Top Billin'

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"Top Billin'"
Top Billin' by Audio Two US 7-inch vinyl Side A.jpg
One of side-A labels of U.S. vinyl single
Single by Audio Two
from the album What More Can I Say?
A-side "Make It Funky"
Released October 15, 1987
Format 12"
Recorded 1987
Genre Golden age hip hop
Length 2:56
Label First Priority Music
Songwriter(s) Kirk Robinson, Nat Robinson
Producer(s) Daddy-O, Audio Two
Audio Two singles chronology
"Top Billin'"
(1987)
"What More Can I Say?"
(1988)
"Top Billin'"
(1987)
"What More Can I Say?"
(1988)

"Top Billin'" is a single for American hip-hop duo Audio Two, released as the B-side of the single "Make It Funky" from the album What More Can I Say? It was released before First Priority Music inked a distribution deal with Atlantic Records. The song was voted #8 in About.com's Top 100 Rap Songs.[1] It was also included in both lists of the musical-reference book 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die: And 10,001 You Must Download.

In 2012, the song was ranked 43rd as Rolling Stone's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of All-Time.[2]

Single track listing[edit]

"Make It Funky"/"Top Billin'"[edit]

A-side

  1. "Make It Funky" – 4:56

B-Side

  1. "Make It Funky (DUB)" – 4:05
  2. "Top Billin'" - 2:50

"Top Billin' (Remix)"[edit]

A-side

  1. "Top Billin (More Bass)" – 4:00
  2. "Top Billin (Teddy Ted Mix) (No Half Steppin)" – 5:44
  3. "Top Billin (808 Style)" – 3:09

B-side

  1. "Top Billin (Original)" – 2:50
  2. "Top Billin (Acapella)" – 2:48
  3. "The Freshest Slowest Jam" – 5:09[3]

References[edit]