LL Cool J ‎– Phenomenon

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Def Jam Music Group ‎– 539 186-2
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1 Phenomenon
Producer – Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence, Sean "Puffy" Combs*Recorded By – Lane CravenRecorded By, Mixed By – Michael PattersonScratches – DJ ScratchTechnician [Overdubs] – Stevie H. Jordan*Written-By – J.T. Smith*, R. Lawrence*, S. Combs*Written-By [Sample] – B. Withers*, S. McKenney*
4:04
2 Candy
Backing Vocals – Kenny Greene, Shantel JonesBass – Kern Brantley*Featuring – Ralph Tresvant, Ricky BellGuitar – David ForemanMixed By – Rich TravaliProducer, Mixed By, Drum Programming – Poke And ToneRecorded By – Francis Buckley, Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – J.T. Smith*, J.C. Olivier*, S. Barnes*Written-By ["Candy Girl" Sample] – M. Starr*, M. Johnson*Written-By ["Sunshine" Sample] – J. Harris, T. Lewis*
4:33
3 Starsky & Hutch
Featuring – Busta RhymesMixed By – Rich TravaliProducer, Mixed By, Instruments – L.E.S.Recorded By, Mixed By – Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – J.T. Smith*, L. Lewis*, T. Smith*Written-By [Sample] – P. Brown*, R. Rans*
4:03
4 Another Dollar
Guitar – David ForemanMixed By – Rich TravaliProducer, Drum Programming – Curt GowdyProducer, Mixed By – Poke And ToneRecorded By – Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – J.T. Smith*, J.C. Olivier*, R. Pimentel*, S. Barnes*Written-By [Sample] – M. Rebennack*
3:48
5 Nobody Can Freak You
Featuring – Keith Sweat, LeShaunMixed By – Rich TravaliProducer, Mixed By – Poke And ToneRecorded By – Joe Pirrera, Ken "Duro" Ifill, Ted WohlsenWritten-By – J.T. Smith*, J.C. Olivier*, S. Barnes*Written-By [Sample] – C. Carter*, S. Arrington*
3:20
6 Hot, Hot, Hot
Backing Vocals – LeShaun Williams*Bass – Kern Brantley*Co-producer – Deric Angelettie*Producer – Ron Lawrence*, Sean "Puffy" Combs*Programmed By [Additional] – Dent*Recorded By – Greg Mann*, Joe PirreraRecorded By, Mixed By – Michael PattersonWritten-By – J.T. Smith*, R. Lawrence*, S. Combs*Written-By [Sample] – C. Frantz*, F. Christopher*, S. Stanley*, M. Weymouth*
4:22
7 4,3,2,1
Featuring – Cannibus*, DMX, Redman, Method Man*Mixed By – Tom Uzzo*Producer, Keyboards, Bass [Bassline], Drums – Erick SermonRecorded By – Bob Brown (2), Chris Hafer, Terri WongWritten-By – C. Smith*, E. Simmons*, E. Sermon*, J.T. Smith*, R. Noble*Written-By [Sample] – A. Horovitz*, A. Yauch*, R. Rubin*
4:18
8 Wanna Get Paid
Featuring – Lost Boyz, The*Management [aven "Prestige" Vanderpool] – LaTrice Shaw, Sean CombsMixed By – Chris LightyProducer – Daven "Prestige" VanderpoolRecorded By – Brian Carriagan*, Ken "Duro" IfillRecorded By, Mixed By – Rich TravaliWritten-By – D. Vanderpool*, J.T. Smith*Written-By [Sample] – L. Smith*, M. Reid*, R. Simmons*
4:10
9 Father
Guitar – Kern Brantley*Mixed By – Rich TravaliProducer, Mixed By, Drum Programming – Poke And ToneRecorded By – Gerard Harriston, Ken "Duro" IfillWritten-By – J.T. Smith*, J.C. Olivier*, S. Barnes*Written-By [Sample] – G. Overbig, G. Michael*
4:44
10 Don't Be Late, Don't Come Too Soon
Bass – Kern Brantley*Co-producer – LL Cool JDrums [Additional Live Drums] – James "Jamie" Gamble*Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Myron MckinleyFeaturing – TamiaMixed By – Michael PattersonProducer – Stevie J. Jordan*Recorded By – Bob Brown (2), James SaezWritten-By – J.T. Smith*, S. Jordan*Written-By [Sample] – M. Henderson*
6:38

