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    Back on This Day – Living Large October 27, 1987 DJ Jaz

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Back on This Day, October 20, 1992: Grand Puba – Reel to Reel

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Grand Puba Reel to Reel

 

Grand Puba released his solo album Reel to reel on October 20, 1992.  Production was handled primarily by Grand Puba, Stimulated Dummies, Anthony Latief King, DJ Shabazz, Kid Capri and The Brand New Heavies. The LP reached #28 on the Billboard 200 and #14 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums in the US.
Two singles preceded the album: “360° (What Goes Around)” and “Check It Out.” Its lead single, “360° (What Goes Around)“, reached #68 on the Billboard Hot 100, #30 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and #1 on the Hot Rap Songs. The second single, “Check It Out,” featuring Mary J. Blige, made it to #85 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and #13 on the Hot Rap Songs. The album’s third single, “Ya Know How It Goes,”  did not chart.

Track List

  1. Check Tha Resume
  2. 360° (What Goes Around)
  3. That’s How We Move It
  4. Check It Out” (featuring Mary J. Blige)
  5. Big Kids Don’t Play
  6. Honey Don’t Front
  7. Lick Shot
  8. Ya Know How It Goes
  9. Reel to Reel
  10. Soul Controller
  11. Proper Education
  12. Back It Up
  13. Baby What’s Your Name?
  14. 360° (What Goes Around) SD50 Remix (Bonus track)
  15. Who Makes the Loot? (Bonus track)

12″ Singles

360° (What Goes Around) G Major, 9B, 102 BPM

Samples

Gladys Knight & the Pips – Don’t Burn Down the Bridge (1974)

Tramp – Otis Redding and Carla Thomas (1967)

A-Side

360° (What Goes Around) (Vocal) 4:01

360° (What Goes Around) (SD50 Remix) 4:01

B-Side

360° (What Goes Around) (Instrumental) 4:01

360° (What Goes Around) (Remix Instrumental) 4:01

 

360° (What Goes Around) (SD50 Remix) F# Major, 2B, 102 BPM

Samples

The Mar-Keys – Grab This Thing (1966)

Sons of Champlin – You Can Fly (1969)

Check It Out (featuring Mary J. Blige)

A-Side

Check It Out (LP Version) 3:32

Check It Out (Stimulated Dummies Remix Vocal) 4:47

Check It Out (Puba Remix) 5:02

B-Side

That’s How We Move It (LP Version) 3:19

That’s How We Move It (Remix) 4:20

Ya Know How It Goes 

A-Side

Ya Know How It Goes (T-Ray Remix) 4:44

Ya Know How It Goes (LP Vocal) 4:20

Ya Know How It Goes (T-Ray Instrumental) 4:35

B-Side

Lickshot (LP Version) 3:56

Mind Your Business (Unavailable On LP) 3:02

Lickshot (Instrumental) 3:56

I like mixing 360° (What Goes Around) (SD50 Remix) with Guru – Le Bien, Le Mal.It combines well, with similar tempos and a great transition to get into some french hip hop.

 

Chart (1992) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 28
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) 14

Written by: DJ Jaz

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