The Return of the Magnificent

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The Return of the Magnificent
Studio album by DJ Jazzy Jeff
Released May 8, 2007
Recorded 2006
Genre Hip hop
Length 78:38
Label Barely Breaking Even
Producer DJ Jazzy Jeff
DJ Jazzy Jeff chronology
The Magnificent
The Return of the Magnificent
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Art of Rhyme (3.5/5)[1]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[2]
Okayplayer 4/5 stars[3]
PopMatters (7/10)[4]
RapReviews (8/10)[5]
URB 4/5 stars[6]
XXL 4/5 stars[7]

The Return of the Magnificent is the follow-up album to The Magnificent (2002) by DJ Jazzy Jeff. The album, entirely produced by Townes, has guest appearances by Rhymefest, Posdnous, and Big Daddy Kane. The album cover is based on the Deodato 2 cover by Brazilian keyboardist Eumir Deodato.[8]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks produced by DJ Jazzy Jeff.

# Title Composer(s) Performer(s) Time Sample(s)
1 "Hip Hop" J. Townes Twone Gabz, Arif 4:27 "Rapper's Delight" by Sugarhill Gang
2 "Let Me Hear U Clap" J. Townes, K. Mercer Posdnous 3:06 "Holding You Loving You" by Don Blackman
3 "Run That Back" J. Townes, L. Manson Eshon Burgundy, Black Ice 4:00 "The Look of Love" by Barney Kessel
4 "The Definition" J. Townes Kel Spencer 3:35 "The Highways of My Life" by The Isley Brothers
5 "Touch Me wit Ur Handz" J. Townes ChinahBlac 5:36 "Say Yes" by Floetry
6 "Jeff n Fess" J. Townes, C. Smith Rhymefest 4:21 "Bring It Up" by James Brown
7 "Practice" J. Townes, J.J. Cadet J-Live 4:13 "Think Twice" by Donald Byrd, Allen Iverson's 2002 rant on "Practice"
8 "Supa Jean" J. Townes, T. Ibrahim Jean Grae 5:05 "Synthetic Substitution" by Melvin Bliss
9 "The Garden" J. Townes, A. Hardy Big Daddy Kane 4:00 "Angela" by Bob James
10 "She Was So Flyy" J. Townes, J. Harrow Kardinal Offishall 4:03
11 "Hold It Down" J. Townes, C. Smith Method Man 3:14 "Love's Theme" by Love Unlimited Orchestra
12 "All I Know" J. Townes, C. Penn CL Smooth 4:11 "Samba Sensitive" by Oscar Peterson
13 "Go See the Doctor 2k7" J. Townes Twone Gabz 4:00
14 "My Soul Ain't for Sale" J. Townes, R. DeVaughn Raheem DeVaughn 5:11 "What You Won't Do for Love" by Bobby Caldwell
15 "Come On" J. Townes Dave Ghetto 5:05 "You're All I Need to Get By" by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
16 "Brand New Funk 2k7" J. Townes, P. Zayas Peedi Peedi 4:04 "Bouncy Lady" by Pleasure
17 "Money Can't Buy Me Love" (bonus track) J. Townes, M. Hall Biz Markie 5:06 "Can't Buy Me Love" by The Beatles


Charts (2007)[9] Peak
U.S. Independent Albums 38
U.S. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 55


  1. ^ Art of Rhyme review
  2. ^ HipHopDX review
  3. ^ Okayplayer review
  4. ^ PopMatters review
  5. ^ RapReviews review
  6. ^ URB review
  7. ^ XXL review
  8. ^ Lindsey, Craig D. (May 30, 2007). All That Jazzy. Philadelphia Weekly. Accessed October 18, 2008.
  9. ^ allmusic ((( The Return of the Magnificent > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums ))). Allmusic. Accessed May 21, 2008.

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