Gangland (album)

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Gangland
Studio album by Kool and the Gang
Released August 28, 2001
Genre Funk/R&B
Length 59:41
Label Eagle Music Group
Kool and the Gang chronology
State of Affairs
(1996)
Gangland
(2001)
Still Kool
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Wilson & Alroy 2/5 stars[1]

Gangland is the twenty-first studio album by the band Kool and the Gang, released in 2001 following a five-year gap between albums. The album was a compilation of rappers backed by Kool and the Gang remaking some of the band's songs. The song "Jungle Boogie" is remixed three times in the tracks "Jungle in My House", "Concrete Jungle", and "Where da Boogie At?".[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Bigg Thanks"   Bayyan 4:09
2. "Mo Bigg Thangs"   Bayyan 3:55
3. "Blow Up"   Smith 3:32
4. "Where da Boogie At?"   Kool & the Gang 3:38
5. "Turn It Out"   Bayyan, Bell 3:33
6. "Jungle in My House"   Bayyan, Brown, JAM Bell, Kool & the Gang 4:35
7. "Money Makes the World Go Round"   Bell, Griffin, Irving, Moore, Rhodes 3:53
8. "Ballin' in Chilltown"   Bell, Brown, Irving 4:24
9. "That's Right"   Bell, Griffin, Irving 3:58
10. "All My Time"   Bell, Brown, Hill, Irving, Moore, Young 5:19
11. "Early in the Morning"   Simmons, Taylor, Wilson 3:20
12. "Cherish"   Bell, Kool & the Gang, Taylor 4:47
13. "Hit Me on the Hip"   English, Furusawa, Goddard, Ladawn, Peterson, SX4 3:49
14. "Goody Goody"   Andrews, Cardwell, Peoples, Smith, Williams 3:23
15. "Concrete Jungle"   Bayyan, Kool & the Gang 4:28
16. "Funk Done Gone Hip Hop"   Rivers, Scott, Shider, Shider, Thomas 4:14
17. "Jazziacs at the Kool Jazz Café"   Bell, Kool & The Gang 6:13

Personnel[edit]

Production
  • Don Tittle - Engineer
  • Kendal Stubbs - Mixing
  • Duncan Stanbury - Mastering
  • Khalis Bayyan - Mixing, Producer
  • Bill Irving - Programming, Mixing, Producer
  • Hakim Bell - Programming, Mixing, Producer
  • George "Funky" Brown - Programming, Producer
  • Rick Iantosca - Producer
  • Kool & the Gang - Executive Producer
  • Ronnie Wright - Photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alroy, John; Wilson, David Bertrand. "Gangland". Kool & the Gang. warr.org. Retrieved 1 November 2011.