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Track 1 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / Justin Combs Publishing / EMI-April Music (ASCAP) / Ausar Music / Interior Music Corp. (BMI). Produced for Bad Boy Productions and for Mystery System Inc. / Bad Boy Productions. Recorded at The Hit Factory, NYC. Mixed at Daddy's House, NYC. Overdubs for Stevie J. Productions / Bad Boy Productions.

Contains a sample from "Who Is He, And What Is He To You", Interior Music Corp. (BMI), as recorded by Creative Source, under license from Avante Garde Enterprises, Inc.

Track 2 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / Slam U Well Productions / Jelly's Last Jams, L.L.C. / EMI-April Music, Inc. / Flyte Tyme Tunes / Avante Garde Enterprises Publishing / Hit & Hold Music (ASCAP) / Twelve And Under Music / Jumping Bean Songs, L.L.C. (BMI). Produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc. Recorded at Soundtrack Studios, NYC and Track Record Studios, LA, CA. Mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC and for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc. Drum Programming for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

Ralph Tresvant and Ricky Bell appear courtesy of MCA Records.

Contains a sample from "Sunshine", EMI-April Music, Inc. / Flyte Tyme Tunes / Avante Garde Enterprises Publishing (ASCAP), as recorded by Alexander O'Neal, under license from and courtesy of Avant Garde Enterprises, Inc.

Also contains an interpolation of "Candy Girl", EMI-April Music, Inc. / Hit & Hold Music (ASCAP).

Track 3 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / Mawkeens Music / T'Ziahs administered by Warner Chappell Music (ASCAP) / Longitude Music Co. (BMI). Produced for Total Package Productions. Recorded and mixed at Soundtracks Studios, NYC. Mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC and for Total Package Productions / Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

Busta Rhymes appears courtesy of Elektra Records.

Contains a sample from "Dance With Me", Longitude Music Co. (BMI), as recorded by Peter Brown, produced under license from Rhino Entertainment, Co., by special arrangement with Warner Special Products, Inc. and under license from EMI Records UK.

Track 4 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / Slam U Well Productions / Jelly's Jams, L.L.C. / W.B. Music Corp. / Cauldron Music / Waldon Music, Inc. (ASCAP). / Infidibulator Music / Twelve And Under Music / Jumping Bean Songs, L.L.C. / Warner-Chappell (BMI). Produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc. Recorded at Soundtrack Studios, NYC. Mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC and for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc. Drum Programming for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

Contains a sample from "Stealing", W.B. Music Corp. / Cauldron Music / Waldon Music, Inc. (ASCAP) as administered by Warner-Chappell Music, Inc., as recorded by Dr. John, produced under license from Atlantic Recording Corp., by arrangement with Warner Special Products.

Track 5 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / Slam U Well Productions / Jelly's Jams, L.L.C. / Deeply Sliced Publishing / Amazing Love Publishing, as administered by GlobeArt Publishing (BMI). Produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc. Recorded at Soundtrack Studios, NYC and The Hit Factory, NYC. Mixed at Studio 56, LA, CA and The Hit Factory, NYC and for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

Keith Sweat appears courtesy of Elektra Records.

Contains a sample from "Nobody Can Be You", Deeply Sliced Publishing / Amazing Love Publishing , as administered by GlobeArt Publishing (BMI), as recorded by Steve Arrington, produced under license from Atlantic Recording Corp, by arrangement with Warner Special Products.

Track 6 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / Justin Combs Publishing / EMI-April Music / PolyGram International Publishing Co. Inc. / Metered Music, Inc. as administered by PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) / Ausar Music (BMI). Produced for Bad Boy Productions and for Mystery System, Inc. / Bad Boy Productions. Recorded at The Hit Factory, NYC. Mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC. Additional programming for State Of Mind Music / Noontime Music.

