Ichiban Records

Ichiban Records

Profile:
An independent label founded in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) in 1985 by John Abbey and Nina Easton; filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 10, 1999.

Ichiban (一番) means "number one" or "best" in Japanese.

The company's original aim was to specialize in all black American music from blues to gospel, urban contemporary to jazz, and rhythm & blues to rap. Its distribution sector attracted some of the record industry's finest producers, talent, and business minds. The company has now ceased operations.
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Contact Info:
Ichiban Records
P.O. Box 724677, Atlanta, GA 31139-1677
Phone: 770-419-1414; Fax: 770-419-1230
E-mail: [email protected]
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Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title (Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
Gary B.B. Coleman Too Much Weekend(CD, Album) Ichiban Records Germany 2006 Sell This Version
4KM-24906-4 X* Featuring DJ Kizzy Rock & June Dog - Keep Rockin' (Get Some) X* Featuring DJ Kizzy Rock & June Dog X* Featuring DJ Kizzy Rock & June Dog - Keep Rockin' (Get Some)(Cass, Single) Ichiban Records 4KM-24906-4 US 1997 Sell This Version
4KM-24950 DJ Smurf (2) - Girls DJ Smurf (2) Girls(Cass, Single) Ichiban Records 4KM-24950 US 1998 Sell This Version
7 CUR 101 Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up Curtis Mayfield Move On Up(7") Curtom 7 CUR 101 UK 1988 Sell This Version
7 STROKE 1 Clarence Carter / Gary B. B. Coleman* - Strokin' / Watch Where You Stroke Clarence Carter / Gary B. B. Coleman* Clarence Carter / Gary B. B. Coleman* - Strokin' / Watch Where You Stroke(7", Single) Ichiban Records 7 STROKE 1 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12-P02 Slave - Juicy-O Slave Juicy-O(12") Ichiban Records 12-P02 US 1987 Sell This Version
12-P08 Richy Kicklighter - Jungle Song Richy Kicklighter Jungle Song(12") Ichiban Records 12-P08 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-P09 Harry Case - Niagara (A Jealous Man's Dream) Harry Case Niagara (A Jealous Man's Dream)(12") Ichiban Records 12-P09 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-P027 The Three Degrees - Tie U Up The Three Degrees Tie U Up(12", Maxi) Ichiban Records, Ichiban Records 12-P027 US 1989 Sell This Version
12-P070 The Dells - My Lady So Perfect For Me / Sweetness The Dells My Lady So Perfect For Me / Sweetness(12", Single) Ichiban Records 12-P070 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-P071 Clarence Carter - Strokin' Clarence Carter Strokin'(12") Ichiban Records 12-P071 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-P0 327 4 Tre' featuring Craze (2) and 6'4 - Roll Them Hips 4 Tre' featuring Craze (2) and 6'4 4 Tre' featuring Craze (2) and 6'4 - Roll Them Hips(12", Single, Promo) 4 Tré Productions 12-P0 327 US 1995 Sell This Version
12-P0392 Mr. Ku - Illuzhun Mr. Ku Illuzhun(12") DrewBMK Records 12-P0392 US 1996 Sell This Version
12-P0426-1 D-Roc And The 2 Tight Click - H.U.M.P. At Yo Own Risk / Beef D-Roc And The 2 Tight Click D-Roc And The 2 Tight Click - H.U.M.P. At Yo Own Risk / Beef(12", Single) WRAP Records 12-P0426-1 US 1997 Sell This Version
12-P0443-1 Tia (2) Cars(12") Ichiban Records 12-P0443-1 US 1997 Sell This Version
12-PO11 Clarence Carter - I Feel It / Grandpa Can't Fly His Kite Clarence Carter I Feel It / Grandpa Can't Fly His Kite(12") Ichiban Records 12-PO11 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO12 Margie Joseph - I've Got To Have Your Love Margie Joseph I've Got To Have Your Love 12-PO12 US 1988 Sell This Version
12-PO13 Barbara Lynn - You Make Me So Hot Barbara Lynn You Make Me So Hot (Maxi) 12-PO13 US 1988 Sell This Version
