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{{Infobox|Box title = ''Represent''|image = File:Fat Joe Represent.jpg|caption = Studio album by [[Fat Joe|Fat Joe da Gangsta]]|Row 1 title = Released|Row 1 info = July 27, 1993|Row 2 title = Recorded|Row 2 info = 1992-1993|Row 3 title = Genre(s)|Row 3 info = [[East Coast hip hop]], [[Hardcore hip hop]]|Row 4 title = Length|Row 4 info = 49:34|Row 5 title = Label(s)|Row 5 info = Relativity, Violator|Row 6 title = Producer(s)|Row 6 info = [[The Beatnuts]], Chilly Dee, [[Diamond D]], [[Fat Joe]] (exec.), [[Chris Lighty]] (exec.), [[Lord Finesse]], [[Showbiz]]}}
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{{Infobox|Box title = ''Represent''|image = File:Fat Joe Represent.jpg|caption = Studio album by [[Fat Joe]]|Row 1 title = Released|Row 1 info = July 27, 1993|Row 2 title = Recorded|Row 2 info = September 1992 - March 1993|Row 3 title = Studio|Row 3 info = Jazzy Jay's Recording Studio <br> (New York City)|Row 4 title = Genre|Row 4 info = [[East Coast hip hop]], [[Hardcore hip hop]]|Row 5 title = Length|Row 5 info = 49:34|Row 6 title = Label(s)|Row 6 info = [[Relativity]], [[Violator]]|Row 7 title = Producer(s)|Row 7 info = [[The Beatnuts]], Chilly Dee, [[Diamond D]], [[Fat Joe]] (exec.), [[Chris Lighty]] (exec.), [[Lord Finesse]], [[Showbiz]]}}
 
{{Infobox|Box title = [[Fat Joe]] chronology|Row 1 title = Next|Row 1 info = ''[[Jealous One's Envy]]'' (1995)}}
 
{{Infobox|Box title = [[Fat Joe]] chronology|Row 1 title = Next|Row 1 info = ''[[Jealous One's Envy]]'' (1995)}}
   
'''''Represent''''' is the debut studio album by American rapper [[Fat Joe]] (then known as Fat Joe da Gangsta), released in 1994 on Relativity and Violator Records. The album was produced primarily by [[Diamond D]], with additional contributions by fellow [[D.I.T.C.]] members [[Lord Finesse]] and [[Showbiz]], labelmates [[The Beatnuts]] and [[Chilly Dee]].
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'''''Represent''''' is the debut studio album by American rapper [[Fat Joe]] (then known as Fat Joe da Gangsta), released in July 27, 1993 on Relativity and Violator Records. The album was produced primarily by [[Diamond D]], with additional contributions by fellow [[D.I.T.C.]] members [[Lord Finesse]] and [[Showbiz]], labelmates [[The Beatnuts]] and [[Chilly Dee]].
   
 
The album's lead single, "[[Flow Joe]]", reached #1 on the US ''Billboard'' Hot Rap Singles chart and #82 on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 in late 1993. The album's other singles were "Watch the Sound" featuring [[Diamond D]] and [[Grand Puba]], and "The Shit Is Real". The latter release featured a remix by [[DJ Premier]], which would appear on Fat Joe's second album ''[[Jealous One's Envy]]''.
 
The album's lead single, "[[Flow Joe]]", reached #1 on the US ''Billboard'' Hot Rap Singles chart and #82 on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 in late 1993. The album's other singles were "Watch the Sound" featuring [[Diamond D]] and [[Grand Puba]], and "The Shit Is Real". The latter release featured a remix by [[DJ Premier]], which would appear on Fat Joe's second album ''[[Jealous One's Envy]]''.
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|"Another Wild N*!#% from the Bronx"
 
|[[Fat Joe]], Gismo, Kieth Kieth, [[King Sun]]
 
|[[Fat Joe]], Gismo, Kieth Kieth, [[King Sun]]
 
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== Samples ==
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'''Livin' Fat'''
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* "Valley of the Shadows" by Bob James
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* "Hey Jude" by O.C. Smith
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'''Bad Bad Man'''
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* "Let Your Hair Down" by Yvonne Fair
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* "Scenario (Remix)" by [[A Tribe Called Quest]]
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'''Watch The Sound'''
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* "Lover and a Friend" by Eddie Bo and Inez Cheatham
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* "Ring the Alarm" by Tenor Saw
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'''Flow Joe'''
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* "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by Lee Dorsey
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* "The Long Wait" by Morton Stevens
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'''Da Fat Gangsta'''
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* "Pride and Vanity" by Ohio Players
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* "A View from the Underground" by [[Diamond D]]
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'''Shorty Got a Fat Ass'''
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* "Overnight Sensation" by Avalanche
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* "Please Sunrise, Please" by Young-Holt Unlimited
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'''The Shit Is Real'''
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* "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by The Mad Lads
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* "Get Out of My Life Woman" by Grassella Oliphant
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* "Fakin' the Funk" by [[Main Source]]
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'''You Must Be Out of Your Fuckin' Mind'''
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* "Outside Love" by Brethren
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* "Calypso Frelimo" by Miles Davis
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'''I Got This In a Smash'''
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* "The Rainmaker" by The 5th Dimension
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* "Los Indios" by Mongo Santamaria
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* "Tranquility" by Sam Rivers
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'''Another Wild N*!#% from the Bronx'''
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* "Blacks and Blues" by Bobbi Humphrey
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* "Hand on the Pump" by [[Cypress Hill]]
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'''Get on Up'''
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* "Spinning Wheel" by Lonnie Smith
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* "Keep on Movin' On" by J.J. Johnson
 
