Station Identification (album)

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Station Identification
Station Identification.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 21, 1995
Recorded1993-1994
GenreHip hop
Length45:56
LabelCapitol/EMI Records
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C2-28968
ProducerKRS-One, Rheji Burrell, Salaam Remi
Channel Live chronology
Station Identification
(1995)
Armaghetto
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars link

Station Identification is the first album by Channel Live. The album was released on March 21, 1995, on Capitol Records and was produced by KRS-One, Rheji Burrell, and Salaam Remi. The album did fairly well on the Billboard charts, reaching 58 on the Billboard 200 and 9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

The album is best known for its lead single, "Mad Izm", which was a collaboration with KRS-One. The song became Channel Live's biggest hit, peaking at #54 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number three on the Hot Rap Singles. The track was remixed by Buckwild from Diggin' in the Crates (D.I.T.C.) and is on his 2007 compilation album Rare Studio Masters' as track one on disc one. "Reprogram" reached number 31 on the Maxi-Singles chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Station Identification"- 4:39
  2. "Channel One"- :34
  3. "Lock It Up"- 3:31
  4. "Channel Two"- :24
  5. "What! (Cause and Effect)"- 2:56
  6. "Mad Izm (feat. KRS-One)"- 4:16
  7. "Reprogram"- 3:50
  8. "Channel Three"- :52
  9. "Sex for the Sport"- 5:02
  10. "Channel Four"- :37
  11. "Down Goes the Devil"- 3:31
  12. "Build & Destroy"- 2:20
  13. "Alpha & Omega"- 4:47
  14. "Homicide Ride"- 4:38
  15. "Who U Represent"- 3:59

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Billboard 200 58
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 9