The Notorious B.I.G.* ‎– Ready To Die

Puff Daddy Records ‎– 78612 73000 2, Arista ‎– 78612 73000 2
CD, Album

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1 Intro 3:24
2 Things Done Changed
Producer – Darnell Scott
3 Gimme The Loot
Recorded By, Mixed By – Greg Pinto
4 Machine Gun Funk 4:16
5 Warning 3:40
6 Ready To Die 4:24
7 One More Chance
Instruments [All] – Carl "Chucky" Thompson*
8 #!*@ Me (Interlude)
Recorded By, Mixed By – "Prince Charles" Alexander*
9 The What
Recorded By, Mixed By – Bill Esses
10 Juicy
Vocals [Additional] – Total
11 Everyday Struggle 5:19
12 Me & My Bitch
Instruments – Carl "Chucky" Thompson*Mixed By – Rich TravaliRecorded By – John WydrycsVoice [Woman's Voice] – Sybil Pennix
13 Big Poppa 4:13
14 Respect
Vocals [Additional] – Diana King
15 Friend Of Mine 3:28
16 Unbelievable
Mixed By – Eddie SanchoProducer – DJ PremierRecorded By – Norty Cotto
17 Suicidal Thoughts
Producer – Lord Finesse

Companies, etc.



1, 3, 7 to 11, 13 to 15, 17: recorded & mixed at The Hit Factory, New York.
2, 4, 6: recorded & mixed at Soundtracks Recording Studio, New York.
5: recorded & mixed at Sound On Sound Recordings, Inc., New York.
12: recorded at Chung King House Of Metal, New York. Mixed at The Hit Factory.
16: recorded & mixed at D & D Recording Studio, New York.

All songs published by Tee Tee, Inc. / Janice Combs Music (BMI).

℗ & © 1994 Arista Records, Inc.
Distributed by BMG. A Bertelsmann Music Group company.

Printed in the U.K.
Made in the U.K.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 8612-73000-2 4
  • Rights Society: BIEM / GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 3484
  • Other (Distribution Code, F): BM650
  • Matrix / Runout: DISCTRONICS S 786127-30002 01 NOTORIOUS BIG
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 8791

Other Versions (5 of 57) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
78612-73000-2 The Notorious B.I.G.* Ready To Die(CD, Album) Bad Boy Entertainment 78612-73000-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
BIGGIEREADY002 The Notorious B.I.G.* Ready To Die (The Remaster LP)(2xLP, Ltd, Unofficial, Flu) Not On Label (Notorious B.I.G.) BIGGIEREADY002 Germany 2012 Sell This Version
78612-73000-2 The Notorious B.I.G.* Ready To Die(CD, Album) Bad Boy Entertainment 78612-73000-2 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
CD 94567 Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die The Remaster CD And DVD(CD, Album, RM + DVD-V) Bad Boy Entertainment CD 94567 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
B000285200 The Notorious B.I.G.* Ready To Die (The Remaster CD And DVD)(CD, Album, RM + DVD-V) Bad Boy Records (5), Bad Boy Entertainment B000285200 Canada 2004 Sell This Version


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April 13, 2010

I Agree 100% mate


May 5, 2008
Biggie was maybe the last great and true rapper there was, and in my opinion it all went downhill the shithole from here with the whole Hip-Hop circus when he got shot. There will never be another Biggie and i can listen to this album thousands of times without getting tired of it. Biggie was a real tight rhymer that really deserved his bling-bling. And just listen to the lyrics here.. Todays artist are just bleached lookalikes compared to this. And with the old-school sampling heavy beats, we have dotted the 'I'.
Biggie Smalls was the last true Hip-Hop giant to ever hit the mic. I never understood the competition he had with Tupac (who wasn't even close to Biggie's effort)But with Biggie.. it was all about the rhymes.. Tight rhymes!
A proper classic Hip-Hop album.