DJ Quik The Best of DJ Quik: Da Finale

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  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Arista

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Quik Is the Name (Intro) - (Intro)
  • Buy for $0.992.Sweet Black Pussy
  • Buy for $1.293.Tonite
  • Buy for $0.994.Born and Raised in Compton
  • Buy for $0.995.Loked Out Hood
  • Buy for $0.996.Safe + Sound
  • Buy for $0.997.Dollaz + Sense
  • Buy for $0.998.Summer Breeze
  • Buy for $0.999.Quik's Groove VII
  • Buy for $0.9910.Jus Lyke Compton
  • Buy for $1.2911.So Many Wayz - (featuring 2nd II None / Peter Gunz)
  • Buy for $0.9912.Hand in Hand - (featuring 2nd II None)
  • Buy for $0.9913.Down, Down, Down - (featuring Suga Free / Mausberg / AMG)
  • Buy for $0.9914.You'z a Ganxta
  • Buy for $0.9915.Speed
  • Buy for $0.9916.Pitch in ona Party
  • Buy for $0.9917.Do I Love Her? - (featuring Suga Free)
  • Buy for $0.9918.Streets Iz Callin' - (featuring Chukey)
  • Buy for $0.9919.Trouble - (featuring AMG)

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Personnel: DJ Quik, AMG, Suga Free, Mausberg, Peter Gunz, 2nd II None, Chuckey (rap vocals); E. Coomes (guitar, bass).
Producers: DJ Quik, G-One, Rob "Fonksta" Bacon, Courtney Docta B Branch.
Compilation producers: Fabian "Fade" Duvernay, Nancy Taylor.
Recorded between 1991 & 2002. Includes liner notes by Violet Brown.
Personnel: DJ Quik, AMG, Suga Free, Mausberg, Peter Gunz, 2nd II None, Chukey (rap vocals); E. Coomes (guitar, bass).
Producers: DJ Quik, G-One, Rob "Fonksta" Bacon, Courtney Docta B Branch.
Compilation producers: Fabian "Fade" Duvernay, Nancy Taylor.
Recorded between 1991 & 2002. Includes liner notes by Violet Brown.
Audio Mixer: DJ Quik.
Liner Note Author: Violet Brown.
Arranger: DJ Quik.
Supposedly, DJ Quik's last solo album, The Best of DJ Quik: Da Finale, is an awesome collection from an excellent rapper who is much better known for his production skills. Quik has worked with an incredible amount of superstars including Janet Jackson, 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, Talib Kweli, Whitney Houston, and Dr. Dre, but his rapping is a whole other universe. Coming straight outta Compton's mean streets in 1991, Quik had a style not so different than Eazy-E, though Quik is a more accomplished rapper with better vocal skills. Though Quik rapped about the hood and didn't shy away from telling it like it was, he generally concentrated more on party-oriented jams, rather than the gangsta raps which ruled the hip-hop scene in the early '90s. That's not to say that Quik didn't rap about gangs, but he didn't over-glamorize that scene the way many others did. Quik released six albums and they are well represented in these 19 tracks. "Tonite," "Born and Raised in Compton," and "Loked Out Hood" are classic tunes from his debut album, Quik Is the Name, that feature some of the best hip-hop grooves from that period. Other songs like "Just Lyke Compton" from Way 2 Fonky and "Pitch in ona Party" from Balance & Options couldn't be any catchier. The two new tracks, "Streetz Is Callin'" and "Quik's Groove VII" are not essential, but for folks who don't have many or any of Quik's solo albums, this collection is recommended. ~ Adam Bregman
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  • UPC: 078221061124
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