It's Funky Enough

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"It's Funky Enough"
Single by The D.O.C.
from the album No One Can Do It Better
Released 1989
Format CD single
12" single
Recorded 1989
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:27
Label Atlantic/Ruthless
Writer(s) The D.O.C.
Producer(s) Dr. Dre
The D.O.C. singles chronology
"The D.O.C. & The Doctor"
(1989)
"It's Funky Enough"
(1989)
"The Formula"
(1989)

"It's Funky Enough" is a single by American rapper, The D.O.C., featured as the first track on his 1989 debut album No One Can Do It Better.

Background[edit]

The song was produced by Dr. Dre. It samples "Misdemeanor" by Foster Sylvers. The song has appeared on many video games such as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, True Crime: Streets of LA and Madden 2005. Its line "Y'all ready for this?" has been sampled on many rap albums, and is heard in the title screen of the platform game Jazz Jackrabbit 2.

Samples & Covers[edit]

Most notably, "Y'all ready for this?" has been made globally famous as a sample in the song "Get Ready for This" by early-'90s dance group 2 Unlimited. That song is arguably the most played opening song for arena-based sporting events. The opening of "Get Ready for This" is also used in a 2004 South Park episode in which candidates for school mascot are introduced in the school's gymnasium. The quote "stop him in his tracks, show him that I am Ruthless" was sampled by Eazy-E for the chorus of his diss song against Dr. Dre, "Real Muthafuckin' G's" in 1993. "It's Funky Enough" was sampled again by Eazy-E in his song "Creep N Crawl", which appears on his 1995 posthumous album Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton.[1]

Track listing[edit]

A side

  1. "It's Funky Enough" (LP version) - 4:29
  2. "It's Funky Enough" (instrumental) - 4:22
  3. "It's Funky Enough" (a cappella) - 0:44

B side

  1. "No One Can Do It Better" (LP version)- 4:50
  2. "No One Can Do It Better" (instrumental) - 4:50
  3. "No One Can Do It Better" (a cappella) - 1:12

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