The Firm (6) ‎– The Album

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Aftermath Entertainment ‎– 489071 2, Interscope Records ‎– 489071 2, Columbia ‎– COL 489071 2
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1 Intro 0:47
2 Firm Fiasco
Guitar – Sean CruseKeyboards – Camara Kambon, Dr. DreMixed By – Dr. DrePerformer – AZ, Foxy Brown, NasProducer – Glove*, Dr. DreRecorded By, Engineer [Mix] – Richard Huredia*Written-By – A. Young*, A. Cruz*, C. Taylor*, I. Marchand*, N Jones*
4:28
3 Phone Tap Intro 0:35
4 Phone Tap
Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Mike ElizondoGuitar – Sean CruseKeyboards – Camara KambonMixed By – Dr. DrePerformer – AZ, Dr. Dre, Nas, Nature (4)Producer – Glove*, Dr. DreRecorded By, Engineer [Mix] – Richard Huredia*Written-By – A. Young*, A. Cruz*, C. Taylor*, J. Baxter*, N. Jones*
3:46
5 Executive Decision
Drum Programming – Curt GowdyMixed By – Poke And Tone, Rich TravaliPerformer – AZ, Nas, Nature (4)Producer – Curt Gowdy, Poke And ToneRecorded By – Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – A. Cruz*, J. Olivier*, J. Baxter*, N. Jones*, R. Pimentel*, S. Barnes*
3:43
6 Firm Family
Bass – Mike ElizondoFlute – Jerry Moore (3)Guitar – Sean CruseKeyboards – Camara KambonMixed By – Dr. DrePerformer – Dr. Dre, Nature (4)Producer – Glove*, Dr. DreRecorded By, Engineer [Mix] – Richard Huredia*Vocals [Additional] – Traci NelsonWritten-By – A. Goodman*, H. Ray*, J. Baxter*, R. Vick*, S. Robinson*Written-By [Sexy Mama] – A. Goodman*, H. Ray*, S. Robinson*
4:00
7 Firm All Stars
Mixed By – Poke And Tone, Rich TravaliPerformer – Foxy Brown, Pretty Boy (2)Producer, Drum Programming – Poke And ToneRecorded By – Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – I. Marchand*, J. Olivier*, S. Barnes*
3:20
8 Fuck Somebody Else Intro
Producer [Good Time] – Chris Taylor aka Glove*, RC, Ruben CruzWritten-By [Good Time] – Chris Taylor aka Glove*, RC, Ruben Cruz
1:19
9 Fuck Somebody Else
Backing Vocals – Barbara Wilson, Danette Wilson*, Dorthy Coleman*Bass – Mike ElizondoEngineer [Assistant] – Scott Kieklak, Trini AlvarezKeyboards – Glove*Mixed By – Dr. DrePerformer – Foxy BrownProducer – Glove*, Dr. DreRecorded By, Engineer [Mix] – Richard Huredia*Vocals [Additional] – Traci NelsonWritten-By – K. Gamble & L. Huff*, I. Marchand*Written-By [You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else] – K. Gamble, L. Huff*
4:23
10 Hardcore
Mixed By – Poke And Tone, Rich TravaliPerformer – Foxy Brown, NasProducer, Drum Programming – Poke And ToneRecorded By – Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – I. Marchand*, J. Olivier*, J. Harris III & T. Lewis*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*Written-By [Encore] – J. Harris III, T. Lewis*
4:10
11 Untouchable
Engineer – Richard Huredia*Performer – Wizard (3)Producer – Dr. Dre, Mel-ManWritten-By – M. Bradford*, N. Jones*
1:13
12 Five Minutes To Flush Intro 0:45
13 Five Minutes To Flush
Backing Vocals – Roger TroutmanBass – Mike ElizondoKeyboards – Camara KambonKeyboards [Additional] – Glove*Mixed By – Dr. DrePerformer – Nature (4)Producer – Chris "The Glove" Taylor, Dr. DreRecorded By, Engineer [Mix] – Richard Huredia*Written-By – A. Young*, J. Hutchins*, J. Baxter*, J. Fletcher*, L. Smith*Written-By [Five Minutes Of Funk] – J. Hutchins*, J. Fletcher*, L. Smith*
4:43
14 Desperados Intro 0:29
15 Desperados
Drum Programming – Curt GowdyMixed By – Poke And Tone, Rich TravaliPerformer – AZ, Canibus, Nature (4)Performer [Dune] – Waisis Diop*Producer – Curt Gowdy, Poke And ToneRecorded By – Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – A. Cruz*, G. Williams*, J. Olivier*, J. Baxter*, R. Pimentel*, S. Barnes*, W. Diop*Written-By [Dune] – W. Diop*
4:30
16 Firm Biz
Bass – Mike ElizondoFeaturing, Backing Vocals – Dawn RobinsonKeyboards – Keith WinfieldMixed By – Dr. Dre, Richard Huredia*Performer – AZ, Foxy Brown, NasProducer, Drum Programming – L.E.S.Recorded By – Ken "Duro" Ifill, Kevin Parker, Richard Huredia*Saxophone – Jerry Moore (3)Trombone – Ken Mengle, Scott Huges*Trumpet – Ron BlakeWritten-By – A. McGrier*, T. Brockert*, A. Cruz*, I. Marchand*, L. Lewis*, N. Jones*Written-By [Square Biz] – A. McGrier*, T. Brockert*
3:24
17 I'm Leaving
Mixed By – Poke And Tone, Rich TravaliPerformer – Nature (4), Noriega*Producer, Drum Programming – Poke And ToneRecorded By – Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – J. Olivier*, J. Baxter*, S. Barnes*, V. Santiago*
3:31
18 Throw Your Guns
Mixed By – Ken "Duro" Ifill, Poke And TonePerformer – AZ, Half-A-Mil*Producer, Drum Programming – Poke And ToneRecorded By – Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – A. Cruz*, J. Wardlaw*, J. Olivier*, S. Barnes*
3:58

