Nas ‎– It Was Written

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Columbia ‎– 484196 1
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A1 Album Intro
Producer – Nas, TrackmastersWritten-By – N. Jones*
2:28
A2 The Message
Producer – Poke And ToneScratches – D.J. Kid Capri*Written-By – N. Jones*, S. Barnes*Written-By [Uncredited] – Dominic Miller, Sting
4:10
A3 Street Dreams
Keyboards – Delight (6)Producer – Poke And ToneWritten-By – A. Lennox*, D. Stewart*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*
4:41
A4 I Gave You Power
Engineer – Eddie SanchoProducer – DJ PremierWritten-By – C. Martin*, N. Jones*
3:56
A5 Watch Dem Niggas
Keyboards – Delight (6)Producer – Poke And ToneWritten-By – N. Jones*, S. Barnes*
4:06
A6 Take It In Blood
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
A7 The Set Up
Featuring – Havoc (3)Producer – Havoc (3)Written-By – K. Muchita*, N. Jones*
4:26
A8 Silent Murder
Producer – Live Squad, Lo Ground, Top General SoundsWritten-By – Romeo*, Brown*, N. Jones*, R. Walker*
3:25
B1 Black Girl Lost
Backing Vocals – Jo Jo HaileyProducer – L.E.S.Producer [Additional] – Poke And ToneWritten-By – Mtume*, L. Lewis*, N. Jones*, Lucas*
4:32
B2 Suspect
Producer – L.E.S.Written-By – L. Lewis*, N. Jones*
4:16
B3 Shootouts
Producer – Kirk Goddy, Poke And ToneWritten-By – J. Olivier*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*
3:46
B4 Nas Is Coming
Engineer – Kelston RiceProducer – Dr. DreWritten-By – A. Young*, N. Jones*
5:40
B5 Affirmative Action
Featuring – AZ, Cormega, Foxy BrownKeyboards – Dave AtkinsonProducer – Dave Atkinson, Poke And ToneWritten-By – A. Cruz*, C. McKay*, I. Marchand*, J. Olivier*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*
4:20
B6 Live Nigga Rap
Engineer [Mix] – Ken "Duro" Ifle*Featuring – Mobb DeepProducer – Havoc (3)Written-By – K. Muchita*, N. Jones*
3:46
B7 If I Ruled The World (Imagine That)
Keyboards – Delight (6)Producer – Poke And ToneProducer [Additional] – Rashad SmithVocals – Lauryn HillWritten-By – J. Olivier*, K. Walker*, N. Jones*, S. Barnes*
4:44

Credits

Notes

"Silent Murder" is a 'bonus track'. Mastered at Sterling Sound, NYC.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5099748419613
  • Matrix / Runout (A, etched): 01-484 196-20-A1 A.
  • Matrix / Runout (B, etched): 01-484 196-20-B1 A.

Other Versions (5 of 32) 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 2, col 484196 2, 4841962011 Nas It Was Written(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia 484196 2, col 484196 2, 4841962011 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
none Nas It Was Written(Cass, Album, Unofficial, Chr) Not On Label none US Unknown 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

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magnum1984

magnum1984

June 29, 2017
I highly recommend to buy the European pressing of 'It Was Written' because it has 'Silent Murder' on it which is such a dope track. I don't know why it was left off the US pressing.