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Jay Z Dream Album Number 13
Artist: Jay Z
Executive Producers: Shawn "Jay Z" Carter
1. Lights Down
(S. Carter, S. Combs, D. Matthews, L. Coppin, J. Butler, K. Gamble, L. Huff)
Produced by Diddy and LV & Sean C for Grind Music/The Hitmen/Bad Boy Entertainment. Recorded by Steve "Rock Star" Dickey at Daddy's House, NYC, and Young Guru for Gurucrates LLC at Roc The Mic Studios, Manhattan, NY. Mixed by Supa Engineer DURO for Chairman of the Boards at Daddy's House, NYC. Drums by Mario Winans. Arranged by Kenneth "Scooter" Whalum. Trumpet by Keyon Harrold. Strings by Mario Winans
Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//Justin Combs Publishing ADM, EMI April (ASCAP)/For My Son Publishing (ASCAP)/Steady On The Grind(BMI)/Uni-CHappell Music, Inc (BMI)/Sa-Vette Music Co. (BMI)
Contains a sample of "Chocolate Candy" performed by Soulful Strings, courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises. Used by permission, all rights reserved
2. Out The Boat
(S. Carter, Scott Storch)
Produced by Scott Storch for Tuff Jew Productions/We The Best Music Group/Bluewave Group, Inc. Recorded by Young Guru for GuruCrates LLC at Roc The Mic Manhattan, NY, and Panya Pirdpipat at Dynamic Recording Studio, Klongton, Wattana. Mixed by Young Guru. Bass by Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard. Horns by Tuba Gooding Jr. Keys by Scott Storch. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//Epic Records/We The Best Publishing
3. Blue Zion
(S. Carter, L. Hill, E. Wilson, C. Njapa, R. Wade, R. Murray, S. Brown)
Produced by No I.D. for Rich Daily Since '71, and 88-Keys for Keys Open Doors, LLC. Recorded by Young Guru at Roc The Mic, Manhattan, NY. Mixed by Mike Dean at Jungle Studios NYC for Dean's List Productions. Guitar by Craig Love. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//EMI April Music, Inc//NO ID Music (BMI)
Contains an interpolation of "To Zion" by Lauryn Hill, used with permission from Ruffhouse Records and Columbia Records
4. BP4 (Feat. Nipsey Hussle, Willow Smith)
(S. Carter, E. Asghedom, W. Smith, PurpDogg)
Produced by PurpDogg for Just My Opinion Entertainment LLC. Recorded by Young Guru for GuruCrates LLC at Roc The Mic Manhattan, NYC. Nispey Hussle appears courtesy of All Money In. Willow Smith appears courtesy of Roc Nation. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//Cinematic Music Group/All Money In//Roc Nation Publishing
5. Cocktail (Feat. Beyoncé)
(S. Carter, B. Carter-Knowles, T. Mosely, N. Fisher)
Produced by Timbaland for Timbaland Productions, Inc., and Noel “Detail” Fisher for The Order For The Order Music. Recorded by Chris Godbey for Side by Side/JVU ent. and Demacio "Demo" Castellon at Jungle City Studios, NYC. Mixed by Demacio "Demo" Castellon for The Demolition Crew at Oven Studios. Additional vocals by Timbaland. Beyoncé appears courtesy of Parkwood. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//Jerome Harmon Publishing/ Warner Chappell (BMI)//WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) And Oakland 13 Music (ASCAP)Contains a sample of "Pansa Pansa 1/2" by Fela Kuti and Africa 70, used with permission from Kalakuta Sunrise/Polygram/EMI Nigeria/MCA/Universal/Celluloid
6. Sudoku (Feat. Future)
(S. Carter, N. Wilburn, DJ Khaled, T. Pittman)
Produced by Young Chop for Chop Squad. Additional production by DJ Nasty & LVM for Nasty Beatmakers. Recorded by Young Guru for Lorreal Inc, at Roc The Mic Manhattan, NY. Mixed by Fabian Marascuillo at Hit Factory Criteria, Miami FL. Additional vocals DJ Khaled for We The Best Inc. Future appears courtesy of Freebandz/Epic. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//We The Best Music Music Group/Republic Records//Freeband/A1/Epic
7. Original Gangstas (Feat. Shyheim)
(S. Carter, S. Franklin, D. Willis, A. Thompson, E. Sermon, J. Yancey)
Produced by J Dilla for Pay Jay Productions (ASCAP). Additional production by Ski Beatz for Rok-A-Blok Productions.) Recorded by Young Guru for Loreal Inc, at Roc The Mic Manhattan Studios. Mixed by Ski Beatz at DD172. Scratches by Ski Beatz. Additional Drum Programming by Questlove for Okayplayer. Additional vocals by Shyheim. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)/Bottom Up Records//Stones Throw Records/MCA Records//Def Jam RecordingsContains an interpolation of "Reservoir Dogs" by Jay Z, used with permission from Funklord Productions/Roc-A-Fella Records/Def Jam RecordsContains a vocal sample from "Shaolin Style" by Shyheim, used with permission from Noo Trybe Records/Virgin. Shyheim appears courtesy of Bottom Up Records/The Block Never Sleeps
