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Money, Power and Respect

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Released  January 13, 1998
Length  67:21
Release date  13 January 1998
Recorded  1997
Artist  The Lox
Label  Big Beat Records
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Money, Power & Respect (1998)  We Are the Streets (2000)
Producers  Sean Combs, Dame Grease, Swizz Beatz, Younglord
Genres  Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop
Hip hop music albums  No Way Out, Kiss tha Game Goodbye, Harlem World, Bad Boy's 10th Annivers, A Gangster and a Gentleman

Money, Power & Respect is the debut album by hip hop group The Lox. It was released on January 13, 1998, through Bad Boy Records and featured production from The Hitmen, Dame Grease and Swizz Beatz. The album found huge success, peaking at number three on the US Billboard 200 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and spawned two charting singles, "Money, Power & Respect" and "If You Think I'm Jiggy".


Track listing

  • "If You Think I'm Jiggy" contains samples from "A Real Mutha for Ya", "Nothing Left to be Desired" by Johnny "Guitar" Watson and interpolates "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" by Rod Stewart.
  • "Money, Power & Respect" contains a sample from "New Beginning" by Dexter Wansel
  • "Get This $" contains samples from "It’s Your Thing" by Lou Donaldson, "The What" by The Notorious B.I.G. and "It's Your Thing" by The Isley Brothers.
  • "Let's Start Rap Over" contains a sample from "Let’s Start Love Over" by Miles Jaye. Written by Micheal Claxton
  • "I Wanna Thank You" contains samples from "Yesterday Princess" by Stanley Clarke, "Heavenly Father" by Fu-Schnickens, "I Want to Thank You" by Alicia Myers
  • "Goin' Be Some Shit" contains samples from "Shut The Eff Up Hoe" by MC Lyte and "Cardova" by The Meters.
  • "The Heist, Pt. 1" contains samples from "T.L.C." by Average White Band and "Long Red" by Mountain.
  • "Bitches From Eastwick" contains samples from "Ike’s Mood I/You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feelin’" by Isaac Hayes and "Mean Women" by Dap Sugar Willie.
  • "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" contains samples from "Spoonin’ Rap" by Spoonie Gee and "You Can't Stop the Reign" by Shaquille O'Neal.
  • "So Right" contains samples from "Encore" by Cheryl Lynn.
  • Personnel

  • Credits for Money, Power & Respect adapted from AllMusic.
  • Songs

    1Yonkers Tale (intro)1:45
    2Livin' The Life3:36
    3If You Think I'm Jiggy4:41


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