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The Formula (album)

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Released  April 29, 2008
The Formula(2008)  The Solution(2012)
The Formula(2008)  Jeanius(2008)
Release date  29 April 2008
Label  Duck Down Records
Length  47:39
The Formula(2008)  Survival Skills(2009)
Artists  9th Wonder, Buckshot
Producer  9th Wonder
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Recorded  2007-2008De Stu at North Carolina Central UniversityDurham, North Carolina
Genres  Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop
Similar  Chemistry, The Solution, Survival Skills, Dream Merchant Vol 1, The Dream Merchant Vol 2

9th wonder and buckshot the formula intro

The Formula is a collaborative album by Buckshot (of the Boot Camp Clik) and 9th Wonder (formerly of Little Brother), released on April 29, 2008 through Duck Down Records. The album is the second full-length collaboration between the two, the first being 2005's Chemistry. The album's first single was "Go All Out". The tracks' music video features an appearance from comedian Charlie Murphy. Videos were also shot for the tracks "Hold It Down" and "The Formula".


The Formula debuted at #137 on the Billboard 200 album chart, opening with 5,874 units sold.

9th wonder and buckshot be cool the formula

Track listing

  • All songs written by Kenyatta Blake and Patrick Douthit, except as noted.
    1. "Intro - The Formula" (feat. The Formula Crew)
    2. "Ready (Brand New Day)"
    3. "Be Cool!" (feat. Swan)
    4. "Go All Out (No Doubt!!!)" (feat. Carlitta Durand)
    5. "No Future"
    6. "Hold It Down" (feat. Talib Kweli & Tyler Woods) (Kenyatta Blake, Patrick Douthit, Talib K. Greene, Tyler Woods)
    7. "Whassup With U?" (feat. Keisha Shontelle) (Kenyatta Blake, Patrick Douthit, Keisha Hinnant)
    8. "One For You (Big Lou)"
    9. "Just Display"
    10. "Here We Go"
    11. "Throwin' Shade"
    12. "Shinin' Y'all" (feat. Arafat Yates & Big Chops of The M1 Platoon) (Kenyatta Blake, Patrick Douthit, V. Kerns, K. Dickens)
    13. "Man Listen" (Cause Ummm) (feat. Carlitta Durand)


  • Recording engineer: 9th Wonder
  • Mixing: Ian Scherier
  • Mastering: Mike Sarsfield
  • Executive producer: Dru Ha, Buckshot
  • Photography: Robert Adam Mayer
  • Art direction and design: Skrilla
  • Samples

  • "Intro - The Formula"
  • "It May Be Winter Outside (But in My Heart It's Spring)" by Love Unlimited
  • "Ready (Brand New Day)"
  • "Freedom For The Stallion" by The Hues Corporation
  • "Be Cool"
  • "Bad News" by Five Stairsteps & Cubie
  • "Go All Out"
  • "Lifetime Thing" by Isaac Hayes
  • "No Future"
  • "Even This Shall Pass Away" by The Sylvers
  • "Hold It Down"
  • "Let Me Down Easy" by Inez Foxx
  • "Whassup With U"
  • "Give Me Your Love (Love Song)" by Curtis Mayfield
  • "Only For You (Lou)"
  • "I Plead Guilty" by The Stylistics
  • "Just Display"
  • "You Send Me" by Mavis Staples
  • "Throwin' Shade"
  • "I'm So Proud" by Issac Hayes
  • "Here We Go"
  • "That Let's Me Know I'm In Love" by McFadden & Whitehead
  • "Shinin' Y'all"
  • "Sunlight Shining" by Galt MacDermot
  • "Man Listen"
  • "It's Yours To Have" by Freda Payne
  • Songs

    1Intro / The Formula3:57
    2Ready (Brand New Day)3:52
    3Be Cool3:08


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