12-PO 14 Roy Ayers - Fast Money Roy Ayers Fast Money (Maxi) 12-PO 14 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO15 Future (14) - Heartbreaker Future (14) Heartbreaker(12") Houston International 12-PO15 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO16 Clarence Carter - I'm Not Just Good, I'm The Best / Kiss You All Over Clarence Carter I'm Not Just Good, I'm The Best / Kiss You All Over(12", Maxi) Ichiban Records 12-PO16 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO19 Darrell Lee - Sexy Darrell Lee Sexy(12") G.E.M.C. Records 12-PO19 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO 21 Supersonic Sid - Keep Your Booty Clean (Scrub That Butt) Supersonic Sid Keep Your Booty Clean (Scrub That Butt) 12-PO 21 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO23 Roy Ayers - Suavé / And Then We Were One Roy Ayers Suavé / And Then We Were One 12-PO23 US 1989 Sell This Version
12-PO24 Positive Two Featuring Spinmaster JL - Diamonds & Gold Positive Two Featuring Spinmaster JL Positive Two Featuring Spinmaster JL - Diamonds & Gold 12-PO24 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO28 Synethia - You Were Doing Bad When I Met Cha Synethia You Were Doing Bad When I Met Cha(12") Gold Key, Ichiban Records 12-PO28 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO 30 Hustle, Z & M.C. Cool P - No More Mr. Nice Guy Hustle, Z & M.C. Cool P No More Mr. Nice Guy 12-PO 30 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO 32 Dr. Ease & D.J. Mix & The Easetown Posse - Make U Dance Dr. Ease & D.J. Mix & The Easetown Posse Dr. Ease & D.J. Mix & The Easetown Posse - Make U Dance(12") Bull'seye 12-PO 32 US 1989 Sell This Version
12-PO33 Roy Ayers - Crack Is In The Mirror (Wake Up) / Spirit Of Dodo 89 (Special 12 Roy Ayers Crack Is In The Mirror (Wake Up) / Spirit Of Dodo 89 (Special 12" Version) 12-PO33 US 1989 Sell This Version
12-PO 34 Daddy D.* - Motherfussin / One Day Daddy D.* Motherfussin / One Day(12", Single) S.D.E.G. Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO 34 US 1989 Sell This Version
12-PO36 The Three Degrees - Make It Easy On Yourself The Three Degrees Make It Easy On Yourself(12", Promo) Ichiban Records 12-PO36 US 1989 Sell This Version
12-PO38 33 1/3 Crew - Peter Paul 33 1/3 Crew Peter Paul 12-PO38 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO39 Vanilla Ice - Play That Funky Music / Ice Ice Baby Vanilla Ice Play That Funky Music / Ice Ice Baby(12") Ultra Records (3) 12-PO39 US 1990 Sell This Version
12-PO40 Don Diego (2) - Give It All You've Got Don Diego (2) Give It All You've Got 12-PO40 US 1990 Sell This Version
12-PO41 Slave - The Way You Dance Slave The Way You Dance 12-PO41 US 1990 Sell This Version
12-PO43 Chick Willis - Jack You Up /  I Want A Big Fat Woman / I Want To Play With Your Poodle Chick Willis Jack You Up / I Want A Big Fat Woman / I Want To Play With Your Poodle(12", Promo) Ichiban Records 12-PO43 US 1990 Sell This Version
12-PO46 The Chi-Lites - There's A Change The Chi-Lites There's A Change(12") Ichiban Records 12-PO46 US 1986 Sell This Version
12-PO51 Def Squad (2) - Love Is Blind / Hard-Core Hip-Hop Def Squad (2) Love Is Blind / Hard-Core Hip-Hop(12") Mr. Henry Records 12-PO51 US 1990 Sell This Version
12-PO52 Curtis Mayfield Got To Be Real / On And On (Single) 12-PO52 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO53 Slave - Thrill Me Slave Thrill Me 12-PO53 US 1986 Sell This Version
12-PO55 Chi-Lites* - Eternity Chi-Lites* Eternity 12-PO55 US 1986 Sell This Version
12-PO57 Andre Williams (2) - Nite Before Xmas / Signifying Monkey Andre Williams (2) Nite Before Xmas / Signifying Monkey(12") S.D.E.G. Records 12-PO57 US 1990 Sell This Version
12-PO58 Fe-La Antoine - The Nasty Fe-La Antoine The Nasty 12-PO58 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO59 Curtis Mayfield - Dirty Laundry Curtis Mayfield Dirty Laundry 12-PO59 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO61 The Chi-Lites - Solid Love Affair The Chi-Lites Solid Love Affair (Single) 12-PO61 US 1990 Sell This Version
