Funk Upon a Rhyme

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Funk upon a Rhyme
Studio album by Kokane
Released April 12, 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Studio The Edge Studio (Los Angeles, CA)
Length 1:09:18
Label Ruthless
Kokane chronology
Addictive Hip Hop Muzick
Funk Upon a Rhyme
They Call Me Mr. Kane

Funk Upon a Rhyme is the sophomore studio album by American rapper Kokane. It was released in 1994 via Ruthless Records. The record peaked at number 56 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[1] The album is now out of print and very rare.

The album featured guest appearances from Above The Law, Tha Alkaholiks, and Dirty Red. Previously, the rapper debuted with Addictive Hip Hop Muzick under the name 'Who Am I?', making this full-length his first one recording as 'Kokane' and his second release overall.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[2]

The last track on this album is a diss track towards Dr. Dre, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound & Death Row

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Ridin' On The Funk" 4:03
2. "From The Funk To The Back" 5:04
3. "Mo' Water" 4:37
4. "Slow Burnin' 22.5 Degrees Fahrenheit" 4:26
5. "I Need Representation" 4:45
6. "My Day Is Coming" 4:40
7. "All Bark No Bite" (featuring Tha Alkaholiks) 5:22
8. "Bakin' Soda Free" 4:19
9. "The Aftermath" (featuring Above The Law & Dirty Red) 5:15
10. "No Pain, No Gain" 4:47
11. "Funkinmuffin" 5:27
12. "Shots Out" 2:26
13. "Shit, Goddamm" (featuring Black Hole Of Watts) 4:37
14. "Don't Bite The Phunk" (featuring Cold 187um) 8:44
Total length: 1:09:18


  • Some versions have 15 tracks because the intro isn't a part of the first track.

Sample credits[4]



  1. ^ "Kokane - Chart history | Billboard". Retrieved 2017-03-12. 
  2. ^ "Funk Upon a Rhyme - Kokane". Allmusic. Retrieved 12 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Kokane - Funk Upon A Rhyme". Discogs. Retrieved 12 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "Kokane | WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved 12 March 2017.