How Long (L.V. album)

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How Long
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Studio album by L.V.
Released August 29, 2000
Recorded 2000
Genre
Length 57:47
Label
Producer
  • Henry "Black" Butler (exec.)
  • L.V. (also exec.)
  • Steven Russell
  • Mario Winans
  • Marc Kinchen
  • James Broadway
  • Billy "Blazin" Moss
  • Darryl "88" Young
  • The Characters
  • Marc Gordon
  • Myron
  • Alex "Cat" Cantrall
L.V. chronology
I Am L.V.
(1996)
How Long
(2000)
Singles from How Long
  1. "How Long"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

How long is the sophomore solo studio album by American West Coast hip hop recording artist L.V..

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Steven Russell 0:29
2. "How Long" (featuring Shari Watson) Mario Winans 4:12
3. "One Chance"
  • Marc Kinchen
  • Mike Mason (co)
5:13
4. "Forgive Me Girl"
  • James Broadway
  • Anthony Chandler (co)
3:55
5. "Hustlers 4 Life" (Interlude) Billy "Blazin" Moss 0:57
6. "Everyday Hustler" (featuring Raekwon) Mario Winans 4:10
7. "Come Home With Me"
  • Darryl "88" Young
  • Kenny Smooth (co)
3:40
8. "Hold On" The Characters 4:32
9. "Woman's Gotta Have It" Billy "Blazin" Moss 4:11
10. "Thinking Of You"
  • L.V.
  • Mo Stewart (co)
4:09
11. "The Testimony" (Interlude) Steven Russell 2:00
12. "Rain" (featuring 5 Young Men) Marc Gordon 4:20
13. "Lady Sunshine"
  • Marc Kinchen
  • Mike Mason (co)
5:44
14. "I Don't Know Why" Myron 4:42
15. "Wherever You Are"
  • Alex "Cat" Cantrall
  • Myron
4:13
16. "Outro" Steven Russell 1:17
Total length: 57:47

Sample credits[2]

Personnel[edit]

Vocalists

  • Larry Sanders - vocals, background vocals
  • Shari Watson - vocals (track 2)
  • Corey Woods - vocals (track 6)
  • Terrell Carter - background vocals (track 3, 13)
  • Ira Gilroy - background vocals (track 4)
  • Reginald Scriven - background vocals (track 4)
  • Troy Taylor - background vocals (track 8)
  • Reginald Scriven - background vocals (track 10)
  • Scooter Mac - background vocals (track 10)
  • Brian Laskey - background vocals (track 11)
  • Bradford Mc Worther - background vocals (track 12)
  • Bruce Mahew - background vocals (track 12)
  • Carroll "CB" Brady - background vocals (track 12)
  • Gregory Kirkland - background vocals (track 12)
  • Roman Tarplin - background vocals (track 12)

Instrumentalists

  • Patrick Kemp - additional keyboards (tracks 1, 11, 16)
  • Billy Moss - keyboards (track 9)
  • Paul Marchavich - keyboards (track 9)
  • Anthony Chandler - guitar (track 4)
  • Carl Kizine - guitar (track 9)
  • Cynthia Ross - bass (track 9)

Technicals

  • Larry Sanders - executive producer, producer (track 10)
  • Henry "Black" Butler - executive producer, mixing (track 12)
  • Steve Russell - producer (tracks 1, 11, 16)
  • Mario Winans - producer (tracks 2, 6)
  • Marc Kinchen - producer (tracks 3, 13)
  • Billy Moss - producer (tracks 5, 9)
  • Myron - producer (tracks 14-15)
  • James Broadway - producer & recording (track 4)
  • Darryl Young - producer & recording (track 7)
  • Marc Gordon - producer & recording (track 12)
  • The Characters - producers (track 8)
  • Alex "Cat" Cantrall - producer (track 15)
  • Mike Mason - co-producer (tracks 3, 13)
  • Mo Stewart - co-producer & recording (track 10)
  • Anthony Chandler - co-producer (track 4)
  • Kenny Smooth - co-producer (track 7)
  • Lou Michaels - recording (tracks 1, 11, 16)
  • Slam - recording (tracks 2, 5-6, 9)
  • Blaze - recording (tracks 3, 13)
  • Antonio Cristi - recording (track 4)
  • Kenny Ochoa - recording (track 7)
  • Kevin Thomas - recording (track 8)
  • Doe - recording (tracks 14-15)
  • Dusty Porch - recording (track 16)
  • Robert Brown - mixing (tracks 2, 6)
  • Nick Marshall - mixing (tracks 3, 13)
  • Rob Chiarelli - mixing (tracks 3-4, 7-8, 13)
  • Jeff Gregory - mixing (tracks 4, 7-8)
  • Dave Pensado - mixing (tracks 5, 9, 12, 14-15)
  • Jeff Griffin - mixing (tracks 5, 9, 14-15)
  • Mike Olson - mixing (track 6)
  • Eddy Schreyer - mastering

Additional

  • David Bett - artwork
  • Mark Hanauer - photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Azpiri, Jon. "How Long – L.V.". AllMusic. Retrieved March 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ "How Long by L.V.: Album Samples, Covers and Remixes". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2017-03-12.