Nas ‎– It Was Written

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Columbia ‎– 484196 2, Columbia ‎– col 484196 2, Columbia ‎– 4841962011
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1 Album Intro
Producer – Nas, TrackmastersWritten-By – N. Jones*
2:28
2 The Message
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliProducer, Mixed By – Poke And ToneScratches – D.J. Kid Capri*Written-By – N. Jones*, S. Barnes*
4:10
3 Street Dreams
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliKeyboards – Delight (6)Performer [Never Gonna Stop] – Linda CliffordPerformer [Sweet Dreams] – The Eurythmics*Producer, Mixed By – Poke And ToneWritten-By – A. Lennox*, D. Stewart*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*Written-By [Sweet Dreams] – Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart*
4:41
4 I Gave You Power
Engineer – Eddie SanchoProducer – DJ PremierWritten-By – C. Martin*, N. Jones*
3:56
5 Watch Dem Niggas
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliKeyboards – Delight (6)Performer [Sponge] – Earl KlughProducer, Mixed By – Poke And ToneWritten-By – N. Jones*, S. Barnes*Written-By [Sponge] – Bob James, Earl Klugh
4:06
6 Take It In Blood
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliMixed By – Poke And TonePerformer [Mixed Up Moods & Attitudes] – The Fantastic Four*Producer – Live Squad, Lo Ground, Top General SoundsWritten-By – C. Horne*, J.T. Epps, Jr.*, J. Pruitt*, N. Jones*, R. Walker*, W. Childs*
4:49
7 Nas Is Coming
Engineer – Kelston RiceProducer – Dr. DreWritten-By – A. Young*, N. Jones*
5:40
8 Affirmative Action
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliFeaturing – AZ, Cormega, Foxy Brown, Nas, The Firm (6)Keyboards – Dave AtkinsonMixed By – Poke And ToneProducer – Dave Atkinson, Poke And ToneWritten-By – A. Cruz*, C. McKay*, I. Marchand*, J. Olivier*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*
4:20
9 The Set Up
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Mike FrondaFeaturing [Uncredited], Producer – Havoc (3)Written-By – K. Muchita*, N. Jones*
4:26
10 Black Girl Lost
Backing Vocals – Jojo Hailey*Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Bill Esses, Rich TravaliMixed By – Poke And TonePerformer [Starlight] – Stephanie MillsProducer – L.E.S.Producer [Additional Production] – Poke And ToneWritten-By – Mtume*, L. Lewis*, N. Jones*, Lucas*
4:32
11 Suspect
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliMixed By – Poke And ToneProducer – L.E.S.Written-By – L. Lewis*, N. Jones*Written-By [El Gatto Triste], Performer [El Gatto Triste] – Chuck Mangione
4:16
12 Shootouts
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliMixed By – Poke And ToneProducer – Kirk Goddy, Poke And ToneWritten-By – J. Olivier*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*
3:46
13 Live Nigga Rap
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Ken "Duro" Ifle*Producer – Havoc (3)Written-By – K. Muchita*, N. Jones*
3:46
14 If I Ruled The World (Imagine That)
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliKeyboards – Delight (6)Performer [If I Ruled The World] – Kurtis BlowProducer [Additional Production] – Rashad SmithProducer, Mixed By – Poke And ToneVocals [Featured Vocals] – Lauryn HillWritten-By – J. Olivier*, K. Walker*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*Written-By [Friends (Instrumental)] – L. Parker*Written-By [If I Ruled The World] – Kurt Walker*
4:44
15 Silent Murder (Bonus Track)
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Rich TravaliMixed By – Poke And TonePerformer [Get A Life] – Soul II SoulProducer – Live Squad, Lo Ground, Top General SoundsWritten-By – Romeo*, Brown*, N. Jones*, R. Walker*
3:25

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Notes

On tracks 9 and 13, "Havoc" is credited as "Havoc Of Mobb Deep".
On track 10 "Jojo Hailey" is credited as "Jojo Hailey Of Jodeci".

© 1996 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Made in Austria.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 099748 419620
  • Barcode (String): 5099748419620
  • Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL / BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0162
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): Sony Music S0148419610-0101 51
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): Sony Music S0148419610-0101 21 D4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): Sony Music S0148419610-0101 34 A4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5): Sony Music S0148419610-0101 51 A08
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1 & 5): IFPI L551
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L554
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 944Q
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 94Y3
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 942R
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 94K6
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI 94K2
  • Distribution Code: CB 701
  • Price Code: CDM
  • Other (Sony Code (Disc)): 01=484196=10

Other Versions (5 of 29) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CK 67015 Nas It Was Written(CD, Album) Columbia CK 67015 US 1996 Sell This Version
484196 1 Nas It Was Written(LP, Album) Columbia 484196 1 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
none Nas It Was Written (Clean Version)(CDr, Album) Whitfield Street none UK 1996 Sell This Version
CK 67745 Nas It Was Written (Clean Version)(CD, Album) Columbia CK 67745 US 1996 Sell This Version
Ct 67015 Nas It Was Written(Cass, Album) Columbia Ct 67015 US 1996 Sell This Version

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