Bad Boy Records publish The Notorious B.I.G.’s first album : ‘Ready To Die’ (1994)

The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready to Die’ is his debut studio album produced by Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs among others and released on September 13, 1994, by Bad Boy / Arista Records

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The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready to Die' is his debut studio album produced by Sean 'Puffy' Combs among others and released on September 13, 1994, by Bad Boy / Arista RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Intro (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs) - 03:24 . [Sampling : "Superfly" By Curtis Mayfield; "Rapper'S Delight"

Track Listing : 1.Intro (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs) – 03:24 . [Sampling : “Superfly” By Curtis Mayfield; “Rapper’S Delight” By Sugarhill Gang; “Top Billin'” By Audio Two; “Tha Shiznit” By Snoop Doggy Dogg] . 2.Things Done Changed (Christopher Wallace, Dominic Owen, Kevin Scott) – 03:58 . [Sampling : “California My Way” By The Main Ingredient; “Summer Breeze” By The Main Ingredient; “Vapors” By Biz Markie; “Lil Ghetto Boy” By Dr. Dre] . 3.Gimme The Loot (Christopher Wallace, Osten Harvey) – 05:04 . [Sampling : “Smokin’ Cheeba-Cheeba” By Harlem Underground Band; “Don’T Change Your Love” By The Five Stairsteps; “Coldblooded” By James Brown; “Throw Ya Gunz” By Onyx; “What They Hittin’ Foe?” By Ice Cube; “Just To Get A Rep” By Gang Starr; “Scenario (Remix)” By A Tribe Called Quest] . 4.Machine Gun Funk (Christopher Wallace, Osten Harvey) – 04:17 . [Sampling : “Something Extra” By Black Heat; “Chief Rocka” By Lords Of The Underground] . 5.Warning (Christopher Wallace, Osten Harvey) – 03:40 . [Sampling : “Walk On By” By Isaac Hayes; “Thinking” By The Meters] . 6.Ready To Die (Christopher Wallace, Osten Harvey) – 04:24 . [Sampling : “Hospital Prelude Of Love Theme” By Willie Hutch; “Sing A Simple Song” By Sly And The Family Stone; “Yes, I’M Ready” By Barbara Mason; “Ain’T No Half Steppin'” By Big Daddy Kane; “Two To The Head” By Kool G Rap & Dj Polo; “Check It Out” By Grand Puba] . 7.One More Chance (Christopher Wallace, Norm Glover, Reginald Ellis, Chucky Thompson, Sean Combs) – 04:43 . [Sampling : “Hydra” By Grover Washington, Jr.; “Stay With Me” By Debarge] . 8.Fuck Me [Interlude] (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs) – 01:31 . [Sampling : “Feenin'” By Jodeci] . 9.The What (Christopher Wallace, Clifford Smith, Osten Harvey) – 03:57 . [Sampling : “Can’T Say Enough About Mom” By Leroy Hutson; “Overnight Sensation” By Avalanche] . 10.Juicy (Christopher Wallace, Peter Philips, Sean Combs, Jean Oliver, James Mtume) – 05:02 . [Sampling : “Juicy Fruit (“Fruity” Instrumental Mix)” By Mtume] . 11.Everyday Struggle (Christopher Wallace, Norm Glover, Reginald Ellis) – 05:19 . [Sampling : “Either Way” By Dave Grusin; “Don’T Change Your Love” By The Five Stairsteps] . 12.Me & My Bitch (Christopher Wallace, Norm Glover, Reginald Ellis, Chucky Thompson, Sean Combs) – 04:00 . 13.Big Poppa (Christopher Wallace, Rudolph Isley, O’Kelly Isley Jr., Ronald Isley, Ernest Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper) – 04:13 . [Sampling : “Between The Sheets” By The Isley Brothers; “Dolly My Baby (Bad Boy Extended Remix)” By Super Cat] . 14.Respect (Christopher Wallace, Diana King, Harry Casey) – 05:21 . [Sampling : “I Get Lifted” By Kc & The Sunshine Band] . 15.Friend Of Mine (Christopher Wallace, Osten Harvey) – 03:28 . [Sampling : “The Jam” By Graham Central Station; “Seventh Heaven” By Gwen Guthrie; “Vicious” By Black Mamba] . 16.Unbelievable (Christopher Wallace, Christopher Martin) – 03:43 . [Sampling : “Impeach The President” By The Honey Drippers; “Kitty With The Bent Frame” By Quincy Jones; “Your Body’S Callin'” By R. Kelly] . 17.Suicidal Thoughts (Christopher Wallace, Robert Hall) – 02:50 . [Sampling : “Lonely Fire” By Miles Davis; “Outside Love” By Brethren]

Musicians : Notorious B.I.G. – Vocals . Sean “Puffy” Combs – Vocals . Method Man – Vocals On (9) . Lil’ Kim – Vocals . Total – Vocals . Diana King – Vocals . Sybil Pennix – Vocals . Chucky Thompson – Instruments . Nashiem Myrick – Programming

Production : Produced By Bluez Brothers, Sean “Puffy” Combs, Dj Premier, Easy Mo Bee, Rashad Smith, Lord Finesse, Poke, Darnell Scott, Chucky Thompson .

Package : Butch Bel Air – Photography .

Recorded 1993 – 1994 At The Hit Factory & D&D Studios, New York City

Released September 13, 1994 By Bad Boy

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