Prince Paul ‎– A Prince Among Thieves

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Tommy Boy ‎– TB 1210, Tommy Boy ‎– TB1210
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A1 Tariq's Dilemma (Intro)
Written-By – Prince Paul
0:37
A2 Pain
Featuring [Feat.] – Breeze*, ShaWritten-By – A. Lambert*, P. Smith*, Prince Paul
2:13
A3 How It All Started
Written-By – D. Newkirk*, Prince Paul
1:19
A4 Steady Slobbin'
Featuring [Feat.] – Breeze*Performer [Sample From "Reach Out" Performed By] – The Average White Band*Vocals [Female Singing Vocals] – Sheila ColeyWritten-By – A. Gory*, P. Smith*, Prince Paul, R. Ball*
2:54
A5 Just Another Day
Written-By – Prince Paul
2:18
A6 What U Got (The Demo)
Featuring [Feat.] – Breeze*Performer [Sample From "I'll Play The Blues For You" Performed By] – Albert KingWritten-By – A. Lambert*, J. Beach*, P. Smith*, Prince Paul
2:29
A7 The Hustles On
Written-By – Prince Paul
1:37
A8 MC Hustler
Featuring [Feat.] – Horror CityWritten-By – Prince Paul, R. Lewis*, R. Hamilton*
3:51
A9 The Call
Written-By – D. Newkirk*, Prince Paul
0:52
A10 The Other Line
Featuring [Feat.] – Breeze*, HeroineWritten-By – A. Lambert*, P. Smith*, Prince Paul
2:51
B11 Crazy Lou's Hideout
Written-By – D. Newkirk*, Prince Paul
1:49
B12 Weapon World
Featuring [Feat.] – Kool KeithWritten-By – K. Thornton*, Prince Paul
3:27
B13 My Big Chance
Written-By – D. Newkirk*, Prince Paul
1:54
B14 War Party
Featuring [Feat.] – Horror CityWritten-By – B. Jackson*, C. Burke*, L. Singletary*, L. King*, M. Jackson*, Prince Paul, S. Council*, T. Morris*
3:10
B15 Count Macula
Written-By – Prince Paul
0:22
B16 Macula's Theory
Featuring [Feat.] – Big Daddy KanePerformer [Sample From "Wind, Blow Her Back My Way" Performed By] – Syl JohnsonWritten-By – A. Hardy*, E. Randell*, Prince Paul
2:35
B17 Mr. Large
Featuring [Feat.] – Biz Markie, Chubb RockWritten-By – Prince Paul, R. Simpson*
1:06
B18 Can You Handle It
Written-By – Prince Paul, S. Lumberg*Written-By [Portions Of "Spiderman Remembers" Written By] – Stephen Lumberg*
0:21
B19 Put The Next Man On
Featuring [Feat.] – Breeze*, Sha, Superstar (2)Written-By – A. Lambert*, P. Smith*, Prince Paul, R. Hamilton*
3:45
B20 I Was In
Written-By – Prince Paul
0:40
C21 My First Day
Featuring [Feat.] – Chris RockWritten-By – Prince Paul
2:28
C22 More Than U Know
Featuring [Feat.] – De La SoulPerformer [Samples From "I Like It (Corn Flakes)" Performed By] – Extra T'sWritten-By – De La Soul, F. Stonewall*, H. Stone*, H. Roberts*, L. Derner*, Prince Paul
4:23
C23 Room 69
Featuring [Feat.] – Sweet DeeWritten-By – D. Newkirk*, Prince Paul
1:48
C24 Mood For Love
Featuring [Feat.] – Newkirk*Vocals [Female Singing Vocals] – Sheila ColeyWritten-By – McHugh & Fields*
3:16
C25 The Bust
Written-By – Prince Paul
0:44
C26 The Men In Blue
Featuring [Feat.] – EverlastWritten-By – E. Schrody*, Prince Paul
3:32
C27 Central Booking
Written-By – D. Newkirk*, L. Price*, Prince Paul
2:03
D28 Handle Your Time
Featuring [Feat.] – Kid Creole, Sadat X, XzibitWritten-By – A. Joiner*, D. Murphy*, N. Glover, Jr.*, Prince Paul
3:53
D29 The Rev
Written-By – Prince Paul
0:28
D30 Sermon
Keyboards [Keyboards Performed By], Performer [Keyboards Performed By] – Eddie (Goalfingers) Berkeley*Written-By – Prince Paul
1:00
D31 Showdown
Written-By – Prince Paul
2:55
D32 You Got Shot
Featuring [Feat.] – Breeze*, ShaPerformer [Sample From "It's All in Magic's Wand" Performed By] – WhodiniPerformer [Samples From "Brooklyn Zoo" Performed By] – Ol' Dirty BastardWritten-By – A. Lambert*, Coles*, Harris*, M. Seligman*, P. Smith*, Prince Paul, Diggs*, R. Jones*, T. Dolby*
3:07
D33 Every Beginning Must Have An Ending
Written-By – Prince Paul
1:43
D34 The New Joint (DJ's Delite)
Written-By – Prince Paul
0:55
D35 A Prince Among Thieves
Featuring [Feat.] – ShaVocals [Singing Vocals] – T-Bone (7)Written-By – A. Lambert*, Prince Paul
0:55

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Full title on cover: "Prince Paul Presents A Prince Among Thieves".

