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2000
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Studio album by Grand Puba

Released

June 20, 1995

Recorded

June 1994 - February 1995

Studio

Soundtrack Studios
(New York City)
Platinum Island Studios
(New York City)
Battery Studios
(New York City)
V. Dubbs Studios and Acme Recording Studios
(Mamaroneck, NY)
Fiber Studios and Chung King Studios
(New York City)

Genre

Hip hop, East Coast hip hop

Length

48:07

Label

Elektra

Producer

Dante Ross, Mark Sparks, Minnesota, DJ Alamo, Chris Liggio

2000 is the second studio album by American rapper and Brand Nubian member Grand Puba. It was released in June 20, 1995 through Elektra Records. Grand Puba recorded the album during June 1994 to February 1995 at Soundtrack Studios, Platinum Island Studios, Battery Studios, V. Dubbs Studios, Acme Recording Studios, Fiber Studios and Chung King Studios in New York City. Production was handled by Mark Sparks, Minnesota, DJ Alamo, Chris Liggio and Dante Ross. The album peaked at #48 on the Billboard 200 and at #5 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums in the United States.

The album spawned two singles: "I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)" and "A Little of This". Its lead single, "I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)", reached #91 on the Billboard Hot 100, #68 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, #21 on the Hot Rap Songs, and was featured in the soundtrack for the video game Tony Hawk's Underground 2. The album's second single, "A Little of This" features backing vocals from Kid (of Kid 'n Play), made it to #90 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and also #21 on the Hot Rap Songs.

Track listing Edit

  1. "Very Special" (feat. Michelle Valdes Valentine) - 5:15
  2. "I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)" - 4:23
  3. "A Little of This" - 4:23
  4. "Keep On" - 5:04
  5. "Backstabbers" (feat. Michelle Valdes Valentine) - 5:05
  6. "2000" - 3:25
  7. "Amazing" - 4:02
  8. "Don't Waste My Time" - 4:28
  9. "Play It Cool" (feat. Sadat X) - 4:12
  10. "Playin' the Game" - 3:08
  11. "Change Gonna Come" - 4:32
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