The Magnificent (DJ Jazzy Jeff album)

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The Magnificent
Studio album by DJ Jazzy Jeff
Released August 13, 2002 (2002-08-13)[1]
Genre Hip hop, R&B, deep house
Length 79:31
Label BBE, Rapster Records
Producer DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kev Brown, P. Smoovah, Ken Wood, Oddisee, Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez, Little Louie Vega
DJ Jazzy Jeff chronology
The Magnificent
The Return of the Magnificent
(2007)The Return of the Magnificent2007
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 75/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
BBC favorable[3]
HipHopDX 3.5/5[4]
PopMatters favorable[5]
Slant Magazine 3.5/5 stars[6]

The Magnificent is the first studio album by DJ Jazzy Jeff. It was released via BBE and Rapster Records in 2002.

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, The Magnificent received an average score of 75% based on 11 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[2]

In 2004, Philadelphia Weekly placed it at number 25 on the "100 Best Philly Albums of All Time" list.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Da Ntro" (featuring Pauly Yamz and Baby Blak) DJ Jazzy Jeff 3:32
2. "Shake It Off" (featuring Chef Word) Kev Brown 4:34
3. "For Da Love of Da Game" (featuring Baby Blak and Pauly Yamz) DJ Jazzy Jeff 3:47
4. "Break It Down" (featuring J-Live) P. Smoovah 4:31
5. "How I Do" (featuring Cy Young) Kev Brown 4:27
6. "Worldwide" (featuring Baby Blak and Pauly Yamz) Ken Wood 4:26
7. "Musik Lounge" (featuring Oddisee) Oddisee 4:10
8. "Rock Wit U" Kev Brown 3:37
9. "Travelz" (featuring Baby Blak and Crushall) Kev Brown 3:47
10. "Scram" (featuring Freddie Foxxx) Kev Brown 5:01
11. "My Peoples" (featuring Raheem DeVaughn) DJ Jazzy Jeff 4:09
12. "Know Ur Hood" (featuring Chef Word and Pauly Yamz) Kev Brown 4:59
13. "Love Saviour" (featuring Flo Brown and Raheem DeVaughn) DJ Jazzy Jeff, Ken Wood 4:02
14. "Mystery Man" (featuring The Last Emperor) Ken Wood 3:09
15. "We Are" (featuring Cy Young and Raheem DeVaughn) Kev Brown 4:12
16. "Charmed Life" (featuring J-Live) P. Smoovah 4:16
17. "We Live in Philly" (featuring Jill Scott) DJ Jazzy Jeff 6:34
18. "In Time" (featuring V) Masters at Work 6:09


Chart Peak
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 73
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[9] 39


  1. ^ a b Bush, John. "DJ Jazzy Jeff - The Magnificent". AllMusic. Retrieved April 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "The Magnificent by DJ Jazzy Jeff". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ Puleston, Andy (2002). "Jazzy Jeff - The Magnificent - Review". BBC. Retrieved April 22, 2016. 
  4. ^ Williams, DeMarco (August 22, 2002). "DJ Jazzy Jeff - The Magnificent". HipHopDX. Retrieved April 22, 2016. 
  5. ^ Dlugacz, Adam (August 6, 2002). "DJ Jazzy Jeff: The Magnificent". PopMatters. Retrieved April 22, 2016. 
  6. ^ Cinquemani, Sal (July 21, 2002). "DJ Jazzy Jeff - The Magnificent". Slant Magazine. Retrieved April 22, 2016. 
  7. ^ "100 Best Philly Albums of All Time". Philadelphia Weekly. September 22, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2017. 
  8. ^ "DJ Jazzy Jeff - Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved December 4, 2017. 
  9. ^ "DJ Jazzy Jeff - Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved December 4, 2017. 

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