8. Don't Play Yourself (Feat. DJ Khaled, Big Daddy Kane
(S. Carter, A. Hardy, DJ Khaled, M. Williams, Masta Ace, Kool G. Rap, Craig G, Marley Marl)
Produced by Marley Marl for Barley Breaking Even, and Just Blaze for F.O.B. Entertainment. Mixed by Marley Marl at Power Play, Long Island NY. Recorded by Young Guru for Lorreal Inc, at Roc The Mic Manhattan. Contains a sample of "The Symphony" by Marley Marl featuring Masta Ace, Kool G. Rap, Craig G, Big Daddy Kane, courtesy of Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros. DJ Khaled appears courtesy of We The Best Music. Big Daddy Kane appears courtesy of Mercury
Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//We The Best Music Music Group/Republic Records//Warner Bros/Cold Chillin'//Mercury
9. Cookie Jar (Feat. Rihanna)
(S. Carter, C. Hollis Jr, R. Fenty, Terius Nash, D. Rachel)
Produced by Hit-Boy for Very Good Beats/Hit-Boy Music Inc. Recorded by Noah Goldstein at Avex Recording Studio, Honolulu, HI. Rihanna vocals recorded by Marcos Tovar for Allfadersup and Kuk Harrell at Westlake Santa Monica in Los Angeles, CA. Vocal Production by Kuk Harrell for Suga Wuga Music, Inc. Vocal arrangement by Joesph Angel. Mixed by Manny Marroquin at Larrabee Studios, North Hollywood, CA, and Anthony Kilhoffer at Jungle Studios, NY. Additional vocals by The-Dream. Rihanna appears courtesy of Roc Nation. The-Dream appears courtesy of Radio Killa and Roc Nation. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)
10. Last Minute
(S. Carter, C. Martin)
Produced by DJ Premier for Works of Mart. Recorded by Young Guru for Lorreal Inc, at Roc The Mic Manhattan, NY. Mixed by Supa Engineer "DURO" for No Question Entertainment/Loreal, Inc at Enterprise Studios, LA and DJ Premier. Additional scratches by DJ Premier. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)
11. You, Me and Him Return (Feat. Memphis Bleek and Beanie Sigel)
(S. Carter, M. Cox, D. Grant, R. Thomas)
Produced by Rick Rock for Cypher Cleff Music. Recorded by Young Guru for GuruCrates LLC at Roc The Mic, Manhattan NY. Mixed by Rick Rock at The Federation Compound, Sacramento, CA. Memphis Bleek appears courtesy of Warehouse Music Group. Beanie Sigel appears courtesy of Ruffhouse. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//Ruffhouse//Warehouse Music Group
([S. Carter, R. Diggs, Dale O, D. Warren, L. Austin, T. Steels, J. Derrickson, R. Foster, J. Talbert, W. Talbert, K. Dent, Princess Hearn, V. Malone)
Produced by RZA for Wu-Tang Productions. Recorded by Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell at The Cutting Room, NY. Additional recording by Young Guru for GuruCrates LLC, at Roc The Mic, Manhattan NY. Mixed by Manny Marroquin at Larrabee Studios (Universal City, CA) assisted by Chris Galland. Drums by Wes Mingus. Bass by Curt Smothers. Keys by RZA. Guitar by RZA. Published by Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)//Warner Bros Records Inc/WEA International Inc/Diggs Family Music/Wu-Tang Publishing/Sony ATV Tree Publishing/EMI April Music Inc/Songs of Universal Inc
Contains a sample of "Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth" by The 24-Carat Black used with permission from East/Memphis Music/Stax
13. Song Cry 3
(S. Carter, J. Smith, T. Nash, Joseph B. Jefferson)
Produced by Just Blaze for F.O.B. Entertainment. Recorded by Young Guru for GuruCrates LLC at Roc The Mic, Manhattan NY. Mixed by Young Guru
Contains a sample of The Spinners - "One of a Kind (Love Affair)" courtesy of Mighty Three Music, published by Blackwood Music. Published by Roc Nation Music/Carter Boys/Warner Chappell (ASCAP)
(S. Carter, T. Krell, R. McDonald, A. Young)
Produced by Dr. Dre for Aftermath Entertainment. Contains a sample of "Childhood Faith In Love (Everything Must Change, Everything Must Stay The Same)" by How To Dress Well, used with permission from Domino Recording Co. Ltd
Artwork: Andre Woolery
Executive Producer: Shawn Carter
A&R: Lenny S
Mastered By: Chris Geringer at Sterling Sound NYC
Management: Desiree Perez and John Meneilly
Legal Counsel: Jennifer Justice
Sample Clearances: Eric Weissman, Shawn Carter
Marketing: Roc Nation
Label: Roc Nation, Roc-A-Fella Records
at May 19, 2017
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