Contains a sample from "Pleasure Of Love", PolyGram International Publishing Co. Inc. / Metered Music, Inc. as administered by PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP), as recorded by Tom Tom Club, produced under license from Warner Brothers Records, Inc., by arrangement with Warner Special Products, Metered Music Inc. and Island Records.

Track 7 published by LL Cool Music / Def Jam Music / Erick Sermon Enterprises / Zomba Publishing / Zo So Music / Brooklyn Dust Music / Funky Noble Productions, Inc. / Timber Trace Publishing / Boomer X Music, Inc. (ASCAP) / Careers-BMG Music Publishing / Wu-Tang Publishing administered by Careers-BMG Music Publishing (BMI). Produced for FunkLord Productions. Recorded at Enterprise Recording Studios, Burbank, CA; Image Recording Studio, LA, CA and The Hit Factory, NYC. Mixed at Mirror Image, Long Island, NY. Keyboards, Bassline and drums for FunkLord Productions.

Canibus appears courtesy of Universal Records.

Contains a sample of "Fight For Your Right", Zo So Music / Brooklyn Dust Music (ASCAP), by Beastie Boys, courtesy of Def Jam Recordings, Inc., under license from Polymedia, a division of PolyGram Group Distribution, Inc.

Track 8 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / (ASCAP) / Essential Vibe Music (BMI). Produced for Faim Entertainment Group, Inc. / Bad Boy Productions, Inc. Recorded at The Hit Factory, NYC; Soundtrack Studios, NYC and Westlake Audio, LA, CA. Mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC and Studio 56, LA, CA.

Lost Boyz appear courtesy of Universal Records.

Contains an interpolation of "Action", Rush Groove Music (ASCAP) / Rush Music (BMI).

Track 9 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / Slam U Well Productions / Jelly's Jams, L.L.C. / Chappell & Co., Inc. / Morrison-Leahy Music Ltd (ASCAP) / Twelve And Under Music / Jumping Bean Songs, L.L.C. (BMI). Produced for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc. Recorded at Soundtrack Studios, NYC and at Future Audio, Dallas, TX. Mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC and for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc. Drum Programming for Track Masters Entertainment, Inc.

Contains a sample from "Father Figure", Chappell & Co., Inc. o/b/o/ Morrison-Leahy Music Ltd. (ASCAP), as recorded by George Michael, under license from Sony Music Entertainment.

Track 10 published by LL Cool J Music / Def Jam Music / Steven A. Jordan Music, Inc. (ASCAP). Produced for Stevie J. Productions / Bad Boy Productions. Recorded at Enterprise Recording Studios, Burbank, CA and Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC.

Tamia appears courtesy of Qwest Records.

Contains can interpolation of "You Are My Starship", Electro-Cord Publishing Co. (ASCAP).

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Supervised production for Track Masters Entertainment.

Executive produced for LL Cool J. Inc., for Violator Records and for Bad Boy Productions.

A&R Direction for Violator Records, L.L.C.

℗ 1997 Def Jam Recordings © 1997 Def Jam Recordings A PolyGram Company. All rights reserved. Rush Associated Labels exclusively licenced to Mercury Worldwide excluding France. Marketed and Distributed in France by Island S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 31453 91862 7
  • Barcode (String): 731453918627
  • Label Code: LC 8427
  • Other: PY 900
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Matrix / Runout: 07314 539 186-2 03 + 50996020
  • Matrix / Runout (Moulded): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L AH
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L002
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0132

Other Versions (5 of 23) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
539 186-2 LL Cool J Phenomenon(CD, Album) Def Jam Music Group 539 186-2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
none LL Cool J Phenomenon(Cass, Album, Promo) Def Jam Recordings none 1997 Sell This Version
539 186-2 LL Cool J Phenomenon(CD, Album, RE) Def Jam Music Group 539 186-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
539 186-4 LL Cool J Phenomenon(Cass, Album) Def Jam Recordings 539 186-4 Poland 1997 Sell This Version
314 539 186-2 LL Cool J Phenomenon(CD, Album) Def Jam Recordings 314 539 186-2 US 1997 Sell This Version

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