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"Firm Fiasco" published by Ain't Nuthin' Going On But F*****g/WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)Hard Working Black Folks Music Publishing/Ciara June Music Publishing/WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)/Ill Will Music/Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (ASCAP)/Life's A Bitch Music/EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Pork Music (ASCAP).
Recorded at Criteria Studios.
Mixed at Record One.

"Phone Tap" published by Ain't Nuthin' Going On But F*****g/WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)Hard Working Black Folks Music Publishing/Ciara June Music Publishing/WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)/Ill Will Music/Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (ASCAP)/Black Ed Music Publishing (ASCAP)/Life's A Bitch Music/EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP).
Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios/Record One.
Mixed at Dre's Crib.

"Executive Decision" produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Published by Infidibulator Music (BMI)/Ill Will Music/Zomba Enterprises (ASCAP)/Life's A Bitch Music/EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Black Ed Music Publishing (ASCAP)/Slamuwell Productions/Jelly's Jams, LLC (ASCAP)/ 12 & Under Music/Jumping Bean Songs, LLC (BMI).
Drum Programming and mixed for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

"Firm Family" published by Black Ed Music Publishing (ASCAP)/City Housing Publishing (BMI)/Gambi Music Co. (BMI).
Recorded at Criteria Studios/Record One.
Mixed at Record One.
Contains an interpolation of "Sexy Mama" (H. Ray, A. Goodman, S. Robinson) Gambi Music Co. (BMI).

"Firm All Stars" produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Published by Slamuwell Productions/Jelly's Jams, LLC (ASCAP)/ 12 & Under Music/Jumping Bean Songs, LLC (BMI)/Pork Music (ASCAP).
Drum Programming and mixed for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

"Fuck Somebody Else" published by Pork Music (ASCAP)/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Co. (BMI).
Recorded at Criteria Studios/Record One.
Mixed at Dre's Crib.
Contains an interpolation of "You Gonna make Me Love Somebody Else" (K. Gamble, L. Huff) Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Co. (BMI).
Intro contains "Good Time" written and produced by Chris Taylor aka Glove and Ruben Cruz aka RC.

"Hardcore" produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Published by Slamuwell Productions/Jelly's Jams, LLC (ASCAP)/ 12 & Under Music/Jumping Bean Songs, LLC (BMI)/Pork Music (ASCAP)/Ill Will Music/Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (ASCAP)/EMI-April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Flyte Tyme Tunes (ASCAP) (as admin. by EMI-April Music, Inc.)
Drum Programming and mixed for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Contains an interpolation of "Encore" (J. Harris III, T. Lewis) EMI-April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Flyte Tyme Tunes (ASCAP) (as admin. by EMI-April Music, Inc.)

