Funky Technician

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Funky Technician
Funkytechnician.jpg
Studio album by
Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth
ReleasedFebruary 6, 1990
Recorded1989-1990
GenreHip hop
Length52:33
LabelWild Pitch/EMI Records
0777 7 98710 2 5
E2-98710
ProducerDJ Premier, Diamond D, Showbiz, DJ Mike Smooth
Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth chronology
Funky Technician
(1990)
Return of the Funky Man
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link
RapReviews(9/10) link

Funky Technician is the debut album of American hip hop artists Lord Finesse and DJ Mike Smooth, released in 1990 on Wild Pitch Records. Production was handled by Smooth, former label-mate DJ Premier, and future Diggin' in the Crates Crew-members Diamond D and Showbiz. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums. In 2008, the album was re-released on Wild Pitch Records.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Songwriters Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Lord Finesse's Theme Song Intro" R. Hall, C. Martin DJ Premier Lord Finesse
2 "Baby, You Nasty [New Version]" R. Hall, C. Martin DJ Premier Lord Finesse
3 "Funky Technician" R. Hall, J. Kirkland Diamond D Lord Finesse
4 "Back to Back Rhyming" R. Hall, R. Lemay, A. Barnes Showbiz Lord Finesse, A.G.
5 "Here I Come" R. Hall, J. Kirkland Diamond D Lord Finesse
6 "Slave to My Soundwave" R. Hall, M. Smooth, C. Martin DJ Premier, DJ Mike Smooth(co.) Lord Finesse
7 "I Keep the Crowd Listening" R. Hall, J. Kirkland Diamond D Lord Finesse
8 "Bad Mutha" R. Hall, J. Kirkland Diamond D Lord Finesse
9 "Keep It Flowing" R. Hall, J. Kirkland, A. Barnes Diamond D Lord Finesse, A.G.
10 "Lesson to Be Taught" R. Hall, C. Martin DJ Premier Lord Finesse
11 "Just a Little Something" R. Hall, R. Lemay Showbiz Lord Finesse
12 "Strictly for the Ladies" R. Hall, C. Martin DJ Premier Lord Finesse
13 "Track the Movement" R. Hall, C. Martin DJ Premier Lord Finesse

Charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[1] 93

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