Money, Power & Respect

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Money, Power & Respect
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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 13, 1998
GenreHip hop
ProducerSean Combs (Executive), The Lox, The Hitmen, Dame Grease, Swizz Beatz, Richard Frierson, P.K., Jay Garfield, Rob Carter
The Lox chronology
Money, Power & Respect
We Are the Streets
Singles from Money, Power & Respect
  1. "If You Think I'm Jiggy"
    Released: January 6, 1998
  2. " Money, Power & Respect"
    Released: March 17, 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyA- [2][3]

Money, Power & Respect is the debut album by hip hop group The Lox. It was released on January 13, 1998, through Bad Boy Records and featured production from The Hitmen, Dame Grease and Swizz Beatz. The album found huge success, peaking at number three on the US Billboard 200 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and spawned two charting singles, "Money, Power & Respect" and "If You Think I'm Jiggy". In 2008, the title track was ranked number 53 on Vh1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.

Track listing[edit]

1."Yonkers Tale (Intro)"The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie1:45
2."Livin' the Life"Sean "Puffy" Combs, Richard "Younglord" Frierson3:36
3."If You Think I'm Jiggy"Dame Grease4:40
4."The Interview, Pt. 1"The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson0:39
5."Money, Power & Respect" (featuring DMX & Lil' Kim)Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Ron Lawrence, Jay "Waxx" Garfield4:35
6."Get This $" (featuring Puff Daddy)Sean "Puffy" Combs, Jeffery "J-Dub" Walker, DJ Iroc3:58
7."Let's Start Rap Over" (featuring Carl Thomas)Dame Grease, Jeffery "J-Dub" Walker4:28
8."Mad Rapper (Interlude)"The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson1:15
9."I Wanna Thank You" (featuring Kelly Price)Nashiem Myrick4:02
10."Goin' Be Some Shit" (Sheek Louch solo)Nashiem Myrick, Carlos "6 July" Broady, DJ Iroc4:20
11."The Heist, Pt. 1"Sean "Puffy" Combs, Rob "Arsee" Carter2:51
12."Not to Be Fucked With" (Styles P solo)Sean "Puffy" Combs, Dame Grease4:23
13."The Set-Up (Interlude)"The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson0:48
14."Bitches from Eastwick"Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Chucky Thompson4:13
15."Can't Stop, Won't Stop" (featuring Puff Daddy)Sean "Puffy" Combs, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Steven "Stevie J" Jordan3:38
16."All for the Love" (Jadakiss solo)Swizz Beatz3:33
17."So Right" (featuring Kelly Price)Sean "Puffy" Combs, Ron Lawrence3:30
18."The Snitch (Interlude)"The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson1:31
19."Everybody Wanna Rat"P.K., Dame Grease4:17
20."The Interview, Pt. 2"The Lox, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Richard "Younglord" Frierson0:14
21."We'll Always Love Big Poppa"Dame Grease5:00


  • Credits for Money, Power & Respect adapted from AllMusic.[4]
  • Charles "Prince Charles" Alexander - Mixing
  • Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie - Audio Production, Composer, Executive Producer
  • Camilo Argumedes - Assistant Engineer
  • Carlos "6 July" Broady - Composer, Producer
  • Bob Brockman - Mixing
  • Rob Carter - Producer
  • Sean "Puffy" Combs - Audio Production, Composer, Executive Producer
  • Lane Craven - Mixing
  • Dame Grease - Audio Production, Keyboards, Producer
  • Stephen Dent - Engineer, Mixing
  • DMX - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Rap
  • John Eaton - Engineer
  • Jay Garfield - Producer
  • Rasheed Goodlowe - Engineer
  • Terri Haskins - Art Direction
  • Daniel Hastings - Photography
  • Cheryl Jacobsen - Group Member
  • Jadakiss - Member of Attributed Artist, Rap
  • Steve Jones - Assistant Engineer, Engineer
  • S. Jordan - Composer
  • Ron Lawrence - Producer
  • Jimmie Lee - Engineer
  • Lil' Kim - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Rap
  • The Lox - Primary Artist, Producer
  • Gregg Mann - Engineer
  • Tony Maserati - Engineer, Mixing
  • Damaris Mercado - Design

John Meredith - Engineer, Unknown Contributor Role

  • Lynn Montrose - Assistant Engineer
  • Nasheim Myrick - Audio Production, Composer, Producer
  • Michael Patterson - Engineer, Mixing
  • Pent P.K. - Producer
  • Jayson Phillips - Composer, Group Member
  • Herb Powers - Mastering
  • Kelly Price - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Vocals
  • Puff Daddy - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Rap
  • Sheek Louch - Member of Attributed Artist, Rap
  • Styles P - Member of Attributed Artist, Rap
  • David Styles -Composer, Group Member
  • Swizz Beatz - Audio Production
  • Carl Thomas - Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Rap
  • Chucky Thompson - Producer, Vocals (Background)
  • Barry White - Grooming
  • Rob Williams - Engineer
  • Doug Wilson - Engineer
  • Young Lord - Producer
  • Micheal Claxton - Writer "Let's Start Rap Over"


Chart (1998) Peak
US Billboard 200[5] 3
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[6] 1
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[7] 11

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine (1998-01-13). "Money, Power & Respect - The LOX | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-27.
  2. ^ MUKHERJEE, TIARRA (February 13, 1998). "Entertainment Weekly Review".
  3. ^ "Feature for June 2, 2009 - The LOX' "Money, Power & Respect"". 2009-06-02. Retrieved 2018-01-01.
  4. ^ "Money, Power & Respect - The LOX | Credits". AllMusic. 1998-01-13. Retrieved 2014-03-27.
  5. ^ "The LOX Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  6. ^ "The LOX Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  7. ^ "The LOX Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 27, 2013.