Money, Power & Respect

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Money, Power & Respect
Studio album by The Lox
Released January 13, 1998
Recorded 1997
Genre East Coast hip hop, Hardcore Hip Hop
Length 67:21
Label Bad Boy
Producer Sean Combs (Executive), The Lox, The Hitmen, Dame Grease, Swizz Beatz, Richard Frierson, P.K., Jay Garfield, Rob Carter
The Lox chronology
Money, Power & Respect
(1998)
We Are the Streets
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Money, Power & Respect is the debut album by hip hop group The Lox. It was released on January 13, 1998, through Bad Boy Records and featured production from The Hitmen, Dame Grease and Swizz Beatz. The album found huge success, peaking at number 3 on the Billboard 200 and number 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and spawned two charting singles, "Money, Power & Respect" and "If You Think I'm Jiggy".

In 2008, the single "Money, Power & Respect was ranked number 53 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Yonkers Tale (Intro)"   The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie 1:45
2. "Livin' the Life"   Sean "Puffy" Combs, Richard "Younglord" Frierson 3:36
3. "If You Think I'm Jiggy"   Dame Grease 4:40
4. "The Interview, Pt. 1"   The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson 0:39
5. "Money, Power & Respect" (featuring DMX & Lil' Kim) Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence, Jay "Waxx" Garfield 4:35
6. "Get This $" (featuring Puff Daddy) Sean "Puffy" Combs, Jeffery "J-Dub" Walker, Dj Iroc 3:58
7. "Let's Start Rap Over" (featuring Carl Thomas) Dame Grease, Jeffery "J-Dub" Walker 4:28
8. "Mad Rapper (Interlude)"   The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson 1:15
9. "I Wanna Thank You" (featuring Kelly Price) Nashiem Myrick 4:02
10. "Goin' Be Some Shit" (Sheek Louch solo) Nashiem Myrick, Carlos "6 July" Broady, Dj Iroc 4:20
11. "The Heist, Pt. 1"   Sean "Puffy" Combs, Rob "Arsee" Carter 2:51
12. "Not to Be Fucked With" (Styles P solo) Sean "Puffy" Combs, Dame Grease 4:23
13. "The Set-Up (Interlude)"   The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson 0:48
14. "Bitches from Eastwick"   Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Chucky Thompson 4:13
15. "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" (featuring Puff Daddy) Sean "Puffy" Combs, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Steven "Stevie J" Jordan 3:38
16. "All for the Love" (Jadakiss solo) Swizz Beatz 3:33
17. "So Right" (featuring Kelly Price) Sean "Puffy" Combs, Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence 3:30
18. "The Snitch (Interlude)"   The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson 1:31
19. "Everybody Wanna Rat"   P.K., Dame Grease 4:17
20. "The Interview, Pt. 2"   The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson 0:14
21. "We'll Always Love Big Poppa"   Dame Grease 5:00
Samples

Personnel[edit]

  • Credits for Money, Power & Respect adapted from AllMusic.[2]
  • Charles "Prince Charles" Alexander - Mixing
  • Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie - Audio Production, Composer, Executive Producer
  • Camilo Argumedes - Assistant Engineer
  • Carlos "6 July" Broady - Composer, Producer
  • Bob Brockman - Mixing
  • Rob Carter - Producer
  • Sean "Puffy" Combs - Audio Production, Composer, Executive Producer
  • Lane Craven - Mixing
  • Dame Grease - Audio Production, Keyboards, Producer
  • Stephen Dent - Engineer, Mixing
  • DMX - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Rap
  • John Eaton - Engineer
  • Jay Garfield - Producer
  • Rasheed Goodlowe - Engineer
  • Terri Haskins - Art Direction
  • Daniel Hastings - Photography
  • Cheryl Jacobsen - Group Member
  • Jadakiss - Member of Attributed Artist, Rap
  • Steve Jones - Assistant Engineer, Engineer
  • S. Jordan - Composer
  • Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence - Producer
  • Jimmie Lee - Engineer
  • Lil' Kim - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Rap
  • The Lox - Primary Artist, Producer
  • Gregg Mann - Engineer
  • Tony Maserati - Engineer, Mixing
  • Damaris Mercado - Design

John Meredith - Engineer, Unknown Contributor Role

  • Lynn Montrose - Assistant Engineer
  • Nasheim Myrick - Audio Production, Composer, Producer
  • Michael Patterson - Engineer, Mixing
  • Pent P.K. - Producer
  • Jayson Phillips - Composer, Group Member
  • Herb Powers - Mastering
  • Kelly Price - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Vocals
  • Puff Daddy - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Rap
  • Sheek Louch - Member of Attributed Artist, Rap
  • Styles P - Member of Attributed Artist, Rap
  • David Styles -Composer, Group Member
  • Swizz Beatz - Audio Production
  • Carl Thomas - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Rap
  • Chucky Thompson - Producer, Vocals (Background)
  • Barry White - Grooming
  • Rob Williams - Engineer
  • Doug Wilson - Engineer
  • Young Lord - Producer

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 3
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 1
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[5] 11

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine (1998-01-13). "Money, Power & Respect - The LOX | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 
  2. ^ "Money, Power & Respect - The LOX | Credits". AllMusic. 1998-01-13. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 
  3. ^ "The LOX Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for The LOX. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  4. ^ "The LOX Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for The LOX. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  5. ^ "The LOX Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for The LOX. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 27, 2013.