The tracks are numbered 1 to 35 on labels and sleeve.

On labels:
℗ © 1998 Tommy Boy Music

On back cover:
"The DJs and VJs: Evil Dee • Bobbito • DJ Mecca • Bobby Simmons • Andre (Bless Me) Smith • Ken (Special K) Spellman • DJ Atlas • Artist • Lynn Gonzales • Rotimi Rainwater"

Tracks 1, 5, 7, 17, 21, 25, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)

Tracks 2, 10 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Horror City Publ. Designee

Tracks 3, 9, 11, 13, 23 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/When The Semen Hits The Sand (ASCAP)

Track 4 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Horror City Publ. Designee/Bug Music (ASCAP). Featuring samples from The Average White Band Recording "Reach Out" courtesy of Bug Music

Track 6 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Horror City Publ. Designee /Irving Music (BMI). Sample from "I'll Play The Blues For You" [...] under license from Fantasy, Inc.

Track 8 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Horror City Publ. Designee

Track 12 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Reverend Tom Music admin by Bicycle Music (ASCAP)

Track 14 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Horror City Publ. Designee

Track 16 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC/JEC Pub/Irving Music (BMI)/Mamawaulde Music (ASCAP). Sample from "Wind, Blow Her Back My Way" [...] courtesy of Syl Johnson

Track 17 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC/Adra Music/Getaloadofatso Music (BMI)

Track 18 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/EMI Music (ASCAP). The composition embodies portions of "Spiderman Remembers" [...] published by EMI Music (ASCAP) [...] under license from RCA Special Products

Track 19 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Horror City Publ. Designee

Track 22 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/Daisy Age/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Longitude Music (BMI). Featuring samples from the Extra T's recording "I Like It (Corn Flakes)" courtesy of Rhino Records by arrangement with Warner Special Products, Inc. and EMI UK Ltd.

Track 24 [...] published by Robbins Music (ASCAP)

Track 26 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Irish Intellect Music/T-Boy Music L.L.C. (ASCAP)

Track 27 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC/Lorijoy Music Inc. (BMI)/When The Semen Hits The Sand (ASCAP)

Track 28 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Wild Cowboys/Xzibit Publ. Designee/Kid Creole Publ. Designee

Track 32 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Wu-Tang Pub/Careers/BMG/Diggs Family Music/Lost Toy People (BMI)/Zomba Enterprises Inc. (ASCAP)/Horror City Publ. Designee. Featuring samples from the Ol' Dirty Bastard recording "Brooklyn Zoo" courtesy of Elektra Entertainment by arrangement with Warner Special Products, Inc. Sample from "It's All In Magic's Wand" [...] courtesy of Jive Records

Track 35 [...] published by Prinse Pawl Musick/T-Girl Music LLC (BMI)/Horror City Publ. Designee

℗ © 1999 Tommy Boy Music. Manufactured And Distributed By Tommy Boy Music 902 Broadway, New York, NY 10010.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 16998 12101 6
  • Barcode (Scanned): 016998121016
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): TB 210 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): TB 210 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side C): TB 210 C
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side D): TB 210 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, hand-etched): [Looks like "Gda"] <> TB 1210-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, hand-etched): [Looks like "Gda"] <> TB-1210-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, hand-etched): [Looks like "Gda"] <> TB-1210-C-RE1 CUT BY "THE INHABITANT"
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, hand-etched): [Looks like "Gda"] <> TB-1210-D-RE2 CUT BY "THE INHABITANT"
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TBCD 1210 Prince Paul A Prince Among Thieves(CD, Album) Tommy Boy TBCD 1210 US 1999 Sell This Version
TBCD 1210 Prince Paul A Prince Among Thieves(CD, Album) Tommy Boy, Liberation Records TBCD 1210 Australia & New Zealand 1999 Sell This Version
TBCD 1210 Prince Paul A Prince Among Thieves(CD, Album) Tommy Boy TBCD 1210 UK 1999 Sell This Version
TBC 1210 Prince Paul A Prince Among Thieves(Cass, Album) Tommy Boy TBC 1210 US 1999 Sell This Version
2G01210 Prince Paul A Prince Among Thieves(CD, Album, Promo) Tommy Boy 2G01210 UK 1998 Sell This Version

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Arkay_East

Arkay_East

February 10, 2015
Quality release. Very happy to finally have this gem in my collection. Pressing is nice, sounds great, double LP.