[[Category:1993 albums]]
 
[[Category:1993 albums]]
 
[[Category:1993 debut albums]]
 
[[Category:1993 debut albums]]
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[[Category:Albums produced by Diamond D]]
 
[[Category:Albums produced by Diamond D]]
 
[[Category:Albums produced by The Beatnuts]]
 
[[Category:Albums produced by The Beatnuts]]
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[[Category:Relativity Records albums]]
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[[Category:Rappers from the Bronx]]
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[[Category:Diggin' in the Crates Crew members]]

Latest revision as of 13:03, May 19, 2020

Represent
Fat Joe Represent
Studio album by Fat Joe

Released

July 27, 1993

Recorded

September 1992 - March 1993

Studio

Jazzy Jay's Recording Studio
(New York City)

Genre

East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

Length

49:34

Label(s)

Relativity, Violator

Producer(s)

The Beatnuts, Chilly Dee, Diamond D, Fat Joe (exec.), Chris Lighty (exec.), Lord Finesse, Showbiz

Fat Joe chronology

Next

Jealous One's Envy (1995)

Represent is the debut studio album by American rapper Fat Joe (then known as Fat Joe da Gangsta), released in July 27, 1993 on Relativity and Violator Records. The album was produced primarily by Diamond D, with additional contributions by fellow D.I.T.C. members Lord Finesse and Showbiz, labelmates The Beatnuts and Chilly Dee.

The album's lead single, "Flow Joe", reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart and #82 on the Billboard Hot 100 in late 1993. The album's other singles were "Watch the Sound" featuring Diamond D and Grand Puba, and "The Shit Is Real". The latter release featured a remix by DJ Premier, which would appear on Fat Joe's second album Jealous One's Envy.

Track listing Edit

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Time

1.

"A Word to da Wise" - - - 0:21
2. "Livin' Fat" Fat Joe Cartagena Lord Finesse 3:37
3. "My Man Ski" - - - 0:49
4. "Bad Bad Man" Fat Joe Cartagena Diamond D 3:50
5. "Watch the Sound" Fat Joe, Grand Puba, Diamond D Cartagena, Dixon, Kirkland Diamond D 4:22
6. "Flow Joe" Fat Joe Cartagena Diamond D 4:17
7. "Da Fat Gangsta" Fat Joe Cartagena Diamond D 4:06
8. "Shorty Gotta Fat Ass" Fat Joe Cartagena Diamond D 3:17
9. "The Shit Is Real" Fat Joe Cartagena The Beatnuts 4:45
10. "You Must Be Out of Your Fuckin' Mind" Fat Joe, Kool G Rap, Apache Cartagena, Peaks, Wilson Diamond D 3:58
11. "I Got This in a Smash" Fat Joe Cartagena Showbiz 4:11
12. "Another Wild N*!#% from the Bronx" Fat Joe, Gismo, Kieth Kieth, King Sun Cartagena, Gismo, Kieth, Turnbow Chilly Dee 5:30
13. "Get on Up" Fat Joe Cartagena Diamond D 4:06
14. "I'm a Hit That" Fat Joe Cartagena Showbiz 2:24

Samples Edit

Livin' Fat

  • "Valley of the Shadows" by Bob James
  • "Hey Jude" by O.C. Smith

Bad Bad Man

Watch The Sound

  • "Lover and a Friend" by Eddie Bo and Inez Cheatham
  • "Ring the Alarm" by Tenor Saw

Flow Joe

  • "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by Lee Dorsey
  • "The Long Wait" by Morton Stevens

Da Fat Gangsta

  • "Pride and Vanity" by Ohio Players
  • "A View from the Underground" by Diamond D

Shorty Got a Fat Ass

  • "Overnight Sensation" by Avalanche
  • "Please Sunrise, Please" by Young-Holt Unlimited

The Shit Is Real

  • "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by The Mad Lads
  • "Get Out of My Life Woman" by Grassella Oliphant
  • "Fakin' the Funk" by Main Source

You Must Be Out of Your Fuckin' Mind

  • "Outside Love" by Brethren
  • "Calypso Frelimo" by Miles Davis

I Got This In a Smash

  • "The Rainmaker" by The 5th Dimension
  • "Los Indios" by Mongo Santamaria
  • "Tranquility" by Sam Rivers

Another Wild N*!#% from the Bronx

  • "Blacks and Blues" by Bobbi Humphrey
  • "Hand on the Pump" by Cypress Hill

Get on Up

  • "Spinning Wheel" by Lonnie Smith
  • "Keep on Movin' On" by J.J. Johnson
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