Funky Technician
Funky Technician
Studio album by Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth


7 June 1990




Hip hop




Wild Pitch Records/EMI Records


DJ Mike Smooth, DJ Premier, Diamond D, Showbiz

Lord Finesse chronology


Return of the Funky Man (1992)

Funky Technician is the debut album by American rapper Lord Finesse and DJ Mike Smooth, released in 1990 on Wild Pitch Records. Production was handled by Smooth, former label-mate DJ Premier, and future Diggin' in the Crates Crew-members Diamond D and Showbiz. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Albums.

Track listingEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Lord Finesse's Theme Song Intro" Lord Finesse DJ Premier 1:12
2. "Baby, You Nasty [New Version]" Lord Finesse DJ Premier 5:10
3. "Funky Technician" Lord Finesse Diamond D 4:45
4. "Back to Back Rhyming" Lord Finesse, A.G. Showbiz 3:27
5. "Here I Come" Lord Finesse Diamond D 4:36
6. "Slave to My Soundwave" Lord Finesse DJ Mike Smooth 3:24
7. "I Keep the Crowd Listening" Lord Finesse Diamond D 4:14
8. "Bad Mutha" Lord Finesse Diamond D 4:38
9. "Keep It Flowing" Lord Finesse, A.G. DJ Premier 3:24
10. "Lesson to Be Taught" Lord Finesse DJ Premier 5:02
11. "Just a Little Something" Lord Finesse Showbiz 3:04
12. "Strictly for the Ladies" Lord Finesse DJ Premier 5:18
13. "Track the Movement" Lord Finesse DJ Premier 5:35


  • Scratching performed by DJ Premier.
  • Track 13 features additional vocals performed by Patricia (Chocolate).
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