It Takes Two (album)

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It Takes Two
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Studio album by Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock
Released September 20, 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Hip-hop
Length 41:11
Label Profile
Producer DJ E-Z Rock, Rob Base, Donald "O" Bowden, Thomas Dean
Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock chronology
It Takes Two
The Incredible Base
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

It Takes Two is the debut album released by hip hop duo Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock. It was released in 1988 for Profile Records and featured production from DJ E-Z Rock, Rob Base, Donald "O" Bowden and Thomas Dean. Both the album and the title track/single were certified platinum by the RIAA on June 12, 1989 and December 28, 1989, respectively. In 2009, it showed up in the blockbuster Disney romantic comedy, The Proposal, starring Sandra Bullock.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It Takes Two" – 5:00
  2. "Joy and Pain" – 3:45
  3. "Don't Sleep On It" – 4:00
  4. "Check This Out" – 2:59
  5. "Crush" – 5:29
  6. "Get On the Dance Floor" – 4:23
  7. "Times Are Gettin' Ill" – 3:38
  8. "Keep It Going Now" – 3:50
  9. "Make It Hot" – 4:19
  10. "Creativity" – 3:48


  • "It Takes Two"
  • "Get on the Dance Floor" #1 US Dance
  • "Joy and Pain" #38 US
  • "Crush"