Many of the album's tracks were re-recorded for their 1983 follow-up, Rock for Light. Rock for Light did not contain re-recordings of "Don't Need It", "The Regulator", "Jah Calling", "Leaving Babylon", "Pay to Cum", "I Luv Jah" and "Intro". In-Effect Records released a CD version with the same track listing titled Attitude: The ROIR Sessions in 1991.
Recorded by Jay Dublee and mixed by Jay Dublee with the assistance of Bad Brains. Art work on cover by Mir* aka David Lee Parsons aka Dave Ratcage, with photography by Laura Levine. Concept by Neil Cooper. All material was recorded at 171-A Studios, N.Y.C, during August, September, and October 1981, except "Pay to Cum", "I Luv I Jah" and "Jah Calling Dub" recorded live at 171-A on May 16, 1981.
In 2008, the track "Right Brigade" was featured on the hardcore radio station in the computer game Grand Theft Auto 4 and was included on its soundtrack.
Sublime often performed Bad Brains tunes during live shows. The deluxe edition of their Sublime album contains "I Luv I Jah" as "I Love My Dog" with different lyrics. The DVD of their Everything Under the Sun also contained a live version of "Leaving Babylon".