Jay DeeWelcome 2 Detroit

Label:BBE – BBEBGLP001
Series:The Beat Generation – 1
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Pallas Pressing
Genre:Electronic, Hip Hop
Style:Soul, Electro, Latin


A1Welcome 2 Detroit
A2Y'all Ain't Ready
A3Think Twice
Instruments [All Other]James Yancey
Keyboards, TrumpetDwelle*
TromboneDwelle's Brother
Written-ByL. Mizell*, Mjabi*, Sigidi
A4The Clapper
Co-producerJay Dee
FeaturingBlu (2)
ProducerKarriem Riggins
B1Come Get It
Featuring [Uncredited]Frank-N-Dank
B3B.B.E. (Big Booty Express)
B4Beej-N-Dem Pt.2
C1Brazillian Groove (EWF)
ClavesFrank Bush
Instruments [All Other]James Yancey
Keyboards, Guitar [Lead]Dwelle*
C2It's Like That
FeaturingHodge Podge, Lacks
C3Give It Up
C4Rico Suave Bossa Nova
ClavesFrank Bush
Drums, PercussionKarriem Riggins
Instruments [All Other]James Yancey
D1Featuring Phat Kat
FeaturingPhat Kat
D2Shake It Down
D3African Rhythms
Written-ByPlunky Branch*

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Released around 2008. Some differences to note between this reissue and the original pressing (Welcome 2 Detroit):

- The original comes in a thicker sleeve with a course, grey inside. The reissue has a smooth white inside.
- The black box at the top right corner of the sleeve is a sticker on the original. It is printed on the reissue.
- The original comes with printed inner sleeves. This reissue has plain white paper inner sleeves and a double sided printed insert with album credits.
- Different runout etchings.
- No distribution company info mentioned on back of sleeve of reissue.

All songs produced for Pay-J Productions except: The Clapper produced by Karriem Riggins (ASCAP), Karriem Riggins Music, co-produced for Pay-J Music (ASCAP), Polygram Universal Publishing.
Dwele appears courtesy (Timotheous Entertainment/Virgin Records).

Vinyl mastering at Masterpiece by Walter Coelho. [This credit for the original 2001 release and does not apply here]

℗ Barely Breaking Even Music 2001. © Barely Breaking Even Records 2001.

Made in Germany.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 01647 12011 9
  • Label Code: LC15287
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): BBE BG LP 001 A² -18338-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): BBE BG LP 001 B² -18338-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, etched): BBE BG LP 001 C² -18339-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, etched): BBE BG LP 001 D² -18339-

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Welcome 2 Detroit (CD, Album, Mixed, Promo, Cardsleeve)BBEnoneUK2001
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Welcome 2 Detroit (CD, Album)BBEBBEBGCD001UK2001
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Welcome 2 Detroit (CDr, Advance, Album, Promo)BBEnoneUK & US2001



  • glenscott's avatar
    Mine has the letters MPO scratched out on Side A and Side B run out. Not sure if this should be listed as a separate release?


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