Forever
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Studio album by Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs

Released

August 24, 1999

Recorded

June 1998 - February 1999

Studio

The Hit Factory
(Manhattan, NY)
Daddy's House Recording Studios
(New York City)
Silent Sound
(Atlanta, GA)
Compass Point Recording Studios
(Nassau, Bahamas)
The Record Plant
(Los Angeles, CA)
Quad Recording Studios
(New York City)

Genre

Hip hop, East Coast hip hop

Length

77:05

Label

Bad Boy Entertainment

Producer

Sean Combs (exec.), The Hitmen (also exec.), Zach White

Forever is the second studio album by American Hip hop recording artist Sean "Puffy" Combs. It was released in August 24, 1999 under Bad Boy Entertainment. Recording sessions were taken place at The Hit Factory, Daddy's House Recording Studios and Quad Recording Studios in New York City, Silent Sound in Atlanta, Compass Point Recording Studios in Nassau, Bahamas and The Record Plant in Los Angeles from June 1998 to February 1999. The majority of production on the album was handled by Sean Combs, The Hitmen members (Mario Winans, Nashiem Myrick, Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence, Prestige, J-Dub, Anthony Dent, Joe Hooker, Carlos Broady and Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie) and Zack White. Features guest contributions from: Kelly Price, Jay-Z, R. Kelly, Twista, Carl Thomas, Redman, Bizzy Bone (of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony), Lil' Kim, Mark Curry, G. Dep, Shyne, Busta Rhymes, Sauce Money, The Notorious B.I.G., Cee-Lo Green (of Goodie Mob), Nas, Beanie Sigel, Mario Winans, Joe Hooker and Hurricane G.

The album was supported by the singles and music videos for "Best Friend", "P.E. 2000" and "Satisfy You".

Track listing[edit | edit source]

  1. "Forever" - 1:51
  2. "What You Want" - 4:30
  3. "I'll Do This for You" (feat. Kelly Price) - 5:00
  4. "Do You Like It...Do You Want It?" (feat. Jay-Z) - 3:54
  5. "Satisfy You" (feat. R. Kelly) - 4:48
  6. "Is This the End (Part Two)" (feat. Twista) - 4:40
  7. "I Hear Voices" (feat. Carl Thomas) - 5:14
  8. "Fake Thugs Dedication" (feat. Redman) - 3:13
  9. "Diddy Speaks" - 1:11
  10. "Angels With Dirty Faces" (feat. Bizzy Bone) - 4:10
  11. "Gangsta Shit" (feat. Lil' Kim and Mark Curry) - 4:42
  12. "P.S. 112 (Interlude)" - 0:59
  13. "Pain" (feat. G. Dep) - 3:56
  14. "Reverse" (feat. Shyne, G. Dep, Cee-Lo Green, Busta Rhymes and Sauce Money) - 5:07
  15. "Real N*#!as" (feat. The Notorious B.I.G. and Lil' Kim) - 4:01
  16. "Journey Through the Life" (feat. Nas, Beanie Sigel, Joe Hooker and Lil' Kim) - 4:55
  17. "Best Friend" (feat. Mario Winans) - 5:32
  18. "Mad Rapper (Interlude)" - 1:14
  19. "P.E. 2000" (feat. Hurricane G) - 4:52

Samples[edit | edit source]

Forever

  • "Ever So Lonely/Eyes/Ocean" by Sheila Chandra

I'll Do This For You

  • "Get Off" by Foxy

Do You Like It...Don't You Want It?

Satisfy You

  • "Why You Treat Me So Bad" by Club Nouveau
  • "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye

I Hear Voices

  • "Bamboo Child" by Ryo Kawasaki

Fake Thugs Dedication

  • "Paper Thin" by MC Lyte
  • "Shining Star" by Earth, Wind & Fire

Angels With Dirty Faces

  • "Fantasy" by Earth, Wind & Fire

Pain

  • "Benjamin" by Les McCann

Reverse

  • "Romeo" by The Dynamic Superiors

Journey Through the Life

  • "Your Love Is Like The Morning Sun" by Al Green

Best Friend

  • "Sailing" by Christopher Cross

P.E. 2000

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