Return of the Product

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Return of the Product
MC Serch Return of the Product cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 25, 1992
MC Serch chronology
Derelicts of Dialect
Return of the Product
Singles from Return of the Product
  1. "Here It Comes"
    Released: July 16, 1992
  2. "Back to the Grill"
    Released: December 24, 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB-[2]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[3]

Return of the Product is the only solo studio album by former 3rd Bass member MC Serch. It was released August 25, 1992 on Def Jam Recordings/Columbia Records/Sony Music Entertainment. Recording sessions took place at Chung King Studios in New York City, at Chapel Studios and Red Chamber Studios in Los Angeles. Production was handled by T-Ray, Skeff Anselm, Epic Mazur and Richard Wolf, with MC Serch serving as executive and co-producer. It features guest appearances from Chubb Rock, Joe Fatal, Nas and Red Hot Lover Tone.

The album peaked at number 103 on the Billboard 200, at number 28 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 2 on the Heatseekers Albums in the United States. Return of the Product spawned a hit single "Here It Comes"/"Back to the Grill", which reached number 1 on the Hot Rap Singles chart. The title of "Back to the Grill" is a reference to the 3rd Bass track "Kick 'Em in the Grill".

Track listing[edit]

1."Here It Comes"3:31
2."Don't Have to Be"
  • Wolf & Epic
  • MC Serch (co.)
3."Back to the Grill" (featuring Chubb Rock, Nas and Red Hot Lover Tone)
4."Hard But True"
  • Wolf & Epic
  • MC Serch (co.)
5."Return of the Product"
  • Wolf & Epic
  • MC Serch (co.)
6."Daze in a Weak"
  • T-Ray
  • MC Serch (co.)
7."Can You Dig It"
  • Wolf & Epic
  • MC Serch (co.)
8."Social Narcotics" (featuring Joe Fatal)
  • T-Ray
  • MC Serch (co.)
9."Hits the Head"Skeff Anslem4:23
10."Scenes from the Mind"
  • T-Ray
  • MC Serch (co.)
11."Here It Comes Again"
  • T-Ray
  • MC Serch (co.)
Total length:45:21

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
US Billboard 200[4] 103
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 28
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[6] 2


  1. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Return of the Product - MC Serch | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  2. ^ Bernard, James (September 4, 1992). "Kizz My Black Azz; Return of the Product". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  3. ^ Tannenbaum, Rob (October 1, 1992). "Return of the Product : M.C. Serch : Review : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on October 24, 2007. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  4. ^ "MC Serch Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  5. ^ "MC Serch Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  6. ^ "MC Serch Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 3, 2018.

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