Keepers of the Funk

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Keepers of the Funk
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Studio album by Lords of the Underground
Released November 1, 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre East Coast hip hop, underground hip hop, hardcore rap
Length 48:17
Label Pendulum Records
Producer Marley Marl
Lords of the Underground
Lords of the Underground chronology
Here Come the Lords
Keepers of the Funk
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Keepers of the Funk is the second album by rap group, Lords of the Underground. The album was released in November 1, 1994 for Pendulum Records and was produced by Marley Marl, K-Def, Lords of the Underground and Andre Booth. Though Keepers of the Funk was not as successful as Here Come the Lords, the album did gain some success, making it to #57 on the Billboard 200 and #16 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album is now out of print.

Three singles made it to the Billboard charts, "Tic Toc", "What I'm After" and "Faith".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro"- 1:00
  2. "Ready or Not"- 4:03
  3. "Tic Toc"- 3:51
  4. "Keepers of the Funk" (feat. George Clinton)- 4:18
  5. "Steam from da Knot"- 3:07
  6. "What I'm After"- 4:19
  7. "Faith"- 4:02
  8. "Neva Faded" (feat. Supreme C)- 5:16
  9. "No Pain" (feat. Sah-B)- 3:53
  10. "Frustrated" (feat. Sah-B)- 4:18
  11. "Yes Y'All"- 4:17
  12. "What U See"- 3:57
  13. "Outro"- 1:28

Album Chart Positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1994 "Keepers of the Funk" #57 #16

Singles Chart Positions[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Billboard Hot 100 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles
1994 "Tic Toc" 73 #52 #17
1995 "What I'm After" - - #32
1995 "Faith" - - #49


  1. ^ Keepers of the Funk at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-17.