2000 (album)

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Studio album by Grand Puba
Released June 20, 1995
Recorded 1994-1995
Genre Hip Hop
Length 48:07
Label Elektra
Producer Mark Sparks
Chris Liggio
DJ Alamo
Dante Ross
Grand Puba chronology
Reel to Reel
Understand This
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars[2]

2000 is the second album by hip hop artist Grand Puba of the group Brand Nubian, released in mid-1995 through Elektra Records. The album wasn't as acclaimed as his solo debut Reel to Reel, and wasn't able to sell a significant number of units, despite a Billboard Hot 100 hit, "I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)". Puba reunited with Brand Nubian following 2000, for the release of the album Foundation. He didn't return with another solo album until 2001's Understand This.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Very Special" Mark Sparks Grand Puba
2 "I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)" Mark Sparks Grand Puba
3 "A Little of This" Mark Sparks Grand Puba, Kid
4 "Keep On" Chris Liggio Grand Puba
5 "Backstabbers" Mark Sparks Grand Puba, Michelle Valdes
6 "2000" Minnesota Grand Puba
7 "Amazing" Minnesota Grand Puba
8 "Don't Waste My Time" DJ Alamo Grand Puba
9 "Play It Cool" Minnesota Grand Puba, Sadat X
10 "Playin' the Game" DJ Alamo Grand Puba
11 "Change Gonna Come" Dante Ross Grand Puba


Very Special

I Like It

A Little of This

Keep On




Don't Waste My Time

Play It Cool

Playin' The Game

Change Gonna Come

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
US Billboard 200 48
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 5

Singles chart positions[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
US Hot 100 US R&B US Rap Dance sales
1995 "I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)" 91 68 21 3
1995 "A Little of This" 90 29