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N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. album
Studio album by N.O.R.E.

Released

July 7, 1998

Recorded

June 1997 - February 1998

Studio

Criteria Studios
(Miami, Florida)
Electric Lady Studios
(New York City)

Genre

Hip hop

Length

68:58

Label

Penalty Records, Tommy Boy Records

Producer

L.E.S., Dame Grease, Capone (exec.), Duro, EZ Elpee, Kurt Gowdy, Marley Marl, Nasheim Myrick, Jay "Waxx" Garfield, Swizz Beatz, SPK, The Neptunes, Trackmasters

N.O.R.E. (an acronym for N*!#+s On The Run Eating), is the solo debut studio album by American rapper N.O.R.E.. It was released in July 7, 1998 on Tommy Boy Records and Penalty Records, and debuted with sales of 165,000 in its first week of release, eventually being certified Gold by the RIAA. The album contained the hit single "Superthug" which peaked at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached #1 on the Hot Rap Singles chart. The production on the album was handled by L.E.S., Swizz Beatz, Marley Marl, The Neptunes, Trackmasters, SPK, Dame Grease, Nasheim Myrick, Duro, EZ Elpee, Kurt Gowdy, and Jay "Waxx" Garfield. The album features guest appearances by Nature, Cam'ron, Big Pun, The LOX members Styles P and Jadakiss, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Kool G Rap, Spliff Star, Musalini, Maze, Kid Capri, Chico DeBarge and Carl Thomas.

Track listing Edit

  1. "The Jump Off" - 0:54
  2. "Banned from T.V." (feat. Nature, Big Pun, Cam'ron, Styles P and Jadakiss) - 5:11
  3. "I Love My Life" (feat. Carl Thomas) - 4:36
  4. "N.O.R.E." - 3:14
  5. "Hed Interlude" - 1:00
  6. "Hed" (feat. Nature) - 4:48
  7. "It's Not a Game" (feat. Mussolini and Maze) - 3:12
  8. "Fiesta" (feat. Kid Capri) - 3:35
  9. "40 Island" (feat. Kool G Rap and Mussolini) - 4:35
  10. "The Way We Live" (feat. Chico DeBarge) - 5:09
  11. "Animal Thug Interlude" - 1:41
  12. "The Change" - 3:32
  13. "Superthug" - 5:00
  14. "Da Story" (feat. Maze) - 4:43
  15. "Mathematics (Esta Loca)" - 3:23
  16. "The Assignment" (feat. Maze, Spliff Star and Busta Rhymes) - 4:22
  17. "Body in the Trunk" (feat. Nas) - 3:49
  18. "One Love" - 5:13
  19. "Outro" - 1:01
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