Bad Boy publish Puff Daddy’s debut album : ‘No Way Out’ featuring ‘I’ll Be Missing You’

Puff Daddy’s ‘No Way Out’ is his debut studio album released on July 1, 1997, by his Bad Boy record label.

Track Listing : 1.No Way Out (Intro) (Puff Daddy, Puff Daddy & The Family) – 01:22 . 2.Victory (The Notorious B.I.G., Sean Combs, Bill Conti, Steven Jordan, J.C. Phillips) – 04:56 . [Sample(S) : Going The Distance By Bill Conti] . 3.Been Around The World (Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, Mason Betha, David Bowie, Sean Combs, Ian Devaney, Ron Lawrence, Andrew Morris, Lisa Stansfield, Christopher Wallace) – 05:25 . [Sample(S) : Let’S Dance By David Bowie; Feeling Good By Roy Ayers; All Around The World By Lisa Stansfield} . 4.What You Gonna Do? (Sean Combs, K. Jones, Nasheim Myrick) – 04:55 . [Sample(S) : It’S Over By Eddie Holman] . 5.Don’T Stop What You’Re Doing (Sean Combs, Jonah Ellis, Kevin Jones, Ronnie Lane, Ron Lawrence, Lonnie Simmons, Alisa Yarbrough) – 03:58 . [Sample(S) : Don’T Stop The Music By Yarbrough And Peoples; You Haven’T Done Nothin’ By Stevie Wonder] . 6.If I Should Die Tonight (Interlude) (Marvin Gaye, Ed Townsend) – 02:59 . [Sample(S) : If I Should Die Tonight By Marvin Gaye] . 7.Do You Know? (Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, Sean Combs, Todd Gaither, Gerry Goffin, Wilson Turbinton) – 06:06 . [Sample(S) : Concentrate By The Gaturs; Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’Re Going To) By Diana Ross] . 8.Young G’S (The Notorious B.I.G., Shawn Carter, Sean Combs, Todd Gaither, R. Smith) – 05:25 . [Sample(S) : On The Hill By Oliver Sain; Little Ghetto Boy By Donny Hathaway; Vapors By Biz Markie; Unbelievable By The Notorious B.I.G.] . 9.I Love You Baby (Les Baxter, Sean Combs, Ron Lawrence, Robert Ross) – 04:03 . [Sample(S) : Xtabay (Lure Of The Unknown Love) By Yma Sumac] . 10.It’S All About The Benjamins (Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, Sean Combs, Stephen Jacobs, K. Jones, Jason Phillips, Danny Styles, Christopher Wallace) – 04:38 . [Sample(S) : I Did It For Love By Love Unlimited Orchestra; It’S Great To Be Here By The Jackson 5; Jungle Boogie By Kool & The Gang] . 11.Pain (Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, Sean Combs, Todd Gaither, Janis Ian, Nasheim Myrick) – 05:08 . [Sample(S) : Let’S Stay Together By Roberta Flack] . 12.Is This The End? (Sean Combs, L. Johnson, M. Johnson, Steven Jordan) – 04:34 . [Sample(S) : Is This The End By New Edition] . 13.I Got The Power (Sean Combs, Stephen Jacobs, Jason Phillips, Danny Styles) – 04:05 . [Sample(S) : Don’T Wanna Come Back By Mother’S Finest] . 14.Friend (Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, Jon Astrop, Shawn Carter, Sean Combs, Inga Marchand) – 06:37 . [Sample(S) : Person To Person By Average White Band] . 15.Señorita (Sean Combs, M. Jones, Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks, Jason Phillips, M. Pierce) – 04:07 . [Sample(S) : Little Lady Maria By Ohio Players; No Me Conviene By La India] . 16.I’Ll Be Missing You (Faith Evans, Todd Gaither, Sting) – 05:43 . [Sample(S) : Every Breath You Take By The Police; Adagio For Strings Composed By Samuel Barber; I’Ll Fly Away By Albert E. Brumley] . 17.Can’T Nobody Hold Me Down (Carlos Broady, Sean Combs, Steven Jordan, Nasheim Myrick, Greg Prestopino, Matthew Wilder) – 03:51 . [Sample(S) : Break My Stride By Matthew Wilder; The Message By Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five; Atomic Dog By George Clinton; Big Beat By Billy Squier; Rock With You By Michael Jackson]


Hype Williams

Musicians : Puff Daddy – Rap . Black Rob – Rap On (9) . Mase – Rap On (3 – 17) . Carl Thomas – Vocals On (6 – 12) . Faith Evans – Vocals On (18) . The Notorious B.I.G. – Rap On (2 – 3 – 8 – 10) . 112 – Quartet On (16) . Foxy Brown – Vocals On (14) . Busta Rhymes – Rap On (2) . Ginuwine – Vocals On (12) . Jay Z – Rap On (8) . Lil’ Kim – Rap On (5 – 10) . The Lox – Rap On (10 – 13) . Twista – Rap On (12) . Stevie J – Piano, Programming . Kelly Price – Vocals

Production : Produced By Sean Combs, Christopher Wallace, Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, The Hitmen (Steven “Stevie J” Jordan, Ron “Amen-Ra” Lawrence, Nashiem Myrick, Carlos “6 July” Broady, Jeffery “J-Dub” Walker And Yogi), Black Jeruz, Big Jaz . Lorrenn Argumendes – Assistant Engineer . Rasheed Goodlowe – Assistant Engineer . Steve Jones – Assistant Engineer . John Meredith – Assistant Engineer . Lynn Montrose – Assistant Engineer . John Eaton – Engineer . Al (Taz) Machera – Engineer . Axel Niehaus – Engineer . Diana Pedraza – Engineer . Doug Wilson – Engineer . Lane Craven – Engineer, Mixing . Michael Patterson – Engineer, Mixing . Sean Combs – Engineer, Mixing . Stephen Dent – Engineer, Programming . Herb Powers – Mastering . Charles “Prince Charles” Alexander – Mixing . Tony Maserati – Mixing

Package : Michael Benabib – Photography . Michael Lavine – Photography

Video Director(s) : Hype Williams asterisques RVM for “I’ll Be Missing You”

Recorded November 1996 – April 1997.

Released On July 1, 1997 By Bad Boy.

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Puff Daddy’s ‘No Way Out’

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