De La Soul ‎– Stakes Is High

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A1 Supa Emcees
Written-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, V. Mason*
3:40
A2 The Bizness
Featuring – CommonWritten-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, L. Lynn*, V. Mason*
5:41
A3 Wonce Again Long Island
Written-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, V. Mason*
3:39
A4 Dinninit
Producer – Spearhead XWritten-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, M. Jackson*, V. Mason*, X. Hargrove*
4:20
A5 Brakes
Written-By – C. Jimenez*, D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, L. Mack*, R. Hobdy*, V. Mason*
4:06
A6 Dog Eat Dog
Written-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, V. Mason*
3:36
A7 Baby Baby Baby Ooh Baby
Written-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, V. Mason*
2:12
A8 Long Island Degrees
Written-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, V. Mason*
3:27
A-Notha Side
B1 Betta Listen
Written-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, V. Mason*
4:28
B2 Itzsoweezee (Hot)
Written-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, V. Mason*
4:55
B3 4 More
Co-producer – De La SoulFeaturing – Zhane*Producer – Ogee*Written-By – D. Payne*, D. Jolicoeur*, E. Matthew*, G. Scott*, K. Mercer*, M. Small*, N. Hall*, V. Mason*
4:18
B4 Big Brother Beat
Featuring – Mos Def Of Medina Green*Producer – Skeff AnselmWritten-By – D. Beze*, D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, S. Anselm*, V. Mason*
3:42
B5 Pony Ride
Featuring – Truth EnolaWritten-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, S. Preston*, V. Mason*
5:26
B6 Stakes Is High
Co-producer – De La SoulProducer – Jay DeeWritten-By – D. Jolicoeur*, J. Yancey*, K. Mercer*, V. Mason*
5:30
B7 Sunshine
Written-By – D. Jolicoeur*, K. Mercer*, L. Richie*, T. McClary*, V. Mason*
3:39

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Recorded @ World Recording Facility
except "Dinninit", "Stakes Is High", "4 More", "Big Brother Beat", "Sunshine" & "Itzsoweezee (Hot)" recorded @ Platinum Island.

•"Supa Emcess" contains samples from:
- "La Di Da Di" (Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh)
- "Summer Samba" (Walter Wanderley)
- "Adventures of Super Rhyme" (Jimmy Spicer)
•"Wonce Again Long Island" contains a sample from "Who's Making Love" (Lou Donaldson)
•"Dinninit" contains a sample from "Enchanted Lady" (Michael Jackson)
•"Brakes" contains samples from:
- "The Breaks" (Kurtis Blow)
- "P.S.K. What Does It Mean" (Schoolly D)
- "It's Your Rock" (Fantasy Three)
- "Children's Story" (Slick Rick)
•"Long Island Degrees" contains samples from "Before I Rest" (Les McCann) and "It Only Happen" (Aretha Franklin)
•"4 More" contains samples from:
- "Jimmy's Bonus Beat" (Jungle Brothers)
- "A Rose For Brooker" (The Chico Hamilton Quintet)
- "Never Give You Up" (Sharon Redd)
•"Stakes Is High" contains samples from "Mind Power" (James Brown) and "Swahililand" (Ahmad Jamal)
•"Sunshine" contains a sample from "High On Sunshine" (Commodores)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0-16998-11491-9
  • Barcode (Scanned): 016998114919
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): TB 1149A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): TB 1149B
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out area side A [hand-etched]): TB.1149-A Dmm
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out area side B [hand-etched]): TB-1149-B Dmm
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society (Tracks A4, A5, A7, B3, B7): ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 31) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TBCD 1149 De La Soul Stakes Is High(CD, Album) Tommy Boy TBCD 1149 US 1996 Sell This Version
none De La Soul Stakes Is High(17xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Not On Label (De La Soul Self-released) none US 2014
TBC 1149 De La Soul Stakes Is High(Cass, Album) Tommy Boy TBC 1149 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
none De La Soul Stakes Is High(Cass, Album, Promo) Tommy Boy none US 1996 Sell This Version
TBC1149 De La Soul Stakes Is High(Cass, Album) Tommy Boy TBC1149 US 1996 Sell This Version

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UrielG123

UrielG123

July 6, 2020
How does this sound ? Seems like all those songs crammed on to one LP will degrade the sound. Kinda leaning towards the UK pressing. Thanks.
djclap

djclap

July 25, 2018
One of the best hiphop albums ever. Realness and Greatness.
brydesantis

brydesantis

February 22, 2016

Hard to think of another album which needs a reissue worse than this one. What is the hold up?