1st of tha Month

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"1st of tha Month"
1st of tha Month.jpg
Single by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
from the album E. 1999 Eternal
B-side "Die, Die, Die"
Released June 15, 1995
Format CD
Genre
Length 4:52
Label Ruthless Records
Songwriter(s) Bryon McCane plus unknown writer
Producer(s) DJ U-Neek
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony singles chronology
"Foe tha Love of $"
(1995)
"1st of tha Month"
(1995)
"East 1999"
(1996)
"Foe tha Love of $"
(1995)
"1st of tha Month"
(1995)
"East 1999"
(1996)

"1st of tha Month" is the first single by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony from their album E. 1999 Eternal.

It was certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 copies. It peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming their first top twenty single, and later was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1996.

The title is a reference to when welfare checks are paid out. There are several remixes of the song, including one by DJ Premier.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "1st of tha Month" (radio edit)
  2. "1st of tha Month" (radio edit with Tré)
  3. "1st of tha Month" (album version)
  4. "1st of tha Month" (instrumental)
  5. "1st of tha Month" (a cappella)
  6. "Die Die Die" (album version)

Official versions[edit]

  • "1st of tha Month" (album version; original version)
  • "1st of tha Month" (a cappella)
  • "1st of tha Month" (instrumental)
  • "1st of tha Month" (The Kruder and Dorfmeister remix) - 6:15
  • "1st of tha Month" (radio edit)
  • "1st of tha Month" (radio edit with Tré)

Samples[edit]

The song contains a sample from the Chapter 8 and Anita Baker song "I Just Want to Be Your Girl" and an interpolation of the "wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up, get up, get up, get up, get up" chant from Marvin Gaye's "Sexual Healing".

In popular culture[edit]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1995". Archived from the original on 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 

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