vocals] – 40 ThevzWritten-By – C. Frantz*, L. Evon*, L. Weymouth*, M. Tules*, S. Stanley*, T. Weymouth*
3:45
7 Mama, I'm In Love Wit A Gangsta
Featuring – LeShaunWritten-By – M. Isley*, R. Ayers*
4:10
8 Too Hot
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – J.T. TaylorWritten-By – G. Brown*
3:39
9 Can I Get Down
Producer – Ray Parker Jr., WinoWritten-By – R. Parker*
3:45
10 County Line 2:58
11 Gangsta's Paradise
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Trinna SimmonsFeaturing, Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – L.V.*Mixed By – Kevin DavisProducer – Doug RasheedWritten-By – D. Rasheed*, L. Sanders*, S. Wonder*
4:03
12 My Soul
Musician – Athoas Brown, Mark Cargil*Producer [Associate] – Kelvin "K2Dat" Taylor*Written-By – G. Vannelli*
4:17
13 Sticky Fingers 3:00
14 Smilin'
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Baby GCo-producer – Reece CarterInstruments [All] – Romeo*, Jammin' James*Producer – Dominic Aldridge "Romeo"*Written-By – S. Stewart*
4:10
15 Hit 'Em
Producer – I-Roc, Jammin James Carter*Written-By – D. Wimbley*, D. Robinson*, M. Morales*, S. Williams (8), S. Charles*
4:24
16 I Remember
Co-producer – Spoon*, CoolioFeaturing – Billy Boy, J-Ro Of The Alkaholiks*Producer – Gary "G-Luv" Herd*Written-By – A. Green*, K. Gamble, L. Huff*, Mitchell*
4:48
17 For My Sistas
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Lashanna Dendy*Bass – Andrew GoucheGuitar – Darryl Crookes*Mixed By – Oji*
4:28
18 C U When U Get There
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Alfie Silas, Charlia Boyer, Jeffrey Robinson, Katrina HarperFeaturing [Feat.] – 40 ThevzMusician – Curtis Boshey, Mark Cargile*, Ronnie King, Vendon Smith
5:12

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Notes

Track 1:
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing/Portrait-Solar Songs, Inc./Circle L Publishing (ASCAP).
Sample of "Fantastic Voyage" performed by Lakeside.

Track 2:
Produced for James R Us and Poison Ivey Music.
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy (ASCAP)/Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI).
Contains elements from "Thighs High (Grip Your Hips More)" (Browne/Smith/Bunch/Grusin). Tom Browne Publishing, Inc./Roaring Fork Music (admin. by Music Corporation Of America, Inc.) (BMI). Performed by Tom Browne. "Wikka Wrap" (Sear). Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI). Performed by The Evasions.

Track 3:
Produced for Adwin Productions.
Published by T-Boy Music LLC/Boo Daddy Publishing (ASCAP)/Oji Music (BMI)/Grace Jones Enterprises/PolyGram International (ASCAP).
Recorded at Echo Sound.
Mixed at Larrabee.

Track 4:
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing/Jobete Music Co, Inc. (ASCAP)/Stone Diamond Music Corp. (BMI).
Contains elements from "Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler)" performed by Marvin Gaye and "Body Talk" performed by Eddie Kendricks.

Track 5:
Produced for Wino Funk Music.
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing/Lek Ratt Music/Fat Jizzy/PS Productions/Basspipe Music (ASCAP)/Wino Funk Music/Opul Ceks Music/Hancock Music (BMI).
Contains an interpolation from "Chameleon" (Hancock). Hancock Music (BMI).

Track 6:
Produced for Straight Ahead Entertainment.
Published by T-Boy Music LLC/Boo Daddy Publishing (ASCAP)/Du It All (BMI)/Lek Ratt Music/Pookie Straughter (ASCAP)/Bar-Kay Music/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp (BMI)/PolyGram International (ASCAP).
Recorded at Echo Sound.
Mixed at Larrabee.
Contains elements of "Wordy Rappinghood" as performed by The Tom Tom Club.

Track 7:
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing/Roy Ayers Ubiquity, Inc. (all rights admin. by WB Music Corp)/EMI-April Music, Inc./Bovina Music, Inc. (ASCAP).
Contains elements from "Mystic Voyage" performed by Roy Ayers and "Coolin Me Out" performed by The Isley Bros.

