Word to the Jaz

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Word to the Jaz
Studio album by
GenreHip hop
  • Scott Folks (exec.)
  • Jaz-O
  • Bryan Chuck New
  • Pete Q. Harris
Jaz-O chronology
Word to the Jaz
To Your Soul
Singles from Word to the Jaz
  1. "Buss The Speaker / Let's Play House"
    Released: 1989
  2. "Hawaiian Sophie"
    Released: 1989
  3. "Word To The Jaz"
    Released: 1989

Word to the Jaz is the debut studio album by American rapper and producer The Jaz from New York, New York. It was released in 1989 via EMI USA, and produced by Bryan "Chuck" New, Pete Q. Harris and The Jaz. The album peaked at number 87 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[1] It featured guest appearance from Jay-Z on the song "Hawaiian Sophie", which peaked at number 18 on the Hot Rap Songs chart.[2] The single "Let's Play House"/"Buss the Speaker" peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

1."Dance to This"3:56
3."Hawaiian Sophie" (featuring Jay-Z)4:26
4."Give a Lil Extra"4:56
6."Word to the Jaz"5:23
7."Let's Play House"4:53
8."Boost Up the Family"4:32
10."I Can Dig Rappin'"4:28
11."Look Out"5:26
12."Buss Da Speaka"4:38
Total length:58:13


  • Jonathan Burks – main performer, producer
  • Shawn Corey Carter – featured performer (track 3)
  • Bryan Chuck New – producer
  • Peter Brian Harris – producer
  • Scott Folks – executive producer
  • Carol Chen – art direction
  • Henry Marquez – art direction
  • Timothy White – photography



  1. ^ "The Jaz Word To The Jaz Chart History". Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  2. ^ "The Jaz Hawaiian Sophie Chart History". Hot Rap Songs. Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  3. ^ "The Jaz Chart History". Dance Club Songs. Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  4. ^ "The Jaz Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  5. ^ "The Jaz Chart History". Hot Rap Songs. Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  6. ^ "The Jaz Chart History". Dance Club Songs. Retrieved 2018-01-08.

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