They Want EFX

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"They Want EFX"
Single by Das EFX
from the album Dead Serious
B-side "Jussumen"
Released March 5, 1992
Format 12", Cassette, CD, Maxi, Vinyl
Genre Hip hop, East Coast hip hop
Length 3:39
Label East West/Atlantic
Songwriter(s) W. Hines, A. Weston, C. Bobbit, J. Brown, F. Wesley
Producer(s) Das EFX
Das EFX singles chronology
"They Want EFX"
"Mic Checka"
"They Want EFX"
"Mic Checka"

"They Want EFX" is a song by American hip hop group Das EFX recorded for their debut album Dead Serious (1992). The song was released as the group's debut single for the album in March 1992. The song samples "Buffalo Gals" by Malcolm McLaren and "Blind Man Can See It" by James Brown.

Track listings[edit]

12", Vinyl[edit]

  1. "They Want EFX" (Dead Serious) - 3:49
  2. "They Want EFX" (Instrumental) - 3:39
  3. "They Want EFX" (Remix) - 3:55
  4. "They Want EFX" (Dub) - 3:55

Cassette, Maxi-Single[edit]

  1. "They Want EFX" (Remix) - 3:49
  2. "They Want EFX" (Dead Serious) - 3:39
  3. "Jussumen" (LP Version) - 3:29
  4. "They Want EFX" (Dub) - 3:55
  5. "They Want EFX" (Instrumental) - 3:55

CD, Promo[edit]

  1. "They Want EFX" (Remix) - 3:49
  2. "They Want EFX" (Dead Serious) - 3:39


Information taken from Discogs.[1][2]

  • arranging: Das EFX (W. Hines, A. Weston)
  • co-production: Kevin Byrdsong, Marcus Logan
  • engineering: Bobby Sarsur, Solid Scheme (C. Charity, D. Lynch)
  • executive production: EPMD
  • guitar: Bobby Sitchran
  • mastering: Tony Dawsey
  • mixing: Bobby Sarsur
  • production: Das EFX
  • remixing: Solid Scheme
  • writing: Das EFX, C. Bobbit, J. Brown, F. Wesley

Chart performance[edit]