Track 8:
Produced for Wino Funk Music.
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing (ASCAP)/Wino Funk Music/Second Decade Music (admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp) (BMI).
Contains an interpolation from "Too Hot" (G. Brown). Second Decade Music (admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp) (BMI).

Track 9:
Published by T-Boy Music LLC/Boo Daddy Publishing/Wino Funk Music/Fat Jizzy (ASCAP)/Raydio (BMI).
Recorded and mixed at Echo Sound.

Track 10:
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing (ASCAP)/Wino Funk/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)/Gambi Music, Inc.
Contains elements from "Hit & Run" performed by The Bar-Kays and "Childrens Story" by Slick Rick and "The Message" performed by Grandmaster Melle & The Furious Five.

Track 11:
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing/Jobete Music Co., Inc./Black Bull Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/T-Girl Music/Large Variety Music/Madcastle Productionz/PolyGram Music Publishing (BMI).
Contains a sample from "Pastime Paradise" (S. Wonder) Jobete Music Co., Inc./Black Bull Music, Inc. (ASCAP). Performed by Stevie Wonder.

Track 12:
Produced for Straight Ahead Entertainment.
Associate producer [...] for 100% Legit Entertainment.
Published by T-Boy Music LLC/Boo Daddy Publishing/AHMP 926 (ASCAP)/Du It All (BMI)/Almo Music (ASCAP).
Recorded at Echo Sound.
Mixed at Larrabee.

Track 13:
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing (ASCAP)/Sugar Hill Music/Wino Funk (BMI).
Contains elements from "Buffalo Gals" performed by Malcolm McLaren.

Track 14:
Produced for Straight Ahead Entertainment and Jams R Us Productions.
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing (ASCAP)/Jams R Us Productions/Straight Ahead Entertainment/Mijac Music (admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp) (BMI).
Contains an interpolation from "You Caught Me Smiling" (Stewart). Mijac Music (admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp) (BMI).

Track 15:
Published by T-Boy Music LLC/Boo Daddy Publishing/AHMP 926 (ASCAP)/Jams R Us (BMI)/Kuwa (ASCAP).
Recorded at Echo Sound.
Mixed at Larrabee.

Track 16:
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing (ASCAP)/Irving Music, Inc./Al Green Music, Inc./Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./Mijac Music/EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc. (all rights admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.) (BMI).
Contains elements from "Tomorrow's Dream" performed by Al Green.

Track 17:
Produced for Oji Music.
Published by T-Boy Music/Boo Daddy Publishing/Oji Music/Maverick Music, Inc./Bovina Music, Inc./EMI-April Music, Inc. (ASCAP).
Contains an interpolation from "Make Me Say It Again Girl" (R. Isley/O. Isley/R. Isley/E. Isley/C. Jasper) Bovina Music, Inc./EMI-April Music, Inc. (ASCAP).

Track 18:
Produced for Straight Ahead Entertainment.
Published by T-Boy Music LLC/Boo Daddy Productions (ASCAP)/Du It All (BMI)/Lek Ratt Music (ASCAP)/Pookie Straughter Music (ASCAP).
Recorded at Echo Sound.
Mixed at Larrabee Studio.

40 Thevz appear courtesy of Mercury Records.
J.T. Taylor from Kool & The Gang appears courtesy of Curb/Legend.
Ras Kass appears courtesy of Patchwerk/Priority Records.

Manufactured by Toy's Factory, Tokyo, Japan.
Licensed from Tommy Boy Music.
℗ © 2001 Tommy Boy Music.

Comes with obi, includes foldout leaflet and booklet. Booklet contains liner notes in Japanese, lyrics in English with Japanese translations.
Track duration from PC.

Track 1 title listed as "Fantastic Voyage (Timber Mix)" on leaflet and back inlay and as "Fantastic Voyage" on booklet.
Track 2 title listed as "Sumpin' New" on leaflet and back inlay and as "Sumpin' New (1, 2, 3, 4)" on booklet.
Track 9 title listed as "Can I Get Down" on leaflet and back inlay and as "Can I Get Down 1X" on booklet.
Track 14 title listed as "Smilin'" on leaflet and back inlay and as "Smilin" on booklet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 988061 877327
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L223
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 39A6
  • Matrix / Runout: TFCK-87732 1M2 C 11
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

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