12-PO64 44 Max - Political Frame-Up 44 Max Political Frame-Up(12", Promo) Gold Key Entertainment Corp. 12-PO64 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO64 44 Max - Political Frame-Up 44 Max Political Frame-Up(12", Maxi, Promo) Gold Key Entertainment Corp. 12-PO64 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO 66 Sweetenlo - Keepin' It Smooth / I'll Make You Dance Sweetenlo Keepin' It Smooth / I'll Make You Dance(12") Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO 66 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO68 Javier & The Str8jackers - The Other Guy Javier & The Str8jackers The Other Guy 12-PO68 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO69 Success-N-Effect* - Blueprint / Rhymes That Thrill Ya Success-N-Effect* Blueprint / Rhymes That Thrill Ya 12-PO69 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO73 Sweetenlo - Back For The Payback Sweetenlo Back For The Payback(12") Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO73 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO76 Success-N-Effect* - Nuthin But Success (So Use It) Success-N-Effect* Nuthin But Success (So Use It) (Single) 12-PO76 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO80 Don Diego (2) - It Never Rains In Southern California Don Diego (2) It Never Rains In Southern California(12") Ultrax Records 12-PO80 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO81 Capital Punishment (2) - Death Sentence / Murder Capital Punishment (2) Death Sentence / Murder(12", Maxi) Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO81 US 1991 Sell This Version
12 PO82 Lance Romance - Don't Cheat Lady Lance Romance Don't Cheat Lady(12") Wrap Records 12 PO82 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO85 First Star* - Explode First Star* Explode 12-PO85 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO86 Fat Boys - Whip It On Me Fat Boys Whip It On Me (Single) 12-PO86 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO93 Fat Boys Fly Car 12-PO93 US 1991 Sell This Version
12-PO95 Rodney O & Joe Cooley - You Don't Wanna Run Up / Let's Do It Like This (Remixes) Rodney O & Joe Cooley You Don't Wanna Run Up / Let's Do It Like This (Remixes) 12-PO95 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO103 S'Kool Girlz - Yee'n Know S'Kool Girlz Yee'n Know 12-PO103 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO104 Kilo - Hear What I Hear Kilo Hear What I Hear 12-PO104 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO105 M. C. Breed* - I Ain't To Be Flexed With M. C. Breed* I Ain't To Be Flexed With 12-PO105 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO107 Jack Frost & B.A.N.M.E. - House Dat Jack Built / B.A.N.M.E. Jack Frost & B.A.N.M.E. House Dat Jack Built / B.A.N.M.E.(12") Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO107 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO112 Angel De - Featurin' Angel Angel De Featurin' Angel(12") Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO112 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO116 Insane Poetry - How Ya Gonna Reason With A Psycho?!! Insane Poetry How Ya Gonna Reason With A Psycho?!!(12") Nastymix Records 12-PO116 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO118 MC Breed - Ain't Too Much Worried MC Breed Ain't Too Much Worried 12-PO118 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO 121 Capital Punishment (2) - Murder Capital Punishment (2) Murder(12", Promo) Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO 121 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO122 Father Dom - Grand Pooba Father Dom Grand Pooba(12", Promo) Wrap Records 12-PO122 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO123 Zabrina - Irresistible Zabrina Irresistible(12") Wrap Records 12-PO123 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO126 Slave - She's Just That Kinda Girl Slave She's Just That Kinda Girl 12-PO126 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO139 Gangsta Pat - Gangsta Boogie Gangsta Pat Gangsta Boogie 12-PO139 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO140 Success - N - Effect - 40 Acres And A Mule Success - N - Effect 40 Acres And A Mule(12", Single, Promo) Umoja 12-PO140 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO141 Jack Frost (4) - Day In Detroit Jack Frost (4) Day In Detroit (Single) 12-PO141 US 1992 Sell This Version
12-PO142 Phunk Junkeez - I Am A Junkee Phunk Junkeez I Am A Junkee(12", Promo) Naked Language, Ichiban Records 12-PO142 US Unknown Sell This Version
