World Ultimate
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Studio album by The Nonce


February 28, 1995


1993 - 1994


Kitchen Sync Studios
(Hollywood, California)


Hip hop, Alternative hip hop, West Coast hip hop




American Recordings/Wild West


The Nonce, Morris "Mo" Taft (exec.)

The Nonce chronology


The Sight of Things (1998)

World Ultimate is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo The Nonce, released in 1995 on American Recordings and Wild West Records. It was produced entirely by the duo and features guest appearances by fellow members of the Good Life Cafe movement. 

World Ultimate failed to reach any US Billboard charts. Its second single, "Bus Stops", peaked at #44 on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs chart. It was the only studio album released by the duo; their only other release was the 1998 EP The Sight of Things.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

All songs produced by The Nonce.

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Time
1. "On the Air" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 4:00
2. "Keep It On" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 4:13
3. "Bus Stops" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 4:12
4. "The West Is..." The Nonce, Butta B., Meen Green Caldwell, Ivie, Jackson, Johnson 4:25
5. "Mix Tapes" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 3:30
6. "Testing" - Caldwell, Jackson 0:42
7. "World Ultimate" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 5:09
8. "Good to Go" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson, Sermon, Smith 4:25
9. "On the Road Again" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 5:01
10. "Hoods Like to Play" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 3:58
11. "J to the I" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 4:18
12. "Eighty Five" The Nonce Caldwell, Jackson 2:45
13. "Mix Tapes (1926 Sunday Night Remix)" The Nonce Caldwell, Goodman, Jackson, Ray, Robinson 4:47


Credits[edit | edit source]

  • Art Direction: Aldo Sampieri
  • Cover Concept: Morris "Mo" Taft and The Nonce
  • Cover Photography: Susan Goines
  • Mastered by: Tom Coyne
  • Recorded by: Sean Freehill
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