D.I.T.C. (album)

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D.I.T.C.
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 22, 2000
Recorded1997-1999
GenreHip Hop
Length56:54
LabelTommy Boy Records
ProducerShow
Buckwild
Diamond D
Lord Finesse
DJ Premier
Rockwilder
Ahmed
Diggin' in the Crates Crew chronology
D.I.T.C.
(2000)
The Official Version
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
RapReviews.com9/10 stars[2]

D.I.T.C. is the debut studio album from hip hop group Diggin' in the Crates Crew. The group consists of Lord Finesse, Show, A.G., Diamond D, Fat Joe, O.C., Buckwild and the late Big L. The album closer, "Tribute", is a tribute track to Big L, who was murdered on February 15, 1999. The album also features the singles "Dignified Soldiers" from 1998, "Day One", "Thick" and "Get Yours".

The European version features the exclusive bonus track "Time to Get This Money" which is produced by Ahmed and features DJ Premier on turntables. However, the European version of the album does not include the song "Where Ya At".

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Thick" DJ Premier
2 "Get Yours" Showbiz
  • First verse: Big L
  • Second verse/chorus: O.C.
  • Third verse: Big L, O.C.
  • Fourth verse: Diamond D
3 "Where Ya At" (feat. Big Pun & Milano) Showbiz
  • First verse: Big Pun
  • Second verse: Milano
  • Chorus: Big Pun, Milano
4 "Way of Life" (feat. Armageddon) Buckwild
5 "Day One" Diamond D
  • First verse: Diamond D
  • Second verse: Big L
  • Third verse: A.G.
  • Fourth verse: Lord Finesse
  • Chorus: Fat Joe
  • Fifth verse: O.C.
6 "Hey Luv" (feat. Milano & Cuban Link) Lord Finesse
  • First verse/third verse: Milano
  • Chorus: O.C.
  • Second verse: Cuban Link
7 "Foundation" Diamond D
  • First verse/chorus: Diamond D
  • Second verse: O.C.
  • Third verse: A.G.
  • Fourth verse: Lord Finesse
8 "Champagne Thoughts" Buckwild
  • O.C.
9 "Ebonics (Premo Mix)" DJ Premier
  • Big L
10 "Drop it Heavy" (feat. KRS-One & Big Pun) Showbiz
  • First verse: KRS-One
  • Second verse: Big Pun
  • Third verse: A.G.
11 "Da Enemy" DJ Premier
  • First verse/chorus: Big L
  • Second verse: Fat Joe
12 "Stand Strong" Showbiz
  • First verse: Big L
  • Second verse: Lord Finesse
  • Third verse: A.G.
  • Fourth verse/chorus: O.C.
13 "Weekend Nights" Showbiz
  • A.G.
14 "Thick (Rockwilder Mix)" Rockwilder
  • First verse: A.G.
  • Second verse: Big L
  • Third verse: O.C.
15 "Tribute" Ahmed
  • First verse: O.C.
  • Second verse: A.G.
  • Third verse: Lord Finesse

Samples[edit]

Thick

  • "Part 1 - Overture" by Chick Corea
  • "Diggin' in the Crates" by Showbiz & A.G.

Get Yours

Where Ya At

Way of Life

  • "Polarizer" by Joe Thomas

Day One

Foundation

Champagne Thoughts

  • "Police Woman" by John Gregory and His Orchestra

Drop It Heavy

Da Enemy

  • "Time's Up" by O.C.

Album singles[edit]

Single information
"Day One"
  • Released: 1997
  • B-side: "Day One (Show Remix)"
"Thick"
  • Released: 1999
  • B-side: "Time to Get This Money"
"Get Yours"
  • Released: 1999
  • B-side: "Where You At?"
"Way of Life"
  • Released: 1999
  • B-side:
"Thick (Rockwilder Remix)"
  • Released: 1999
  • B-side: "Get Yours (Remix)"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 141
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 31

References[edit]