12-PO144 44 Max - Poppin Flavor 44 Max Poppin Flavor(12", Maxi, Promo) Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO144 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO145 95 South - Hump Wit' It 95 South Hump Wit' It(12") Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO145 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO146 Biscuit (3) - Dat Lady Biscuit (3) Dat Lady(12", Promo) Ichiban Records, AVC Entertainment 12-PO146 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO147 UNLV (Unfortunately No Longer Virgins)* - Bone It UNLV (Unfortunately No Longer Virgins)* Bone It(12", Promo) Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO147 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO150 95 South - Whoot! There It Is 95 South Whoot! There It Is 12-PO150 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO151 Warren Bailey (2) - Papa Was A Rolling Stone Warren Bailey (2) Papa Was A Rolling Stone(12") Ichiban Records 12-PO151 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO 171 4 Deep - U Got Play'd / True Blue Brother 4 Deep U Got Play'd / True Blue Brother(12") Power Artist Records 12-PO 171 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO174 3 Grand Feat. K-Nock - Busted 3 Grand Feat. K-Nock 3 Grand Feat. K-Nock - Busted(12") 3G Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO174 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO175 Out UV Kontrol - Whoot! Here It Is Out UV Kontrol Whoot! Here It Is(12") Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO175 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO 176 UNLV - Bone It UNLV Bone It(12") Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO 176 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO181 MC Breed - Tight MC Breed Tight (Single) 12-PO181 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO 184 Nuff Ruffness - Surprize Nuff Ruffness Surprize(12", Promo) Wrap Records 12-PO 184 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO 186 Eve (25) - Funk Me Eve (25) Funk Me(12", Single) Ichiban Records 12-PO 186 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO 187 95 South - Hump Wit' It 95 South Hump Wit' It 12-PO 187 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO194 Kilo - Perfume Kilo Perfume(12", Promo) Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO194 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO 198 AWOL* - Trilogy AWOL* Trilogy(12") Bryant Records 12-PO 198 US 1993 Sell This Version
12-PO215 K-Nock - Do Run Run K-Nock Do Run Run(12", Promo) Wrap Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO215 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO 220 Sho Featuring Willie D - Pray I'll Be A Failure Sho Featuring Willie D Sho Featuring Willie D - Pray I'll Be A Failure(12") Wize Up Records, Wrap Records 12-PO 220 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO 221 Darryl E. & The Train - Skin To The Wind Darryl E. & The Train Skin To The Wind(12", Promo) Conquest Records 12-PO 221 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO222 Kilo - Ghetto Drop Kilo Ghetto Drop(12", Promo) Ichiban Records 12-PO222 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO226 MC Breed - Late Nite Creep (Booty Call) MC Breed Late Nite Creep (Booty Call)(12", Promo) Wrap Records, Ichiban Records, S.D.E.G. Records 12-PO226 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO 229 M.C. Unlimited - Shake That Booty M.C. Unlimited Shake That Booty(12", Promo) Ichiban Records 12-PO 229 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO 234 Eve (25) - Don't Stop It Eve (25) Don't Stop It(12", Promo) Ichiban Records 12-PO 234 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO236 M.C. Baby D - Now Is The Time M.C. Baby D Now Is The Time(12", Promo) Lyons Gate Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO236 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO 240 M.C. Madness* - Drop The Bass Part 1994 M.C. Madness* Drop The Bass Part 1994(12", Promo) Black Eye Records (3), Ichiban Records 12-PO 240 US 1994 Sell This Version
12-PO 241 Mack E.L. - Get It On Mack E.L. Get It On(12", Promo) P.F.P. Records, Ichiban Records 12-PO 241 US 1994 Sell This Version