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The LP
The LP
2009 version cover

Released

1996 (shelved, bootlegs)
2002 (promo only)
2009 (official release)

Recorded

May 1995 - January 1996

Studio

Mirror Image Studios
(New York, NY)
Battery Studios
(New York City, NY)
Mix B Studios
(New York, NY)

Genre

Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

Length

42:50 (1996 version)
57:20 (2009 version)

Label

Geffen Records / MCA (1996)
Paul Sea Productions (2009)

Producer

Large Professor, Toney Rome, Vandemator

Large Professor chronology

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The LP is the solo debut studio album by American hip hop artist and producer Large Professor, officially released in 2009 on Paul Sea Productions. Recorded the album in May 1995 and January 1996 at Mirror Image Studios, Battery Studios and Mix B Studios in New York City. The album was shelved by Geffen Records after several delays. The songs "The Mad Scientist" and "Ijuswannachill" were released as singles, and the album was heavily bootlegged before its official release. Large Professor regained rights to the recording in 2002, and released a promo version in 2002 before releasing a new version of the album in 2009.

The LP is produced almost entirely by Large Professor, with one song each produced by Toney Rome and Vandemator. Past collaborators Nas and Cee-Low make guest appearances. The album has received positive reviews from critics.

Track listingEdit

1996 versionEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Sunrise" Large Professor Large Professor 2:41
2. "One Plus One" Large Professor, Nas Large Professor 2:50
3. "Hard" Large Professor Large Professor 3:38
4. "Spacey" Large Professor, Cee-Low, Vandemator Toney Rome 3:04
5. "For My People" Large Professor Large Professor 3:20
6. "Hungry" Large Professor Large Professor 2:45
7. "Get Off the Bullshit" Large Professor Large Professor 3:44
8. "Funky 2 Listen 2" Large Professor Large Professor 2:59
9. "Dancing Girl" Large Professor Large Professor 3:47
10. "Have Fun" Large Professor Large Professor 3:11
11. "Ijuswannachill" Large Professor Large Professor 3:36
12. "The Mad Scientist" Large Professor Large Professor 3:39

2009 versionEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Intro" - Large Professor 1:02
2. "That Bullshit" Large Professor Large Professor 3:42
3. "Hungry" Large Professor Large Professor 2:43
4. "Ijuswannachill" Large Professor Large Professor 3:28
5. "Funky 2 Listen 2" Large Professor Large Professor 2:54
6. "The Mad Scientist' Large Professor Large Professor 4:22
7. "Hard" Large Professor Large Professor 3:50
8. "One Plus One" Large Professor, Nas Large Professor 2:48
9. "The LP (For My People)" Large Professor Large Professor 3:17
10. "Dancin' Girl" Large Professor Large Professor 3:45
11. "Large Pro: Verbs" Large Professor Vandemator 2:36
12. "Havin' Fun" Large Professor Large Professor 3:25
13. "Spacey" Large Professor, Cee-Low, Vandemator Toney Rome 2:59
14. "Amaman" Large Professor Large Professor 3:57
15. "Queens Lounge" Large Professor Large Professor 3:16
16. "Bowne" Large Professor Large Professor 3:53
17. "Big Willie" Large Professor Large Professor 3:38
18. "Outro" - Large Professor 1:45

Samples Edit

That Bullshit

  • "Make Your Own Temple" by Nat Adderley

Hungry

  • "Dirty Feet" by Daly-Wilson Big Band
  • "Eurus (The Southwest Wind)" by Bayete

Ijuswannachill

  • "Funky President (People It's Bad)" by James Brown
  • "Love and Happiness" by Monty Alexander
  • "Enchanted Lady" by Milt Jackson and The Ray Brown Big Band

Funky 2 Listen 2

The Mad Scientist

  • "Dune Part II: Sandworms" by David Matthews
  • "Save Their Souls" by Hamilton Bohannon
  • "Thriller" by Michael Jackson
  • "Think" by Main Source

Hard

  • "Discotheque Soul Pt. 2" by Ricky Williams
  • "Space Is the Place" by Sun Ra

One Plus One

  • "The Rite of Spring" by Hubert Laws

The LP (For My People)

  • "S.C.R." by Ralph Vargas and Carlos Bess
  • "Pisces: Allison's Trip" by Cannonball Adderley
  • "Graduate Medley" by Gap Mangione
  • "How to Flow" by Nice & Smooth

Dancin' Girl

  • "Seeing You" by George Duke
  • "Dance Girl" by The Rimshots

Large Pro: Verbs

  • "Blind Alley" by The Emotions
  • "Afro-Spanish Omelet" by The Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Havin' Fun

  • "Goodnight, Irene" by New York Rock Ensemble
  • "Passion Play" by The Sugarhill Gang
  • "The Boss" by James Brown

Spacey

  • "Modadji" by Hubert Laws

Amaman

  • "Devil Woman" by Clarence Carter
  • "Sing a Simple Song" Please (Funk Group)

Queens Lounge

  • "La Bahemia" by The Earth Disciples
  • "Genius of Love" by Tom Tom Club

Bowne

  • "Bound" by Ponderosa Twins Plus One

Big Willie

  • "Dolphin Dance" by Ahmad Jamal Trio

Outro

  • "Hit or Miss" by Bo Diddley

The Mad Scientist (Remix)

  • "Space" by Galt MacDermot
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