What I'm After (Lords of the Underground song)

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"What I'm After"
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Single by Lords of the Underground
from the album Keepers of the Funk
Released February 21, 1995
Format Vinyl, Cassette, CD
Recorded 1994
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:19
Label Pendulum/Capitol
Writer(s) Lords of the Underground
Producer(s) K-Def, Lords of the Underground
Lords of the Underground chronology
"Tic Toc"
"What I'm After"

"What I'm After" is the second single released from the Lords of the Underground's second album, Keepers of the Funk. Produced by K-Def, with the group serving as co-producers, "What I'm After" was a minor hit on the rap charts, peaking at 32 on the chart. The song samples Trouble Funk's "Pump Me Up" and fellow New Jersey native Redman's "Tonight's da Night". The promotional music video was directed by Diane Martel, her second Lords of the Underground video after "Chief Rocka", and featured a cameo appearance by Redman.

Single track listing[edit]


  1. "What I'm After" (Rumble Mix)- 4:19
  2. "What I'm After" (TV Mix)- 4:19
  3. "What I'm After" (Accapella)- 4:04


  1. "What I'm After" (Extended DJ Mix)- 5:55
  2. "What I'm After" (Instrumental)- 4:19
  3. "What I'm After" (Beat Box Bonus Beats)- 2:21


Chart (1995) Peak
Billboard Hot Rap Singles 32
Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 28