Safe + Sound

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Safe + Sound
Studio album by DJ Quik
Released February 21, 1995 (US)
Recorded 1993-1994
Skip Sailor Recordings
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre West Coast hip hop, jazz rap, G-funk, gangsta rap, R&B
Length 67:28
Label Profile
Producer Suge Knight (exec.), DJ Quik, G-One, Robert Bacon
DJ Quik chronology
Way 2 Fonky
(1992)Way 2 Fonky1992
Safe + Sound
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1] (8.5/10)[2]
The Source 4/5 stars[3]
Vibe (favorable)[4]

Safe + Sound is the third album by rapper/producer DJ Quik. It was released on February 21, 1995 on Profile Records. It peaked at number 14 on the Billboard 200 on March 11, 1995, number 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart the same date, & was certified Gold by the RIAA on July 11, 1995. The album was executive produced by Suge Knight. The album featured the singles "Dollaz & Sense" and "Safe + Sound".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Street Level Entrance" David Blake DJ Quik 1:52
2. "Get at Me" DJ Quik 4:07
3. "Diggin U Out" Blake DJ Quik 4:48
4. "Safe + Sound"
  • George Archie
  • Blake
  • DJ Quik
  • G-One[c]
5. "Somethin' 4 Tha Mood"
  • DJ Quik
  • G-One[c]
6. "Don't You Eat It!" Blake DJ Quik 1:07
7. "Can I Eat It?"
  • Archie
  • Blake
DJ Quik 4:59
8. "It'z Your Fantasy"
  • Archie
  • Blake
  • DJ Quik
  • G-One[c]
9. "Tha Ho In You" (featuring Hi-C & 2nd II None)
  • Archie
  • Darius Barnett
  • Blake
  • Kelton L. McDonald
  • Crawford Wilkerson
DJ Quik 4:44
10. "Dollaz + Sense" Blake DJ Quik 5:52
11. "Let You Havit" Blake DJ Quik 3:40
12. "Summer Breeze"
  • DJ Quik
  • Courtney Branch
  • Tracy Kendrick[c]
13. "Quik's Groove III"
  • Archie
  • Robert Bacon
  • Blake
  • DJ Quik
  • Robert Bacon
  • G-One[c]
14. "Sucka Free" Blake DJ Quik 2:10
15. "Keep Tha "P" In It" (featuring Playa Hamm, Hi-C, 2nd II None & Kam)
  • Barnett
  • Blake
  • McDonald
  • Craig Miller
  • Wilkerson
DJ Quik 5:24
16. "Hooray 4 Tha Funk (Reprise)"
DJ Quik 5:24
17. "Tanqueray" (Hidden bonus track) Blake DJ Quik 4:19
Total length: 63.21
Sample credits
  • "Get at Me" Contain samples of "Rigor Mortis" by Cameo & "Conscience" by Sun.
  • "Diggin' U Out" Contain samples of "I Get Lifted" by George McCrae & "The Freeze (Sizzaleenmean)" by Parliament.
  • "Safe + Sound" Contain samples of "Strawberry Letter 23" by The Brothers Johnson and "I Wanna Be Your Lover" by Prince.
  • "Can I Eat It" Contain a sample of "Don't Fight the Feeling" by One Way.
  • "Itz Your Fantasy" Contain a sample of "California My Way" by The Main Ingredient.
  • "Dollaz + Sense" Contain a sample of "I Like (What You're Doing to Me)" by Young & Company.
  • "Let You Havit" Contain a sample of "Long Stroke" by ADC Band.
  • "Summer Breeze" Contain a sample of "You Like Me Don't You" by Jermaine Jackson.
  • "Sucka Free" Contain a sample of "Shack Up" by Banbarra.
  • "Keep Tha P in It" Contain samples of "Do It, Fluid" by The Blackbyrds and "Colour Me Funky" by Parliament.
  • "Hoorah 4 Tha Funk" Contain a sample of "Atomic Dog" by George Clinton
  • "Tanqueray" Contain samples of "Get Up to Get Down" by Brass Construction and "Bustin' Out (On Funk)" by Rick James.


Credits for Safe + Sound adapted from Allmusic.[5]


Preceded by
My Life by Mary J. Blige
U.S. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums number-one album
March 11, 1995 – March 25, 1995
Succeeded by
My Life by Mary J. Blige


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[9] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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