Lord Finesse - The Awakening: 25th Anniversary Remastered Colored Vinyl 2LP + 7"
Lord Finesse The Awakening: 25th Anniversary Remastered Colored Vinyl 2LP + 7"
On his third album, Lord Finesse, representing D.I.T.C. (Diggin' in the Crates crew), brought together some of the best rappers of the day for the release of, The Awakening. Mostly produced by Lord Finesse himself, the all-star lineup featured collaborations from KRS-One, MC LYTE, Diamond D, Showbiz & AG, O.C., Grand Puba, Kid Capri and more.
The album went on to reach No. 36 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album chart, while the single, "Hip 2 Da Game," and bonus cut, "Actual Facts," peaked at No. 36 and No. 37 respectively on the Hot Rap Singles chart. To celebrate the project's 25th Anniversary, The Awakening, has been remastered and will be reissued by Tommy Boy Music on colored vinyl 2LP with bonus instrumentals plus 7".
Lord Finesse The Awakening: 25th Anniversary Remastered Track Listing:
1. Time Ta Bounce
2. True and Livin'
3. O' Lord (feat. O.C.) [Interlude]
4. Brainstorm / P.S.K. (feat. KRS-One & O.C.) [No Gimmicks Remix]
5. Taking It Lyte (feat. MC Lyte)
7. Words From Da Ak (feat. Akinyele) [Interlude]
8. Flip da Style
9. Showtime (feat. Showbiz)
10. Speak Ya Peace (feat. Diamond D, Ag & Marquee)
11. Food for Thought
12. Da Kid Himself (feat. Kid Capri)
13. Hip 2 Da Game (feat. Kid Capri)
14. No Gimmicks (feat. KRS-One)
1. Time Ta Bounce (Interlude) [Instrumental]
2. True And Livin' (Instrumental)
3. O' Lord (Interlude) [Instrumental]
4. Brainstorm / P.S.K. (No Gimmicks Remix) (Instrumental)
5. Taking It Lyte (Interlude) [Instrumental]
6. Gameplan (Instrumental)
7. Words From Da Ak (Interlude) [Instrumental]
8. Flip Da Style (Instrumental)
9. Showtime (Instrumental)
10. Speak Ya Peace (Instrumental)
11. Food For Thought (Instrumental)
12. Da Kid Himself (Interlude) [Instrumental]
13. Hip 2 Da Game (Instrumental)
14. No Gimmicks (Instrumental)
1. Actual Facts (feat. Grand Puba, Large Professor, + Sadat X)
2. Actual Facts (Instrumental)
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