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Black MoonEnta Da Stage

Label:Wreck Records – NRV 2002, Wreck Records – NRV 9101-02002-1
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Hip Hop
Style:Hardcore Hip-Hop

Tracklist

First Stage
A1Powaful Impak!
Written-ByE. Dewgarde*, K. Blake*
4:02
A2Niguz Talk Shit
Written-ByE. Dewgarde*, K. Blake*
4:19
A3Who Got Da Props!
Written-ByE. Dewgarde*, K. Blake*
4:24
A4Buck Em Down
Written-ByE. Dewgarde*, K. Blake*
4:37
A5Black Smif-N-Wessun4:18
A6Son Get Wrec
Written-ByE. Dewgarde*, K. Reid*
3:26
Second Stage
B1Make Munne
Written-ByK. Blake*, W. Dewgarde*
4:23
B2I Got Cha Opin
Written-ByK. Blake*, W. Dewgarde*
4:20
B3Shit Iz Real
Written-ByE. Dewgarde*, K. Blake*
3:53
B4Enta Da Stage
Written-ByK. Blake*, W. Dewgarde*
2:49
B5How Many MC's...
Written-ByE. Dewgarde*, K. Blake*, W. Dewgarde*
3:53
B6U Da Man4:18
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Notes

Pre-production recorded at the Dewgarde Crib of Hits.
All tracks recorded at D&D, New York City.

"This album was done on blunted terms. Anyone who is offended by the contents of the album, F--K YOU. Nuff said."

This initial 1st 1993 version has the text "Manufactured and Distributed by Max Entertainment......" printed around the inside of the outer label rim on both Labels.

Subsequent re-issues with similar label designs have "Distributed by Nervous Inc., 1501 Broadway, Suite 1314B, New York, NY 10036" printed in the same location

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 9101-02002-1 4
  • Barcode (Scanned): 91010200214
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A etched): NRV-2002-1-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B etched): NRV-2002-1-B
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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Enta Da Stage (CD, Album)Wreck RecordsNRV 2002-2US1993
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Enta Da Stage (Cassette, Album)Wreck RecordsNRV 9109-02002-4US1993
Enta Da Stage (Cassette, Album)Wreck RecordsNRV 9101-02002-4US1993
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Enta Da Stage (LP, Album, Repress)Wreck Records, Wreck RecordsNRV 2002, NRV 9101-02002-1US1993

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  • zacwessel's avatar
    zacwessel
    This is a long shot but did anyone happen to get 2 side C/D records? I got 2 slabs of side A/B on my sealed copy I bought recently. Let me know and we could swap!
    • jheath79's avatar
      jheath79
      This sounds like mud. Yes, the music is dark, and gritty to begin with, but listening to this album on vinyl is almost depressing.
      • 2ndPeer's avatar
        2ndPeer
        This record sounds the way it does because this was Evil Dee's first ever job as an engineer without much prior knowledge. They had to do it themselves because their original engineer just quit the job. He said they specifically tailored this album to be played on cassette, so that seems to be the definitive version.
        • N06_P8ng's avatar
          N06_P8ng
          The first album of Black Moon and one of the hardest albums you will hear in your lifetime.
          • lenngren's avatar
            lenngren
            1993 was a tremendous year for hip-hop! Snoop, Wu, Tribe, KRS etc... all delivered highlights of their careers in 9-3. But even in that fierce competition, Enta Da Stage is a serious contender for album of the year. Drop the needle blindly and you’ll play a killer track. My only complaint: both “Ack Like U Want It” and “Slave” were CD only and omitted from the vinyl (which obviously should have been pressed on 2 LPs). But enough nitpicking, this is a stone cold classic amongst classics.
            • J_vegas's avatar
              J_vegas
              Can someone please tell me if the sound quality of this press is supposed to be buzzy/static as hell.
              I bought an NM copy and the buzzing sound is off the rails.. I've cleaned it with static cleaner, still no change.
              • dylaf's avatar
                dylaf
                Edited 3 years ago
                Bought my copy in 93' & have it in front of me. Regarding re-presses, the differences are obvious from the label scans- there are no barcodes nor anything other than the Wreck 'flying bullets' character logo & black text on yellow on the OG labels. Most crucially, around the label edge must read: "Manufactured and Distributed by Max Entertainment......" , NOT "Distributed by Nervous Inc., 1501 Broadway, Suite 1314B, New York, NY 10036". No thick black double headed arrow that runs round the outside of the labels on some nervous/Wreck re-issues.

                The hand etchings in the dead wax are as above. Hard to tell from the sleeve due to not knowing what the re-presses look like, although usually the art is scanned & lesser in quality. All official releases including the OG have been pressed in the same way from the same plates- all will need cranking up a notch & are very quiet pressings. Bear in mind if ordering a copy which is marked or seen many careless spins, that marks from needles will be easily heard. Same fate suffered by De La Soul's '3 Feet High & Rising' & early ATCQ/Jungle Brothers albums, and classics on the 'Loud' (ha ha really?) Label (Wu-Tang Clan/Beatnuts e.t.c.) If this had been mastered for max volume, it would be beyond the perfect album. As it is, its still a stone cold classic & for me, one of 93's true golden nuggets & one of the best Jazz sample excursions in Hip Hop to this day.
                • deejayabs's avatar
                  deejayabs
                  Anyone know how to determine a repress from the cover only?
                  • Capcussa's avatar
                    Capcussa
                    does a version exist with "Act Like You Want it" on it? seems like it was only on CD
                    • miguelcolectivo's avatar
                      Any ideas if this pressing is louder than the 1999 repress? Usually have to turn the gains real loud on the RP.

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