"Untouchable" published by Mel-Man Publishing (ASCAP)/Ill Will Music/Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (ASCAP).
Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios.
Mixed at Dre's Crib.

"Five Minutes To Flush" published by Black Ed Music Publishing (ASCAP)/Ain't Nuthin' Going On But F*****g/WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)/Zomba Enterprises, Inc./Funk Groove Music, (as administered by Zomba Enterprises, Inc.) (ASCAP).
Recorded at Criteria Studios/Record One.
Mixed at Record One.
Background Vocals: Roger Troutman & Talk Box
Contains an interpolation of "Five Minutes Of Funk" (J. Fletcher, L. Smith, J. Hutchins) Zomba Enterprises, Inc./Funk Groove Music, (as administered by Zomba Enterprises, Inc.) (ASCAP).

"Desperados" produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Published by Infidibulator Music (BMI)/Timbertrace Publishing (ASCAP)/Life's A Bitch Music/EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Black Ed Music Publishing (ASCAP)/Slamuwell Productions/Jelly's Jams, LLC (ASCAP)/ 12 & Under Music/Jumping Bean Songs, LLC (BMI)/PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP).
Drum Programming and mixed for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Contains a sample from "Dune" (W. Diop) PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) as recorded by Waisis, courtesy of Barclay France.

"Firm Biz" produced for Total Package Productions/Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Published by Mawkeens Music (ASCAP)//Ill Will Music/Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (ASCAP)//Life's A Bitch Music/EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Pork Music (ASCAP)/Jobete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)/McNella Music (ASCAP).
Drum Programming for Total Package Productions.
Recorded at Record One/Doppler Studios.
Mixed at Record One.
Contains an interpolation of "Square Biz" (A. McGrier, T. Brockert) Jobete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)/McNella Music (ASCAP).

"I'm Leaving" produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Slamuwell Productions/Jelly's Jams, LLC (ASCAP)/ 12 & Under Music/Jumping Bean Songs, LLC (BMI)/Black Ed Music Publishing (ASCAP)/Suite 1202 Music/Jose Luis Gotcha Music (BMI).
Drum Programming and mixed for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

"Throw Your Guns" produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.
Slamuwell Productions/Jelly's Jams, LLC (ASCAP)/ 12 & Under Music/Jumping Bean Songs, LLC (BMI)/Life's A Bitch Music/EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Half Mil Publishing (BMI)/Straight Shot (ASCAP).
Drum Programming and mixed for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

Creative Direction for Aftermath Entertainment
Art Direction for Designskilz, Westwood, CA
Design for Designskilz

Nas Escobar appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Fox Brown appears courtesy of Violator Records, LLC.
AZ appears courtesy of Noo Tyrbe[sic]/Virgin Records
Nature appears courtesy of Trackmasters Entertainment
Dr. Dre appears courtesy of Aftermath Entertainment
Noriega appears courtesy of Penalty Records
Canibus appears courtesy of Group Home Entertainment/Universal Records, A Universal Music Company

℗ & © 1997 Aftermath Entertainment/Interscope Records
Distribution Sony Music
Made in Austria

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 099748 907127
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5099748907127
  • Label Code: LC 0162
  • Other (Distribution Code): CB 791
  • Other (Distribution Code): CDC
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): Sony Music S0148907110-0101 11 A4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): Sony Music S0148907110-0101 11 A13
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1 & 2): IFPI L551
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 945Q
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 94F5
  • Rights Society: SACEM
  • Rights Society: SDRM
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Other (Internal Code): 01-489071-10

Other Versions (5 of 12) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
XPR 2377, 31-002377-20 The Firm (6) The Album Sampler(2xLP, Album, Promo) Columbia, Aftermath Entertainment XPR 2377, 31-002377-20 UK 1997 Sell This Version
CK 91173 The Firm (6) The Album(CD, Album) Columbia CK 91173 Canada 1997 Sell This Version
INT8P-6271 The Firm (6) The Album(2xLP, Album, Promo) Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope Records INT8P-6271 US 1997 Sell This Version
31-002384-20, XPR 2384 The Firm (6) The Album - Clean Version Album(2xLP, Album, Promo) Aftermath Entertainment, Columbia 31-002384-20, XPR 2384 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
COL 489071-1 The Firm (6) The Album(2xLP, Album) Aftermath Entertainment COL 489071-1 Europe 1997 Sell This Version

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