The New World Order (album)

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The New World Order
Studio album by Poor Righteous Teachers
Released October 1, 1996
Recorded 1995−1996
Genre Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop,[1] Jazz Rap [2]
Label Profile Records
Producer Father Shaheed
Culture Freedom
Ezo Brown
KRS-One
DJ Clark Kent
Poor Righteous Teachers chronology
Black Business
(1993)
The New World Order
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
RapReviews.com 7/10 stars link

The New World Order is the fourth and final studio album by Hip Hop group Poor Righteous Teachers, released three years after their critically successful Black Business album. The effort didn't sell as well as their past work, but received strong reviews. The New World Order features production from PRT members Father Shaheed and Culture Freedom, as well as Ezo Brown, KRS-One and DJ Clark Kent. Guest appearances include The Fugees, KRS-One, Nine, Brother J of X-Clan and Junior Reid. The album features the singles "Word Iz Life" b/w "Dreadful Day" and "Conscious Style".

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Who Shot the President? (Intro)"
2 "Miss Ghetto" Father Shaheed
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Third verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Chorus: Wise Intelligent,
    Culture Freedom
3 "Word Iz Life" Ezo Brown
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Third verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Chorus: Wise Intelligent
4 "Allies" Culture Freedom
  • First verse: Wyclef Jean
  • Second verse: Culture Freedom
  • Third verse: Pras
  • Fourth verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Fifth verse: Lauryn Hill
5 "New World News (Interlude)"
6 "Gods, Earths and 85ers" Father Shaheed
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Third verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Chorus: Nine
7 "My Three Wives (Shakyla Pt. III)" Ezo Brown
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Third verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Chorus: Miss Jones
8 "Wicked Everytime" Culture Freedom
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Chorus: Wise Intelligent
9 "N.A.T.O. (Global Cops) (Interlude)"
10 "Conscious Style" KRS-One
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: KRS-One
  • Third verse: Wise Intelligent
11 "Culture Freestyles (Interlude)"
12 "They Turned Gangsta" Father Shaheed
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Brother J
  • Chorus/Adlibs: Sluggy Ranks
13 "We Dat Nice" Father Shaheed
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Third verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Chorus: Wise Intelligent
14 "Hear Me Out (Interlude)"
15 "Fo Da Love Of Dis" Culture Freedom
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Third verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Chorus: Culture Freedom
16 "Dreadful Day" DJ Clark Kent
  • First verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Second verse: Wise Intelligent
  • Chorus/Adlibs: Junior Reid
17 "Sistuh" Father Shaheed
  • First verse: Culture Freedom
  • Second verse: Culture Freedom
  • Chorus: Turiya Mason
18 "Outro"

Samples[edit]

Album singles[edit]

Single information
"Conscious Style" (Promo)
  • Released: 1996
  • B-Side:
"Word Iz Life"
  • Released: October 29, 1996
  • B-Side: "Dreadful Day"

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1996 The New World Order - 57

Singles chart positions[edit]

Year Song Hot Rap Singles
1996 "Word Iz Life" 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-new-world-order-mw0000072632
  2. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-new-world-order-mw0000072632