Return of the Funky Man
|Return of the Funky Man|
|Studio album by Lord Finesse|
|Released||February 11, 1992|
|Lord Finesse chronology|
Return of the Funky Man is the second album from hip hop producer and MC Lord Finesse. In 1991, Finesse split from his former partner DJ Mike Smooth, and his former record label, Wild Pitch Records, to release his first solo effort. Return of the Funky Man, which featured production from Finesse's D.I.T.C. partners Diamond D and Showbiz, and former Ice-T producers Aladdin and S.L.J. Finesse also produced his first beats on this album and would go on to become one of hip-hop's legendary producers. Guest appearances are provided by Percee P and D.I.T.C.'s A.G.. Finesse was signed to this Warner Bros. Records subsidiary because of Ice-T, who enjoyed a very positive relationship with the label, even through the controversy surrounding "Cop Killer," the notorious song by his heavy metal band Body Count.
|1.||"Lord Finesse Intro"||Lord Finesse, Showbiz||2:01|
|2.||"Return of the Funky Man"||Showbiz||5:07|
|3.||"I Like My Girls with a Boom"||Lord Finesse||4:17|
|4.||"Yes You May" (featuring Andre the Giant and Percy P)||Showbiz||4:57|
|5.||"Hey Look At Shorty"||Lord Finesse, Latif||3:18|
|6.||"Praise the Lord"||Diamond D||4:41|
|7.||"Save That Shit"||DJ Aladdin, SLJ||5:22|
|8.||"Show 'Em How We Do Things" (featuring Harry-O and Shelrumble)||DJ Aladdin, SLJ||5:37|
|9.||"Isn't He Something"||Diamond D||4:42|
|10.||"Fat for the 90's"||Lord Finesse||4:27|
|11.||"Stop Sweating the Man"||DJ Aladdin, SLJ||4:23|
|12.||"Funky On the Fast Tip"||Lord Finesse, Peter Wane (co.)||2:32|
|13.||"That's How Smooth I Am"||Diamond D||5:19|
|14.||"Party Over Here"||Showbiz||4:21|
|15.||"Fuck 'Em"||Diamond D||5:09|
|16.||"Kicking Flavor with My Man" (featuring Percy P)||Lord Finesse, Peter Wane (co.)||4:22|
- "Yes You May"
- "F*** 'Em"
- "Funky on the Fast Tip"
- "I Can't Stand It" by James Brown
- "Hey Look at Shorty"
- "Show 'Em How We Do Things"
- "Get Outta My Life Woman" by The New Apocalypse
- "Fat for the 90's"
- "Hands in the Air, Mouth Shut"
- "I Like My Girls With a Boom"
- "Hip Hug Her" by Sultans
- "Isn't He Something"
- "Lord Finesse Intro"
- "Snow Creatures" by Quincy Jones
- "Party Over Here"
- "Razor Blade" by Little Royal & the Swingmasters
- "Non-Stop Home" by Weather Report
- "Praise the Lord"
- "Return of the Funky Man"
- "Save That S***"
- "Stop Sweating the Next Man"
- "That's How Smooth I Am"
|"Return of the Funky Man"
|"Party Over Here"
Album chart positions
|Billboard 200||Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums|
|1992||Return of the Funky Man||-||#95|
Singles chart positions
|Year||Song||Hot Rap Singles|
|1992||"Return of the Funky Man"||13|