Generation EFX

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Generation EFX
Generation EFX.jpg
Studio album by Das EFX
Released March 24, 1998
Recorded 1997-98 Northshore Soundworks, Commack NY, Rockin Reel Studios NYC, Music Palace, Long Island NY,
Genre Hip hop Hardcore Hip Hop
Label Elektra
Producer PMD (exec.), 8-Off, Tony L, Armando Colon, Rashad Smith, Mike Lowe, Solid Scheme
Das EFX chronology
Hold It Down
Generation EFX
How We Do
Singles from Generation EFX
  1. "Rap Scholar"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
HipHopPlus 5.5/10 stars

Generation EFX is the fourth album by rap duo Das EFX, released on March 24, 1998. The bulk of its production is done by 8-Off, PMD, and long time Das EFX collaborators Solid Scheme. Unlike the first three Das EFX albums, it features a number of guest appearances, including Redman, M.O.P., EPMD, and Miss Jones. The album is now out of print.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Weston, Hines, Charity, Lynch, Aguilar   0:32
2. "Raw Breed" Weston, Hines, Aguilar, Charity, Lynch, A. Williams, R. Turner, M. Adams, S. Arrington, M. Hicks, D. Webster 8-Off, Solid Scheme 3:02
3. "Shine" Weston, Hines, Aguilar, Y. Muhammedi Tony L 4:04
4. "Somebody Told Me" (featuring 8-Off & Nocturnal) Weston, Hines, Aguilar 8-Off 3:38
5. "Set It Off" Weston, Hines, R. Smith, A. Colon Rashad Smith, Armando Colon 4:17
6. "No Doubt" (featuring M.O.P. & Teflon) Weston, Hines, Murray, Grinnage, Starling, Charity, Lynch Solid Scheme 3:41
7. "Rap Scholar" (featuring Redman) Weston, Hines, Noble, P. Smith, R. Smith, A. Colon, E. Irons, R. Hargis, R. Ransom Rashad Smith, Armando Colon 3:21
8. "Generation EFX" (featuring EPMD) Weston, Hines, Sermon, Smith, Aguilar, Sullivan PMD & 8-Off 3:46
9. "Rite Now" Weston, Hines, M. Loe, A. Johnson, K. Muchita Mike Lowe 2:58
10. "Whut Goes Around" (featuring Miss Jones) Weston, Hines, T. Jones, Smith PMD 3:34
11. "Make Noize" Weston, Hines, Charity, Lynch Solid Scheme 3:09
12. "New Stuff" Weston, Hines, Smith, Marotta, Aguilar PMD, 8-Off 3:28
13. "Take It Back" (featuring PMD) Weston, Hines, Smith PMD 2:18
14. "Change" Weston, Hines, Aguilar, B. May 8-Off 4:35
15. "Rap Scholar (Original Version)" (featuring Redman) Weston, Hines, Noble, Smith, Irons, Hargis, Ransom PMD 3:59


  • Solid Scheme – track 2, 6, 11
  • Tony L – track 3
  • 8-Off – track 2, 4, 8, 12, 14
  • Armando Colon and Rashad Smith – track 5, 7
  • Mike Lowe – track 9
  • PMD – track 8, 10, 12, 13, 15 (and executive producer)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
Billboard 200 48
Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 10