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EPMD - Strictly Business album download Performer: EPMD
Album: Strictly Business
Released: 1988
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Strictly Business is the debut album by hip-hop duo EPMD. It was released on June 7, 1988, by Fresh/Sleeping Bag Records around the world and BCM Records in Germany. It peaked at No. 80 on the Billboard 200 soon after release, yet it earned an RIAA gold album certification within four months of its release. In addition, it has received much positive critical attention since its release.

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Strictly Business is the debut single by EPMD from their debut album, Strictly Business. Written and produced by the duo, Strictly Business became EPMD’s first charting single, becoming a minor hit on the R&B charts. Although not a huge success when it was released, Strictly Business has since become a Hip Hop classic. The song’s main sample is Eric Clapton’s cover of Bob Marley’s I Shot the Sheriff.

EPMD - Strictly Business (Full Album). Strictly Business (Full Album).

Strictly Business is the debut single and title track from EPMD’s acclaimed debut album. Although the single did not claim initial success, it has since been recognized as a hip-hop classic. In 1988 The Face ranked it as the 25th best single of the year in music. Strictly Business" Track Info.

Strictly Business’ may be EPMD’s debut album, but it left calling cards for their future work – and influenced numerous MCs that followed it. Published on. June 7, 2019. Business? Not cool, is it? Stiffs in suits and ties grafting at a desk and thinking only of profit? Where’s the fun in that? EPMD found it. And let’s be clear – these guys were serious about profit. That’s why they were called Erick And Parrish Making Dollars.

Tracklist

X1 Strictly Business 4:43
X2 Because I'm Housin' 3:59
X3 So Let The Funk Flow 4:14
X4 You Gots To Chill 4:20
X5 It's My Thing 5:41
Y1 You're A Customer 5:23
Y2 The Steve Martin 4:37
Y3 Get Off The Bandwagon 4:19
Y4 D.J. K La Boss 4:27
Y5 Jane 2:56

Credits

  • Design – Susan Huyser
  • Design [Epmd Logo Design] – Eric Haze Productions*
  • Engineer – Al Watts, Charlie Marotta, Jim Foley, John Poppo
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Gordon Davies, Rich Rahner
  • Mastered By – Herb Powers*
  • Photography By – Janette Beckman
  • Scratches – DJ K La Boss
  • Written-By, Producer, Mixed By – EPMD

Notes

"Recorded & mixed: North Shore Soundworks and Island Media Studios, West Babylon, NY."

Runout inscriptions Side X:
"F/W HERBIE Jr :^) LPRE-82006-X. 1-1"
and on Side Y:
"F/W HERBIE Jr :^)" and "LPRE-82006-Y. 1-3"

Label reads "I'm Housin'" for track X2.
Label reads "Let The Funk Flow" for track X3.

Has a different barcode (erroneously from their 1989 Album EPMD - Unfinished Business) than the original pressing.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 31199 20121 3
  • Barcode (EAN-Code, Scanned): 0311992012113

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
LPRE-82006 EPMD Strictly Business ‎(LP, Album) Fresh Records LPRE-82006 US 1988
CDRE-82006 EPMD Strictly Business ‎(CD, Album) Fresh Records CDRE-82006 Canada 1988
B0019008-02 EPMD Strictly Business (25th Anniversary Edition) ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Priority Records, UMe B0019008-02 US 2013
CD 076-555722 EPMD Strictly Business ‎(CD, Album, RE) BCM Records CD 076-555722 Europe Unknown
SBUK LP1 EPMD Strictly Business ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) Sleeping Bag Records SBUK LP1 Europe 2016

Tracklist

A1 Strictly Business 4:43
A2 I'm Housin' 3:59
A3 Let The Funk Flow 4:14
A4 You Gots To Chill 4:20
A5 It's My Thing 5:41
B1 You're A Customer 5:23
B2 The Steve Martin 4:37
B3 Get Off The Bandwagon 4:18
B4 DJ K La Boss 4:27
B5 Jane 2:58

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Rush Artist Management
  • Record Company – Fresh Records
  • Distributed By – Rush Records
  • Distributed By – Discobox
  • Distributed By – Da Music
  • Distributed By – Deutsche Austrophon
  • Distributed By – Streetheat
  • Distributed By – Dum Dum Records
  • Recorded At – North Shore Soundworks
  • Recorded At – Island Media Studios
  • Mixed At – North Shore Soundworks
  • Mixed At – Island Media Studios
  • Pressed By – Sonopress – C-3003

Credits

  • Design – Susan Huyser
  • Design [EPMD Logo] – Eric Haze Productions
  • Engineer – Al Watts, Charlie Marotta, Jim Foley, John Poppo
  • Engineer [Asst. Engineer] – Gordon Davies, Rich Rahner
  • Photography By – Janette Beckman
  • Written-By, Producer – EPMD

Notes

[On rear cover:]
Made in Western Germany (Also available on CD+MC)

BCM Records
Distributed By Rush Records/Discobox (Germany). Da Music/Deutsche Austrophon (Germany). Streetheat (Switzerland). Dum Dum (Austria)

[The rear cover shows:]
A2 as: "Because I'm Housin'"
A3 as: "So Let The Funk Flow"
B4 as: "D.J. K La Boss"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 8116
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): DMC-3003 A-1/6-88 C III
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): DMC-3003 B-1/6-88
  • Rights Society: GEMA BIEM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
LPRE-82006 EPMD Strictly Business ‎(LP, Album) Fresh Records LPRE-82006 US 1988
CDRE-82006 EPMD Strictly Business ‎(CD, Album) Fresh Records CDRE-82006 Canada 1988
B0019008-02 EPMD Strictly Business (25th Anniversary Edition) ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Priority Records, UMe B0019008-02 US 2013
CD 076-555722 EPMD Strictly Business ‎(CD, Album, RE) BCM Records CD 076-555722 Europe Unknown
SBUK LP1 EPMD Strictly Business ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) Sleeping Bag Records SBUK LP1 Europe 2016